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Business Times / 22 Jun 2021

Law firms in Singapore jump on the ESG bandwagon

While work in this area has largely centred on corporate advisory, lawyers involved in these matters are expecting larger and more contentious matters, such as mergers and acquisitions and disputes, in time to come.

Singapore Law Watch / 19 Jun 2021

ADV: Deputy Research Director, Law Reform Committee

The successful candidate will work closely with Law Reform Committee to design and execute long-term, substantive law reform projects and monitor legislative, regulatory, and industry developments.

Singapore Law Watch / 12 Jun 2021

ADV: Deputy Research Director, Law Reform Committee

The successful candidate will work closely with Law Reform Committee to design and execute long-term, substantive law reform projects and monitor legislative, regulatory, and industry developments.

Straits Times / 11 Jun 2021

Look beyond tax breaks to draw investors

The likelihood is that to attract investments going forward, Singapore will have to rely less on tax carrots and more on its innate advantages such as its political stability, skilled workforce, infrastructure, reliable legal system, and...
Straits Times / 10 Jun 2021

20 years' jail for man behind chopper rampage in office

Warehouse worker hacked one boss to death, severely injured another, threatened a third; assessed to be suffering from major depressive disorder, which significantly reduced his responsibility for his actions. 

Singapore Law Watch / 07 Jun 2021

ADV: Deputy Research Director, Law Reform Committee

The successful candidate will work closely with Law Reform Committee to design and execute long-term, substantive law reform projects and monitor legislative, regulatory, and industry developments.

Straits Times / 03 Jun 2021

SMU equips grads to work in intersection of tech and law

Firms may inadvertently tread into murky waters in areas such as privacy, fake news and intellectual property with the global technology scene, an intersection which traditional lawyers and programmers may not be able to navigate due to limits in...
Straits Times / 02 Jun 2021

Harsher penalties for traffic offences in school zones

MHA said this move follows an increase in traffic accidents resulting in elderly pedestrian casualties from 223 in 2015 to 317 in 2019. Last year, the elderly made up more than 80 per cent of pedestrian fatalities.

Singapore Law Watch / 29 May 2021

ADV: Deputy Research Director, Law Reform Committee

The successful candidate will work closely with Law Reform Committee to design and execute long-term, substantive law reform projects and monitor legislative, regulatory, and industry developments.

Lianhe Zaobao / 27 May 2021

Helming a team of legal elite to nurture talent

Professor Goh Yihan discusses the challenges he faces as head of the Yong Pung How School of Law, his hopes for the school, what he thinks of law school rankings, and the school’s admission criteria.

Straits Times / 27 May 2021

Singapore pushes on with efforts to curb human trafficking

The conviction of Jonathan Ching on Tuesday under the Prevention of Human Trafficking Act cast a spotlight on the issue of human trafficking in Singapore - and how crimes that do not entail people being smuggled across the country's...

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Lianhe Zaobao / 27 May 2021

Helming a team of legal elite to nurture talent

Professor Goh Yihan discusses the challenges he faces as head of the Yong Pung How School of Law, his hopes for the school, what he thinks of law school rankings, and the school’s admission criteria.

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