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Minority shareholder being sued for defamation says comments against Stamford Land were justified and ‘fair’

Minority shareholder being sued for defamation says comments against Stamford Land were justified and ‘fair’

As a full-time investor, a writer and regular Facebook commentator on current affairs and financial issues, Mr Sabnani’s remarks were “fair comment”: lawyers Abraham Vergis and Zhuo Jiaxiang.

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Access to legal help: Law being amended in boost for the poor

Access to legal help: Law being amended in boost for the poor

It may soon be easier for the poor to get legal help. Proposed changes to the Legal Aid and Advice Act seek to simplify the criteria for legal aid, allow those who fail the means test to get access to help, and improve the administration of such aid.

Let Government make decision about divisive issue: Forum

Let Government make decision about divisive issue: Forum

Scientific evidence has often been cited as a compelling reason for why Section 377A should be repealed. Interestingly, scientists themselves raise concerns about biologically-based theories. 

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Find out what most in S'pore think about LGBT culture: Forum

Find out what most in S'pore think about LGBT culture: Forum

To restrict the discussion to "sin versus crime" is also a misleading approach which obscures the real issue - what do the majority of Singaporeans think about the LGBT culture?

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New law makes running of elections more efficient

New law makes running of elections more efficient

The new law lays out, among other things, what to do when ballot papers are lost or destroyed. It will ensure the integrity of the election process: Chan Chun Sing

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Court grants hearing for insurer's claims appeal

Court grants hearing for insurer's claims appeal

The forms provided for the notices of objection and assessment suggest that an insurer may serve an NOO, while Wica states that only an employer and claimant may object to the assistant commissioner for labour's assessement and compensation.

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Hyflux case cited to show benefits of new insolvency, restructuring law

Hyflux case cited to show benefits of new insolvency, restructuring law

Hyflux an example that could have benefited from the omnibus Bill that consolidates personal and corporate insolvency and debt restructuring laws into a single piece of legislation: Edwin Tong

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New framework to take Singapore funds industry to new level

New framework to take Singapore funds industry to new level

.A new type of entity - the Variable Capital Company - will allow funds to both manage from and domicile in Singapore.

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Tax Implications in relation to ICOs

This article will discuss the nature and characterisation of tokens issued, and the potential application of existing laws to tax assessment of ICO proceeds and GST on issuing entities.

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Enhancing the existing insolvency legal framework – Ipso facto clauses

This short note seeks to focus on the potential impact of the new Omnibus Bill on ipso facto clauses which are commonly found in many commercial contracts.

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