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    07:42 AM Singapore Law Blog

    Conference on Global Public-Private Law Approaches to the COVID-19 Pandemic

    The School of Law of the Singapore Management University is organising a virtual Conference on Global Public-Private Law Approaches to the COVID-19 Pandemic that will explore in detail the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic within the public law and private law spheres, with a view to furthering comparative insight and learning into how different legal systems around the world have grappled with part...

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    04:36 PM Singapore Law Blog

    Academic Publications Digest (Jul - Dec 2019)

    Need to find academic authority for a novel proposition or interested in cutting edge issues of law? This compilation of academic publications by professors from NUS Law and SMU Law may help! The digest is prepared biannually in collaboration with the Supreme Court of Singapore. Editions of the digest can be found on SingaporeLawWatch and www.singaporelawblog.sg....

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    10:53 AM 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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    07:35 AM Singapore Law Blog

    Intellectual Property Insurance Initiative for Innovators

    IPOS announced a new initiative today with Lloyd’s Asia and Antares Underwriting Asia – the Intellectual Property Insurance Initiative for Innovators (IPIII). The initiative will give innovative enterprises insurance coverage for legal expenses that may be incurred in intellectual property (IP) infringement proceedings worldwide, which can often be expensive and detrimental to business cash flows....

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    04:31 AM Jasper Hayden Chan (LL.M. Oil, Gas and Mining Law Candidate (Nott Trent); LL.B. , Singapore Management University; Practice Trainee, KEL LLC)

    Towards A Clean, Green and Sustainable Environment: Lessons In The Use of Environmental Impact Assessments in Singapore

    Without a doubt, Singapore prides herself in being a clean and green garden city. As a mark of commitment to environmental issues, Singapore has acceded to and/or ratified several environment-related treaties. One of the more important treaties is the Convention on Biological Diversity (“CBD”). Singapore is 1 of the 196 parties to the CBD and as part of the CBD’s monitoring process, parties regula...