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Archive: October 2018

Introduction It is not uncommon for practitioners acting for claimants in an arbitration to encounter a respondent who chooses to boycott the arbitral process. In cases involving such “non-participating” respondents, what are the rights and obligations of each party? Specifically, insofar as

The English High Court recently released a decision wherein the defendant bank was found liable for its breach of its “Quincecare” duty to the plaintiff company for paying away large sums of money to various third parties at the instigation

International arbitration seems predominantly common law oriented and resembles increasingly American-style Court proceedings. It is therefore no wonder that over the years the various Queen Mary studies identify the same short-comings of international arbitration proceedings (ie, time and costs). As

This year, the Publications Committee went back to basics and we organised a seminar titled

This is the transcript of the delivery by Justice Choo Han Teck when he spoke

A report released in May 2018 by the Law Society of England and Wales, titled

Articles From This Month's Issue

Introduction It is not uncommon for practitioners acting for claimants in an arbitration to encounter a respondent who chooses to boycott the arbitral

The English High Court recently released a decision wherein the defendant bank was found liable for its breach of its “Quincecare” duty

International arbitration seems predominantly common law oriented and resembles increasingly American-style Court proceedings. It is therefore no wonder that over the years

This year's Family Justice Practice Forum titled Family Practice - A calling of Kindred brought policy makers, social work professionals and lawyers

This was the speech delivered by the President at the launch of the Law Society NEDS (Neutral Evaluation and Determination Scheme) on

Dear Amicus Agony, I am quite happy which my current firm which I have been with for six months since getting called to

Dear Members, With the advent of new technologies, my monthly SLG message is now automatically generated. I wish. Well, a man (and a woman)

This year, the Publications Committee went back to basics and we organised a seminar titled “Legal Drafting Skills: Calling a Spade a

The annual Law Society Cross-Country Run was held at Bedok Reservoir Park on 4 August 2018. This year’s event was held after

This is the transcript of the delivery by Justice Choo Han Teck when he spoke at a seminar on legal writing organised

Introduction In everyday legal drafting, lawyers commonly use “elastic” expressions such as “reasonable”, “as soon as practicable”, “material” and “satisfactory”.[ref] Peter Butt,

Pitfalls of Video Analysis in Traffic Collision Cases Introduction This article examines the differences between what a motorist or driver sees and what

A report released in May 2018 by the Law Society of England and Wales, titled “Artificial Intelligence and the Legal Profession” (AI

Any organisation handling sensitive data should take their cybersecurity seriously. This is especially true when most of the developed world are integrating

Set amid the lush Botanic Gardens, Botanico sits atop a pristinely conserved 1920s colonial heritage building called The Garage. The Garage was

"I have too many clothes", said no female ever. Unfortunately, limited closet space is a real issue for most females, and this

Overview of the Season This is the fourth annual review of Singapore’s performance in international moot competitions.[ref] See “Some thoughts on a record-breaking

With companies having to be GDPR compliant (if necessary) since 25 May 2018, the Cybersecurity and Data Protection Committee of the Law

George Bernard Shaw exhorts in Maxims for Revolutionists, that “He who can does; he who cannot, teaches.” He liked this so much

The articles above are from the October 2018 issue of the Law Gazette.