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If there is a lesson to be learnt from this case, it is that all matters that concern money should be put in writing, especially if you are dealing with companies.
Cicada is now being wound up after banks started shutting accounts linked to troubled businessman Ng Yu Zhi.
MOC signed between Singapore and Japan to strengthen legal cooperation on matters of mutual interest including international commercial dispute resolution and people-to-people exchanges in the legal sector.
Mr Roger Yee Heng Khay, as Angliss' former business development manager, took over 100 files containing confidential information when he was about to join the company's competitor, Indoguna.
Twelve healthcare firms have been charged with abetting a self-employed foreign doctor by engaging him at their clinics when he did not have a valid work pass.
Wedding couples and vendors who have been affected by recent Covid-19 restrictions will benefit from an extension of two months to the free mediation offered by the Ministry of Law.
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With her ill-gotten gains, Aggiss Tan Shu Han bought branded bags and gold jewellery.
The author says that consumers spend their hard-earned income on insurance premiums and most would not have the resources to explore legal action against their insurers given the circumstances if the need arises.
The author says that small landlords are always at the mercy of their tenants and hopes that the government can provide a fair and just approach instead of imposing a blanket mandatory order like before.
A working group has been set up to study issues that arise, should any restructuring proceed.
The increase in GST rate from 7 per cent to 9 per cent is to take place by 2025.
This is the first time a company or individual has been prosecuted for such an offence.
The rapidly changing set of restrictions and the complicated requirements for support schemes have caused confusion, uncertainty and disruption over the past few weeks.
Embracing digital will be the key to Singapore's next wave of growth.
In this webinar, participants will better appreciate the intricate workings and close and symbiotic relationship between the civil and Muslim Law jurisprudential approaches through discussions of case decisions in the past year.
Minlaw introduced the Courts (Civil and Criminal Justice) Reform Bill for First Reading in Parliament on 26 July 2021.
A key plank of the Bill is to simplify some legal terms to make laws easier for people to understand.
Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Edwin Tong said there must be constant changes to further improve race relations in Singapore.
The new Tripartite Committee on Workplace Fairness will examine policy options to strengthen Singapore's efforts to tackle workplace discrimination and uphold workplace fairness.
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The extension of the SIP comes as the business environment continues to be challenging for some sectors, even as Singapore transitions towards an endemic Covid-19 situation: MinLaw.
Many commercial tenants have asked the authorities to intervene and mandate landlords to extend rental relief.
The Court of Appeal ordered a retrial as S K Murugan Subrawmaniam had previously chosen to remain silent.
To secure his extradition, S'pore had assured UK there would be no corporal punishment.
Justice Tay Yong Kwang agreed with a lower court judge that the state of Ong Si Mien’s mental condition — postnatal depression — did not justify departing from the usual custodial sentence for such offences.
Justice Choo said in his written judgment that there was no merit to the argument which on the face of it, made no legal sense.
The 26-hour course gives participants a 360 in-depth study of various aspects of this practice area. SkillsFuture Credit and Maritime Cluster Fund training grant applicable.
The compulsory rest day will take effect by the end of next year to give employers time to adjust to the changes.
Alan Tan Chai Soon, who denied hitting Ms Cabacungan, was given a discharge amounting to an acquittal for three counts of voluntarily causing hurt to the maid and another charge of using criminal force on her.
MAS chief Ravi Menon said there may be a need for a property gains tax or an inheritance tax to address wealth inequality.
This webinar will provide a global view of the rise of pre-pack as a restructuring tool, focusing on India, Singapore, UK and the US with practitioners from these locations discussing their own cases.
Move after 3-year restructuring bid means 34,000 retail investors likely to get nothing.
His conduct at trial and highly aggravated nature of the offences merited a sentence that was "firmly punitive" and a deterrent: DPPs
Sembmarine cited collapse in oil prices, and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic as reasons for its earlier proposed S$1.5 billion rights issue.
An amicable divorce model allows those who already wish to divorce to do so in a less acrimonious manner, says the writer, noting that safeguards will remain in place to ensure that couples have considered their separation seriously.
Court hearing lawsuit orders firm that holds assets worth millions to be wound up.
Purported trading didn't happen, documents supporting it were forged: Interim judicial managers.
The author says that there is a need for a council comprising government representatives, insurance professionals and actuaries to determine the fairness behind insurers' decisions on what affects insurability and premium amounts.
Cybercrooks are casting wider nets to snag the unwary as working from home makes it easier for attackers to infiltrate computer networks and infect devices, causing cyberattacks to increase exponentially.
Law Society Pro Bono Service is inviting applications for the post of Criminal Legal Aid Scheme (CLAS) Fellow. The tenure will be for 1 year and applications can be submitted to [email protected] Closing date: 23 July 2021.
UN treaty makes enforcement of pacts easier; he also cites potential for more S'pore-India tie-ups in mediation.
Amid Singapore's increasingly complex challenges, the last thing it needs is the non-constructive circularity in the trade pact's debate.
It is one of 9 properties in S'pore and Australia that are among assets frozen by High Court.
High Court upholds their conviction for attacking domestic helper, who escaped by climbing out of window.
Iras will review issue if S'pore residents can't leave due to travel ban, flight unavailability.
Law Society Pro Bono Service is inviting applications for the post of Criminal Legal Aid Scheme (CLAS) Advocate. The tenure will be for 2 years and applications can be submitted to [email protected]
Singaporean businessman Ng Yu Zhi who was charged with fraud and cheating in one of Singapore's largest suspected investment fraud schemes led a lavish lifestyle that perpetuated his image of a successful trader.
Sias has requested that Utico gives an undertaking by July 21 that the deposit will be released to Hyflux immediately upon a court grant to extend the judicial management.
Sias questioned the necessity and criticality of this rights issue and asked for an update on Sembmarine's financial position and operating conditions.
Prosecutors decided to discontinue the criminal proceedings against Lim and administer the warning upon reviewing available evidence: AGC
The scam has been described as the largest case of fraud perpetrated against a public institution in Singapore.
Evidence sought from individuals, crypto entities in bid to trace allegedly stolen funds.
Singapore must become a high-productivity, high-wage, high-cost economy.
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She had sought over $4m in damages from husband's sister in defamation lawsuit; High Court judge said the damages sought were "entirely overblown and out of all proportion compared to existing precedent".
The statutory demand arose from a court order in 2018 concerning the division of matrimonial assets of about $40.5 million.
The implications for maritime rights under international law.is a matter of potentially vast consequence which sees less discussion in the public domain.
The definition of gambling differs across the different laws here, but MHA intends to amend it to cover a broader scope that will be technology-neutral.
White knight suitor Utico is making a last-ditch attempt to intervene in Hyflux's winding-up process.
Competition by itself is not a bad thing, but adversarial competition, particularly between the US and China, can be problematic, said DPM Heng Swee Keat.
Proposed changes to laws could make it easier to argue that certain uses of copyrighted material such as in memes might not entail infringement.
The three-judge court said it was minded to order costs against him for the application, which amounted to an abuse of process and was in substance a "backdoor appeal".
But some wonder how practical it would be to go after all offending parties.
The suggested amendments cover more than just set-top boxes and streamed shows and also apply to any commercial dealings of copyright-infringing works through devices or services, including offers to sell such works.
The coalition will allow the LSPBS, which is the Law Society's pro bono arm, and other organisations to coordinate efforts in providing legal aid for workers.
It will be possible to complete the full dispute resolution process online and includes the advisory stage, lodging a claim, mediation and post-mediation tasks such as payment monitoring by 2023.
Some of the 424 investors have agreed in principle to do so, says KPMG.
Along with Hin Leong, Ocean Tankers came under full judicial management in August 2020.
Singapore's position as a city-state at the crossroads of trade and globalisation is a double-edged sword for Singaporeans, creating opportunities but also making people susceptible to job discrimination: Pritam Singh
AI systems allow for interrogation of mistakes and adverse outcomes in a manner not possible with traditional legal actors.
Gender advocacy group Aware released a series of policy wish lists stemming from discussions with 191 residents here.
Novena Global Healthcare co-founder had tried for voluntary arrangement with creditors.
Court documents reveal an acrimonious relationship between the man and his family.
The prisoners are asking the High Court to declare that the Attorney-General and the Singapore Prisons Service have acted unlawfully.
HDB will waive the financial penalty and the one-year wait-out period for BTO buyers who are successful in their appeal.
The Ministry of Social and Family Development is working with the Ministry of Health to promote the importance of planning early.
Strengthening the Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices is one measure Mr Patrick Tay believes would help address the fairness and localisation of jobs for professionals, managers and executives.
Under the current Copyright Act, creators and performers do not have the right to be identified when their work or performance is used.
Selling set-top boxes offering pirated streamed shows will soon be outlawed.
Finance Minister says there's no need to draw on past reserves to fund measures for Phase 2 and 3 Heightened Alert.
Strictly barring offensive speech makes it safe for minority races to discuss their experiences, he says.
The EIP was introduced in 1989 to achieve a balanced racial mix in Housing Board flats.
A three-judge apex court dismissed his arguments, saying that there was no merit to his appeal.
The updated law will empower police officers to make forced entry into premises such as homes to protect people from injury or death, among other proposed changes.
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