AFTER six straight quarters of deterioration, business conditions improved in the last quarter of 2019 and firms were feeling less pessimistic about the future - at least before the severity of the novel coronavirus outbreak became apparent - according to the latest Business Times-Singapore University of Social Sciences (BT-SUSS) ... read more
WITH the Covid-19 outbreak and heightened risk alert level forcing organisers to cancel or postpone major meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) events in Singapore, the industry is facing a looming shortage of venues and dates in the second half of the year. ... read more
SINGAPORE authorities have no plans to raise its novel coronavirus risk alert level from Orange to Red, even as it is adopting additional measures in a bid to reduce the risk of community transmission. ... read more
WITH the Covid-19 outbreak taking an economic toll, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is not ruling out the possibility of a recession here. Asked about its likelihood, he said: "I cannot say whether we will have a recession or not. It is possible, but definitely our economy will take ... read more
Practical Law is releasing complimentary training on how to use Practical Law more effectively. This is available to you in a variety of formats, such as live online webinars and introductory training videos. ... read more
In Tim SpA - Direzione e coordinamento Vivendi SA v Consip SpA (C-395/18) EU:C:2020:58, the ECJ (Second Chamber) has ruled that national legislation could provide for the possible exclusion of a bidder where the ground for exclusion applied to one of the subcontractors. ... read more
In ISE mbH v Stadt Köln (Intervener Land Berlin) Case C‑796/18, ECLI:EU:C:2020:47, the Advocate General has proposed that a cooperation agreement for the sharing of software should be exempt from the procurement rules. ... read more
On 31 January 2020, the European Commission published a template of a Note Verbale sent to international partners regarding the application of EU international agreements to the UK during the transition period, in accordance with Article 129 of the withdrawal agreement. ... read more
Die private Krankenversicherung ist eines der großen Streitthemen in Deutschland. Eine neue Studie gießt nun Öl ins Feuer – und errechnet ein milliardenschweres Einsparpotenzial, wenn die PKV abgeschafft würde. ... read more
Chinas weiter andauernde Coronavirus-Epidemie beschäftigt Menschen und Unternehmen weltweit. Peking verschiebt seinen Volkskongress. Die Bundesbank erwartet „Lieferengpässe“ und einen Rückgang bei deutschen Exporten. ... read more
Результатом работы комиссии Госдумы над проектом закона о "либерализации" ОСАГО, который позволит страховщикам самим рассчитывать тарифные ставки ОСАГО, основываясь на характеристиках автомобиля, может привести к тому, что цена полиса увеличится процентов на 30.Об этом предупреждает российский союз страховщиков. ... read more
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