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Town councillors are duty bound to protect public monies and property values, says PRPTC lead counsel

Town councillors are duty bound to protect public monies and property values, says PRPTC lead counsel

There is “simply no room for doubt” that town councillors and officers of town councils are custodians of residents' and public monies, Mr Singh said in his opening statement.

WP MPs acted in good faith, duties within what were set in Town Councils Act: Lawyer

WP MPs acted in good faith, duties within what were set in Town Councils Act: Lawyer

“No basis” to imply that his clients have fiduciary duties that are over and above those set out in the Town Councils Act and the Town Councils Financial Rules: Chelva Retnam Rajah, SC

How hackers got away with SingHealth's crown jewels

How hackers got away with SingHealth's crown jewels

An inquiry in the past two weeks into the SingHealth cyber attack has uncovered new details about the data breach and also identified weaknesses and lapses in the public healthcare group and its IT vendor. Based on testimonies of witnesses, Senior Tech Correspondent Irene Tham and Hariz Baharudin piece together an account of how Singapore's biggest cyber attack unfolded.

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Stamford Land and Mano Sabnani reach 'amicable settlement'

Stamford Land and Mano Sabnani reach 'amicable settlement'

Both parties thanked the SGX for facilitating the settlement and "bring(ing) this unhappy episode to an end".

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Section 377A: A contemporary, important law

Section 377A: A contemporary, important law

The law criminalising sex between men draws a clear line that homosexual acts are not on a par with heterosexual ones. Remove that, and traditional marriage and family norms - and one day, even freedom of religion to object to homosexuality - will come under threat.

Call to protect crowdfunding investors

Call to protect crowdfunding investors

Recent scam puts spotlight on risks, possible safeguards such as mandatory disclosures.

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Court looks at situation in which FMSS was appointed

Court looks at situation in which FMSS was appointed

Existing managing agent had two years left on contract but WP appointed new agent.

Public prosecutor's stand on Section 377A consistent: Forum

Public prosecutor's stand on Section 377A consistent: Forum

Mr V. K. Rajah's letter states that: "Far from suggesting that the public prosecutor (PP) does not retain the sole discretion to prosecute, my Insight piece in The Sunday Times affirms and reiterates such prosecutorial discretion." (Opinion piece reiterates prosecutorial discretion; Oct 5).

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Court reverses mum's move to change child's name, race

Court reverses mum's move to change child's name, race

10-year-old girl in guardian's care has grown up as Eurasian, identifies with name: Judge

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ADV: Win a copy of Singapore White Book 2019

ADV: Win a copy of Singapore White Book 2019

Who moves first in chess? White or Black?

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A wave of changes to employment laws in Singapore – Employment Act extended to all employees

On 2 Oct 18, Parliament introduced the Employment (Amendment) Bill. This Update provides a high level summary of the proposed changes to the Act.

LIBOR and SIBOR Reform – Impact on rate fixing and banking documentation

The UK Financial Conduct Authority has announced that LIBOR will be discontinued after 2021. SIBOR will also be reformed to promote reliance on market transactions.

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