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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
A Practical Guide for Company Directors in Malaysia, Second Edition

Provides a clear understanding of the duties, rights and responsibilities of company directors.

 
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.

 
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.

 
All Malaysia Tax Cases (AMTC) 1937 - 2016 (Full Set-10 Volumes)

AMTC is a must for those in the tax and accounting field, legal practice as well as academics and students pursuing their education in accounting and tax, as it will help with research and enable the proper application and understanding of the legal issues that arise.  

 

 

SUBJECT INDEX: Hong Kong
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.

 

 
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.
 
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

 
Landlord & Tenant (Consolidation) Ordinance (Cap.7): Commentary & Annotations

An analytical guide to all aspects of this Ordinance as it relates to property ownership and duty of care. The publication analyses and covers the law regulating public, private, and commercial tenants; freeholders; lease holders; repairing responsibilities; duty to maintain a safe environment, etc.

 

 

SUBJECT INDEX: United Kingdom
Keating on Construction Contracts, 10th Edition (Mainwork & Supplement)

A classic construction law text Keating on Construction Contracts is a first port of call for all research on the history and principles governing building contracts, their practical application and their interpretation by the courts. Renowned for its accessible style and reliable authority the title covers all relevant legislation and case law, EC law, and the FIDIC, NEC3, JCT Forms of Contracts and ICE Conditions of Contract.

Featuring:

  • Offers solicitors, barristers and construction professionals detailed and authoritative commentary on all issues relating to construction contracts, from an examination of Employer's Approval and Architect's Certificates to a recently added chapter on Delay and Disruption
  • Presents in depth practical help, delivered in a concise style, discussing legal principles, analysing judicial decisions, interrogating standard forms and interpreting legislation
  • Discusses in detail the standard form agreements upon which Building and Construction activity turns including commentary on Infrastructure Conditions of Contract, NEC3, FIDIC and JCT contracts 
  • Goes through the workflow of a construction contract, its formation and  composition
  • Examines the contractor’s right to payment and the recovery of payment for varied work
  • Deals with employer’s approval of the contracted work and the formal requirements of an architect’s certificate
  • Goes through such issues as excuses for non-performance, negligence and economic loss, and delay and disruption claims
  • Covers financial recovery and causation and liquidated damages and penalties
  • Addresses various equitable doctrines and remedies
  • Considers assignments, substituted contracts and sub-contracts
  • Reproduces relevant statutes including the 1996 Act as amended by 2009 Act, and the Scheme for Construction Contracts for easy access and navigation
  • Includes expanded coverage on procurement and the effect, and the Jackson reforms regarding proportionate costs and case management
  • Provides up-to-date references to and guidance on key primary case law and decisions from the UK, Europe and overseas, for example, the Court of Appeal decision in P.C. Harrington v Systech; the Court of Appeal decision in Lanes Group plc v Galliford Try Infrastructure Ltd
  • Ensures full coverage of Supreme Court cases which continue to define principles of contractual construction, for example, the Supreme Court decisions in Rainy Sky S.A. v Kookmin Bank; Berrisford (FC) v Mexfield Housing Co-Operative Ltd and Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland v Lloyds Banking Group plc (Scotland); The Supreme Court decision in Benedetti v Swairis The TCC decision in Walter Lilly v DMW Developments
  • Joint edited in three previous editions by Stephen Furst QC (Deputy Judge of the Technology and Construction Court and Recorder and member of Keating Chambers, acting for clients in the field of construction in all UK courts and forms of arbitration) and Sir Vivian Ramsey (former civil engineer and Head of Chambers, prior to joining the Bench, and serving in the Technology & Construction Court).
  • Contributed to by a stellar supporting team of experts from Keating Chambers who have been voted Construction Set of the Year in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.
 
Medical Negligence, 5th Edition

Medical Negligence provides a comprehensive and authoritative analysis of the potential legal liabilities of healthcare professionals and hospitals arising out of the provision of healthcare. The principal focus is on the law of negligence as it applies in the medical context, but the book also includes extensive coverage of consent to medical treatment, defective products, confidentiality, the liability of hospitals, defences and limitation, the principles applied to the assessment damages, and procedural issues.
This essential title is recognised as an authority in the area of medical negligence and provides insight into developing areas of the law:
  • Analyses current case law and interprets applicable legislation
  • Provides clear, concise analysis applicable to generalist and specialist practitioners
  • Provides authoritative guidance
New in this edition:
  • Fully up-to-date, including discussion of relevant statutory provisions and Commonwealth case law
  • Detailed discussion of developing caselaw on the Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Chapter on informed consent rewritten to take account of the Supreme Court decision in Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board
  • Discussion of the emerging tort of misuse of private information
  • Full reference to relevant professional guidance issued by the General Medical Council (Good Medical Practice, 2013 and Confidentiality: good practice in handling patient information, 2017)
  • Revised system of headings/sub-headings to provide easier navigation of the text

 

 
Phipson on Evidence, 19th Edition

Phipson on Evidence is the leading work on civil and criminal evidence. It examines in detail all aspects of the principles and procedures making up the law of evidence. Coverage includes the admission of evidence, the standard of proof, the attendance of witnesses, good and bad character, legal professional privilege, hearsay, expert evidence, confessions, judicial discretion and many other evidential issues.
 
Key features:
  • The leading work and authority on civil and criminal evidence, frequently quoted in court
  • Written by a prominent team expert authors, with excellent balance between leading practitioners and academics
  • Fully updates all changes brought in by the Civil Procedure Rules and the Criminal Procedure Rules
  • Examines in detail all aspects of the complex principles and procedures which make up the law of evidence
  • Looks at the admission of evidence
  • Considers the burden and standard of proof
  • Examines evidence taken or served prior to a trial, the rules of evidence during the course of a trial and the examination of witnesses
  • Discusses all aspects of good and bad character
  • Includes analysis of privilege and facts excluded by public policy
  • Examines hearsay in civil and criminal proceedings
  • Analyses the use and admission of opinion and expert evidence
  • Looks at the exclusion and inclusion of extrinsic evidence
  • Examines the judicial discretion to admit or exclude evidence
  • Considers a broad range of case law, including that of the Commonwealth

 

 
McPherson & Keay Law of Company Liquidation, 4th Edition

This title discusses the legal considerations involved in company liquidation and addresses the various methods of winding-up. It covers the legal considerations to be taken into account in relation to creditors' petitions and miscellaneous other petitions. It explains provisional liquidation, analyzes the role and duties of the liquidator as well as the role of creditors, and addresses the distribution of surplus assets in solvent liquidations. It also provides guidance on investigations and examinations and discusses misconduct and prosecutions.
 
New to this edition
  • Reference to and examination of the new rules – Insolvency Rules 2016 – in all aspects of liquidation and associated elements of insolvency law
  • The chapter on international liquidations is expanded significantly to take account of many developments in the case law in cross-border insolvency, including the decision in Singularis, and the advent of the recast version of the EU Insolvency Regulation
  • Extensive analysis of the Akers v Samba Financial Group (Supreme Court) and Express Electrical Distributors Ltd v Beavis (Court of Appeal) cases in relation to s.127 (avoidance of post-petition dispositions)
  • Consideration of the relevant aspects of the Waterfall litigation in Lehman Bros and especially the Supreme Court decision in The Joint Administrators of LB Holdings Intermediate 2 Ltd v the Joint Administrators of Lehman Brothers International (Europe)(2017)
  • Updating to take account of amendments to the Insolvency Act 1986 brought about by the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015.
  • Examination of the Court of Appeal decisions in County Leasing Asset Management Ltd v Hawkes  and Pickering v Davy as far as the restoration of dissolved companies is concerned
  • Consideration of the Supreme Court decision in Nortel GmbH as far as it affects the disposition of the insolvent estate
  • Discussion and explanation of the decision-making process provided for by the Insolvency Act and Rules
  • Developments in the case law as is affects transactional avoidance and wrongful trading
  • Discussion of changes brought about by the Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery (CRAR) in relation to liquidations