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  1. Legal news
    27 November 2019
    Court of Appeal confirms limits to grant of a stay on case management grounds in favour of arbitration (Rex v Gulf Hibiscus)

    Arbitration analysis: What is the nature of a Singapore court’s grant of a case management stay and its powers to lift such a stay or even discharge the original stay in the absence of an appeal? What should the ...

  2. 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

  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
    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 ...

  5. 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.

  6. Legal news
    20 April 2021
    Singapore Court of Appeal Refuses to Set Aside Arbitral Award on the Ground of Fraud and Confirms Strict Time Limit to Set Aside Awards

    In Bloomberry Resorts and Hotels Inc and another v Global Gaming Philippines LLC and another [2021] SGCA 9, the Singapore Court of Appeal refused to set aside an arbitral award on the ground of fraud and upheld the ...

  7. Legal news
    20 April 2021
    Singapore annual ‘In Your Corner’ disputes conference returns in 2021 in virtual format: Wrap Up

    Innovating in the time of a pandemic, the Dispute Resolution Group of Bird & Bird ATMD hosted its annual flagship ‘In Your Corner’ event virtually this year via a series of four virtual live panel sessions held every ...

  8. Legal news
    11 January 2019
    Anti-bribery - what businesses need to know for their operations and investments in Malaysia

    New Section 17A of the MACC Act introduces corporate liability for corruption It also imposes personal liability on directors, controller and management.

  9. Legal news
    12 August 2019
    Australia: Digital Platforms and Responding to the 'fake news' crisis

    The ACCC's Final Report in the Digital Platforms Inquiry recommends that digital platforms with more than one million monthly active users in Australia should implement an industry code of conduct to govern the handling ...

  10. Legal news
    23 May 2019
    5G Connectivity: The new era of workplaces

    One would be hard-pressed to name a technology at present that is getting as much attention as 5G.