Star legal writers: Company/commercial

Beware loopholes in instant dismissal and contractual T&Cs, find out key features of the Singapore International Commercial Court, and the progress being made for whistleblowers – just some of this week’s top briefings coverage from the company/commercial sector.

Latest Briefings

Ban on evicting commercial tenants extended

On 9 December 2020 the Government confirmed that the evictions ban on commercial tenants for non-payment of rent will be extended until the end of March 2021, protecting business owners affected by COVID-19.



When management fails: a tale of Scottish law firm collapse

Collapses among big Scottish law firms had more to do with management failings and the partnership system than big bank-mania and ‘Scottishness’.  When Glasgow-headquartered McClure Naismith called in the administrators at the end of August it was the third Scottish firm in as many years to do so. Like Semple Fraser and Tods Murray before […]

Fasken Martineau to close Paris office as redundancy consultation starts in London

News has surfaced Fasken Martineau will close its Paris office in November, just hours after a redundancy consultation to cut 70 jobs launched in London. A Fasken spokesperson said the office closure was ”in no way connected” to the firm’s decision to launch a redundancy consultation in its London office. Fasken’s management team made the decision […]

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