There has long been a connection between the golf and legal professions. One of the most celebrated is that of Bobby Jones. In 1930, at the age of 28, Jones won the grand slam of golf: the British Amateur, the Open, the U.S. Amateur and the U.S. Open all in the same year.
Navigating the Waters of Commodities Trading – Takeaways from Credit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank, Singapore Branch v PPT Energy Trading  SGHC(I) 1
During the pandemic, some commodities traders went into financial difficulties, which then affected other commodities traders along the chain of trading. This led to questions with respect to whether or not such trades were bona fide and the legal effects of such trades.
Many would have thought that litigation would be shielded from all advances of Web 3.0. Yet, that is not to be the case, as two recent court judgments in New York and England and Wales approved of the service of court processes by non-fungible tokens (“NFT” or “NFTs”).
Since the introduction of S.13A, insureds and insurers have been left wondering what constitutes “a reasonable time”. Recently, in the case of Quadra Commodities SA v XL Insurance Company SE & Ors  EWHC 431 (Comm) (“Quadra”) the English Commercial Court delivered a judgment to address this issue.
Settlement. A word often on the minds of clients concerned with managing the cost of dispute resolution proceedings, the commercial relationship between the parties and the uncertainty of a court’s or tribunal’s decision. Yet, it is not often on the top of the minds of legal advisers.
Establishing ‘Loss’ and ‘Damage’ When Pursuing a Claim under a Construction All-Risks Insurance Policy
We have observed a noticeable interest amongst contractors in pursuing claims under their CAR insurance policies. Contractors often need guidance on whether ‘loss’ or ‘damage’ has occurred (triggering the indemnity) and policy coverage (the amount of the indemnity) for the cost of repairing or replacing such ‘loss’ or ‘damage’.
Virtual Hearings in International Arbitration Proceedings – What is the Future of Virtual Hearings as COVID-19 Becomes Endemic?
Since the beginning of 2022, governments around the world have announced the easing of travel restrictions for international travellers. As these restrictions are lifted and parties, witnesses and counsel can travel freely, will virtual hearings become a thing of the past?
Singapore’s financial regulator (the MAS) spells out the details of Russia sanctions – some key take aways
In this article, we cover some of the key take aways from the MAS Notice including, who is affected and what sort of activity is now prohibited.
Singapore’s sanctions on Russia – A brief overview on the new laws and practical implications on businesses
Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the Singapore government has joined other members of the international community in imposing unilateral sanctions on Russia.
It’s your future self here. Sorry it’s taken 30 years to drop you a note. But with all this “lawyers leaving the profession” and “the profession is toxic” stuff going round in the press, I thought it was high time to write and give you a few pointers.