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Headlines

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imageEngage patients? Yes, but don't expect doctors to mind-read: Forum
imageProtection orders for children nearly triple
imageRise of the shared workspace
imageGreen shipping struggles in old-fashioned industry
image90 neighbour disputes settled in tribunals
imageAussie court cuts S'porean duo's jail terms
imageSenior homes ready to respond when feuds arise
imageAcademia and Practice: Law Professors who impress both in the lecture hall and the courtroom
image'Labour Court' title should be dropped: High Court
imageMerpati Road holdouts in process of moving out
imageADV: SAL - 1-Year Temporary Inside Sales Representative (Commission Based)
imageWakaf properties to get upgrades in Muis initiative
imageBaby Bonus cash gift, too, meant only for children born to married couples, says MSF
imageBioethics casebook to guide courtrooms
imageJail for road bully who drove dangerously on PIE
imageSingapore files rebuttal to Malaysia's application on Pedra Branca
imageMore older workers staying employed till 65
imageEY survey shows up irony in millennial employees and ethical behaviour
imageHigh hopes for single digital platform for Asean e-commerce
imageSix convicted City Harvest Church leaders barred from having control of any charity
imageEx-remisier fined S$9,000 in 1MDB-linked corruption case
imageADV: SAL - Assistant Manager / Manager (Training), Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC)
imageNo extra perks if unwed mums adopt own children: Forum
imageMost S’poreans concerned about fake news: BBC study
imageADV: Choose to study law with Birmingham City University!
imageADV: SCCE - Become certified in compliance and ethics
imageNTUC Foodfare seeks $443k from SIA Engineering in suit
imageMan jailed 20 months, fined for taking kickbacks from vendors
imageLawyers want apex court to clarify term 'bookmaker'
imageNew controls raise the bar in fight against corruption but companies must step up
imageMarket discipline comes with its own caveats
imageChallenge filed against changes to elected presidency
imageLate June hearing likely for Tan Cheng Bock's case
imageS'pore, Poland ink pacts to boost economic ties
imageMore volunteers needed to help young suspects
imageS'pore's business community ready for Belt and Road projects
imageWithers KhattarWong takes stock of its Singapore-global alliance
imageADV: SAL - Assistant Director, Chief Executive’s Office
imageBaltic Exchange outlines its growth plans
imageHeritage East condo MC has 4 months to fix carpark system
imageDrug trafficker hanged after exhausting avenues of appeal
image17 years' jail, 24 strokes of cane for MacRitchie rapist
imageStiffer sentence sought for card cheat
imageGallop Stable fined $9k for cruelty to horse
imageWorker hurt while 'moonlighting' wins negligence claim
imageLegal test on doctors' negligence: MOH, AGC studying impact
imageEx-detainees launch book to mark 1987 arrests, call for ISA to be abolished
imageControlling prices of formula milk may cause more problems: Forum
imageSingapore joins global panel to regulate drone use
imageNew laws will help ailing firms stay afloat
imageFamily violence is everyone's business: Forum
imageBoosting energy efficiency to curb carbon emissions
imageCommentary: Can governments stop fake news?
imageADV: SAL - Manager / Assistant Manager (Marketing Communications), Business Development

Commentary

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imageCourt of Appeal considers asymmetric arbitration agreement image
imageRe-examining purpose clauses and Quistclose trusts image
imageEU Court thwarts prompt ratification of EU Singapore Free Trade Agreement image
imageSupreme Court Note: Global Yellow Pages Limited v Promedia Directories Pte Ltd and another matter [2017] SGCA 28 (Sections 27, 35, 200 Copyright Act)
imageSGX announces establishment of Singapore Exchange Regulation Pte. Ltd. (SGX RegCo) image
imageProtecting personal data in outsourcing agreements ­ what we can learn from a recent case image
imagePDPC revises anonymisation guidelines and updates healthcare sector guidelines image
imageInternational debt restructuring In Asia image
imageCompany Fined S$90,000 under the Workplace Safety and Health Act for Workplace Safety Lapses image
imageRegulations issued under Trustees Act to enhance transparency and control of Singapore trusts image
imageTestamentary capacity to do a will image
imageLiability of an Organisation for Data Protection Breaches Committed by ANY person “in the Course of Employment” image
imageSingapore High Court rules that banks’ security interests over goods survive commingling image

Judgments

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imageLee Tat Development Pte Ltd v Management Corporation Strata Title Plan No 301 - [2017] SGHC 121 image
imageAng Lilian (Hong Lilian) v Public Prosecutor - [2017] SGHC 119 image
imageAbdul Ghani bin Tahir v Public Prosecutor - [2017] SGHC 125 image
imageSyed Nomani v Chong Yeow Peh - [2017] SGHC 117 image
imageMST Ruma Khatun v T & Zee Engineering Pte Ltd and another - [2017] SGHC 115 image
imageBMI v BMJ - [2017] SGHC 112 image
imageTactic Engineering Pte Ltd (in liquidation) v Sato Kogyo (S) Pte Ltd - [2017] SGHC 103 image
imageFong Wai Lyn Carolyn v Kao Chai-Chau Linda and others - [2017] SGHC 111 image
imageJacob Agam and another v BNP Paribas SA - [2017] SGCA(I) 01 image
imagePublic Prosecutor v Pramanik Liton - [2017] SGHC 110 image

Legislation

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imageEstate Agents Act - Estate Agents (Exemption) Order 2017 (S 254 of 2017)
imageMedical and Elderly Care Endowment Schemes Act - Medical and Elderly Care Endowment Schemes (Medifund Committees) (Amendment No. 4) Order 2017 (S 255 of 2017)
imageMedical and Elderly Care Endowment Schemes Act - Medical and Elderly Care Endowment Schemes (Approved Institutions) (Amendment No. 4) Notification 2017 (S 256 of 2017)
imageInterpretation Act - Interpretation (Temporary Reduction of Electronic Road Pricing System Charges) Order 2017 (S 257 of 2017)
imageCommon Gaming Houses Act - Common Gaming Houses (Exemption) (No. 24) Notification 2017 (S 258 of 2017)
imagePeople’s Association Act - People’s Association Act (Amendment of Schedule) Notification 2017 (S 259 of 2017)
imageCommon Gaming Houses Act - Common Gaming Houses (Exemption) (No. 20) Notification 2017 (S 250 of 2017)
imageCommon Gaming Houses Act - Common Gaming Houses (Exemption) (No. 21) Notification 2017 (S 251 of 2017)
imageCommon Gaming Houses Act - Common Gaming Houses (Exemption) (No. 22) Notification 2017 (S 252 of 2017)
imageCommon Gaming Houses Act - Common Gaming Houses (Exemption) (No. 23) Notification 2017 (S 253 of 2017)
imageBanking (Amendment) Act 2016 (Act 5 of 2016)
imagePlanning Act - Planning (Exemption under Section 53) (No. 4) Notification 2017 (S 248 of 2017)
imageArms and Explosives Act - Arms and Explosives (Government Arms Exhibitions — Exemption from Section 13) Order 2017 (S 249 of 2017)
imageCommon Gaming Houses Act - Common Gaming Houses (Exemption) (No. 19) Notification 2017 (S 242 of 2017)
imageTown Councils Act - Town Councils (Governance) Rules 2017 (S 243 of 2017)
imageCompanies (Amendment) Act 2017 - Companies (Amendment) Act 2017 (Commencement) (No. 2) Notification 2017 (S 244 of 2017)
imageCompanies Act - Companies (Proofs of Debt in Schemes of Arrangement) Regulations 2017 (S 245 of 2017)
imageCompanies Act - Companies (Prescribed Arrangements) Regulations 2017 (S 246 of 2017)
imageCompanies Act - Companies (Prescribed Companies and Entities) Order 2017 (S 247 of 2017)

Continuing Legal Education

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imageSCL(S) Construction Law Conference 2017 - Construction Law and Practice in Changing Times, SCL, 14 Sep (6 public CPD points)image
imageCompany Law, Due Diligence & Directors’ Duties Seminar, RHT Law Taylor Wessing, 09 Jun (3 public CPD points) imageimage
image2017 Summer Course, Sorbonne-Assas International Law School, 03-21 Jul (40 public CPD points) imageimage
imageSeminar on Share Purchase Agreements & Recent Amendments to Stamp Duties Act, Law Soc, 06 Jun (1.5 public CPD points)