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Commentary

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imageSupreme Court Note: SK Engineering & Construction Co Ltd v Conchubar Aromatics Ltd and another appeal [2017] SGCA 51 (observations regarding assignments of debt which allow schemes of arrangements to be approved in cases where they would otherwise not be)
imageSGX proposes T+2 trade settlement cycle and other changes to securities settlement framework image
imageSGX, ABS, ISCA, Law Society of Singapore and SID launch guide on Handling of Confidential Information and Dealings in Securities: Principles of Best Practice image
imageCCS publishes findings of retail petrol market inquiry image
imageMAS announces new measure to limit unsecured credit to help individuals to avoid over-indebtedness image
imageRepeal of U.S. Net neutrality and what it could mean for Singapore image
imageUS FDA Issues New Guidance for Digital Health image
imageIPOS Case Summary: The Polo/Lauren Company, L.P. v Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club Ltd [2017] SGIPOS 19 image
imageSupreme Court Note: Public Prosecutor v BDB [2017] SGCA 69 (sentencing approach for offences of voluntarily causing grievous hurt under s 325 of the Penal Code)
imageLatest IP developments: Louis Vuitton Malletier v Megastar Shipping Pte Ltd and other suits [2017] SGHC 305 and Starbucks Corporation v Morinaga Nyugyo Kabushiki Kaisha [2017] SGIPOS 18 image
imageImplementing Medical Fee Benchmarks, Compulsory Use of the National Electronic Health Record, and Combatting Antimicrobial Resistance image
imageCCS Market Inquiry on Car Parts in Singapore image
image[UK/EU] The use of English governing law and jurisdiction clauses in the wake of the UK's Brexit decision - where are we now? image
imageReview of anti-commingling framework for banks in Singapore image
imageProposed enhancements to continuous disclosure requirements under the Listing Rules image
imageMAS releases industry transformation map for financial services in Singapore image
imageMAS launches insurance-linked securities grant scheme image
imageMAS seeks comments on proposed liquidity risk management framework for fund management companies image
imageNRIC and Data Protection: Why businesses should review their practice of collecting and using NRIC image
imageParliament introduces Bill to amend Payment and Settlement Systems (Finality and Netting) Act to improve protection of payment transactions image

Judgments

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imageTIC v TID - [2017] SGHCF 30 image
imageB2C2 Ltd v Quoine Pte Ltd - [2017] SGHC(I) 11 image
imageIPOS: The Polo/Lauren Company, L.P. v Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club Ltd - [2017] SGIPOS 19 image
imageNovartis (Singapore) Pte Ltd v Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharma Co - [2017] SGHC 322 image
imageBintai Kindenko Pte Ltd v Samsung C&T Corp - [2017] SGHC 321 image
imageBorneo Ventures Pte Ltd v Ong Han Nam - [2017] SGHC 320 image
imageShepherdson, Terence Christopher v Singapore Recreation Club - [2017] SGHC 323 image
imageTYA v TYB - [2017] SGHCF 29 image
imageTan Eck Hong v Maxz Universal Development Group Pte Ltd and others - [2017] SGHC 309 image
imageEFG Bank AG, Singapore Branch v Teng Wen-Chung - [2017] SGHC 318 image
imageMa Hongjin v SCP Holdings Pte Ltd - [2017] SGHC 319 image

Legislation

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imageTravel Agents Act - Travel Agents Regulations 2017 (S 761 of 2017)
imageTobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) (Amendment) Act 2017 - Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) (Amendment) Act 2017 (Commencement) Notification 2017 (S 768 of 2017)
imageTobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act - Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) (Prescribed Date) Regulations 2017 (S 769 of 2017)
imageTobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act - Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) (Specified Premises - Exemption) Order 2017 (S 770 of 2017)
imageIncome Tax Act - Income Tax (Concessionary Rate of Tax for Approved Trustee Companies) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S 771 of 2017)
imageIncome Tax Act - Income Tax (Concessionary Rate of Tax for Financial Sector Incentive Companies) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S 772 of 2017)
imageCommon Gaming Houses Act - Common Gaming Houses (Exemption) (No. 62) Notification 2017 (S 773 of 2017)
imageCommon Gaming Houses Act - Common Gaming Houses (Exemption) (No. 63) Notification 2017 (S 774 of 2017)
imageEnergy Conservation Act - Energy Conservation (Fuel Economy Labelling) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S 775 of 2017)
imageRoad Traffic Act - Road Traffic (Vehicular Emissions Tax) Rules 2017 (S 776 of 2017)
imageRoad Traffic Act - Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Registration and Licensing) (Amendment No.7) Rules 2017 (S 777 of 2017)
imageRoad Traffic Act - Road Traffic (Exemption from Vehicular Emissions Tax) Order 2017 (S 778 of 2017)
imageRoad Traffic Act - Road Traffic (Exemption from Carbon Emissions Tax) Order 2017 (S 779 of 2017)
imageProtected Areas and Protected Places Act - Protected Places (No. 8) Order 2017 (S 767 of 2017)
imageTobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) (Amendment) Act 2016 - Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) (Amendment) Act 2016 (Saving and Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2017 (S 764 of 2017)
imageTobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act - Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) (Display of Licence - Exemption) Order 2017 (S 765 of 2017)
imageWorkplace Safety and Health (Amendment) Act 2017 - Workplace Safety and Health (Amendment) Act 2017 (Commencement) Notification 2017 (S 766 of 2017)
imageTravel Agents (Amendment) Act 2017 (No. 47 of 2017)
imageCentral Provident Fund Act - Central Provident Fund (Prescribed Amount for Special Account) (Cancellation) Notification 2017 (S 757 of 2017)
imageCurrency Act - Currency (Denominations and Characteristics of Coins) Notification 2017 (S 758 of 2017)
imageGovernment Procurement Act - Government Procurement (Application) (Amendment) Order 2017 (S 759 of 2017)
imageTravel Agents (Amendment) Act 2017 - Travel Agents (Amendment) Act 2017 (Commencement) Notification 2017 (S 760 of 2017)
imageTobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) (Amendment) Act 2016 - Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) (Amendment) Act 2016 (Commencement) (No. 2) Notification 2017 (S 762 of 2017)
imageTobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act - Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) (Licensing) Regulations 2017 (S 763 of 2017)
imagePolice Force Act - Police Force (Exemption) Order 2017 (S 755 of 2017)
imagePrivate Security Industry Act - Private Security Industry (Private Investigation and Security Agencies) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S 756 of 2017)
imageMaritime and Port Authority of Singapore (Amendment) Act 2017 (No. 40 of 2017)
imageCentral Provident Fund (Amendment) Act 2017 (No. 43 of 2017)
imageWorkplace Safety and Health (Amendment) Act 2017 (No. 44 of 2017)
imageEnergy Conservation (Amendment) Act 2017 - Energy Conservation (Amendment) Act 2017 (Commencement) Notification 2017 (S 745 of 2017)
imageEnergy Conservation Act - Energy Conservation (Greenhouse Gas Measurement and Reporting) Regulations 2017 (S 746 of 2017)
imageEnergy Conservation Act - Energy Conservation (Prescribed Regulated Goods) Order 2017 (S 747 of 2017)
imageEnergy Conservation Act - Energy Conservation (Regulated Goods and Registered Suppliers) Regulations 2017 (S 748 of 2017)
imageEnergy Conservation Act - Energy Conservation (Exemption for Registrable Lamps) (Amendment) Order 2017 (S 749 of 2017)
imageEnergy Conservation Act - Energy Conservation (Exemption for New Ventures) Order 2017 (S 750 of 2017)
imageEnergy Conservation Act - Energy Conservation (Composition of Offences) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S 751 of 2017)
imageEnergy Conservation Act - Energy Conservation (Energy Management Practices) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S 752 of 2017)
imageHousing and Development Act - Housing and Development (Maintenance Fees and Rent — Commercial and Industrial Properties and Hawker Stalls) (Amendment) Notification 2017 (S 753 of 2017)
imageParking Places Act - Parking Places (Housing and Development Board) (Amendment No. 4) Order 2017 (S 754 of 2017)
imageSecurities and Futures Act - Securities and Futures (Markets) (Amendment No. 3) Regulations 2017 (S 741 of 2017)
imageNational Registration Act - National Registration (Photographs) Regulations 2017 (S 742 of 2017)
imageNational Registration Act - National Registration (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S 743 of 2017)
imagePassports Act - Passports (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S 744 of 2017)
imageHome Team Corps Act 2017 (Act 32 of 2017)
imageCommon Gaming Houses Act - Common Gaming Houses (Exemption) (No. 60) Notification 2017 (S 736 of 2017)
imageCommon Gaming Houses Act - Common Gaming Houses (Exemption) (No. 61) Notification 2017 (S 737 of 2017)
imageProtected Areas and Protected Places Act - Protected Areas (No. 2) Order 2017 (S 738 of 2017)
imageProtected Areas and Protected Places Act - Protected Places (No. 7) Order 2017 (S 739 of 2017)
imageProtected Areas and Protected Places Act - Protected Places (Amendment No. 2) Order 2017 (S 740 of 2017)
imageCustoms Act - Customs (Duties) (Amendment No. 4) Order 2017 (S 735 of 2017)
imageSale of Food (Amendment) Act 2017 (Act 48 of 2017)
imageSingapore Academy of Law Act - Singapore Academy of Law (Stakeholding) (Amendment) Rules 2017 (S 714 of 2017)
imageSingapore Academy of Law Act - Singapore Academy of Law (Conveyancing Money) (Amendment) Rules 2017 (S 715 of 2017)
imageCentral Provident Fund (Amendment No. 2) Act 2016 - Central Provident Fund (Amendment No. 2) Act 2016 (Commencement) Notification 2017 (S 716 of 2017)
imageCentral Provident Fund Act - Central Provident Fund Act (Amendment of First Schedule) Notification 2017 (S 717 of 2017)

Notices & Directions

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imageState Courts RC No 5 of 2017: designated District Judge for Employment Claims Act 2016 and Community Disputes Resolution Act 2015 image
imageLaw Soc: Restriction on foreign ownership of landed residential property
imageLaw Soc: New HDB Resale Portal - Request for Value
imageLaw Soc: Singapore Academy of Law Conveyancing Money Service Circular No. 1 of 2017
imageLaw Soc: Feedback on the High Court protocol for medical negligence cases
imageSILE: Notice on CPD year 2018 points requirements

Continuing Legal Education

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imageECC-SAL International Mooting Competition 2018 Final, Essex Court Chambers and SAL, 09 Jan 18
imageOil & Gas Arbitration, SIArb, 07 Feb 18 (1.5 public CPD points)image
imageParticipate in Dispute Resolution: Strategic Conflict Management for Professionals (Module 1), SMC, 5-6 Feb 18 (11.5 public CPD points)image
imagePower of CIT To Obtain Information – Must You Give?, SIATP, 31 Jan 18 (2.5 public CPD points) (registration closes 24 Jan 18)image
imageSoft Law In International Arbitration Conference, NUS, 11 Jan 18 (3.5 public CPD points)image
imageLegal and ethical considerations with the advancement of AI and machine learning. What can we learn on the 200th anniversary of Frankenstein?, SMU, 25 Jan 18 (2 public CPD points) (registration closes 23 Jan 18)
imageCML Seminar Series: Crimes on Board Ships at Sea, NUS, 25 Jan 18 (1 public CPD point) (registration closes 18 Jan)image
imageTete-a-Tete with Bar Leaders: Challenges Facing Legal Profession in the New Era!, Law Society, 9 Jan 18 (3 public CPD points) (registration closes 1 Jan 18)image