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Headlines

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image$2.8m scheme to help smaller law firms adopt tech
imageSentences of Kallang slashing duo upheld
imageCompany director jailed 3 months for contempt
imageS'porean loses fight to stay in UK with her family
imageIntegrated database allows lawyers to work out of office
imageCreditor may drop winding-up action against Emas AMC
imageCode of Corporate Governance to undergo review
imageFirst firm to claim trial for CPF default fined
imageConfusion over film rights
imageHealthway Medical faces heat over contentious loans
imageMother fails in appeal to take care of her son
imageOut to prove S'pore is not a tax haven
imageWhen a bond issuer defaults

Commentary

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imageBill to amend Retirement and Re-employment Act passed, but not yet in force: Raising re-employment age from 65 to 67 image
imageWhat is an “arbitration agreement”? image
imageAct to amend Child Development Co-Savings Act partially in force: Changes relating to paternity leave and leave for unwed persons in force on 1 January 2017 image
imageEthical limits of making imputations against complainants of sexual offences: Time for reform? image
imageSHC considers director’s liability for breach of duty and loss occasioned thereby image
imageSIAC announces official release of SIAC Investment Arbitration Rules image
imageIPOS Case Summary: Bigfoot Internet Ventures Pte. Ltd. v Apple Inc. [2017] SGIPOS 04 image
imageIPOS Case Summary: In the matter of a trade mark application by Marvelous AQL Inc. [2017] SGIPOS 03 image
imageSCA considers approach towards application to wind up a company under section 254(1)(i) of Companies Act in view of new buy-out provisions under section 254(2A) image
imageMAS issues consultation paper on “Regulations for Short Selling” image
imageMOF and ACRA propose statutory requirements for Singapore companies, LLPs and foreign companies to maintain beneficial ownership information and other changes image
imageACRA adopts “restatement first” approach for Financial Reporting Surveillance Programme, issues Financial Reporting Practice Guidance No. 1 of 2016 and launches Audit Committee Guide image
image[CHN] State Administration of Foreign Exchange of China eases certain restrictions on repatriation of offshore loan proceeds into PRC image
imageMAS releases “Guidelines on Standards of Conduct for Marketing and Distribution Activities” image
imageSHC: Workplace Safety and Health Act - Sentencing guidelines for offences image
imageMAS consults on proposals to revise CMFAS curriculum and CPD requirements for appointed representatives image
imageMAS issues Response to feedback on draft legislation to exempt execution-related advice in respect of listed excluded investment products from FAA image

Judgments

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imageTRS v TRT - [2017] SGHCF 03 image
imageK.V.C. Rice Intertrade Co Ltd v Asian Mineral Resources Pte Ltd and another suit - [2017] SGHC 32 image
imageMicheal Anak Garing v Public Prosecutor and another appeal - [2017] SGCA 07 image
imagePublic Prosecutor v Morgan Kupusamy - [2017] SGHC 31 image
imagePublic Prosecutor v Razak bin Bashir - [2017] SGHC 33 image
imageTMO v TMP - [2017] SGCA 14 image
imageBigfoot Internet Ventures Pte. Ltd. v Apple Inc. - [2017] SGIPOS 04 image
imageIn the matter of a trade mark application by Marvelous AQL Inc. - [2017] SGIPOS 03 image
imageTan Yok Koon v Tan Choo Suan and another and other appeals - [2017] SGCA 13 image
imageMain-line Corporation v United Overseas Bank Ltd and another - [2017] SGHC 27 image
imageRe Harish Salve and another matter - [2017] SGHC 28 image
imageLaw Society of Singapore v Lau See Jin Jeffrey - [2017] SGHC 30 image
imagePublic Prosecutor v Rasheed Muhammad and another - [2017] SGHC 29 image
imageMajor Insulation & Links (MIL) Marketing Pte Ltd v Nichias Singapore Pte Ltd - [2017] SGHC 23 image
imageBNP Paribas Wealth Management v Jacob Agam and another - [2017] SGHC(I) 02 image
imageToyota Tsusho (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd v Foo Tseh Wan and others - [2017] SGHC 24 image
imageObeng Comfort v Public Prosecutor - [2017] SGCA 12 image

Legislation

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imageBuilding Control Act - Building Control (Buildability and Productivity) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S 70 of 2017)
imageIncome Tax Act - Income Tax (Singapore — India) (Avoidance of Double Taxation Agreement) Order 2017 (S 71 of 2017)
imageIncome Tax Act - Income Tax (International Tax Compliance Agreements) (Competent Authority Agreements) (No. 2) Order 2017 (S 72 of 2017)
imageIncome Tax Act - Income Tax (Exemption of Interest and Other Payments on Economic and Technological Development Loans) Notification 2017 (S 73 of 2017)
imageCivil Law Act - Civil Law (Third-Party Funding) Regulations 2017 (S 68 of 2017)
imageLegal Profession Act - Legal Profession (Professional Conduct) (Amendment) Rules 2017 (S 69 of 2017)
imageCivil Law (Amendment) Act 2017 (Act 2 of 2017)
imageCivil Law (Amendment) Act 2017 - Civil Law (Amendment) Act 2017 (Commencement) Notification 2017 (S 67 of 2017)
imageHousing and Development Act - Housing and Development (Precincts for Lift Upgrading Works) Order 2017 (S 62 of 2017)
imageHousing and Development Act - Housing and Development (Precincts for Upgrading Works) (Home Improvement Programme) (No. 2) Order 2017 (S 63 of 2017)
imageCommon Gaming Houses Act - Common Gaming Houses (Exemption) (No. 7) Notification 2017 (S 64 of 2017)
imageCommon Gaming Houses Act - Common Gaming Houses (Exemption) (No. 8) Notification 2017 (S 65 of 2017)
imageCommon Gaming Houses Act - Common Gaming Houses (Exemption) (No. 9) Notification 2017 (S 66 of 2017)
imageCommon Gaming Houses Act - Common Gaming Houses (Exemption) (No. 6) Notification 2017 (S 21 of 2017)
imageCustoms Act - Customs (Duties) (Amendment) Order 2017 (S 54 of 2017)
imageCustoms Act - Customs (Duties) (Exemption) (Amendment) Order 2017 (S 55 of 2017)
imageCustoms Act - Customs (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S 56 of 2017)
imageCustoms Act - Customs (Authorised Piers and Places) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S 57 of 2017)
imageCustoms Act - Customs (Exemption for Biodiesel Blends) Order 2017 (S 58 of 2017)
imageCustoms Act - Customs (Motor Vehicles Special Tax) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S 59 of 2017)
imageRoad Traffic Act - Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Registration and Licensing) (Amendment No. 2) Rules 2017 (S 60 of 2017)
imageCivil Aviation Authority of Singapore Act - Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (Changi Airport) (Amendment) Notification 2017(S 50 of 2017)
imageRoad Traffic Act - Road Traffic (Authorisation of Use) Notification 2017 (S 51 of 2017)
imageRoad Traffic Act - Road Traffic (Electronic Road Pricing System) (Amendment) Rules 2017 (S 52 of 2017)
imageRoad Traffic Act - Road Traffic (Restriction of Speed on Roads) (Amendment) Notification 2017 (S 53 of 2017)
imageCredit Bureau Act 2016 (Act 27 of 2016)
imageSecurities and Futures (Amendment) Act 2017 (Act 4 of 2017)
imageRoad Traffic Act - Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Registration and Licensing) (Amendment) Rules 2017 (S 46 of 2017)
imageRoad Traffic Act - Road Traffic (International Circulation) (Amendment) Rules 2017 (S 47 of 2017)
imageRoad Traffic Act - Road Traffic (Collection of Reciprocal Road Charge at Woodlands and Tuas Checkpoints) Rules 2017 (S 48 of 2017)
imageRoad Traffic Act - Road Traffic (Composition of Offences) (Amendment) Rules 2017 (S 49 of 2017)

Notices & Directions

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imageIPOS Circular No. 2/2017: Examination practice with respect to shape marks
imageState Ct PD Amendment No. 1 of 2017: New PD 11, 120 image
imageLaw Soc: Consultation paper on Legal Profession (Professional Conduct) Rules for Family and Related Proceedings
imageSup Ct PD Amendment No. 1 of 2017 - Amendments to paras 28, 32, 90, 118, 130, App B

Continuing Legal Education

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imageInternational Structured Finance and Derivatives, Sorbonne-Assas International Law School, 06 Mar (12 public CPD points)image
imagePractical CRS Implementation Workshop, Singapore Trustees Association, 08 Mar (3 public CPD points)image
imageLunchtime Event with Mr Gary Born & Mr Alvin Yeo, SC - The Advocate and The Arbitrator, SIAC, 10 Mar (1 public CPD point)image
imageProtection of Well-known Trademark in China: A Review of Jordan Case, 10 Mar (1.5 public CPD points)image
imageSeminar on Best Practices in Dealing with Client and Third Parties, and an Introduction to the Pre-Action ADR Scheme for NIMA Matters, 17 Mar (3 public CPD points)image
imageCLAS Criminal Law Training Programme 2017 Module 11: Investigation, 23 Mar (1 public CPD point)image
imageLegal Technology Roadshow, Law Soc, 27-28 Mar
imageFinance for Legal Professionals, SAL, 02 Mar (10 public CPD points)image
imageManaging Shipping in Canadian Arctic Waters: Assumptions, Aspirations and Concerns, NUS, 02 Mar
imageStrategic Conflict Management for Professionals (Module 1), SMC, 06-07 Mar (12 public CPD points)image
imageStrategic Conflict Management for Professionals (Module 2), SMC, 08 Mar (18 public CPD points)image
imageLaw Society Mediation Forum, Law Soc, 10 Mar (2 public CPD points)image
imageSCMA Conference 2017: Making Maritime Arbitration Work for You, SCMA, 15 Mar (6 public CPD points)image
imageCLAS Criminal Law Training Programme 2017 Module 10: Theory of the Case, Law Soc, 16 Mar (1 public CPD point)image
imageSMU School of Law's LL.B. Auditing Programme - Company Law, SMU, 20 Feb (36 public CPD points)image
imageTrademark Registration and Use in China: Challenges and Strategies, SMU, 06 Mar (1.5 public CPD points)image
imageImproving Savings and Efficiency in eDiscovery and Incident Response, SCCA, 24 Feb
imageIP/IT Issues in FinTech, IPOS, 23 Mar (3 public CPD points)image