New code of practice setting out top management’s workplace safety and health responsibilities
The Ministry of Manpower has recently launched a workplace safety code of practice for company management (the “Code of Practice”). The Code of Practice is targeted at the top management of the company (i.e. the chief executive and company directors) as they have the influence and control over budgets, priorities and training for workplace safety …
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The Use Of E-signatures In Documents
The changes brought about by COVID-19 has forced businesses to re-think the efficiency of their processes. One way in which businesses have sought to improve efficiency is by incorporating e-signatures into their standard operating procedures.
The brave new world of autonomous shipping
The size of the global Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) market is projected by Allied Market Research to reach $165 billion by 2030 with the Asia Pacific region expected to drive much of that growth.
Transforming your supply chain – legal considerations in a new era
Over the past 24 months, businesses in Southeast Asia, a region that has a passing through of US$3.4 trillion worth of trade annually, have been forced to focus on and reassess their global supply chains. These businesses are on a journey of transforming their supply chains, to mitigate and de-risk their businesses, and are doing …
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Overview Of Legal Developments In Singapore’s Data Protection Landscape
Data protection officers and in-house legal counsel responsible for their organization’s compliance with personal data protection laws have key roles to play in this digital age which has drastically increased the ways in which organizations collect and use personal data.
LAW BITES – FEBRUARY 2022: Tech challenges in Singapore, Thailand shipping sector
Although there is wide recognition that the adoption of tech will bring benefits, there are still significant issues that need to be addressed.
LAW BITES: When standard T&Cs lack contractual force
Delivery orders and invoices are ubiquitous commercial documents issued by suppliers in business, the functions of which primarily serve to verify the work done by the supplier and to request payments from customers for goods / services sold.