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Under the International Arbitration Act (Cap 143A), parties may apply to the Courts to set aside arbitral awards in certain situations. Despite so, the case of AKN v ALC [2015] 4 SLR 488 has helpfully reiterated Singapore’s pro-arbitration stance, where the Singapore Courts will only set aside arbitral awards in exceptional cases.
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Leading law firm Maddocks has announced six new partners to mark the commencement of FY15. Alongside 32 other promotions within the firm, Alicia Albury (Property), Aaron Kloczko (Commercial), Alicia Sheridan (Construction & Projects), Ian Temby (Public Law), Stella Wild (Property), and Michael Winram (Public Law) have been promoted to the partnership. Further, partner Mark Henry will now assume the...
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In the recent case of Humpuss Sea Transport Pte Ltd v PT Humpuss Intermoda Transportasi TBK [2015] SGHC 144, the Court clarified uncertainties in the Rules of Court (“Rules”) with regard to service of process out of jurisdiction. The Court also provided guidance on the applicable methods of service contained in the Rules.
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Ashfords have set up a committee for the promotion of ADVOC amongst junior lawyers within Ashfords (AJAC).
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Cocuzza & Associati Cocuzza & Associati

Cocuzza & Associati

Milan, Italy

www.cocuzzaeassociati.it

T: +39 02 866 096
F: +39 02 862 650
studio@cocuzzaeassociati.it

About Cocuzza & Associati

Founded in 1993

Cocuzza & Associati is a Milan based independent law firm founded in 1993 and rapidly developed in response to the changing needs of the market for legal services, in particular that of the modern business enterprise striving to find a balance between professionalism, efficiency and interpersonal relationships on the one hand, and specialization and the need to cover a wide range of services on the other.

The prime objectives of Cocuzza & Associati is to find the right balance bewteen the ever-increasing business need for efficiency and the traditional role of lawyers based on personal trust. The firm's objective is also to assist the clients in achieving their goals by consistently providing legal services which are innovative, timely and efficient. Therefore, the firm constantly invests in people, resources and technology.

All of the attorneys are admitted to practice in Italy and many of them have also acquired ample skills and experience in Anglo Saxon countries, through university recognitions (L.L.M., M.C.J.), training courses and professional activities. The Firm maintains constantly up-to-date office equipment and libriaries to be able to respond quickly and cost-effectively to its clients’ needs. The firm's offices are equipped with a fully integrated computer system which allow the attorneys to get access to the most updated technical instruments for modern communication (email, internet) and professional research (legal and business databases).

Many of the firm's clients have large internal legal staffs, and they retain the firm's attorneys for work requiring resources not maintained in-house and for counsel and advice on matters being handled internally. Others, such as non-Italian companies that have not developed Italian legal staff, ask the firm's attorneys to look after much of their general legal work. the firm is engaged in a broad range of legal work with emphasis on commercial transactions, corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, labour law, real estate transactions, competition and antitrust, national and international litigation before Italian Courts and domestic and foreign Arbitral Tribunals.