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  1. Legal news
    05 August 2019
    Introducing the new "In Your Corner" disputes conference in Singapore

    "Maximising your strategic advantage, protecting your assets or handling a crisis - we're always in your corner." This year, Bird & Bird has launched a new campaign for our contentious offering known as "In Your Corner

  2. Legal news
    23 November 2020
    Hong Kong and Singapore: Cyber Fraud

    The number of COVID-19 confirmed cases has been proceeding along an upward sloping curve, so is the number of cyber fraud cases. Rarely does a month pass by without cases reported to the Hong Kong or Singapore Police. ...

  3. Legal news
    14 December 2020
    Singapore—High Court dismisses strike out of court proceedings but grants a stay to party contesting arbitral jurisdiction (Trinity Construction Development v Sinohydro)

    Arbitration analysis: What is the effect of commencing court proceedings when there is a parallel arbitration commenced on the same claim? In such a case, aside from applying for a stay of the court proceedings, can a ...

  4. Legal news
    24 August 2020
    Allegation of fraud cannot be used to defraud an arbitration agreement – Indian Supreme Court's ruling on arbitrability

    The Indian Supreme Court, in Avitel Post Studioz Limited & Ords v HSBC PI Holdings (Mauritius) Limited ("Avitel"),1 has clarified that only "serious allegations of fraud" would take a dispute outside the ambit of an ...

  5. Legal news
    19 September 2018
    A chip off the old block: can a parent company be liable for inducing a subsidiary's breach of contract?

    In a rare appeal of a decision issued by the Singapore International Commercial Court ("SICC"), the Singapore Court of Appeal (the "Court") in Bumi Armada Offshore Holdings Ltd and another v Tozzi Srl [2018] SGCA (I) 5 ...

  6. Legal news
    08 February 2018
    Singapore High Court grants stay of proceedings in favour of arbitration on an application by a non-party to the arbitration agreement.

    In the recent case of Gulf Hibiscus Ltd v Rex International Holding Ltd & another [2017] SGHC 210, the Singapore High Court, affirmed on appeal, a decision granting a stay of proceedings in favour of arbitration

  7. Legal news
    19 September 2018
    No pecuniary loss? No problem! A spotlight on Wrotham Park damages.

    Contractual damages are generally awarded to compensate the plaintiff for losses arising out of the defendant's breach of contract.