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Straits Times / 19 Aug 2019

Bursary helps to ease law student's financial worries

NUS law student Quek Lu Yi applied for financial aid and received a bursary which covers a portion of her fees. She subsequently sent a thank-you letter, which PM Lee mentioned in his speech yesterday.

Straits Times / 15 Aug 2019

When robots take on the role of lawyers in mediating disputes

Algorithms and big data, however, are fast entering the often mystery-shrouded world of alternative dispute resolution. This is much the result of the rapidly increasing demand for the kind of data analytics being harnessed in American litigation...
TODAY / 16 Aug 2019

Set minimum age for women seeking abortion: Voices

The writer says it is inconsistent that under-21s cannot vote or consent to marry, and under-19s cannot buy cigarettes, for instance — but anyone may seek an abortion regardless of age. 

Straits Times / 08 Aug 2019

Lower rates for copyright dispute mediation

The World Intellectual Property Organisation, which has handled arbitration and mediation cases in Singapore since 2010, said 35 per cent of its cases related to copyright issues.

Business Times / 08 Aug 2019

Half-price side offer to unsecured lenders: Lum

Revelation of this alleged offer, made in Hyflux CEO's affidavit, is unlikely to affect the deal on the table with Utico; adviser Borrelli Walsh denies the existence of such an offer.

Straits Times / 03 Aug 2019

Mediation a critical subject for S'pore law schools: Edwin Tong

Senior Minister of State for Law and Health Edwin Tong (with red tie), with National University of Singapore (NUS) law dean Simon Chesterman (at far left) and Ministry of Law Deputy Secretary Han Kok Juan (behind Mr Tong), interacting with...
Business Times / 01 Aug 2019

The top global tax trends to watch

New proposals that are being discussed at the OECD this year could transform the global tax system and have dramatic implications for cross-border trade and investments.

Straits Times / 01 Aug 2019

Strong deterrents needed to deal with deviant preachers

Besides foreign speakers and new media that warrant an update to the scope of the MRHA, steps can also be taken to ensure that the legislation's ability to achieve its intended objective - that of preserving Singapore's religious harmony...
Business Times / 01 Aug 2019

Why cybersecurity must be top-of-mind during M&As

Traditional due diligence during the M&A process involves a heavy focus on areas such as finance, legal and human resources - with cybersecurity often coming in as an afterthought.

Straits Times / 31 Jul 2019

Man wins appeal against hanging, gets life term instead

A brothel operator, originally sentenced to death for murdering a pimp who worked for him, avoided the hangman's noose yesterday after the Court of Appeal allowed his appeal and sentenced him to life imprisonment instead.

Straits Times / 31 Jul 2019

University's top law grad an 'accidental law student'

Mr Aaron Yoong says he learnt the most outside the classroom. He has had his work published in top academic journals and taken part in international mooting competitions. He was also part of a team from Singapore Management University that...
Straits Times / 30 Jul 2019

Consumer watchdog discussing action against Huawei

The consumer watchdog has contacted the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) to discuss actions that could be taken against tech giant Huawei for a recent controversial promotion of a smartphone that led to ugly scenes at its...
Business Times / 27 Jul 2019

The Pines club members sue Peter Kwee for damages

On Friday, 103 members sued Exklusiv Resorts Pte Ltd, the owner of the now defunct The Pines club, and its director, motoring tycoon Peter Kwee, for alleged deceit, negligence, misstatement and breach of contract.

Business Times / 24 Jul 2019

JLC law firm seeks S$32.1m from two companies and their owner

JLC on Monday filed its defence to a S$3 million lawsuit from dormitory operator Aik Chuan Construction, and is also counter-suing Aik Chuan Construction, Aik Chuan Investment and Ken Lim Yew Ming, the owner of these two companies.

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Business Times / 24 Jul 2019

JLC law firm seeks S$32.1m from two companies and their owner

JLC on Monday filed its defence to a S$3 million lawsuit from dormitory operator Aik Chuan Construction, and is also counter-suing Aik Chuan Construction, Aik Chuan Investment and Ken Lim Yew Ming, the owner of these two companies.

Business Times / 27 Jul 2019

The Pines club members sue Peter Kwee for damages

On Friday, 103 members sued Exklusiv Resorts Pte Ltd, the owner of the now defunct The Pines club, and its director, motoring tycoon Peter Kwee, for alleged deceit, negligence, misstatement and breach of contract.

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