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Lasting Powers of Attorney are not unique creations of Singapore. This article discusses how equivalent foreign instruments are treated under Singapore law, and practical issues that may arise once the relevant court orders are issued. Some emphasis will be placed

This article will explore and discuss Poseidon Principles and its applicability and relevancy in loan agreements. With the exponential emphasis on green finance and sustainable finance, these Principles will be increasingly relevant. What are Poseidon Principles? Poseidon Principles (Principles) are an international

The Next Step of Tackling Dispute Resolution in the Digital Economy In 2020, COVID-19 forced countries to close borders and separated people physically for months. In response, people turned to the digital sphere to connect, change and continue, which sparked a

Interview with Sharon Lau The Women in Practice Committee speaks to Sharon Lau, a Corporate Partner in Latham & Watkins LLP’s Singapore office and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Sharon is a mother of two and has two adorable

Reactions to SIDRA’s International Dispute Resolution Survey This second instalment of a three-part series of articles focuses on international commercial arbitration – why parties opt to arbitrate their commercial disputes, their satisfaction with arbitration, and the factors important to them in

Dear Amicus Agony, I am a Newly Qualified lawyer and I am stressed out and really need to take a break from work. I have quite a number of days of leave left and I am desperate to take a break

There’s a new kid on the legal block: GPT, crafted by OpenAI. Since ChatGPT 3.5 first launched on 30 November 2022, the new kid has received quite the range of responses: confusion, elation, ambivalence, fore-telling of the end-times, and my

Statistically, the Family Justice Court’s (FJC) caseload for probate cases has seen a 16 per cent increase from 2020 to 2021.

Tapping into Emerging Data for Effective Cross-Border Investigations and Disputes in Asia The U.S. Department of Justice(DOJ) recently issued guidance for prosecutors when evaluating whether, and to what extent, a corporation’s compliance programme was effective at the time of a violation.[ref][/ref]

Reactions to SIDRA’s International Dispute Resolution Survey The Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy (SIDRA) launched its second International Dispute Resolution Survey: Final Report in August 2022 (Final Report 2022). The Final Report 2022 continues SIDRA’s global study into how users of