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    10:11 PM Zeslene Mao (Justices’ Law Clerk, Supreme Court of Singapore)

    Heralding Protocols for Court-to-Court Communication and Cooperation in Cross-Border Insolvency Matters in Singapore

    In today's global economy, the failure of businesses having interests in multiple jurisdictions is becoming increasingly prevalent. These cases give rise to difficult issues pertaining to the interplay and relationship between courts involved in any one case. In particular, the involvement of multiple courts in a cross-border insolvency matter can lead to inconsistent decisions and uncertain outco...

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    12:24 AM Kim Shi Yin (LLB, Singapore Management University)

    All in Good Faith: Recognising the Doctrine of Good Faith in Singapore’s International Sales Law

    As a signatory of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (“CISG”), Singapore must recognize the doctrine of good faith in international sales contracts governed by the said Convention. However, the working definition of good faith in Article 7(1) of the CISG has been accepted to be confined to the uniform interpretation and application of the CISG provisions...

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    11:25 PM Singapore Law Blog

    IPOS Media Release - Cash for IP through loan financing now a reality in Singapore

    IPOS issued a press release today, 2 June 2016, to announce the first success case in Singapore of a loan application using IP as collateral under the IP Financing Scheme....

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    05:41 PM Singapore Law Blog

    Media Release from IPOS: Record strong growth in global intellectual property filings

    Singapore Law Blog is pleased to draw our readers' attention to the following media release by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS). The media release discusses the record level of growth that the world has seen in intellectual property (IP) filings this past year—indicative of an increase in innovation globally....

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    07:18 PM Lee Pey Woan (Associate Professor, Singapore Management University) and Rachel S Chin (Singapore Management University)

    Amendments to the Companies Act – Audit Exemption for Small Companies

    The first phase of legislative amendments introduced by the Companies (Amendment) Act 2014 took effect on 1 July 2015. Of these amendments, the most significant is arguably the introduction of the “small company”, which replaces the exempt private company for purposes of audit exemption. This article considers the features of this new regime and illustrates its application to existing as well as n...