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AHTC trial: Lawsuits against Workers’ Party MPs starts today

AHTC trial: Lawsuits against Workers’ Party MPs starts today

In what some have called a "landmark case", the courts will have to rule on whether town councillors owe a fiduciary duty to their town councils because such a relationship between town councillors and town councils is not spelt out in the Town Councils Act.

A matter of time before human rights pertaining to ‘sexual orientation’ become codified as law: Voices

A matter of time before human rights pertaining to ‘sexual orientation’ become codified as law: Voices

Many international human rights pertaining to marginalised groups begun as controversial political claims before they became more widely accepted and later codified under international law.

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Re Swiber Holdings Ltd [2018] SGHC 211

Companies — Receiver and manager
Caps set on how much foreigners living here can borrow

Caps set on how much foreigners living here can borrow

Foreigners who turn to loan sharks may be repatriated, barred from working here.

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Opinion piece reiterates prosecutorial discretion: Forum

Opinion piece reiterates prosecutorial discretion: Forum

Each new PP could very well take a different and subjective view of what circumstances merit prosecution.

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Cairnhill Mansions en bloc: It's a 'go'

Cairnhill Mansions en bloc: It's a 'go'

The S$362 million collective sale of Cairnhill Mansions will proceed at that price, thanks to a settlement that gives the penthouse owner who objected to the sale an extra S$867,004.79.

Pacific International Lines, IBM tie up for blockchain initiative

Pacific International Lines, IBM tie up for blockchain initiative

Move aimed at creating electronic bill of lading for shipping industry.

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Tags: Tax
Tags: Tax
Tags: Tax

Academic Publications Digest: January-June 2018

This digest is a compilation of publications by local academics from the National University of Singapore, Faculty of Law, and the Singapore Management University, School of Law.

Journals Online: Sketching the margins of a borderless world: Examining the relevance of territoriality for internet jurisdiction

This paper will examine the applicability of traditional bases of jurisdiction to cyberspace, focusing particularly on the territorial principle, and will recommend a refinement in order to alleviate the jurisdictional problems posed by the unique nature of cyberspace.

Recent developments in Singapore relating to directors’ duties

This case update summarizes key extracts from 5 recent High Court and Court of Appeal judgments on director's duties.

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