2021 marks an interesting year for China’s data protection scene. On one hand, China reported close to 989 million internet users at the end of 2020. At the same time, 2021 saw the coming into force of two important pieces
China is likely to be the first major economy to issue central bank digital currency (CBDC). China’s CBDC, e-CNY, may lead to a new ecosystem that would profoundly affect business, product offerings and business practice. E-CNY is likely to affect
Navigating the Seas of International Commercial Disputes This article offers a practitioner’s perspective on China’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative, as well as how and why the Singapore International Commercial Court is well positioned to play a bigger role in BRI
Recent Developments of Securities Investor Protection in China China’s securities market has achieved fast growth in the past decades although it remains being dominated by retail investors. Chinese legislators and regulators have developed various mechanisms to enhance protection of securities investors
The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is a global infrastructure development strategy initiated by China and seen as a signature project of Chinese President Xi Jinping that focuses on connectivity and cooperation.
Power of Mediation : Culture, Communication and Catharsis/Expression From a Keynote Speech delivered on 29 September 2021 to the CCPIT’s 2021 International Mediation Summit Forum edited for the Singapore Law Gazette. It is a great honour for me to speak to you
I do not know whether it was the COVID-19 restrictions or continuous working from home or lack of socialising or lack of travel. One thing was clear – I was feeling flat, unmotivated and uninspired a few months ago. For
International Issues in Singapore Family Practice With COVID-19 still in our midst, the Family Conference 2021 provided a virtual platform for esteemed panellists and participants from around the globe to come together to explore “big” questions of international dimensions in an
Some of us may remember an episode from “Yes Minister” which dealt with the issue of female representation in Government. In that episode, the Minister for Administrative Affairs, Jim Hacker, desired to impose quotas to ensure female representation at
So you have just been called to the Bar, or you’ve survived your first year (or first few years) of practice. You may have completed your first contentious hearing, or successfully second chaired a difficult trial. Congratulations! You’ve made it.