Category: Food

Photography: Reflections on Tonal Separation

What is Tonal Separation? The Geeky Version Before beginning the discussion on tonal separation proper – it might perhaps be useful to first propose a working definition. The most straightforward definition may, perhaps, be that tonal separation how one describes the transition between the dark and light parts of a photograph (as well as the transitions […]

Review: Le Bistrot du Sommelier

Where do I start? I suppose Le Bistrot du Sommelier is what happens when you pair someone who loves to drink (Maximilien Fedkiw) with someone who likes, and is particularly good at, cooking (Patrick Heuberger). Although Patrick has since left the restaurant – he decided to take a sabbatical to learn how […]

If the Singapore High Court was prepared to recognise the Japanese liquidators of BVI-incorporated entities in the unreported decision of Re Opti-Medix Ltd (in liquidation) and anor matter [2016] SGHC 108, it’s difficult to see why the Court would not lend its assistance in this situation. Japan govt […]

– What We Stand For and Why – An excerpt from Scent of a Woman (1992): “You break my heart, son. All my life I stood up to everyone and everything because it made me feel important. You do it… because you mean it. You got integrity, Charlie. […]

November 2016: In the recent Singapore High Court decision of The Enterprise Fund II Ltd v JongHee Sen [2016] SGHC 259, Judicial Commissioner Hoo Sheau Peng (the “Judge”) considered whether “withoutprejudice” privilege (“WP Privilege”)applied to certain communications between the parties and, consequently,whether those communications could be received into […]

An excerpt from Scent of a Woman (1992): “You break my heart, son. All my life I stood up to everyone and everything because it made me feel important. You do it… because you mean it. You got integrity, Charlie. I don’t know whether to shoot you, or […]

One question which is frequently asked by law students, interns and even lawyers themselves (or should I say especially by lawyers), is what makes a good lawyer? I don’t think there’s truly a straightforward answer to that.

The Necessity Of An Identity Crisis

Most people have read or watched material, the thrust of which examines the necessity of grit, perseverance and how to deal with, and recover from, defeat or setbacks. The right videos, books, music, literature and (auto)biographies addressing these fundamental qualities and life situations are gems, e.g.: – – […]

Since joining the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) – an inter-governmental organization tasked established with the objectives of countering money laundering, the financing of terrorism and other threats to the security of international finance – in 1992, Singapore has made significant strides in developing its anti-money laundering and […]

Facilitating Rescue Finance

Introduction The Companies (Amendment) Bill 2017 passed on 10 March 2017 introduces several changes to the Companies Act (Cap. 50) (the “Act“). Amongst them are changes to the restructuring and insolvency regimes, although this is not yet in force (though passed into law). A significant change to the […]