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[Maxwell Lectures Webinar] Lex Constructionis – or My Country’s Rules?

Registration for Legal Practitioners (Claiming CPD Point)  Click here to register. 1 Public CPD Point Registration for Participants (Not Claiming CPD Point) Click here to register.   Synopsis: Contract law in all countries in the world is based on the twin principles of freedom of contract, and pacta sunt servanda. However, each jurisdiction has laws that impact on contracts for construction work. Local laws apply if the governing law of the contract is in the jurisdiction, if the site of the construction work is in the jurisdiction, or if the seat of dispute resolution is in the jurisdiction. This lecture explores the question of whether there...

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SAWL in conjunction with Maxwell Chambers present: Convention on Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) 101

Registration will open in end July 2019. For more info, email [email protected] The Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), adopted in 1979 by the United Nations General Assembly, is an international treaty that aims to achieve equality b/w men & women and to end discrimination that women face in all areas of their lives. It defines what constitutes discrimination against women and what governments should do to end such discrimination. Since it took effect in September 1981, it has been ratified by 189 states, including Singapore in 1995. As a signatory to CEDAW, S’pore is legally...

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