Court documents that initiate proceedings against foreign states must be served on ministry of foreign affairs

In what has been described as an issue that has taken the court “into unchartered waters as far as Singapore jurisprudence was concerned”, the High Court of Singapore, in Josias Van Zyl and others v Kingdom of Lesotho [2017] SGHC 104, recently dealt with the issue as to whether an order granting a party leave to enforce an arbitral […]

Can a subsidiary proprietor bring a claim for and on behalf of an MCST in relation to breaches of duty by a member of the same council?

The recent case of Fu Loong Lithographer Pte Ltd and others v
Mok Wing Chong (Tan Keng Lin and others, third parties) [2017] SGHC 97 highlights the question of the proper party to bring a claim against breaches of duty owed to or wrongs perpetuated on a MCST by a member of the council – should it be a […]

Theisen Law joins IR as the exclusive Islamic Finance Member in Luxembourg.

International Referral, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Marc Theisen of Theisen Law. Marc has joined IR as our exclusive Islamic Finance member in Luxembourg. Marc Theisen was admitted to the Luxembourg bar on 18 February 1981. He holds a law degree from the Université libre de Bruxelles (Belgium). […]

Marc TheisenManaging Partner, Theisen & Marques Advocats a la Cour