ASEAN BUSINESS

WHILE the legal sector in Laos has a long-established focus on hydropower projects, it has seen growing demands from sectors like solar energy, real estate and tourism.

BRITISH Prime Minister Boris Johnson will change the law to guarantee the Brexit transition phase is not extended, setting up a new cliff-edge for a no-deal split with the European Union (EU) at...

ATTORNEY-General William Barr on Tuesday signalled that the Justice Department plans to step up its scrutiny of Silicon Valley, exploring new legal tools to probe companies for their privacy...

SQUIRE Patton Boggs has launched a global commodities and shipping group with the addition of two partners at the law firm’s Singapore office.

[BEIJING] Once a staunch defender of rights activists in court, Liu Zhengqing has sunk into a depression since being barred by Chinese authorities in January.

BT EXCLUSIVE: STARTUPS

MORE professional-services firms in Singapore have set up specialised departments to capture business opportunities from among startups.

TESLA Inc committed a series of violations of the National Labor Relations Act (NLR Act) in 2017 and last year, a judge ruled on Friday.

ALLIED TECH SAGA

THE unfolding story of Allied Technologies' missing funds has raised the question of whether protections against lawyers making off with clients' money should be extended beyond the conveyancing...

THOSE who spread online falsehoods with a malicious intent to harm public interest could face jail terms of up to 10 years, under a draft law designed to protect society from fake news.

THE Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC) recently issued its judgment in the first dispute in Singapore involving cryptocurrency, namely Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETC).