Hurricanes Rita and Katrina, The Thai Floods, and Covid-19. Why Is It So Important For The Insurance Industry To Join The Dots?

In 2005, Hurricanes Rita and Katrina battered the City of New Orleans. In 2011, widespread flooding devastated vast areas of the Kingdom of Thailand. In 2020, Covid-19 introduced a worldwide pandemic to much of the globe. In the insurance industry, what’s the connection and why is it so important to join the dots, whether you are an Insurer or Coverholder?

Interpretation of Contracts under English and Singapore Law

One issue that frequently arises in international commercial disputes is the interpretation of contract terms. In the context of that dispute, what are the rules of interpretation and what evidence may be submitted in support of one party’s interpretation as against that of the counter party?

Termination of Employment – When are Restrictive Covenants Enforceable?

It is not uncommon for employees to find themselves subject to restrictive covenants, which are clauses that limit employees’ freedom to conduct business following their employment. These clauses may be found in employment contracts executed prior to the employment, as well as separate contracts executed at the conclusion of the employment.