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  1. Legal news
    05 August 2019
    Introducing the new "In Your Corner" disputes conference in Singapore
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/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
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/hong-kong/cyber-fraud-in-hong-kong-and-singapore

    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)
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/singapore/high-court-dismisses-strike-out-of-court-proceedings-but-grants-a-stay

    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
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/singapore/allegation-of-fraud-cannot-be-used-to-defraud-an-arbitration-agreement-indian-supreme-courts-ruling

    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?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/singapore/can-a-parent-company-be-liable-for-inducing-a-subsidiarys-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.
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/singapore/singapore-high-court-grants-stay-of-proceedings-in-favour-of-arbitration-on-an-application-by

    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.
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/singapore/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.