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    05:09 PM Matthew Koh (Associate, International Arbitration, Construction & Projects, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP), & Alexis Ang (Research Associate, Asian Business & Rule of Law Initiative, Singapore Management University School of Law)

    Event Report: Lecture by Professor Sean Murphy on “International Law Relating to Islands”

    On 13 December 2016, Professor Sean Murphy of the George Washington University Law School and member of the United Nations International Law Commission delivered a lecture titled “International Law Relating to Islands”. The event was co-organised by the Singapore Branch of the International Law Association and Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP....

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    05:02 PM Siraj Shaik Aziz (Research Associate, Asian Business & Rule of Law Initiative, Singapore Management University)

    Event Note: Herbert Smith Freehills - SMU Asian Arbitration Lecture 2016

    On 24 November 2016, the Honourable Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon (“Menon CJ“) delivered the annual Herbert Smith Freehills - SMU Asian Arbitration Lecture, jointly organised by Herbert Smith Freehills and the Centre for Cross-border Commercial Law in Asia at the Singapore Management University. The lecture was provocatively titled “Adjudicator, Advocate, Or Something In Between?: Coming To Terms ...

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    11:18 PM Ronald JJ Wong (Associate Director, Covenant Chambers LLC)

    Report on Tort Law Conference 2016: “Protecting Business and Economic Interests: Contemporary Issues in Tort Law”

    Co-organised by Associate Professor Lee Pey Woan from Singapore Management University’s Centre for Cross-Border Commercial Law in Asia, Professor Joachim Dietrich from Bond University and the Singapore Academy of Law, the conference traversed a wide range of interesting and controversial issues in tort law concerning the “economic torts”, defamation, the interface between tort and statute, and acc...

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    07:16 PM Singapore Law Blog

    SAL Annual Review Conference 2016

    Covering 12 areas of the law over 3 days, this Conference organised by the Singapore Academy of Law will provide rapid updates on the law with incisive panel discussions on gaps and issues in each area. Speakers will discuss the decisions of the Singapore Courts in 2015, touch on relevant cases from other jurisdictions that impact on local law and highlight the developments in the principal areas ...

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    06:34 PM Singapore Law Blog

    Protecting Business and Economic Interests: Contemporary Issues in Tort Law (18 & 19 August 2016)

    This international conference is jointly organised by Singapore Management University (School of Law), Bond University (Faculty of Law) and the Singapore Academy of Law. The conference will examine the role of tort law in protecting business and economic interests, with particular focus on nominate torts (such as the “economic torts”, defamation, breach of confidence, and statutory torts), and how...