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Reading Time: 1 minutesPhotos from High Tea with Women Entrepreneurs at NTU It was a privilege and a lot of fun for the AsiaLawNetwork.com team to meet everyone over at NTU. Here are some of the photos we took to capture the energy, excitement and enthusiasm of everyone!
Reading Time: 3 minutesThis week we interview Ying from Via Law Corporation to get to know her better beyond her work as a lawyer. She is the only female named by The Legal 500 AP as a leading individual for Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) Law and recommended for Intellectual Property (IP) Law in 2016. Areas that you […]
Reading Time: 4 minutesThis week, Wang Yingyu from Taylor Vinters Via shares her experience on the value of good business contracts and offers several tips. Our Word is Our Bond Our word is our bond, but the other party may have a different recollection of what our word is. A contract may be entered into verbally. However, verbal […]
Reading Time: 5 minutesYour life in the bits and bytes of photos Digital photographs are a key part of our everyday lives now. With the proliferation of digital cameras, and more importantly the proliferation of smartphones with digital cameras on them, storing and sharing these pieces of our lives has become essential to us as social creatures. It […]
Reading Time: 8 minutesThis article comes courtesy of Shook Lin & Bok LLP. One of the leading and full-service commercial law firms in Singapore with a strong Asian presence and global reach. They have close to a century of rich legal heritage with a number of partners who are eminent lawyers in their respective areas of expertise. They […]
Reading Time: 1 minutesInsights from a Google survey in Singapore highlight how small and medium businesses (SMBs / SMEs) have to adapt with rapidly changing trends as Singaporeans continue to move into mobile and demand more engaging and mobile-optimized (or at least, mobile-friendly) content. While some businesses do exist entirely in the online space, it is a competitive […]
Reading Time: 6 minutesSeeking compensation from that rascal that rear-ended your beloved Mercedes? Trying to recover unpaid bills from a recalcitrant client that simply refuses to pay up? It is always recommended to attempt to resolve these issues amicably if it’s possible. If you want to preserve a meaningful business or personal relationship, you can try to negotiate on a settlement […]
Reading Time: 5 minutesAs Victor Hugo wrote in Les Miserables: “Whether true or false, what is said about men often has as much influence on their lives, and particularly on their destinies, as what they do.” Reputation has always been important. When thinking about the damage done to reputation especially by defamation, high profile cases involving Singapore’s political […]
Reading Time: 1 minutesPhotos from SLUSH Singapore 2016 It was a privilege and a lot of fun for the AsiaLawNetwork.com team to meet everyone over the two days SLUSH Singapore 2016. We promised to share some of the photos we took to capture the energy, excitement and enthusiasm of everyone there, and here they all are!
Reading Time: 3 minutesHow can you search for a lawyer online? So you decided to search for a lawyer online. You fire up good old Google and the search engine responds. According to the Law Society of Singapore, there are about 4,834 practitioners in 879 law firms in Singapore. That’s a lot of lawyers that are going to […]
Reading Time: 4 minutesPrivate limousine services like Uber and Grab are the new way to get around. Affordable and accessible at almost any time of the day, they allow us to travel in comfort without breaking the bank. Unlike other countries around the region, Singapore has welcomed these private limousine services, however disruptive they may be. Latest estimates […]
Reading Time: 6 minutesImplied Covenants in Leases This article comes courtesy of Shook Lin & Bok LLP. One of the leading and full-service commercial law firms in Singapore with a strong Asian presence and global reach. They have close to a century of rich legal heritage with a number of partners who are eminent lawyers in their respective […]
Reading Time: 9 minutesMany people have heard of the term “Personal Protection Order”. However, few know what exactly a Personal Protection Order (PPO) entails, and how to obtain one. Nonetheless, there were 2,811 fresh PPO applications in Singapore in 2016, and 2,885 in 2015. Read on to find out more about what a PPO is, and how to […]
Reading Time: 5 minutesAn agreement isn’t valid until someone else agrees to it! A contract is needed to enforce the terms of an agreement between two or more parties, and to compel the other party to uphold their end of the bargain. In general, for a contract to be considered legally binding, four key elements should be present: […]