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Headlines

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imageSiblings charged with overseas graft offences
imageDisplay private-hire car licence, decal or face penalties
imageReits, trusts under scrutiny with new governance index
imageJudgment soon on legal challenge over presidential election
imageNGO study finds 'gaps in Labour Court system'
imageFrom apathy to multi-stakeholder action for our biodiversity
imageMAS favours going after errant bankers
imageS’pore fails to meet minimum standards in human trafficking: US
imageProtecting patients and doctors alike
imageOptions limited as 99-year leases shorten, but homeowners not in rush to sell
imageICC Court sets up case management office in Singapore
imageWell-known cancer surgeon gets 8-month suspension for professional misconduct
imageSecurity personnel for Pink Dot tripled ahead of event
imageConsider dedicated South China Sea commission to settle disputes
imageHarassment over views on LGBT issues 'unacceptable'
imageShipping sector has reasons for cheer
imageMAS allows banks to invest in some non-financial businesses
imageVan Cleef & Arpels can use 'Mystery Set' only for jewellery
imageRising number nabbed at checkpoints
imageGovernments strike back with rebuttals and new laws
imageSingaporean couple in $52m divorce case
imagePM Lee given deed of gift in official capacity: Minister
imageWhy robots won't steal accountants' jobs
imageTwo ways to preserve buildings and sites
imageRethink labelling of children as illegitimate
imageSimpler rules to draw more venture capital managers
imageTwo parts to demolition clause in will: Indranee
imageTreatment critical but challenging, say experts
imageUpholding truth and trust in news
imageCity Harvest ruling guides judge in similar case
imageMost law firms likely to renew leases
imageDemolition, conservation among four options for 38 Oxley Road

Commentary

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imageSingapore signs the BEPS MLI - the key changes and what they mean for you image
image[MYS] Intellectual property case updates - Malaysia image
imageMAS consultation paper II on draft regulations pursuant to the Securities and Futures Amendment Act image
imageStatutory employment law changes that will come into force on 1 July 2017 image
imageProhibition Orders in Singapore: An introduction image
imageDSFO v ENRC: The English court clarifies and restates the law on privilege in internal investigations image
imageIPOS Case Summary: FMTM Distribution Limited v Van Cleef & Arpels S.A. [2017] SGIPOS 06 image
imageThe HKMA’s Bank Culture Reform Circular: How is it relevant to me? image
imageOf “Likes” and Luck: Social media and gaming regulations image
imageIn brief: Contract, Building & construction, Landlord & tenant image
imageMAS proposal on robo-advisers image
imageNew end-user statement format for strategic goods permits in Singapore image
image[IND] India: Foreign Investment Promotion Board abolished image
imageExtension and refinement of the aircraft leasing scheme in Singapore image
imageMAS proposes regulations for provision of Digital Advisory Services image
imageCriteria for removal of liquidators image

Judgments

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imageRohini d/o Balasubramaniam v Yeow Khim Whye Kelvin and another - [2017] SGHC 149 image
imagePublic Prosecutor v Pannir Selvam Pranthaman - [2017] SGHC 144 image
imageUDA v UDB and another - [2017] SGHCF 16 image
imagePublic Prosecutor v Suthakar J Raman and another - [2017] SGHC 142 image
imageChia Foong Lin v Singapore Medical Council - [2017] SGHC 139 image
imageLaw Society of Singapore v Udeh Kumar s/o Sethuraju and another matter - [2017] SGHC 141 image
imageAng Peng Tiam v Singapore Medical Council and another matter - [2017] SGHC 143 image
imageGoh Chan Peng and others v Beyonics Technology Ltd and another and another appeal - [2017] SGCA 40 image
imageTUC v TUD - [2017] SGHCF 15 image
imageFMTM Distribution Limited v Van Cleef & Arpels S.A. - [2017] SGIPOS 06 image
imageHazel Florist & Gifts Pte Ltd - [2017] SGPDPC 09 image
imageDataPost Pte Ltd - [2017] SGPDPC 10 image

Legislation

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imageGovernment Contracts Act - Government Contracts (Authorisation) Notification 2017 (S 333 of 2017)
imageRoad Traffic Act - Road Traffic (Carbon Emissions Tax) (Amendment) Rules 2017 (S 334 of 2017)
imageRoad Traffic Act - Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Registration and Licensing) (Amendment No. 4) Rules 2017 (S 335 of 2017)
imagePublic Utilities Act - Public Utilities (Water Supply) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2017 (S 336 of 2017)
imagePublic Utilities Act - Public Utilities (Protection of Water Pipes Infrastructure) Regulations 2017 (S 337 of 2017)
imageSewerage and Drainage Act - Sewerage and Drainage (Protection of Public Sewerage System) Regulations 2017 (S 338 of 2017)
imagePlanning Act - Planning Act (Amendment of Fourth Schedule) Order 2017 (S 339 of 2017)
imageSecurities and Futures Act - Securities and Futures (Offers of Investments) (Shares) (Exemption for Units of Shares) Regulations 2017 (S 330 of 2017)
imageSecurities and Futures Act - Securities and Futures (Reporting of Derivatives Contracts) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2017 (S 331 of 2017)
imageAccountants Act - Accountants (Public Accountants) (Amendment No. 2) Rules 2017 (S 332 of 2017)
imageMedical and Elderly Care Endowment Schemes Act - Medical and Elderly Care Endowment Schemes (Medifund Committees) (Amendment No. 5) Order 2017 (S 328 of 2017)
imageIncome Tax Act - Income Tax (Prescribed Ship Management Services) Rules 2017 (S 329 of 2017)
imageInfectious Diseases Act - Infectious Diseases (Notification of Infectious Diseases) (Exemption) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S 325 of 2017)
imageRequisition of Resources Act - Requisition of Resources (No. 2) Order 2017 (S 326 of 2017)
imageRoad Traffic Act - Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Registration and Licensing) (Amendment No. 3) Rules 2017 (S 327 of 2017)
imageHousing and Development Act - Housing and Development (Precincts for Upgrading Works) (Home Improvement Programme) (No. 4) Order 2017 (S 324 of 2017)
imageConstitution of the Republic of Singapore - Public Service (Special and Senior Personnel Boards) (Amendment No. 4) Order 2017 (S 323 of 2017)
imageSmall Claims Tribunals Act - Small Claims Tribunals (Amendment) Rules 2017 (S 321 of 2017)
imageSupreme Court of Judicature Act - Rules of Court (Amendment No. 2) Rules 2017 (S 322 of 2017)
imageCommon Gaming Houses Act - Common Gaming Houses (Exemption) (No. 29) Notification 2017 (S 319 of 2017)
imageUndesirable Publications Act - Undesirable Publications (Prohibition) (Amendment) Order 2017 (S 320 of 2017)
imageArms and Explosives Act - Arms and Explosives (Commemorative Artillery Shell Casing — Exemption from Section 13) (Amendment) Order 2017 (S 308 of 2017)
imageActive Mobility Act 2017 - Active Mobility Act 2017 (Commencement) Notification 2017 (S 309 of 2017)
imageRoad Traffic (Amendment) Act 2017 - Road Traffic (Amendment) Act 2017 (Commencement) Notification 2017 (S 310 of 2017)
imageRoad Traffic Act - Road Traffic Act (Amendment of Second Schedule) Order 2017 (S 311 of 2017)
imageRoad Traffic Act - Road Traffic (Public Service Vehicles) (Amendment) Rules 2017 (S 312 of 2017)

Continuing Legal Education

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imageStrategic Conflict Management for Professionals Module 1, SMC, 10-11 Jul (12 public CPD points)image
imageThe CLAS Criminal Law Training Programme 2017 Module 26: Military Prosecutions, Law Soc, 13 Jul (1 public CPD point)image
imageFamily Justice Practice Forum 2017 - Family Justice 2020:"Through the Right Doors", Law Soc, 14 July (6 CPD points)image
imageThe CLAS Criminal Law Training Programme 2017 Module 25: Drug Cases, Law Soc, 06 Jul (1 public CPD point)image
image4th Conference of the EU-Asia Corporate Governance Dialogue Series: Corporate Governance In A Changing Enviroment, NUS, 07 Jul (4.5 public CPD points) imageimage
imageICC Institute Training for Tribunal Secretaries, International Chamber of Commerce, 29-Jun (4.5 public CPD points)image
imageThe United States' Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Understanding Its Reach And Implications, SMU, 15 Sep (2.5 public CPD points)image
imageSmall Law Firm Series 2017, Session 1: Branding and Marketing in the Third Decade of the 21st Century, SAL, 27 Jun (1.5 public CPD points) imageimage
imageSmall Law Firm Series 2017, Session 2 : How to Avoid Common Mis-Steps Along the Process Leading to a Civil Trial, SAL, 29 Jun (1.5 public CPD points) imageimage
imageHague Choice of Courts Convention and Accent Delight, SCCA, 26 Jul
imageWhen Litigation Looms - Practical Tips for In-House Lawyers, SCCA, 02 Aug
imageUnravel Complexity: Practical knowledge for legal & IP, eDiscovery and compliance, SCCA, 12 Sep
imageArbitrator Conflicts of Interest: Are the Modern Safeguards Sufficient?, SIArb, 06 Sep (1.5 public CPD points)image
imageThe Historical Context of the Glivec Patent Case and Delhi University Copyright Case, SMU, 14 July (1.5 public CPD points)image