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Respondek & Fan have reissued their Asia Arbitration Guide, first published in 2007. This is the sixth, expanded and revised edition of the guide, a number that speaks for the success of the publication but also reflects the continuing, dynamic

The 3rd Edition of the Law on Carriage of Goods by Sea by Senior Judge Professor Tan Lee Meng is a much-awaited addition to the literature on the subject. Published by the Singapore Academy of Law, it is in various

This informative and instructive book, rich in lessons, tips and history, is more of a supplement, as opposed to a sequel, to the 2008 publication Modern Advocacy – Perspectives from Singapore. Both books are highly recommended by me and are

Angela Yap and Ritchie Ramesh (Eds) Eusoffe Abdoolcader was a prominent Malaysian Judge who presided over, or was involved in, some of that country’s landmark cases. Abdoolcader was also known for being very erudite and one of the most articulate members

When Michael Hwang SC decided to retire from the partnership of the significant law firm he had spent his entire practising career at to practice as an arbitrator, he was generous in his comments to those he had worked with

Tommy Koh, Scott Wightman, ed., 2019 Straits Times Press Historian Edward Hallett Carr wrote that “History would not be worth writing or reading if it had no meaning”[ref]TLS 26 December 1954[/ref]; but searching for meaning presents an interesting conundrum ever since

Financial Services Law and Regulation by Dora Neo, Hans Tjio, Lan Luh LuhSingapore is widely regarded as a thriving financial centre and regional hub, supported by a pro-business environment and stable legal system. Financial services are regulated under different legislative frameworks

When I picked up Dr William Wan's book, Through the Valley, my first impression was that it is a book for the older reader. After reading the first couple of chapters, however, I realised that the book is for every

UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts – An Article-by-Article Commentary by Eckart J. BrödermannA standard (American) English dictionary defines “vade mecum” as a manual or guide “sufficiently compact to be carried in a deep pocket”.Given the deep-pocket costs of international litigation and

Dr Gopalan Raman, or G Raman as he is popularly known, is The Authority on probate, wills and administration in Singapore. His learned opinion on estate issues are often sought by warring litigants and relied on by the Courts. Quite