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    06:53 PM Singapore Law Blog

    SG and WIPO Centre Collaborate to Reduce Copyright Dispute Mediation Costs

    IPOS announced today that businesses and creators will now have access to reduced mediation rates to resolve copyright disputes in Singapore, at the World Intellectual Property Organization Arbitration and Mediation Center (WIPO Center). This collaboration is driven by IPOS with WIPO Center, to strengthen Singapore’s position as the region’s alternative dispute resolution hub....

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    07:06 AM Tan Chong Huat (Managing Partner & Co-Head of Private Wealth, RHTLaw Taylor Wessing) and Benjamin Szeto (Partner & Deputy Head, Private Wealth Practice, RHTLaw Taylor Wessing)

    Correcting misconceptions about meaning of ‘offshore’

    In early November this year, a number of high profile individuals were named in information released by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.  Questions relating to transparency have been raised on their use of or connection with offshore structures or investments in the latest information breach labelled as the Paradise Papers. Following the Panama Papers debacle last year, t...

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    10:12 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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    11:26 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....