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Vol. 21, No. 1, January

Ten Points for Choosing the Governing Law of an International Business Contract
What this article is aboutLawyers routinely have to debate what law to choose to govern an international business contract. This article covers ten points worth considering in making the choice and discusses the result in relation to the main relevant...
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Keeping the Freezer Stocked: Interim Relief in Aid of Foreign Proceedings before the DIFC Courts
IntroductionIt is a common feature of financial fraud schemes for the proceeds of the fraud to be scattered across several jurisdictions, frequently through a network of connected entities. For the victims of the fraud, the first step in attempts to...
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Regulation of Crowdfunding in Singapore
IntroductionSmall and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are a core pillar of the Singaporean economy. Yet despite contributing about half of the country's GDP and two-thirds of employment,1 the SME Development Survey has stated that, at the time of publishing...
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Vol. 18, No. 1, January

Hardly Soft Law: The Modern Slavery Act 2015 and the Trend towards Mandatory Reporting on Human Rights
IntroductionGovernments are increasingly imposing disclosure requirements on businesses in an effort to encourage practices that will help stamp out human rights abuses. Such transparency provisions are designed to improve access to information about...
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New Global Information Exchange Regimes and the Impact on the Financial Industry Worldwide
OverviewThe various global information exchange regimes either in force now or coming into force in the course of the next few years, with exact timing depending upon each jurisdiction, are proving a source of increased administration to the financial...
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