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Archive: January 2019

While litigation scaled fees may have been postponed, a larger challenge to the dispute resolution profession draws closer: the disruption that artificial intelligence (AI) promises. This article summarises the challenges that AI brings to dispute resolution lawyers. But scrambled laws

This article surveys the recent Supreme Court judgments with regard to the analytical framework for sentencing: (a) harm, (b) culpability, (c) aggravating factors and (d) mitigating factors. It navigates the contours of the two-step sentencing bands framework in Ng Kean Meng

What Does This Mean for Stakeholders? The most recent in a series of reforms to Singapore's restructuring and insolvency regime, The Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Bill is expected to come into force in early 2019. We discuss the key changes, and

I ended last year with a sigh of relief. I remember 2018 for its burnout,

Suang Wijaya was one of the recipients of the Law Society’s sponsorship for young lawyers

Charting the Course of Future Litigation With the recent furore over the proposed Civil Justice Reforms,

Articles From This Month's Issue

While litigation scaled fees may have been postponed, a larger challenge to the dispute resolution profession draws closer: the disruption that artificial

This article surveys the recent Supreme Court judgments with regard to the analytical framework for sentencing: (a) harm, (b) culpability, (c) aggravating

What Does This Mean for Stakeholders? The most recent in a series of reforms to Singapore's restructuring and insolvency regime, The Insolvency, Restructuring

I ended last year with a sigh of relief. I remember 2018 for its burnout, stress and lack of motivation in my

This speech was delivered by the President at the Opening of the Legal Year on 7 January 2019. Introduction May it please Your Honours,

Dear Members, I would like to wish all members a very blessed New Year, best of health and success at every turn! Secretariat extends

Introduction With Singapore’s rapidly ageing population, a significant segment of Singapore law practices’ clientele in the future will likely comprise elderly persons.

It is commonly assumed that good trial lawyers also make good appellate advocates. However, in an age where lawyers are increasingly driven

UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts – An Article-by-Article Commentary by Eckart J. Brödermann A standard (American) English dictionary defines “vade mecum” as a manual

I did not know this until I had to write this article but “Yule” was an ancient Germanic festival, during which

Suang Wijaya was one of the recipients of the Law Society’s sponsorship for young lawyers to attend overseas conferences. As part of

Charting the Course of Future Litigation With the recent furore over the proposed Civil Justice Reforms, particularly over the proposal for a scale

LSPBS sat down with Arfat Selvam, Managing Director of an international law firm, Duane Morris & Selvam LLP and Pro Bono Ambassador

The articles above are from the January 2019 issue of the Law Gazette.