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Archive: October 2020

Implications of Adili Chibuike Ejike and Gobi A/L Avedian This article discusses the difficulty of the doctrine of wilful blindness and the welcome clarification in the Court of Appeal’s decision of Adili Chibuike Ejike and Gobi a/l Avedian. It highlights the

Introduction Among the ASEAN countries, Thailand is one of Singapore’s most important trading partners. As a consequence of the pandemic, Thailand’s economy has been shrinking and company liquidations – both voluntary and involuntary - are clearly on the increase. Hence it

This article shall analyse the Singapore Court of Appeal’s decision in PT First Media TBK v Astro Nusantara International and explores whether Art 16(3) of the Model Law was ever meant to fall within the “choice or remedies” philosophy. It

In a series of interviews with women lawyers from different backgrounds, the Law Society’s

When we ushered in the new decade on 31 December 2019, few of us could

In his keynote address entitled “From Family Law to Family Justice” at the opening of

Articles From This Month's Issue

Implications of Adili Chibuike Ejike and Gobi A/L Avedian This article discusses the difficulty of the doctrine of wilful blindness and the welcome

Introduction Among the ASEAN countries, Thailand is one of Singapore’s most important trading partners. As a consequence of the pandemic, Thailand’s economy has

This article shall analyse the Singapore Court of Appeal’s decision in PT First Media TBK v Astro Nusantara International and explores whether

Dear Amicus Agony, I am a young lawyer working in the litigation department of a large law firm. Often there are times when

This was the speech delivered by the President at the Pledge Signing Ceremony on Preventing Bullying and Harassment in Singapore’s Legal Profession

In a series of interviews with women lawyers from different backgrounds, the Law Society’s Women in Practice Committee seeks to explore

The Legal Business Landscape Today Technology and new dynamics of the business relationship between lawyers and clients are driving change in the

How should the role of the lawyer morph during and after times of crisis? Aside from the role of being a technical

When we ushered in the new decade on 31 December 2019, few of us could have imagined that our lives in 2020

In his keynote address entitled “From Family Law to Family Justice” at the opening of the Family Law Conference 2020 (Conference) on

By Professor Jeffrey Pinsler, SC Notions of fairness and equity are at the core of any functioning judicial system. To most, the touchstone

Just so that the circuit breaker isn't construed as nothing but a Debbie downer for the year, we're sharing some sunshine hatching

In 2018, the International Bar Association (IBA) published a report titled “Us Too? Bullying and Sexual Harassment in the Legal Profession”.[ref]IBA, “Us

Recap of the Season This is the sixth[ref]The previous reports were “Some thoughts on a record-breaking 2014/15 season for Singapore’s international mooters”, Law

Revision and Update of Council's Practice Direction 3.2.1 on Prevention of Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism Introduction It is estimated that up to

The articles above are from the October 2020 issue of the Law Gazette.