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Straits Times / 01 Aug 2021

Man wins $400k case due to good networking

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.

Straits Times / 30 Jul 2021

Fullerton Healthcare co-founders in legal spat

Private equity specialist credited with transforming Singapore-based Fullerton Healthcare Corp into an Asia-Pacific healthcare management firm is embroiled in a legal spat with his two partners in relation to its potential billion-dollar...
Straits Times / 30 Jul 2021

PAP wings, Aware issue recommendations on women's issues

The women's and youth wings of the People's Action Party (PAP) and the Association of Women for Action and Research (Aware) released two separate papers calling on the Government to take action to tackle discrimination and advance...
Straits Times / 22 Jul 2021

Make divorce more amicable: Opinion

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. 

Straits Times / 21 Jul 2021

Greater scrutiny needed over denied claims: Forum

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.

Singapore Law Watch / 20 Jul 2021

ADV: Hiring: CLAS Fellows

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.

Straits Times / 18 Jul 2021

Ceca is not a four-letter word: Opinion

Amid Singapore's increasingly complex challenges, the last thing it needs is the non-constructive circularity in the trade pact's debate.

Singapore Law Watch / 17 Jul 2021

ADV: Hiring: CLAS Advocates

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]

Business Times / 16 Jul 2021

Diamonds, nickel - and S$1.46b of failed promises

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.

Straits Times / 14 Jul 2021

Widow awarded $40,000 in suit against sister-in-law

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".

Singapore Law Watch / 14 Jul 2021

ADV: Hiring: CLAS Advocates

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]

Straits Times / 13 Jul 2021

Plans to broaden scope of laws on gambling

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.

Singapore Law Watch / 13 Jul 2021

ADV: Hiring: CLAS Fellows

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.

Straits Times / 10 Jul 2021

Employment disputes to be fully managed online by 2023

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.

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Business Times / 16 Jul 2021

Diamonds, nickel - and S$1.46b of failed promises

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.

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