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Singapore Law Watch / 13 Nov 2019

ADV: Careers at SAL for legal minds

Itching to contribute to the legal sector beyond practising in it ? Join us for a fulfilling and cutting-edge career at SAL. Applications open.

Business Times / 11 Nov 2019

When should companies issue profit warnings?

A firm should release a profit warning if it has material information which is likely to have a material effect on the price or value of its securities, or which may create a false market.

Straits Times / 07 Nov 2019

Low Thia Khiang to keep out of any AHTC discussion on recusal

Former Workers' Party (WP) chief Low Thia Khiang told reporters last night that he would refrain from participating in any meeting or discussion by the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) on whether he and fellow MP Sylvia Lim should recuse...
Singapore Law Watch / 07 Nov 2019

ADV: Deputy Research Director (Law Reform Committee)

Work closely with the members of the Committee (including the judiciary) to design and execute long-term, substantive law reform projects. Monitor legislative, regulatory, and industry developments related to the projects.

Business Times / 05 Nov 2019

Compulsory registration for drones from Jan 2 next year

The mandatory registration and stiffer penalties come in the wake of two illegal drone incursions that disrupted operations at Changi Airport in June, resulting in 55 flight delays and eight diversions.

Business Times / 29 Oct 2019

Entrenching Sias is not the solution

The law needs to evolve to better empower minorities to champion their own rights, not appoint a permanent custodian who may not, tomorrow, be the crusader it is today.

Straits Times / 25 Oct 2019

Should dishonest doctors be struck off?

Many examples of cases where doctors have received terms of suspension for acts of dishonesty which, if committed by lawyers, would almost certainly have warranted the sanction of a striking off: CJ Menon

Straits Times / 24 Oct 2019

Lawyer fined for breaching conveyancing account rules

Mr Dhanwant Singh, who acted for the sellers of a $5.8 million Serangoon Road property, contravened professional rules by depositing $100,000 paid by an interested buyer into his firm's clients' account rather than its conveyancing one.
Straits Times / 23 Oct 2019

Ex-CEO who sexually assaulted boy found unfit for caning

According to an assessment by prison doctors, the vertebral fracture and multi-level degenerative disc disease made him unfit for caning. Prosecutors sought an additional one-year jail term in lieu of caning for the 49-year-old foreign national.
Straits Times / 22 Oct 2019

Bail halved for lawyer accused of misappropriation

Zaminder Singh Gill, 56, who is said to have committed the offences while working with Hilborne Law, was charged last week with three counts of criminal breach of trust as an attorney.

TODAY / 22 Oct 2019

When the courts have to rule on government decisions

In 2016, the Court of Appeal ruled that the Government's detention of alleged international football match-fixing kingpin Dan Tan Seet Eng did not fall within the scope of the law. The author notes that the case signified that there were...

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Straits Times / 20 Oct 2019

S'pore's pro bono heroes

Seven lawyers receive long-service awards for giving free legal help in death-penalty cases.

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