Feature with Tan Ken Hwee, Chief Transformation and Innovation Officer, Office of Transformation and Innovation

Reading Time: 7 minutes“Inertia and complacency are probably the biggest threats at this time. There is a tendency to delay change until “tomorrow”. As they say, those who snooze will lose.” Tan Ken Hwee, currently the Chief Transformation and Innovation Officer for the Singapore Judiciary, first joined the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) in 1995 as State Counsel and Deputy […]

Tech-celerate for Law: Get on track with technology adoption
Events and Photo Gallery

Reading Time: 2 minutesTech-celerate for Law is an initiative by the Law Society of Singapore, the Ministry of Law, Enterprise Singapore and the Info-communications Media Development (IMDA). Building on the success of the Tech Start for Law Programme, Tech-celerate for Law prepares Singapore Law Practices (SLPs) for future disruptions beyond baseline technology adoption, empowering SLPs to focus on […]

INDONESIA: Digital Financial Innovation Regulation – New Era of a Dynamic Digital Economy
Business,Business Advice,Indonesia,Regional Law

Reading Time: 4 minutesIn order to support innovations in the financial technology sector at its current expeditious pace, the Financial Services Authority (Otoritas Jasa Keuangan – “OJK”) has implemented a ground-breaking regulatory policy through OJK Regulation No. 13/POJK.02/2018 concerning Digital Financial Innovation in the Financial Services Sector (“OJK Regulation 13/2018”). This long-awaited regulation aims to provide a regulatory corridor […]

Who is responsible if an AI diagnoses your disease wrongly? 
Medical Negligence,Personal

Reading Time: 6 minutesAs technology advances, Artificial Intelligence (AI) will play an increasingly greater role in both simple and complex tasks that humans were previously tasked to complete. The healthcare sector is no exception, with Clinical Decision Support (CDS) software unlocking the potential for hospitals to assess individual diagnoses while cutting costs. As the adoption of this technology into […]

Vietnam: The case between Vinasun and Grab: awaiting the judge’s decision
Business,Competition Law,Regional Law,Vietnam

Reading Time: 5 minutesRead the first part to Lac Thi Tu Duy’s commentary on the Vinasun v Grab dispute here. The dispute seems not to be the private matter between Grab and Vinasun anymore, but a battle between the “traditional taxi” and the “tech-based taxi”. We need to know what point of view the judge holds in this […]

Vietnam: May the buffalo sue the tractor?
Business,Business Advice,Competition Law,Regional Law,Vietnam

Reading Time: 5 minutesThe panel hearing the case between Vinasun and Grab appears to be taking the more prudent approach before giving a ruling. It has adjourned the first-instance hearing until 22/11/2018; to have more time to verify and collect evidence before providing its conclusion regarding the alleged VND41 billion damage suffered by Vinasun. However, whatever the result […]

Blockchain dispute resolution: a better alternative for the decentralised world?

Reading Time: 5 minutesWith the recent judgment by the Singapore International Commercial Court on the wrongful reversal of Bitcoin and Ethereum trades by a centralised exchange operator[1], we are beginning to see blockchain technology slowly creeping into traditional dispute resolution. That dispute, however, was only capable of being adjudicated through traditional legal means because the relevant transactions occurred […]