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16 June 2017
On 5 June 2017, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt, Yemen and Bahrain severed diplomatic and trade ties with Qatar.
15 June 2017
In this update, we look at the recent High Court and Court of Appeal case of Dyna-Jet Pte Ltd v Wilson Taylor Asia Pacific Pte Ltd [2017] 3 SLR; [2016] SGHC 238 and Wilson Taylor Asia Pacific Pte Ltd v Dyna-Jet Pte Ltd [2017] SGCA 32 (“the case”). Both the High Court and Court of Appeal concurred that one-sided arbitration clauses are enforceable and fall within the meaning of an arbitration agreement under s.2 of the International Arbitration Act (Cap 143A, 2002 Rev Ed) (“the IAA”). On the particular facts of the case, the arbitration agreement clause was not invoked.
19 May 2017
As medical records go digital, hospitals and healthcare institutions are now tasked with protecting and guarding their patient’s data from cyber criminals who have spotted an opportunity to profit from the information. But why exactly do cyber criminals steal the data and how do they expect to profit?
28 April 2017
The news has been buzzing with stories of a new rail link opening between China and the UK. Discussion on innovations in rail carriage and concerns about the carbon cost of road, sea and air carriage have accompanied the reports.
15 March 2017
In this update, we look at the case of The Star Quest [2016] 3 SLR 1280; [2016] SGHC 100, where the Singapore High Court granted the shipowner unconditional leave to defend a claim for misdelivery on the ground that it is arguable that the bills of lading issued neither operated as contractual documents nor documents of title; accordingly, there was no requirement for the cargoes to be delivered against presentation of the bills of lading.
17 November 2016
Hanjin Shipping’s rehabilitation has continued to cause problems in multiple fields in the shipping world. Whilst there are signs of the dust beginning to settle, parties should be on high alert of their potential exposure. Our latest article examines recent issues and provides an update on the rehabilitation proceedings in Korea.
12 October 2016
On October 7, the United States of America formally ended its Myanmar sanctions program, through President Obama signing an Executive Order.
26 September 2016
On 12th September 2016, the Korean Bankruptcy Court ordered that the original timetable for creditors to report claims and the receiver to submit the Hanjin rehabilitation plan should be revised.
1 September 2016
On 31st August, Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd filed to the Korean Court for court receivership following the withdrawal of credit facilities by banks and other creditors. Hanjin has applied for a protection of assets in the Seoul Central District court.
15 June 2016
Cyber attacks focus on healthcare more than any other industry. According to a recent report published by IBM, the rate of cyber attacks against the healthcare sector climbed to the highest level of all industries studied. In the US healthcare data breaches accounted for 35% of all reported data breach incidents last year.
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