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SUBJECT INDEX: Singapore
Singapore Competition Act Annotations

The first competition annotation released in Singapore that encapsulates the changes made to the law up to April 2018.

Authored by a seasoned competition law practitioner from Drew & Napier, it provides a comprehensive analysis of the act.  
 
The Law of Evidence in Singapore, Second Edition

Additional chapter & updated contents reflecting changes to the law in 2018.

The second edition reflects the latest changes in the law up to February 2018 to clearly provide you with a holistic view on Evidence Law in Singapore. Moving beyond Singapore, the applicability of evidence law related in international tribunals is covered in the new chapter to benefit arbitrators.

 
Essentials of Corporate Law & Governance in Singapore

Your Practical Handbook to Corporate Law & Governance in Singapore

The first and only source of practical procedures to corporate law, covering up to and including the most recent changes in October 2017.

Authored by Lan Luh Luh, this title will update through 2018 reflecting subsequent changes to company law procedures.

 
International Arbitration in Singapore: Legislation and Materials

The first analysis of Singapore international arbitration legislation and materials

This all-in-one reference text draws together, for the first time, all the international arbitration legislation in Singapore - annotated with a detailed analytical commentary, together with a comprehensive collection of related laws and materials.

 

 

SUBJECT INDEX: Malaysia
Remedies for Default in Islamic Banking: Home and Car Financing

An in-depth, focused and up-to-date discussion on the practical application of the remedies available to banks and financial institutions following breach or default by customers of Islamic home and car financing facilities.

 
Sports Law in Malaysia: Governance and Legal Issues

This book covers a comprehensive array of sports-legal topics such as sports justice and governance, civil and criminal liability, dispute resolution, anti-doping, intellectual property, image rights, sexual harassment and sports marketing legal issues; court cases and arbitral awards; and discussion on recent controversies in the national and international arena.

 
The Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976: Commentary and Cases, Second Edition

This book makes available cases and materials on the Act to assist in its study and application. It provides insightful commentary on the provisions of the Act. Reference is made to related legislation which impact on the functioning of family law as it applies to non-Muslims in Malaysia. 

 
Administration of Estates in Malaysia: Law and Procedure, Second Edition

Administration of Estates in Malaysia: Law and Procedure, Second Edition is designed to provide a clear account of the theoretical and procedural framework relating to estates administration for both Muslims and non-Muslims in Malaysia. It focuses on the jurisdiction, scope and procedure for estates administration by the High Court, the Estate Distribution Section and the Public Trust Corporation (Amanah Raya Berhad). 

 

 

SUBJECT INDEX: Hong Kong
British Virgin Islands Commercial Law, Fourth Edition

• The only authoritative reference source with comprehensive coverage of the British Virgin Islands offshore market

• Authored by Harney Westwood & Riegels, a leading law firm in the British Virgin Islands
 
• Approximately 40% of the content has been updated from the previous edition - Keeping you abreast of one
of the world’s fastest developing jurisdictions, including:
 
– Review and analysis of the new BVI laws and regulations on the companies and financial regimes
 
– Analysis of key appellate court decisions
 
– Examination of the new regulatory guidance provided by the BVI Financial Services Commission regarding money services
 
– A brand new chapter on BVI Insurance Law
 
– Review of the recent changes to the BVI Business Companies Act
 
– Analysis of the new Limited Partnership Act
 
– Examination of the BVI’s new beneficial ownership regime
 
 
British Virgin Islands Commercial Law is the only publication that focuses exclusively on the British Virgin Islands. The book provides a deep analytical view of the offshore jurisdiction’s legal landscape as it relates to companies, partnerships, credit and security, mutual funds, insolvency, dispute resolution, taxation, trusts and more.

Approximately 40% of the content has been updated – Keeping you fully abreast of one of the world’s fastest developing jurisdictions
This new edition continues to follow the major changes which have occurred as a result of the BVI Business Companies (Amendment) Acts of 2015 and 2016 which are now in force along with the new BVI Business Companies Regulations. The examination of these major changes and incorporation of new legal developments, plus the inclusion of a brand new chapter on BVI Insurance Law makes this edition a must-have for anyone with interests in BVI law and practice.
 
Written by practitioners expert in the jurisdiction
Harney Westwood & Riegels is a leading international offshore law firm headquartered in the British Virgin Islands.
 
* All royalties from book sales will be donated by Harneys to relief efforts for Hurricane Irma.
 
Law of Companies in Hong Kong, Third Edition

The definitive analytical text on Hong Kong company law covering all the recent applications, case law, and updates on the progress of Hong Kong’s new companies regime.

40% content updated, including:
(i) Review and analysis of the current regime in relation to corollary legislation
(ii) Analysis of key court cases decided since the current Companies Ordinance was enacted
(iii) Review and analysis of the 2018 Companies Ordinance Amendments regarding company
transparency and compliance with international anti-money laundering standards.
 
Written by experts on Hong Kong company law including one of the original drafters of the Company Law re-write.
 
 
Highlights:
 
1. Further reviews and expands upon the major proposals and initiatives developed and brought forth in the Companies Ordinance and Companies (Winding-Up and Miscellaneous Provisions) Ordinance.
 
2. Comprehensively examines case law and legal precedents decided in accordance with the Ordinance since its enactment 4 years ago.
 
3. Includes extensive analysis of all aspects of Company Law including the:
(i) March 2018 amendments involving company transparency and compliance with international anti-money laundering standards
(ii) Application of the 2016 companies winding-up amendments aimed at providing more creditor protection and streamlining the winding-up process.
 
This authoritative text gives practitioners everything they need for a company’s day to day practice:
(i) From incorporation to dissolution;
(ii) Formation of joint ventures; 
(iii) Purchase of a sole trader;
(iv) Partnerships;
(v) Civil and criminal proceedings, etc.

 

 
Drafting Trusts and Will Trust in Hong Kong Paperback

Print and ProView eBook included with exclusive content on eBook version!

The first publication on drafting wills and trusts in Hong Kong, this crucial guide explains the issues involved in preparing Hong Kong law trusts.

 
Annotated Hong Kong Companies Laws Set: The Hong Kong Companies Ordinance (Cap.622): Commentary and Annotations,2018 Edition + Companies (Winding-Up and Miscellaneous Provisions) Ordinance (Cap.32): Commentary and Annotations, 2018 Edition

The Hong Kong Companies Ordinance (Cap.622): Commentary and Annotations, 2018 Edition

The full and complete annotations on all 921 sections and 11 schedules of the Primary Legislation, as well as all 12 provisions of the Subsidiary Legislation (Cap.622A - 622L) – presented in a 2-volume set.

Highlights of these Commentary & Annotations include:
• The key changes, precedents and applications made by the law since its enactment 4 years ago
• All cases and legal precedents raised over the last 4 years, to corporate governance, compliance, and structure
• Review and analysis of the newly added Division 2A to Part 12 and Schedules of the Ordinance focusing on the role of significant controllers and their new due diligence obligations as a result of the 2018 Companies Amendments

ProView eBook Exclusive Content:

1. Summary of the 2017 Companies (Amendment) Bill
2. Tabled summary of all 21 Parts of the Ordinance
3. Comparative table of the Companies Ordinance
4. Glossary of all terms defined

General Editor: Kingsley Ong

Pub Date: Jun 2018

Format: DUO / eBook

ISBN: 9789626618943

eISBN: 9789626618974


Companies (Winding-Up andMiscellaneous Provisions) Ordinance (Cap.32): Commentary and Annotations, 2018 Edition 

The only publication to offer an analytical and comprehensive look at the recent amendments and revisions to the Companies (Winding-Up and Miscellaneous Provisions) Ordinance (Cap.32) just enacted this past 2017.

An essential publication to comprehend all relevant amendments and changes to the law, examining and analysing:
• Key proposals designed to increase the protection of creditors in the course of a company winding-up
• Additional safeguards to reduce the risk of abuse by directors during a voluntary winding-up process
• Increased power of the Courts to set aside questionable transactions
• Streamlining the winding-up process to save time and costs for the administration of such cases

ProView eBook Exclusive Content:

1. Summary of revisions and changes to the law resulting from the 2016 Amendments to the Ordinance
2. Guide to the winding-up of a company
3. Sample Winding-Up Forms

General Editor: Antonio Da Roza

Pub Date: May 2018

Format: DUO / eBook

ISBN: 9789626618905

eISBN: 9789626618929

 

 

SUBJECT INDEX: United Kingdom
International Energy Arbitration

With energy disputes now compromising some 40 per cent of all international commercial arbitrations, International Energy Arbitration offers a complete guide to the subject for arbitration practitioners and in-house counsel. It takes a sector-by-sector approach, examining arbitration processes across the entire industry, from oil and gas to renewable energies such as wind and geothermal.

The book examines in detail the legal framework surrounding energy disputes. It also sets out case studies of real disputes, providing valuable insight into the practical and legal issues that exist in complex international energy disputes.

  • Reviews the historial development of the energy arbitration sector
  • Provides a detailed examination of the legal framework surrounding international energy arbitration
  • Offers practical procedural advice from experienced energy arbitrators
  • Examines different types of energy arbitration sector by sector
  • Looks at upstream, midstream, downstream and unconventional oil and gas disputes
  • Covers disputes in all areas of the electricity sector - hydrocarbons, nuclear and renewable
  • Discusss key cases in a range of energy arbitration disputes
  • Contains relevant legislation for easy reference
 
 
A Practical Guide to International Commercial Arbitration, 2nd Edition

A Practical Guide to International Commercial Arbitration provides essential hands-on guide to give you practical, up-to-date and easily accessible advice and knowledge in this area.

Bringing you a step-by-step guide to the arbitration process, it sets out to advise on building a strategy to ensure every stage of the arbitral process meets the commercial objectives and maximises its prospects of success

The new 2nd edition:

  • Is fully up-to-date to include recent rule changes from all the major arbitration bodies
  • Deals with both the contractual arrangements necessary to provide for arbitration in the event of a dispute, and the process of the arbitration itself
  • Gives expert advice on the planning and conduct of each stage of the arbitral process from drafting an agreement to arbitrate to enforcing an award
  • Includes case study scenarios, comparative tables of selected rules and laws and an extensive glossary

 

What''s New?

  • Revisions and updates to: the 2012 ICC Rules of Arbitration; the 2012 Swiss Arbitration Rules; the 2012 CIETAC Arbitration Rules; the 2012 KLRCA Rules; the LCIA Arbitration Rules and HKIAC Rules
  • Revisions and changes to national arbitration laws, including the French New Code of Civil Procedure; the Singapore International Arbitration Act; and the forthcoming changes to Swiss Arbitration Law (the international arbitration provisions of the Swiss Public International Law Act)
  • Major recent decisions in growing commercial regions including India and Brazil
  • Further coverage of developing trends, such as third party funding
  • Expanded and developed appendices including flow charts with cross referencing to the main text
  • Expanded and updated glossary
 
A Practitioner's Guide to Authorised Investment Funds, 2nd Edition

A Practitioner’s Guide to Authorised Investment Funds is a complete practitioner’s guide to fund management, explaining the law and regulation governing the setting up, launching, marketing and operation of all major types of authorised fund vehicle. The new edition has been fully revised to cover all latest UK, European and international developments.
 
 
Construction Delay and Disruption: Practice and Procedure

Construction Delay and Disruption: Practice and Procedure is the first title of its kind to provide the background and theory of this very technical field, with the underpinning of real-life experience and practical examples to enable readers to gain practical instruction on how to manage these issues in construction life, as well as in court/ADR/arbitration and dispute board settings. The author’s clear and understandable style presents this topic in a way that all practitioners – both contractors and legal professionals – can understand and make effective use of. 

Comprehensively covers the issues and procedures associated with construction delay and disruption:

  • Reviews specific contract provisions and standard clauses on delay, and notice forms
  • Looks at time extensions and related practice and procedure, and legal conflicts
  • Addresses delay penalty issues and provisions for recovery of loss or expense
  • Describes prevention strategies
  • Gives real-world examples of project analysis and claims
  • Provides legal arguments for use in practice, court, ADR and arbitration
  • Includes forms for use in practice
  • Covers the subject as dealt with in standard forms: FIDIC, NEC3, ICE and JCT
  • Deals with risk assessment claim analysis, planning and scheduling risk
  • Takes the reader through forensic delay analysis, causation and concurrency
  • Looks at damages and their calculation
  • Includes global claims
  • Covers the law of the UK, related law in the US, Australia, Hong Kong, Canada, New Zealand and Sharia Law
  • Written by a specialist practitioner and experienced author in delay and disruption claims in engineering and construction projects worldwide