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Supreme Court and Ministry of Foreign Affairs sign MoU Giving Additional Guidance on Judicial Assistance in Overseas Civil Matters
On 20 February 2018, the Supreme Court of Indonesia along with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs signed Memorandum of Understanding No. PRJ/HI/102/02/2018/01, No. 01/NK/MA/2/2018 (the "MoU") which renews the prior existing MoU concerning Judicial Assistance in Civil Matters dated 19 February 2013. The renewal of such MoU is important due to the increasing number of requests from Indonesian courts to send court documents in civil matters (i.e, court summons, notice of decision) to foreign courts and vice versa.25 Apr 2018 | Indonesia update summarises the Advisory Guidelines. 13 Apr 2018 | Singapore update. The first quarter of 2018 has been a busy one, and we are excited to provide you short and easy-to-read write-ups on the latest developments in the ASEAN region. 13 Apr 2018 | Singapore
On 28 March 2018, SGX issued its response to feedback received on the February 2017 consultation, and at the same time, commenced its second consultation in respect of the Framework. This consultation sets out proposed amendments to the Mainboard Rules to codify the Framework, and details of proposed safeguards. 11 Apr 2018 | Singapore
CIPAA As At April 2018 - What is Conditional Payment Clause and When is it Void? Is CIPAA Prospective or Retrospective? Or A Hybrid?
The Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012 (“CIPAA”) came into force on 15 April 2014. CIPAA has brought in significant changes to the laws relating to the construction industry. However, like other newly introduced legislation, CIPAA too has faced teething issues and other issues since it came into force.
This update will discuss the operative effect of CIPAA and the position of conditional payment clause in light of recent developments.11 Apr 2018 | Malaysia