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The Significant Investments Review Bill was recently introduced in Parliament, seeking to impose notification and/or approval requirements for certain changes in ownership and appointments of key officers.

Singapore Introduces Significant Investments Review Bill to Regulate Investments and Appointments in Designated Critical Businesses

Date
Nov 10, 2023
Author
OrionW
The Significant Investments Review Bill was recently introduced in Parliament, seeking to impose notification and/or approval requirements for certain changes in ownership and appointments of key officers.
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The Singapore High Court held an employer vicariously liable for copyright infringement by an employee seeking to improve his workplace skills using unauthorised software.

Employer Held Vicariously Liable for Employee Copyright Infringement

Date
Apr 10, 2023
Author
OrionW
The Singapore High Court held an employer vicariously liable for copyright infringement by an employee seeking to improve his workplace skills using unauthorised software.
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The Apostille Convention simplifies the process by which official documents in one member country can be recognised for legal purposes in another member country.

Singapore Joins Apostille Convention

Date
Sep 20, 2021
Author
OrionW
The Apostille Convention simplifies the process by which official documents in one member country can be recognised for legal purposes in another member country.
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In a significant decision, the Singapore Court of Appeal highlighted that a document titled “Bill of Lading” is not always a document of title to goods, as the substance and nature of the document prevails over its form.

The “Luna” and another appeal [2021] SGCA 84: Not All Bills of Lading are Documents of Title

Date
Aug 23, 2021
Author
OrionW
In a significant decision, the Singapore Court of Appeal highlighted that a document titled “Bill of Lading” is not always a document of title to goods, as the substance and nature of the document prevails over its form.
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The Electronic Transactions (Amendment) Bill was read in Singapore's Parliame...

Key Trade Documents Can be Digitalised Under Proposed Changes to Electronic Transactions Law

Date
Jan 8, 2021
Author
OrionW
The Electronic Transactions (Amendment) Bill was read in Singapore's Parliame...
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In a landmark judgment, the Singapore Court of Appeal decisively reaffirms the rule against contractual penalties in Singapore.

The Singapore Court of Appeal Affirms the Traditional Test for Penalty Clauses

Date
Dec 30, 2020
Author
OrionW
In a landmark judgment, the Singapore Court of Appeal decisively reaffirms the rule against contractual penalties in Singapore.
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