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Issue 17a. Exploring nuclear energy as a future energy source for Singapore

RHTLaw TaylorWessing

Many people have negative perceptions of the word “nuclear”, feelings that have been compounded from nuclear disasters at Three Mile Island, Chernobyl and Fukashima. However, Singapore as a resource-constrained nation with limited en...

Issue 17b. Initial coin or token offerings – the regulatory position in Singapore

RHTLaw TaylorWessing

On 1 August 2017, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (the “MAS”) issued a statement to the media (the “Media Release”) clarifying that the offer or issue of digital tokens in Singapore will in fact be regulated i...

Issue 17c. Relevance of Swiss-style patent claims for second and subsequent medical uses

RHTLaw TaylorWessing

A recent 5-judge Singapore Court of Appeal (“CA”) decision has provided food for thought on the sufficiency of purpose-limited product claims for second and subsequent uses of a known substance or composition under section 14...

Issue 17d. Challenges in assessing lost remuneration due to ex-employer’s negligent reference

RHTLaw TaylorWessing

If a prospective employer in a certain industry decides not to employ a person following a negligent reference prepared by his ex-employer, how does a court assess his lost remuneration if he subsequently left the industry and sought emp...