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Commentary

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imageForeign bank mergers, universal succession and the Singapore Banking Act: Jacob Agam and another v BNP Paribas SA [2017] SGCA(I) 01 image
imageSupreme Court Note: Hii Chii Kok v Ooi Peng Jin London Lucien and another [2017] SGCA 38 (applicable tests for standard of care in medical negligence)
imageE-commerce businesses: Valuation beyond the horizon image
imageAmendments to Companies Act aim to transform Singapore into debt restructuring hub image
imageLatest IP developments: Limited extent of copyright protection over directories – Global Yellow Pages v Promedia; Innovation fund for IP infrastructure; IPOS HMD Circular No. 3/2017 image
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
imageEasing the criteria for the EntrePass Scheme image
imageMinistry of Social and Family Development’s Diversity Action Committee sets higher targets for women’s representation on boards: 20% by 2020, 25% by 2025 and 30% by 2030 image
imageNot waiting until the 18th hole: Resisting forum shopping effectively with the anti-suit injunction image
imageWhy you may want to consider mediation image
imageHow will pro-business President Emmanuel Macron’s agenda impact business in France and the EU? image
imagePublic Consultation on Draft GST Guide on Customer Accounting for Prescribed Goods image
imageSGX amends Listing Rules effective 31 March 2017 for electronic transmission of documents to shareholders and alignment with Companies Act image
imageMAS to introduce Green Bond Grant scheme to incentivise issuance of green bonds image
imageRecognition of foreign office-holders: How far does it go? image
imageCCS conducts market study on supply of formula milk image
imageWhither punishment and deterrence in contract law? Examining the rejection of punitive damages and its implications on the penalty rule image
imageTime to Do Right by Databases image
imageMAS proposes framework for Singapore Variable Capital Companies for collective investment schemes image
imageWithdrawal from Investment Treaties: An omen for waning investor protection in the AsiaPacific region? image

Judgments

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imageUBD v UBE - [2017] SGHCF 14 image
imageZeleenah Begum v KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital Pte Ltd (trading as KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital) - [2017] SGHC 126 image
imageLakshmi Anil Salgaocar v Vivek Sudarshan Khabya - [2017] SGHC 120 image
imageChua Siew Peng v Public Prosecutor and another appeal - [2017] SGHC 128 image
imageUES Holdings Pte Ltd v KH Foges Pte Ltd - [2017] SGHC 114 image
imageChampion Management Pte Ltd v Kee Onn Engineering Pte Ltd - [2017] SGHC 116 image
imagePublic Prosecutor v Kong Hoo (Pte) Ltd and another appeal - [2017] SGHC 129 image
imagePublic Prosecutor v Koh Thiam Huat - [2017] SGHC 123 image
imageBMO v BMP - [2017] SGHC 127 image
imageAries Telecoms (M) Bhd v ViewQwest Pte Ltd (Fiberail Sdn Bhd, third party) - [2017] SGHC 124 image
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
imageOversea-Chinese Banking Corp Ltd v Salim bin Said and other matters - [2017] SGHCR 07 image
imageMd Shohel Md Khobir Uddin v Chen Yongbiao and another - [2017] SGHC 109 image
imagePublic Prosecutor v Shanmugam a/l Applanaidu - [2017] SGHC 101 image
imageChinpo Shipping Co (Pte) Ltd v Public Prosecutor - [2017] SGHC 108 image
imagePT Sandipala Arthaputra v STMicroelectronics Asia Pacific Pte Ltd and others - [2017] SGHC 102 image

Legislation

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imageBanking Act - Banking (Credit Card and Charge Card) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S 261 of 2017)
imagePostal Services Act - Postal Services (Exemption from Section 26B) Order 2017 (S 260 of 2017)
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)
imageRapid Transit Systems Act - Rapid Transit Systems (Creation of Rights) (No. 5) Notification 2017 (S 240 of 2017)
imagePlanning Act - Planning (Exemption under Section 53) (No. 3) Notification 2017 (S 241 of 2017)
imageHousing and Development Act - Housing and Development (Precincts for Lift Upgrading Works) (No. 3) Order 2017 (S 237 of 2017)
imageTown Councils Act - Town Council of Chua Chu Kang (Conservancy and Service Charges) By-laws 2017 (S 238 of 2017)
imageIncome Tax Act - Income Tax (Concessionary Rate of Tax for Financial Sector Incentive Companies) Regulations 2017 (S 239 of 2017)
imageThe Kwong-Wai-Shiu Free Hospital (Transfer of Undertaking and Dissolution) Act 2017 (Act 21 of 2017)

Notices & Directions

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imageState Ct RC No 3 of 2017: Manual filing under Employment Claims Act 2016 image
imageSLA: Practice Circular No. 1 of 2017 image

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 (2 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)
imagePractical Technology Series: Basic Legal Research, SAL, 20 Jun (6 public CPD points) image
imageThe CLAS Criminal Law Training Programme 2017 Module 24: Sexual Offences, Law Soc, 29 Jun (1 public CPD point)image
imageIP Issues in Social Media, IP Academy, 12 Jul (3 public CPD points) imageimage
imageYSIAC Conference 2017 - Evolution and Innovation: Keeping Pace with the Future of Arbitration, SIAC, 9 Jun (6 public CPD points)image
imageThe CLAS Criminal Law Training Programme 2017 Module 22: Experts, Law Soc, 15 Jun (1 public CPD point)image
imageStrategic Conflict Management for Professionals Module 1, SMC, 19-20 Jun (12 public CPD points)image
imageThe CLAS Criminal Law Training Programme 2017 Module 23: Immigration Consequences, Law Soc, 22 Jun (1 public CPD point)image
imageChocolate, Fashion and Teddy Bears: Non- Traditional Trademarks Unplugged, SMU, 02 June (2 public CPD points)image
imageSeminar on Cybersecurity for Lawyers, Law Soc, 18 May (2 public CPD points) imageimage
imageNetworking Skills for Lawyers (Workshop and Event), Law Soc, 22 May (2 public CPD points) imageimage