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Letters of Credit incorporating UCP 600: Examining the Relationship of the Banks Involved
Legal Updates

Reading Time: 10 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 […]

MAS Proposes Legislative Amendments to Enhance the Resolution Regime for FIs
Legal Updates

Reading Time: 7 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 […]

Chan Siew Lee Jannie v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd [2016] SGCA23 – Whether “third party security” has to be specified in a statutory demand
Criminal and Litigation,Legal Updates

Reading Time: 5 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 […]

High Court sets aside search order; affirms strict approach – surreptitious behaviour insufficient if no possibility of destruction of relevant documents
Legal Updates

Reading Time: 6 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 […]

Seagate Technology International v Vikas Goel [2016] SGHC 12 – Obtaining a Judgment on the Merits in Singapore for the Purpose of Enforcement Overseas
Criminal and Litigation,Legal Updates

Reading Time: 4 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 […]

What should I be able to expect from a lawyer I engage?
Features,Hiring A Lawyer

Reading Time: 1 minutesLawyers are required to exercise the following under their professional conduct rules (This list is not exhaustive): Be diligent and honest in dealing with you Keep you and your case information confidential Undertake work in a way that does not unnecessarily escalate their fees Complete work within reasonable time frame Be a competent representation for […]

Can my lawyer choose not to work with me?
Features,Hiring A Lawyer

Reading Time: 1 minutesYes, just as you may discharge your lawyers any time, they can also discharge themselves on certain grounds: His discharge does not cause harm to your interest and the discharge is mutually agreed Your lawyer believes that the engagement will bring about a serious adverse effect upon his/her health You breach an agreement with your […]

Personal

Are you a victim of sexual assault or harassment?

Reading Time: 7 minutesIf you are a victim of sexual assault or harassment, the first thing you should do is immediately tell someone you trust and go to make a police report. However, there is more you can do to secure justice for yourself against your attacker or harasser if the criminal process proves to be too daunting […]

Business

Doing business with foreign companies safely

Reading Time: 8 minutesI. Introduction In any business, careful risk management is crucial to protecting your profits. One major and often overlooked risk is litigation risk, especially overseas litigation risk. This article will address the litigation risk that a Singaporean company may face when doing business with a foreign counterparty that fails to uphold its contractual obligations. II. […]

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