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Archive: November 2018

Third-party funding is commonly acknowledged to have started in Australia, from where it spread to United Kingdom, the United States and parts of Europe. Yet, the external financing of disputes remained on the fringe of the dispute eco-system and seldom

International Arbitration and Third-Party Portfolio Financing Picture this: you are a trade credit insurer with multiple claims from policy holders. What are some relevant factors that may help you reduce the risk of pursuing subrogated actions instead of passing on losses

For some time, practitioners would have seen news alerts headlining that third-party funding is permitted in Singapore and Hong Kong for arbitration and arbitration-related court proceedings. Digging a little deeper beyond the shiny new labels, this article highlights three practical

President delivered this speech at the launch of the book “A Quest for Freedom” by

Public Consultation on Civil Justice Reforms The costs proposals made in the Civil Justice Commission (the

Introduction - The Cyborg Lawyer Man-machine hybrids such as cyborgs have long been a staple of

Articles From This Month's Issue

Third-party funding is commonly acknowledged to have started in Australia, from where it spread to United Kingdom, the United States and parts

International Arbitration and Third-Party Portfolio Financing Picture this: you are a trade credit insurer with multiple claims from policy holders. What are some

For some time, practitioners would have seen news alerts headlining that third-party funding is permitted in Singapore and Hong Kong for arbitration

At the recent annual International Academy of Collaborative Professionals' Forum in Seattle, I attended a plenary session on inclusion and diversity. The

Dear Amicus Agony I face difficulties at work when my boss asks that I react to letters from opposing counsel in a manner

President delivered this speech at the launch of the book “A Quest for Freedom” by Dr Gopalan Raman on 21 August 2018.

Public Consultation on Civil Justice Reforms The costs proposals made in the Civil Justice Commission (the CJC) Report, namely (1) the introduction of

On 8 and 9 October 2018, LawSwitch co-founders, Tim and Fiona Kirkman, from Sydney, Australia presented at both the Law Society of

Introduction - The Cyborg Lawyer Man-machine hybrids such as cyborgs have long been a staple of science fiction stories and movies. Typically, fictional

How to Fight Bribery and Corruption in Your Law Firm This article discusses some of the key measures for law firms to combat

Dr Gopalan Raman, or G Raman as he is popularly known, is The Authority on probate, wills and administration in Singapore. His

It would be remiss of any Japanese food fan to not have heard of the old Nadaman, the flagship Japanese restaurant at

A group of ten lawyers, led by the President of the Law Society Mr Gregory Vijayendran, jetted off to Australia, Sydney for

The Law Society led a mission trip to Sydney in July 2018 under its “Lawyers Go Global” program. I was tasked with

How Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) safeguard market access and create a more predictable operating environment Singapore is a small, open economy with trade

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