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What do you know about motor insurance?
Insurance Claims,Personal

Reading Time: 5 minutesWith about a million vehicles on our roads, what should you know about the compulsory insurance framework and your motor insurance coverage? As specialised motor insurance lawyers, here are some frequently asked questions on motor insurance from drivers that we have represented in the course of our work. The basics The compulsory motor insurance framework […]

Managing and growing a law firm – Part 1 of 3
Business

Reading Time: 4 minutesIn this series of articles by Yarman J. Vachha, Managing Director of YJV Consulting,  he highlights the legal scene in Asia, the changes to the legal industry and the different resources available to law firms for expansion. Being a lawyer and managing a law firm are two different spectra and requires different sets of skills. 83% of law firms in […]

Employment Act Public Consultation
Legal Updates

Reading Time: 3 minutesSix years since its last review of the Employment Act (Chapter 91 of Singapore) (“EA”), the Ministry of Manpower in Singapore (“MOM”) has initiated a public consultation to receive feedback on areas being considered in its 2018 review of the EA. This client update will provide a brief overview of the present legal framework under […]

Changes to Healthcare Regulation in Singapore
Legal Updates

Reading Time: 4 minutesOur local healthcare industry has adapted to meet modern competition and population needs, and in step with this, the Ministry of Health in Singapore (Ministry) is looking to stay ahead of the curve by issuing a consultation paper inviting feedback on the draft Healthcare Services Bill (HCS Bill). The HCS Bill addresses key changes taking […]

Workplace Safety, Injuries, & The Law: A Practical Guide – Part Three
Business,Insurance Claims,Personal,Personal Injury

Reading Time: 6 minutesGiven the broad scope of this subject on workplace safety, workplace injuries, and the law, this guide will be presented in three parts, each addressing one of the following key areas: What is the employer’s “Golden Rule” in the context of workplace safety; Is it sufficient for employers to follow industry-wide practices for employee safety […]

The Mental Capacity Act: A Guide
Personal,Wills, Probates and Trusts

Reading Time: 6 minutesScientific and medical advances in recent times have seen an increase in the life expectancy of humankind. However, what happens when our minds deteriorate faster than our bodies? This is a real challenge in modern society and is only set to become a more prevalent issue. According to data from Alzheimer’s Disease International 10/66 Dementia […]

How to start a tech startup in Singapore, according to a lawyer
Business,Business Advice

Reading Time: 5 minutesThis article is part of Asia Law Network’s partnership with Tech in Asia where we publish articles written by lawyers on their advice for startup founders. For a successful startup journey, it’s crucial to get the foundation right, especially in the ideation and seed stages. If you’re starting a startup in Singapore, here are some legal considerations to […]

[Photos] Setting up a new business in Singapore
Events and Photo Gallery,FB Live Q&A

Reading Time: 2 minutesAsia Law Network recently partnered with General Assembly, e27 and WeWork Beach Centre for an event on “Setting up a business in Singapore”. Moderated by Cherilyn Tan, CEO & Founder of Asia Law Network, the following panelists shared their experience and answered questions on the incorporation of companies, intellectual property, Singapore personal data protection act and more! Daniel […]

Taking stock on Dual Class Shares discussions in Singapore
Business

Reading Time: 10 minutesSingapore and Hong Kong recently revived the discussion on dual-class share (“DCS”) structures in order to accommodate listing of new economy companies in industries such as information technology and life sciences. Singapore is considering a proper framework for listings of companies with DCS structures. The underlying current of the discussion on the DCS structures revolves […]

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What do you know about motor insurance?

Reading Time: 5 minutesWith about a million vehicles on our roads, what should you know about the compulsory insurance framework and your motor insurance coverage? As specialised motor insurance lawyers, here are some frequently asked questions on motor insurance from drivers that we have represented in the course of our work. The basics The compulsory motor insurance framework […]

Business

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The Efficient Breach of Smart Contracts

Reading Time: 3 minutesSmart contracts are described as self-executing: how they are formed is how they will be performed. This is why some of us see no (or at least less) room for legal dispute over them. It shouldn’t be this way. Where it’s efficient, it should be possible to breach a smart contract. Even though this may […]

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