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Straits Times / 16 Jan 2019

New drug laws to tackle 'contaminative behaviours'

The new offences will tackle acts of contamination such as introducing a person to a trafficker if one knows or has reason to believe that the person intends to buy or consume drugs the trafficker is likely to supply them with.

Lianhe Zaobao / 16 Jan 2019

Pathway to world access

Mark Wong, a Partner at Duane Morris & Selvam LLP, forayed into the French and Chinese markets more than a decade ago and is a pioneer in BRI legal services.

Straits Times / 15 Jan 2019

More payment services to be regulated by MAS

The Payment Services Act will also impose limits on how much personal mobile wallets can hold, and how much money can be transferred out to accounts other than the user's designated bank accounts in a year, among others.

Business Times / 15 Jan 2019

TSMP Law adds China desk, new staff and partners

SINGAPORE law firm TSMP has kickstarted the new year with new partners, new hires and a new desk for Chinese business, as it sets its sights on taking on a larger volume of international work.

Straits Times / 11 Jan 2019

PM seeks to strike out blogger's counterclaim

Lawyers for Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong have made an application to the courts to strike out the counterclaim by blogger Leong Sze Hian, who is being sued by PM Lee for defamation.

Straits Times / 10 Jan 2019

COI on SingHealth cyber attack: 5 key findings

A high-level panel investigating the cyber attack on SingHealth in June last year recounts in a report released yesterday the factors that led to Singapore's worst data breach.

Straits Times / 10 Jan 2019

Company Briefs: Allen & Gledhill

One of Singapore's oldest law firms, Allen & Gledhill (A&G), has announced a strategic alliance with leading Indonesian law firm Soemadipradja & Taher (S&T).

Straits Times / 09 Jan 2019

TV host sues F&B firm that took over his Thai eatery chain

Television host Pornsak Prajakwit and his business partner, who received $2 for selling 60 per cent of their shares in the Thai restaurant chain they founded, are suing the food and beverage company that took over the business.

Business Times / 04 Jan 2019

Hyflux gets more time to report financials, conduct AGM

THE Singapore Exchange has granted Hyflux further extensions to report its financials and to conduct its annual general meeting for fiscal 2018 as it undergoes reorganisation, the cash-strapped water treatment company announced late on Wednesday...
Business Times / 03 Jan 2019

Withers KhattarWong members form fully integrated practice

THE member firms of Withers KhattarWong, a formal law alliance (FLA), have combined to form a fully integrated practice and operate as a single entity, rather than as two firms practising under the banner of an alliance.

Straits Times / 01 Jan 2019

Probe panel submits SingHealth cyber-attack report

An exhaustive report that details the events leading up to the cyber attack on SingHealth's patient database - the most serious data breach in Singapore's history - has been submitted to Minister-in-charge of Cybersecurity S. Iswaran.

Straits Times / 30 Dec 2018

FAS' media-rights partner begins bankruptcy process

MP & Silva's Singapore office has been cleared out. The company's accounts have been frozen, its staff contracts terminated, and all its physical assets auctioned off for some $22,000.

Straits Times / 29 Dec 2018

OUE Lippo Healthcare gets High Court nod to continue Crest suit

The disputes stem from 2016, when fund manager Crest Capital appointed receivers over the shares of three subsidiaries of OUE Lippo Healthcare, which was then called International Healthway Corporation, after sending them notices of default.

TODAY / 27 Dec 2018

OCBC Bank launches free online will writing service

A survey conducted last year by OCBC involving 200 participants between the ages of 55 and 69 showed that one in three need more advice on “after-life plans” and leaving an inheritance for their families.

Straits Times / 23 Dec 2018

Spotlight on surrogate kids of LGBT, straight couples

The court, in a recent decision, found that it was "unclear from the evidence whether there is a settled public policy against surrogacy ... and, even if there is, what that policy would be".

Straits Times / 22 Dec 2018

Harsher penalties for culprits in major food poisoning cases

More offenders will be prosecuted in court and the authorities will press for deterrent sentences; fines will also be increasedMore offenders will be prosecuted in court and the authorities will press for deterrent sentences; fines will also be...

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Straits Times / 09 Jan 2019

TV host sues F&B firm that took over his Thai eatery chain

Television host Pornsak Prajakwit and his business partner, who received $2 for selling 60 per cent of their shares in the Thai restaurant chain they founded, are suing the food and beverage company that took over the business.

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