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Commentary

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imageSingapore Court of Appeal five-judge panel lays down general rule that punitive damages cannot be awarded for breach of contract: PH Hydraulics & Engineering Pte Ltd v Airtrust (Hong Kong) Ltd and another appeal [2017] SGCA 26 image
imageVirtual Currencies: More than just a (digital) token? image
imageMCI and CSA consult on proposed Cybersecurity Bill image
imageSHC: High Court Sets Aside Arbitral Award image
imageChanges to employee benefits under Child Development Co-Savings Act and Retirement and Re-employment Act effective 1 July 2017 image
imageComments on the Building Maintenance and Strata Management (Amendment) Bill (Bill no. 29/2017) image
imageSingapore Court of Appeal clarifies doctrine of forum election and includes possibility of transfer to SICC in the analysis of forum non conveniens: Rappo, Tania v Accent Delight International Ltd & Anor and another appeal [2017] SGCA 27 image
imageCross Border M&A Index image
imagePublic consultation for proposed amendments to the Singapore Personal Data Protection Act image
imageMAS posts FATF public consultation paper on “Draft Guidance for Private Sector Information Sharing” on website image
imageSHC: Singapore court sets aside first investor-state arbitral award image
imageMAS posts BCBS Guidance Paper on “Sound management of risks related to money laundering and financing of terrorism” on website image
imageSHC: Cross claims, counterclaims and set-offs from another construction contract – Permissible in an adjudication? image
imageIPOS Case Summary: Apple Inc. v Xiaomi Singapore Pte Ltd [2017] SGIPOS 10 image
imageRegulations on reporting of derivatives contracts amended to defer deadline for reporting of counterparty information in certain cases to 1 January 2019 image
image[CHN] Highlights of China’s 2017 Foreign Investment Catalogue image
imageSingapore High Court considers director’s liability for company’s money laundering: Abdul Ghani bin Tahir v PP [2017] SGHC 125 image
imageThe rise of ICOs, Digital Tokens and Virtual Currencies - Do securities regulations apply? image

Judgments

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imageLeong Chee Kin (on behalf of himself and as a minority shareholder of Ideal Design Studio Pte Ltd) v Ideal Design Studio Pte Ltd and others - [2017] SGHC 192 image
imageMWA Capital Pte Ltd v Ivy Lee Realty Pte Ltd (in liquidation) - [2017] SGHC 216 image
imagePublic Prosecutor v Adri Anton Kalangie - [2017] SGHC 217 image
imagePoh Fu Tek and others v Lee Shung Guan and others - [2017] SGHC 212 image
imageSK Engineering & Construction Co Ltd v Conchubar Aromatics Ltd and another appeal [2017] SGCA 51 image
imageTSH and another v TSE and another and another appeal and another suit - [2017] SGHCF 21 image
imageAmin bin Abdullah v Public Prosecutor - [2017] SGHC 215 image
imageBGC Partners (Singapore) Limited v Kevin Tan Wee Hiong - [2017] SGHC 214 image
imageGulf Hibiscus Ltd v Rex International Holding Ltd and another - [2017] SGHC 210 image
imageNg Djoni v Miranda Joseph Jude - [2017] SGHCR 13 image
imagePublic Prosecutor v Ong Chee Heng - [2017] SGHC 213 image
imageHSBC Bank (Singapore) Ltd v Shi Yuzhi - [2017] SGHC 211 image
imageNalpon Zero Geraldo Mario v Law Society of Singapore - [2017] SGHC 206 image
imagenTan Corporate Advisory Pte Ltd v TT International Limited - [2017] SGHC 207 image
imageTan Cheng Bock v Attorney-General - [2017] SGCA 50 image
imageMataban Development Pte Ltd v Black Knight Warrior Pte Ltd - [2017] SGHCR 12 image
imagePublic Prosecutor v Chan Lie Sian - [2017] SGHC 205 image
imageRe Asia Petan Organisation Pte Ltd - [2017] SGHC 204 image
imageTrisuryo Garuda Nusa Pte Ltd v SKP Pradiksi (North) Sdn Bhd and another and another appeal - [2017] SGCA 49 image
imageFMTM Distribution Ltd v Tan Jee Liang Trading as Yong Yew Trading Company image
imageApple Inc. v Xiaomi Singapore Pte Ltd [2017] SGIPOS 10 image
imageGD Midea Air Conditioning Equipment Co Ltd v Tornado Consumer Goods Ltd and another matter - [2017] SGHC 193 image
imagePan-United Shipping Pte Ltd v Cummins Sales and Service Singapore Pte Ltd - [2017] SGHC 198 image

Legislation

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imageConstitution of the Republic of Singapore - Public Service (Personnel Boards and Appeals Board) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S 478 of 2017
imageConstitution of the Republic of Singapore - Public Service (Special and Senior Personnel Boards) (Amendment No. 5) Order 2017 (S 479 of 2017)
imageEnvironmental Protection and Management Act - Environmental Protection and Management (Vehicular Emissions) (Amendment No. 3) Regulations 2017 (S 480 of 2017)
imageMonetary Authority of Singapore Act - Monetary Authority of Singapore (Sanctions and Freezing of Assets of Persons — Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S 481 of 2017)
imageCo-operative Societies Act - Co-operative Societies (Exemption under Section 97) (No. 2) Order 2017 (S 482 of 2017)
imageIncome Tax Act - Income Tax (Exemption of Foreign Income) (No. 9) Order 2017 (S 483 of 2017)
imageTerrorism (Suppression of Misuse of Radioactive Material) Act 2017 - Terrorism (Suppression of Misuse of Radioactive Material) Act 2017 (Commencement) Notification 2017 (S 484 of 2017)
imageTerrorism (Suppression of Financing) Act - Terrorism (Suppression of Financing) Act (Amendment of Second Schedule) Order 2017 (S 485 of 2017)
imageCorruption, Drug Trafficking and Other Serious Crimes (Confiscation of Benefits) Act - Corruption, Drug Trafficking and Other Serious Crimes (Confiscation of Benefits) Act (Amendment of Second Schedule) (No. 2) Order 2017 (S 486 of 2017)
imageExtradition Act - Extradition (International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism) Notification 2017 (S 487 of 2017)
imageExtradition Act - Extradition Act (Amendment of First Schedule) Notification 2017 (S 488 of 2017)
imageMutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act - Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act (Amendment of Second Schedule) Notification 2017 (S 489 of 2017)
imageCommon Gaming Houses Act - Common Gaming Houses (Exemption) (No. 40) Notification 2017 (S 490 of 2017)
imageNewspaper and Printing Presses Act - Newspaper and Printing Presses (Exemption from Part III of Act) (Amendment No. 3) Order 2017 (S 477 of 2017)
imageMaritime and Port Authority of Singapore Act - Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (Scale of Dues, Rates and General Fees) (Amendment No. 2) Notification 2017 (S 474 of 2017)
imageRequisition of Resources Act - Requisition of Resources (No. 4) Order 2017 (S 475 of 2017)
imageIntoxicating Substances Act - Intoxicating Substances (Approved Centres) Notification 2017 (S 476 of 2017)
imageAdministration of Muslim Law (Amendment) Act 2017 (Act 33 of 2017)
imagePublic Transport Council Act - Public Transport Council Act (Amendment of Third Schedule) Order 2017 (S 473 of 2017)
imageHousing and Development Act - Housing and Development (Precincts for Upgrading Works) (Home Improvement Programme) (No. 7) Order 2017 (S 471 of 2017)
imageCommon Gaming Houses Act - Common Gaming Houses (Exemption) (No. 39) Notification 2017 (S 472 of 2017)
imageRoad Traffic (Amendment) Act 2017 - Road Traffic (Amendment) Act 2017 (Commencement) (No. 5) Notification 2017 (S 463 of 2017)
imageRoad Traffic Act - Road Traffic (Autonomous Motor Vehicles) Rules 2017 (S 464 of 2017)
imageRoad Traffic Act - Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Construction and Use) (Amendment) Rules 2017 (S 465 of 2017)
imageRoad Traffic Act - Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Lighting) (Amendment) Rules 2017 (S 466 of 2017)
imageRoad Traffic Act - Road Traffic (Regulation of Speed) (Amendment) Rules 2017 (S 467 of 2017)
imageRoad Traffic Act - Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Seat Belts) (Amendment) Rules 2017 (S 468 of 2017)
imageRoad Traffic Act - Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Rear and Side Markings) (Amendment) Rules 2017 (S 469 of 2017)
imageRoad Traffic Act - Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Speed Warning Device) (Amendment) Rules 2017 (S 470 of 2017)
imageGoods and Services Tax Act - Goods and Services Tax (General) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2017 (S 461 of 2017)
imageIncome Tax Act - Income Tax (Exemption of Foreign Income) (No. 8) Order 2017 (S 462 of 2017)
imageCommon Gaming Houses Act - Common Gaming Houses (Exemption) (No. 37) Notification 2017 (S 459 of 2017)
imageCommon Gaming Houses Act - Common Gaming Houses (Exemption) (No. 38) Notification 2017 (S 460 of 2017)

Continuing Legal Education

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imageRisk, Uncertainty and Complexity: Overcoming these barriers for Cross-Border Transactions, SCCA, 13 Sep
imageThe Fundamentals of International Legal Business Practice, LawSoc, 14 Sep (6 public CPD points) image
imageHandling Financial Experts in Court, LawSoc, 16-23 Sep (17 public CPD points) image
imageGlobal Corporate Governance Conference: “Purpose, Values & Culture – How Does it Drive Governance?", Securities Investors Association (Singapore), 18 Sep (3 public CPD points)image
imageIntermediate/Advanced Parenting Coordination Training Programme, LawSoc, 18-20 Sep (18 public CPD points) imageimage
imageAll Things China, SCCA, 25 Oct
imageA Practical Guide to Third Party Funding, SAL, 13 Sep (1.5 public CPD points) image
imageIP Dispute Resolution in the U.S., IP Academy, 19 Oct (3 public CPD points)image
imageDesign Law Reform Conference, NUS, 19-20 Sep (10 public CPD points)image
imageRegional cooperation in the Mediterranean Sea: Lessons for the South China Sea?, NUS, 30 Aug imageimage
imageBOOK: International Intellectual Property and the Asean Way: Pathways to Interoperability imageimage
imageBOOK: The Commercial Appropriation of Fame imageimage
imageEntrepreneurship And Innovation - Brands' Opportunities In Today's Economy, SMU, 27 Sep (2.5 public CPD points)image
imageeLitigation Cause Book Search (CBS) Training, SAL, 08 Sep (3 public CPD points) imageimage
imageBasic Written Advocacy Workshops (Module 5), Law Soc, 12 Sep (1.5 public CPD points)image
imageBasic Parenting Coordination Training Programme, Law Soc, 13-15 Sep (18 public CPD points) imageimage
imagePDPA Consultation Paper, SCCA, 30 Aug
imageJust Jubilee Fun & Fair for all, Law Soc, 07 Oct