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Contracts for Startups — Ying from Via Law shares her experience
Business,Business Advice,Startups

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 […]

Your life in the bits and bytes of photos — Google and Apple Photos compared
Legal Everyday

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 […]

MF Global and Client Money: The Singapore Court of Appeal’s Decision
Legal Updates

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 […]

[INFOGRAPHIC] The importance of mobile and engaging content for Singapore SMEs
Business,Business Advice

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 […]

A Guide to Letters of Demand
Criminal and Litigation,Personal

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 […]

Said something you shouldn’t have? A Guide to Defamation in Singapore
Defamation,Personal

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 […]

Driving with Uber or Grab? Learn how you can protect yourself while on the road!
Insurance Claims,Legal Everyday

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 […]

Personal

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Women’s Charter: Personal Protection Order

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 […]

Business

business man and woman shaking hands over a table with 2 cups of coffee (What constitutes acceptance of a contract)
What constitutes acceptance of a contract?

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: […]

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