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  1. Legal news
    06 June 2019
    Court of Appeal renders decision on counterfeit goods in transit, and liability for trade mark infringement
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/ip-legal-update-court-of-appeal-renders-decision-on-counterfeit-goods-in-transit

    The Singapore Court of Appeal has clarified that liability for trade mark infringement can be established notwithstanding the fact that the infringing goods were merely in transit and never intended for entry into the ...

  2. Legal news
    26 May 2020
    Singapore: COVID-19 - Legally and Ethically Advertising Products During the Pandemic for Companies and Influencers
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/singapore/legally-and-ethically-advertising-products-during-the-pandemic-for-companies-and-influencers

    The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a significant rise in the demand for personal protective equipment like masks, and other medical products like hand sanitisers and disinfectant wipes.

  3. Legal news
    20 March 2020
    Legal considerations when launching a gym or fitness establishment
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/singapore/legal-considerations-when-launching-a-gym-or-fitness-establishment

    Fitness and wellness options in Singapore have been steadily rising thanks in large part to the growing awareness of the manifold benefits of health. This is reflected in the life choices that are now commonplace not ...

  4. Legal news
    29 May 2019
    Singapore's new Geographical Indications regime
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/singapore-new-geographical-indications-regime

    As part of Singapore's obligations under the European Union- Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA), Singapore has committed to enhancing its existing regime for the protection of Geographical Indications (GIs).

  5. Legal news
    28 June 2018
    Brand protection in the global marketplace
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/global/brand-protection-in-the-global-marketplace

    In 1873, Jules Verne famously wrote of circumnavigating the world "in 80 days". Today, a brand goes around the world with the click of a mouse.

  6. Legal news
    09 April 2020
    COVID-19: Rental Relief in Singapore under the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act of 2020
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/singapore/covid-19-rental-relief-in-singapore-under-the-covid-19-temporary-measures-act-of-2020

    It is expected that many businesses in Singapore will face difficulty paying rent during this period. As such, the government has sought to encourage landlords to be lenient with tenants who are unable to pay rent by ...

  7. Legal news
    27 January 2021
    Transformation through technology: the dawn of digital banking in Singapore
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/singapore/the-dawn-of-digital-banking-in-singapore

    Four entities were recently issued licenses to commence digital banking operations in Singapore, in a bold move to liberalise the financial industry and accelerate the rise of the digital economy.

  8. Legal news
    28 September 2020
    Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) Publishes New Guidelines on Price Transparency
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/singapore/competition-and-consumer-commission-of-singapore-cccs-publishes-new-guidelines-on-price-transparency

    The Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (“CCCS”), which oversees consumer protection and anti-competition practices in Singapore, has published a set of guidelines on how suppliers should transparently and ...

  9. Legal news
    04 November 2019
    Ministry of Health announces mandatory nutrition labels and advertisement ban for unhealthy pre-packaged sugar-sweetened beverages
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/singapore/moh-announces-mandatory-nutrition-labels-and-advertisement-ban-for-unhealthy-beverages

    The Ministry of Health, Singapore ("MOH") has taken yet another firm step in its ‘war on diabetes’. The latest measures target pre-packaged sugar-sweetened beverages ("SSBs") such as soft drinks and juices. The measures ...