Mad About Memes … But is it Fair Use in Singapore?
This article assesses whether memes which are circulated on social media and the internet would be considered fair use or fair dealing under Singapore copyright law. It makes references to the decisions of the US Supreme Court and Circuit Courts
Dear Amicus Agony, I am quite adept in meeting and interacting with clients face to face – this is the modus operandi that I am used to and trained in. But with the onset of COVID-19, client meetings have essentially all
How to Excel in the Second Chair
For the ambitious young advocate, the second chair may seem miles away from the real action. You will hardly, if ever, communicate directly with the Court or tribunal. Clients want to speak to lead counsel and hear his or her
Working from Home: Equipment Recommendations
In last month’s issue, Raeza Ibrahim shared about his home-office set up and recommendations on the type of equipment that has worked for him in setting up an optimal home-office. This month, we speak to a few more practitioners to
Contributory Factors to Motorcycle Accidents
Introduction Compared with cars and other four-wheelers, motorcycles are economical in terms of vehicle ownership, running costs, fuel economy, parking fees and maintenance. Motorcycles offer the convenience of manoeuvring easily through congested roads and require less parking space than four-wheelers. Motorcycle
We Can Achieve: When Restraint is a Virtue
If discretion is the better part of valour, restraint might be its best. The Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY) took an interesting approach towards the recent copyright infringement of our popular National Day song, “Count on Me, Singapore”. And
External Counsel Guidelines – A Critical Risk and Compliance Challenge
Until recently, law firms would typically dictate the terms of business with their clients. Today, economic pressures and evolving regulatory requirements affecting corporations have put clients in the driver’s seat on the terms of engagement with a law firm. Evolution of
Asia Arbitration Guide (7th edition)
Respondek & Fan have once again issued their Asia Arbitration Guide, by now a tradition since 2007. The seventh edition, too, has been expanded and revised, for the development of arbitration law – especially in Asia – does not stop.