Singapore and Britain are home to successful international legal centres because they have an open and liberal approach to providing legal services. And given their close trade links and shared perspectives, both countries stand to learn from each other, said Advocate-General for Scotland Richard Keen. Lord Keen, 63, who is also Britain’s Ministry of Justice […]
On September 5, 2017, Singapore announced that two prominent government agencies, International Enterprise Singapore (IE Singapore), and SPRING Singapore, will merge into a new agency, Enterprise Singapore, by 2018, to help Singaporean companies grow and go global.
More needs to be done even as Singapore has made “good progress” in building up its cybersecurity capabilities, as it is more exposed than many other countries to cyberattacks, said Acting Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean on Tuesday (Sep 19).
In his opening address at the 2nd ASEAN Ministerial Conference on Cybersecurity in Singapore (AMCC), Dr. Yaacob Ibrahim (above), Minister for Communications and Information and Minister in charge of Cyber Security for the Singapore government announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Cyber Security Agency (CSA), Singapore and ISACA (Information Systems Audit […]
A recent decision by the High Court of Singapore setting aside an arbitral award issued to South African investors following a dispute over mining leases with the Kingdom of Lesotho highlights the city-state’s increasing prominence in international arbitration, as attorneys and others show confidence in its courts and arbitral laws.
The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) will soon be opening an office in Singapore – the second one outside its headquarters in The Hague and the first in Asia.
SPRING Singapore, a government agency that provides assistance to local small and medium-sized enterprises, is seeking co-investment partners for its newly launched US$72.8 million venture capital fund.
Singapore is fast becoming a one-of-a-kind regional legal technology hub in Asia. The country’s judiciary and legal associations recently released a plan to imbed technology in the local legal culture, while Singapore’s Supreme Court has moved to launch paperless electronic proceedings—a trend picking up steam in other courts around the region.