One Step Forward or One Step Back?
A Look at the Stamp Duties (Agreements for Sale of Equity Interests) (Remission) Rules 2018 The Stamp Duties (Agreements for Sale of Equity Interests) (Remission) Rules 2018 (2018 Rules) came into operation on 11 April 2018. The 2018 Rules provide for
Interpreting Contracts under Singapore Law in International Arbitration — The Sequel
Article 16(3) of the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration provides in relevant part that, “if the arbitral tribunal rules as a preliminary question that it has jurisdiction, any party may request … the court … to decide the
Non-Delegable Duty, Vicarious Liability and Agency: Moving Towards Convergence?
Judges have consistently insisted that vicarious liability and non-delegable duty are separate and distinct concepts and should remain so. Yet, judging from recent judicial developments, the two appear to be moving ever closer to each other. Further, there is the
Dear Amicus Agony, I am unhappy about the uneven work distribution at my firm. I find it hard to accept that a senior (also a junior associate) who has two years more experience and who is earning more than me is
Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession
Lawyers are typically wary of new management trends, but having a diverse workforce who feel included promises measureable benefits to firms in staff retention, engagement, creativity, innovation, productivity, client attraction and reputation, as well as being the right thing to
Teaching Us to Fish – An Important Step Forward
Comments to the Personal Data Protection Commission’s Response to Feedback on the Public Consultation on Approaches to Managing Personal Data in the Digital Economy In yet another display of its progressive approach to working with various stakeholders, the Personal Data Protection
Law Firm Innovation, Legal Technology and Measuring Success
It is no secret that the legal space has formed a reputation for being archaic and inherently resistant to change. However, increasing external pressures are forcing firms to bridge the gap between the profession and the use of technology. There