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Archive: June 2019

In the evolution of the law on vicarious liability, major developments have taken place in the past two decades. More notably, the apex courts of the UK have extended the application of vicarious liability to quasi-employees and beyond. In Singapore,

What rights may be legally enforced in relation to cryptocurrencies, digital tokens, and smart contracts? What is the legal basis for enforcing any such rights? Are digital assets choses in possession, choses in action, or some third category of property?

It is a commonly held view that third-party funding in Singapore is only permissible in international arbitration and insolvency cases. However, a close reading of Singapore case law suggests that public policy allows funding of commercial litigation as well. 2017 marked

Dear Law Society Members, We Are Moving Our Service Centre Location! Spanning five decades of golden history, today

Dear Member, Retool, refashion, reimagine, redesign, remake, remodel are just some buzzwords we use to label

This article is the second of the Law Society of Singapore’s Legal Research & Development

Articles From This Month's Issue

In the evolution of the law on vicarious liability, major developments have taken place in the past two decades. More notably, the

What rights may be legally enforced in relation to cryptocurrencies, digital tokens, and smart contracts? What is the legal basis for enforcing

It is a commonly held view that third-party funding in Singapore is only permissible in international arbitration and insolvency cases. However, a

Dear Law Society Members, We Are Moving Our Service Centre Location! Spanning five decades of golden history, today the Law Society has grown exponentially in

Dear Member, Retool, refashion, reimagine, redesign, remake, remodel are just some buzzwords we use to label a Change. I have always thought of

Dear Amicus Agony, I am a first-year associate who is new to legal practice. On a daily basis, I endure verbal abuse from one of

Rapid globalisation and unprecedented growth in the movement of goods, services, capital and people across international borders is, along with the rapid

This article is the second of the Law Society of Singapore’s Legal Research & Development department’s two-part series called “Microsoft Word hacks

Tech-celerate for Law Conference Highlights The Tech-celerate for Law conference was held on 15 May 2019 to commemorate the launch of the Law

How Three Small-Medium Firms Successfully Adopted Legal-Tech Adopting legal technology can seem like a time-consuming and costly undertaking. In this article, lawyers from

The Singapore government is taking significant steps to boost Singapore’s appeal as a regional hub for start-ups and venture capital investments. However,

and the Relevance of the Law Society’s ADR Schemes With a growing number of individuals and companies using the Society’s “LSXS” (a collective

Financial Services Law and Regulation by Dora Neo, Hans Tjio, Lan Luh Luh Singapore is widely regarded as a thriving financial centre and regional

I joined the Legal Service on 1 December 1985 and was posted to the Registry of Companies and Business, which was then

Amardeep Singh s/o Gurcharan Singh was one of the recipients of the Law Society’s sponsorship for young lawyers to attend overseas conferences.

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