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He sets out why 1938 law on gross indecency in public needs to conform to Constitution.
We assure Mr Chan that lawyers have a responsibility to charge fairly for the work done, or risk disciplinary action.
This is to proactively detect unlicensed activities involving digital payment tokens.
PDPC is currently working with other training partners like the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, National University of Singapore Law Academy, Singapore Management University Academy and Singapore Polytechnic.
In the latest legal development, Mr Soh has taken issue with three statements published by the firm on OneRun’s website — on Oct 21 last year, and on April 2 and 9 this year.
If more complaints or civil suits are filed against doctors, doctors would have to pay more in licensing fees and insurance fees and will seek to recover the money from patients via higher consultation and operation fees.
Law provides assurance, predictability and order in an interdependent but polarised world order: Chief Justice
Potential buyers' successful suit over aborted deal was complicated by Chan's bankruptcy.
The regulatory arm of the Singapore Exchange (SGX RegCo) is joining hands with the Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers (SISV) to set standards for property valuation for public companies here.
Take the QLTS assessments, the fast track route to qualify as a solicitor in the UK. No training or experience requirement.
Lim Chai Heng, a businessman, pleaded guilty yesterday to a charge of causing death by a rash act, which carries a maximum sentence of five years in jail and a fine.
As part of these legal proceedings, ACPAM has also obtained an interim injunction from the Singapore High Court against Mr Wang and Mr Pan.
Latest four fresh charges bring total to 26 that he's been slapped with.
He is said to have prescribed chemotherapy agent without first having man undergo tests. The case is apparently a first in which a doctor is charged with causing death by a rash act under Section 304A(a) of the Penal Code.
CCCS looking into use of exclusive agreements and refusal of service by such operators and virtual kitchens.
The High Court also ruled that the second wife, a Filipina living in Canada, was ineligible to receive the money as she no longer practised the Islamic faith, based on Islamic legal advice.
Secure your place at this two-day conference which has become a must-attend event in the diaries of private client practitioners.
What Low Thia Khiang, Sylvia Lim did was 'inexcusable' and 'egregious', he says.
They did so to ensure FMSS could be appointed without tender, says judge.
Setting out whether the defendants owed Aljunied-Hougang Town Council fiduciary duties, the judge said the Town Council Act provides for the town council to be seen as a body corporate.
Systemic control failures that represented a breach of duties of skill and care by the town councillors: Justice Ramesh
Pasir Ris-Punggol Town Council also plans to recover monies due in next round of hearings.
Work at the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) continues in earnest, Workers' Party (WP) chief Pritam Singh said, even as he and fellow Aljunied GRC MPs Sylvia Lim and Low Thia Khiang study a High Court judgment issued yesterday.
Zero1 is first telco here to flout data privacy laws after failing to secure customers' details.
Professor Douglas Samuel Jones has been appointed as an international judge of the Singapore International Commercial Court from Nov 1, 2019.
Court rejects ex-husband's claims divorce was 'fake' and that Singapore has no jurisdiction.
Move to include more areas follows feedback from global business, arbitration communities.
The Legal Aid Bureau will use a revised means test procedure from Oct 16 to identify suitable applicants while an independent panel will review deserving applicants who may not have satisfied the criteria.
Koon Holdings and its subsidiary Koon Construction & Transport (KCT) have applied for a 90-day debt moratorium as they intend to propose and implement a scheme of arrangement with their creditors.
John Tan, vice-chairman of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP), has asked the courts to declare that he is eligible to run in the upcoming General Election despite a fine earlier this year for contempt of court.
Joint hearings for separate filings, says LGBT rights activist Roy Tan who is latest plaintiff.
Soh has been embroiled in a dispute with Liew since October last year, when the former, in a Facebook post, disputed Liew's account of a contested act of sportsmanship that occurred during the 2015 SEA Games marathon final.
Boh Soon Ho is on trial for strangling Zhang Huaxiang, 28, to death with a bath towel in his Circuit Road flat after she rejected his sexual advances.
In the biggest arbitration award ever handed out by the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the United States was last week given the right to impose punitive tariffs on its largest trading partner, the European Union.
A maid agency in Bukit Timah Shopping Centre. Foreign domestic workers can now get free mediation services at a non-profit organisation that may lead to legally binding settlement agreements.
As a judicial commissioner of the Supreme Court of Brunei, Justice Kannan Ramesh will spend up to a month in Brunei each year to read, hear and write judgments on primarily commercial cases and certain civil ones.
The Supreme Court will continue to consist of the Court of Appeal, which will remain the apex court, and the High Court. However, the High Court will be restructured into the General Division of the High Court and the Appellate Division.
Changes allow for higher penalties, swifter action to be taken over offensive statements.
If not managed properly, religious leaders may divide society along political lines: MPs
The case is in connection with unit TYN Group's acquisition of TYN Investment Pte Ltd from ERC Holdings.
The prosecution sought imprisonment of 18 months - the highest ever for an offence under the SFA section that requires the issuance of a prospectus for the offering of securities.
Several MPs yesterday called for Singapore to shore up its secular public space and ensure religious leaders do not exert undue influence on public policy.
Activist Jolovan Wham, 39, was fined S$3,200 in February for organising an assembly without a permit in 2016 and for refusing to sign his police statement on the case.
While prosecutorial decisions cannot be dictated by the pressure of public opinion, something is not quite right if a prosecutor is constantly making decisions that cause public consternation: former chief prosecutor Mavis Chionh.
Disallowing it from doing so will deprive it from either a defence or a reduction of the claim.
Republic's position is to improve current value creation concept instead of one that focuses on size of the market.
Stay of execution allowed as prosecutors seek to overturn decision.
The FJC might wish to consider ordering interim maintenance early in the process so that at least the children's financial well-being is taken care of..
Former remisier testifies that alleged mastermind will drip-feed them financially after making them bankrupt.
Repeat offender brandished sickle at officers after crashing stolen vehicle through barrier.
The Online Citizen editor Terry Xu remarked that ST publishes falsehoods in a Facebook post and in an article titled "ST removes defamatory letter from site after TOC Editor issues letter of demand".
Move is part of effort to make infrastructure projects more bankable and investable.
New online system will benefit court users such as those seeking deputyship powers.
From firms' point of view, if ride-hailing drivers - or food delivery riders - are classed as employees, the business model may not work as cost, flexibility and responsiveness will be negatively affected.
To apply, please email your detailed resume, details of your notice period and contact particulars of 2 referees by 12 October 2019 to [email protected].
Proposal by competition watchdog on right track but needs harsher penalties, they say.
It is imperative that new legislation also addresses the psychological and ethical issues faced by sperm or egg donors, and donor-conceived offspring.
Breaching the rules, AGC said, could risk prejudicing or interfering with court proceedings — meaning such cases are sub judice or under judicial consideration.
It comes 6 months after her death, pending full assessment of damages.
Anita Damu, 51, is appealing against her jail term of two years and seven months for, among other things, pouring scalding hot water over her domestic worker and using a hot iron to hurt her.
More professional-services firms in Singapore have set up specialised departments to capture business opportunities from among startups.
Pofma kicks in today; challenging minister's decision could cost $200, take no more than nine days.
Sticking points in deal put Utico's position in doubt; talks to carry on with other parties.
A former remisier testified that when he asked his client Quah Su-Ling if she was manipulating the market, she gave him the response "What are you scared of? My house is full of lawyers".
The startup is looking to restructure about US$209 million owed to some 1,800 convertible noteholders and trade creditors. Mr Ong, a restructuring specialist, plans to do this via a debt-to-equity swap.
Mr Terry Xu, who filed his application in the High Court on Sept 26, said he wanted Mr Lee Hsien Yang and Dr Lee Wei Ling to bear the damages if he is found to have defamed PM Lee in an Aug 15 article published by The Online Citizen.
Watchdog wants transparency after study finds users paying more than expected.
Practices commonly used here by travel websites, such as drip pricing, which adds fees in the checkout process, are outlawed in other countries, said Mr Toh Han Li.
The recent British Supreme Court's decision is part of a growing trend elsewhere of judges stepping in and making decisions on controversial political matters.
Upon release, Farrera-Brochez has to abide by strict conditions to prevent further leaks.
Blogger had argued PM's suit against him is abuse of court process.
Lawyers and workers advised to assess cases carefully, consider work injury compensation.
For the first time, a Singaporean lawyer has been named to chair a leading global law firm.
National University of Singapore undergraduate Terence Siow Kai Yuan, who pleaded guilty to one count of outraging the modesty of a woman on an MRT train, was sentenced on Wednesday to 21 months of supervised probation.
Uber acquisition proceeded in good faith that it will "create more efficiencies and benefits for the public in the e-hailing sector".
Advertisers must confirm their identity and say who is behind ads, among other measures.
Singapore Athletics' (SA) executive director Syed Abdul Malik Aljunied on Wednesday filed his defence against the defamation lawsuit brought about by national marathoner Soh Rui Yong.
Media platform accepts foreign grant money but denied that contributors influence its editorial decisions.
Claims totalling more than $3.7 million were made.
Such interference is an age-old affair, but the Internet has revolutionised this, he says.
All four accused of multiple offences including falsification of accounts, cheating and forgery; three of them face additional disclosure breaches under SFA.
To apply, please e-mail your detailed resume, notice period and contact particulars of 2 referees to [email protected] Shortlisted candidates will be notified for an interview from end-Sep 2019.
Li Shengwu, the nephew of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, said that he has filed his defence affidavit and his legal team has taken advice from Mr Pannick in the past two years.
Georgia Lee turned funds into loans to earn interest on them.
In July, Leslie Khoo Kwee Hock was sentenced to life in prison for murdering Chinese engineer Cui Yajie. He is now appealing against his conviction and sentence.
Offshore marine services firm pacific radiance and its two units have applied to Singapore's High Court to extend a debt moratorium that expires on Oct 17, 2019.
Embattled start-up's headcount down; key investor and chairman resigns from board.
On Sept 19, Hyflux and three of its subsidiaries applied to the court to extend their debt moratorium by another two months until November. The applications will be heard in court on Sept 30, when the previous extension expires.
The new fund structure will create more opportunities for Singapore's asset management industry as well as enhance the city's role as an important Asia gateway for fund managers and investors.
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Preventing divorces rather than coping with the onset of one needs to take higher priority.
Accused allegedly lied grad had completed training needed to enrol in Bar exam course.
As a senior director at TSMP, Jeffrey Chan Wah Teck SC will focus on white-collar crime, regulatory investigations, medical negligence and investment disputes.