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Headlines

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imageSMRT Trains COO jailed in second conviction for drink driving
imageDirector used fake invoices to get $25m in funds
imageBill to give Iras more powers to probe serious tax crimes
imageNational effort to fight financial crime
imageWhen a driverless car knocks down someone, who is to blame?
imageMore jail time to rehabilitate man who killed wife
imageBusinessman's life term changed to death after appeal
imageGoodluck Garden to go to High Court over collective sale
imageFirst man sentenced under Organised Crime Act
image$153k fine for employers of victims in Geylang fire
imageNew judicial commissioner appointed to Supreme Court
imageADV: Research positions at the NUS Centre for Maritime Law
imageSGX enters new era as it starts dual-class shares for qualifying IPOs
imageProsecution seeks 4 years' jail for dentist
imageReal estate firm told to pay couple $210k they lost in NZ scam
imageSurgeon suspended over 'professional misconduct'
imageRetiree's jail term for oral sex with boy increased
imageOffenders should have consecutive jail terms for separate crimes: Chief Justice
imageADV: SUSS Law - The Human Face of Law
image27 complaints against oBike this year: Case
imageS'pore and Malaysia must comply fully with 1962 water treaty: MFA
imageTeacher who paid for massage with fake notes loses appeal
imageMagnus Energy confirms former MD's lawsuit
imageoBike blames new rules for Singapore exit, but writing already on the wall
imageSelect Committee verifying information received, will release report later this year: Janil
imageAustralian court approves Marine Bay Sands' bid to reclaim $8m from tycoon
imageCourt rejects caregiver's bid to lift protection orders against her
imageMore people caught for having illegal cigarettes
imageEarning less than S$2,500, 'disguised executives' call for overtime compensation
imageJail term sought for S'porean woman in US Navy graft case
imageInsurance for freelancers to guard against income loss
imageMOM takes action against 276 companies for lapses in machinery safety
imageTuaspring move for debt moratorium to be heard on July 6
imageM&A appetite up among oil and gas firms
imageCop jailed one year for being gang member
imageKeppel Club cuts monthly fee to $1
imageNew dawn for Noble as Goldilocks ends trench fight over debt revamp
imageCourt gives Hyflux 6-month break from creditors; company in search of S$200m rescue financing
imagePacific Radiance to sweeten the latest offer: observers
imageCourt orders freeze on $1m of assets in dispute over wills

Commentary

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imageJournals Online: Singapore Academy of Law Annual Lecture 2017 – “Lawyers and the Public Interest: Is There Still Honour in the Profession?” [Lecture]
imageJournals Online: Legal Profession
imageSecurities and Futures (Clearing of Derivatives Contracts) Regulations 2018: MAS to require central clearing of OTC derivatives from 1 October 2018 image
imageSFEMC publishes revised version of The Singapore Guide to Conduct and Market Practices for the Wholesale Financial Markets (The Blue Book) image
imageCartier International AG and others (Respondents) v British Telecommunications Plc and another (Appellants) [2018] UKSC 28 (on appeal from [2016] EWCA Civ 658)
imageMonetary Authority of Singapore (Sanctions and Freezing of Assets of Persons - Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) Regulations 2016 amended with effect from 4 May 2018 image
imageSingapore Court Rejects Application to Adjourn Enforcement Proceedings Pending Setting Aside Challenge in Arbitral Seat image
imageMinLaw invites proposals to pilot new business models for moneylending image
imageJournals Online: Admiralty and Shipping Law
imageMAS, EDB, IMDA, IBF collaborate to accelerate AI adoption in Singapore financial sector image
imageSingapore's New Insolvency & Restructuring Regime – One year on image
imageMAS issues revised Notices 610 and 1003: Reducing duplicate data submissions for banks and merchant banks and removing DBU-ACU divide image
imageMAS supports Wolfsberg Group initiative to improve banks’ access to cross-border financial services image
imageMAS Issues Consultation Paper on Guidelines on Provision of Financial Advisory Service and Design of Advisory and Sales Forms image

Judgments

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imageMillennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc v Drug Houses of Australia Pte Ltd - [2018] SGHC 149 image
imagePublic Prosecutor v Kong Peng Yee - [2018] SGCA 31 image
imagePublic Prosecutor v Chia Kee Chen and another appeal - [2018] SGCA 30 image
imageBiofuel Industries Pte Ltd v V8 Environmental Pte Ltd and another appeal - [2018] SGCA 28 image
imagePublic Prosecutor v Chua Hock Leong - [2018] SGCA 32 image
imagePublic Prosecutor v Raveen Balakrishnan - [2018] SGHC 148 image
imageBNX v BOE and another appeal - [2018] SGCA 29 image
imageNoor Azlin Bte Abdul Rahman v Changi General Hospital Pte Ltd and others - [2018] SGHC 146 image
imageInzign Pte Ltd v Associated Spring Asia Pte Ltd - [2018] SGHC 147 image
imageSunrise Industries (India) Ltd v PT OKI Pulp & Paper Mills and another - [2018] SGHC 145 image
imageYuanta Asset Management International Limited and another v Telemedia Pacific Group Limited and another and another appeal - [2018] SGCA(I) 03 image
imageGanesh Paulraj v Avantgarde Shipping Pte Ltd - [2018] SGHC 140 image
imageAL Shams Global Ltd v BNP Paribas - [2018] SGHC 143 image

Legislation

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imageBankruptcy Act - Bankruptcy (Fees) (Amendment) Rules 2018 (S 417 of 2018)
imageBankruptcy Act - Bankruptcy (Debt Repayment Scheme) (Amendment No. 2) Rules 2018 (S 418 of 2018)
imagePublic Trustee Act - Public Trustee (Fees) (Amendment) Rules 2018 (S 419 of 2018)
imageEnvironmental Protection and Management Act - Environmental Protection and Management (Vehicular Emissions) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2018 (S 420 of 2018)
imageMedical and Elderly Care Endowment Schemes Act - Medical and Elderly Care Endowment Schemes (Medifund Committees) (Amendment No. 5) Order 2018 (S 421 of 2018)
imageMedical and Elderly Care Endowment Schemes Act - Medical and Elderly Care Endowment Schemes (Approved Institutions) (Amendment No. 3) Notification 2018 (S 422 of 2018)
imageEnergy Conservation Act - Energy Conservation (Fuel Economy and Vehicular Emissions Labelling) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (S 423 of 2018)
imageRoad Traffic Act - Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Registration and Licensing) (Amendment No. 2) Rules 2018 (S 424 of 2018)
imageRoad Traffic Act - Road Traffic (Vehicular Emissions Tax) (Amendment) Rules 2018 (S 425 of 2018)
imageSecurities and Futures Act - Securities and Futures (Offers of Investments) (Disapplication of Division 2 of Part XIII) (No. 3) Order 2018 (S 426 of 2018)
imageRemote Gambling Act 2014 - Remote Gambling (Exemption) (No. 2) Order 2018 (S 427 of 2018)
imageCentral Provident Fund Act - Central Provident Fund (Home Protection Insurance Scheme) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (S 416 of 2018)
imagePrivate Hospitals and Medical Clinics Act - Private Hospitals and Medical Clinics (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2018 (S 414 of 2018)
imageGoods and Services Tax Act - Goods and Services Tax Act (Amendment of First Schedule) Order 2018 (S 415 of 2018)
imageRoad Traffic Act - Road Traffic (Public Service Vehicles) (Amendment No. 2) Rules 2018 (S 412 of 2018)
imageRoad Traffic Act - Road Traffic (Chauffeured Private Hire Car and Taxi Vocational Licence Demerit Points System) (Amendment) Rules 2018 (S 413 of 2018)

Notices & Directions

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imageLaw Soc: Survey on Citation of Acts without Chapter Numbers

Continuing Legal Education

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imageSingapore Insolvency Conference 2018, LawSoc, 23-24 Jul (12 public CPD points)image
imageWhy You Are Not Yet an Arbitrator: Revisiting Dezalay & Garth After Two Decades, Maxwell Chambers, 7 Aug (1 public CPD point)image
imageLegal Chronicles: War Crimes, SAL, 30 Jul (1 public CPD point)image
imageBusting Services Transactions Myths, SIATP, 11 Jul
imageIPM Course and Toolkit for Procurement Officers, IP Academy, 16 Aug
imageNavigating Your Career in Today's Economy, SAL, 03 Aug (1 public CPD point)image
imageGame Changing Evidence Management and Review for Everyday Cases: Introduction to Evidence Review Platforms, SAL, 03 Aug (2 public CPD points)image
imageWorkshop on How to Negotiate Effectively (and not feel like an A-Hole), LawSoc, 06-07 Aug (12 public CPD points) (registration closes 23 Jul) imageimage
imageSAL Annual Review Seminar - Securities and Financial Services Regulation, SAL, 11 Jul (1.5 public CPD points)image
imageIP Issues in R&D Collaborations, IP Academy, 14 Aug (3 public CPD points)image
imageTalent Management and Succession Planning For Legal Practitioners (2nd Run). LawSoc, 02-03 Aug (12 public CPD points)image
imageCLAS Criminal Law Training Programme 2018 - Session 20: Impeachment, LawSoc, 02 Aug (1 public CPD point)image
imagePractice Law Seminar 2018, NUS, 01 Aug (6 public CPD points)image
imageBusiness Valuation Conference 2018: Valuation in the future economy, IVAS-IVSC, 11 Oct (early bird closes 29 Jun)
imageIPM Course and Toolkit for Procurement Officers, IP Academy, 05 Jul
imageArguing The World: A Logocratic Explanation Of "Post-Truth" Law And Politics, 16 Aug (1 public CPD point) image