Doing Business in Poland 2021

This guide was created to provide foreign investors with basic information on the possibilities of doing business in Poland. In addition to general information about the Polish economy, the guide also includes information on legal bases, regulatory issues and forms of conducting business in Poland, as well as information on taxes, accounting and labor law […]

Jaroslaw KrukManaging Partner, KW KRUK AND PARTNERS LAW FIRM LP

Constitutional Challenge To Section 377a – Singapore Court Of Appeal To Hear Arguments

Chief Justice and all four Justices of the Court of Appeal to hear arguments on the constitutionality of a law that criminalises consensual sexual conduct between adult men in private 1. Background of the case In Ong Ming Johnson v Attorney-General and other matters [2020] SGHC 63, our client applied to review the constitutionality of section 377A of the […]

Eugene ThuraisingamManaging Partner, Eugene Thuraisingam LLP

International Arbitration And Legal Technology In Singapore

International Arbitration and Legal Technology in Singapore by Syazana Yahya* I wish to acknowledge Mr Tan Wen Da for assisting me in the preparation of this article. All errors are mine. 1. Riding the Technological Wave in International Arbitrations: Legal Issues and Possible Safeguards Covid-19 has accelerated the technological wave and has substantially impacted the way […]

Eugene ThuraisingamManaging Partner, Eugene Thuraisingam LLP

Drug Trafficking Landmark Court Case In Singapore

Prominent and High-Profile Court Case in 2020 1. Acquittal of a Capital Charge Offence After a Nine-Year Legal Battle In September 2020, our senior criminal lawyer, Eugene Thuraisingam, and his team of lawyers at Eugene Thuraisingam LLP, Suang Wijaya, and Johannes Hadi, and Jerrie Tan of K&L Gates Straits Law LLC, secured an acquittal for Mr Ilechukwu Uchechukwu […]

Eugene ThuraisingamManaging Partner, Eugene Thuraisingam LLP

Prosecutorial Disclosure In Singapore – Explained

Disclosure of Evidence in Criminal Proceedings 1. Introduction In the wake of the recent parliamentary speech made by Leader of the Opposition, Mr Pritam Singh, on Motion on Singapore’s Justice System, touching on the Prosecution’s duty of disclosure and propose that its common law disclosure obligations be codified in the Criminal Procedure Code, Mr Singh spoke […]

Eugene ThuraisingamManaging Partner, Eugene Thuraisingam LLP

Foreign Domestic Worker In Singapore Acquitted Of 10 Charges

Portela Vilma Jimenez v Public Prosecutor HC/MA 9002/2020/01 1. Introduction We are pleased to share that on 30 October 2020, the Honourable Justice Chua Lee Ming (the “Judge”) acquitted our client, Portela Vilma Jimenez (”Portela”), a Filipino domestic helper, of all 10 criminal charges that had been brought against her. Portela had been charged with allegedly […]

Eugene ThuraisingamManaging Partner, Eugene Thuraisingam LLP

Member Spotlight – From golf tournaments to Ronald McDonald House – Dominic has no plans to slow down

When Dominic Wai first left school he had two careers in mind – journalism or the law. Both of them appealed to his natural sense of justice and order, and he liked unravelling puzzles and finding simple solutions. But his dad told him journalism wouldn’t pay and he failed his entrance exam for Hong Kong’s […]

Dominic WaiPartner, ONC Lawyers

Aliant Law joins IR as the exclusive White Collar Crime Member in England

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Barry Smith of Aliant Law. Barry has joined IR as our exclusive White Collar Crime Member in England. The Aliant® UK office is based in the heart of the commercial and legal districts in Central London. The firm is headed by Sandip […]

Barry SmithSolicitor/Associate, Aliant Law

Aliant Law joins IR as the exclusive White Collar Crime Member in England

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Muthupandi Ganesan of Aliant Law. Muthupandi has joined IR as our exclusive White Collar Crime Member in England. The Aliant® UK office is based in the heart of the commercial and legal districts in Central London. The firm is headed by Sandip […]

Muthupandi GanesanBarrister, Partner, Aliant Law