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High Court Judge rejected the plaintiff's allegations of fraud and misrepresentation and ruled that the investments were legitimate.
Mr Ravi was charged on Dec 16 last year with criminal defamation, an offence that carries a jail term of up to two years or a fine, or both.
Singapore's working model, both in theory and practice, must remain the application of laws and policies that are for the benefit of the people and in the interest of the country.
Going ahead with raising the ages as planned will provide older workers with the choice to work longer and help them build up more savings for their retirement: Manpower Minister Josephine Teo
The four individuals were among eight charged for offences related to a scheme to commit false trading in the shares of Catalist-listed Koyo International.
This means their employers will need to apply for an Employment Pass, S Pass or work permit for them, and the relevant qualifying salary, dependency ratio ceiling and levy will apply.
Expanding the scope of FEDA would empower MOM to directly and quickly impose safe- living and infection-control requirements, says Minister Tan See Leng.
The Progressive Wage Model is currently mandatory in the outsourced sectors of cleaning, security and landscape maintenance.
Laws under the Public Order Act regulate assemblies and processions in public spaces, in order to preserve public order and the safety of people at special events.
The subsidiary, SMC Industrial, owes DBS around S$5.9 million and has about US$9 million outstanding, plus all accrued interest and legal costs on an indemnity basis.
Donations which will go towards the Singapore Academy of Women Lawyers Scholarship Fund will be used to aid in the education for students with physical or mental disabilities from various educational levels.
The new court which will start operations this year, will be staffed by judges specifically trained to deal with harassment matters and volunteers will be present to help victims through the court process.
The move is part of an overall strategy to strengthen Singapore as a leading international legal and dispute resolution hub; More details on the strategy will be announced on World IP Day in April.
Mr Beh Chew Boo, 38, was released after the same panel of judges, in a 2-1 decision, dismissed a bid by prosecutors to proceed with the trial of four other non-capital charges against him.
She and her husband were charged in September 2019 for killing their daughter in a Chin Swee Road flat in March 2014.
The changes will not affect the overall number of households here that are eligible for criminal legal aid.
Under the Covid-19 (Temporary Measures) Act businesses and individuals are able to get legal reprieve from their contracts for six months.
She also asked whether the Legal Aid Bureau's (LAB) information chatbot iLAB, launched in February last year, can handle queries from the public in other languages such as Chinese, Malay and Tamil.
The programme will recommend processes and sound practices for all stakeholders.
Peter Low & Choo marked its 10th anniversary last month, with 12 lawyers in its stable.
The Misuse of Drugs Act will be amended to regulate new psychoactive substances based on their potential to produce a psychoactive effect.
More robust preventive measures against foreign intervention are needed given concerning developments in other countries: Second Minister for Home Affairs Josephine Teo.
Secularity and neutrality in policymaking a key reason S'pore is where it is now, he says.
Second Minister for Home Affairs Josephine Teo noted that the Internet has made widespread dissemination of harmful content swift and easy, in ways not possible before.
Penalties for offences committed in school zones will also be raised to protect students.
The Belt and Road Initiative offers the promise of a new development paradigm, but one that must be seized with nuance and sophistication.
The new initiative, currently being explored by FJC, may also cover maintenance applications and applications for the enforcement of maintenance orders.
Plans to boost enforcement regime include easing the process of serving summonses.
Besides property, other options include reintroducing estate duty and following a model of taxation used in the cantons of Switzerland.
Burden of such fees leaves migrant workers vulnerable to abuse and exploitation.
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DPM shares sentiment that those who did well can do more for the community; there's also a role for property-related taxes.
The case centres around the improper appointment of a managing agent for Aljunied-Hougang Town Council without a tender.
Prosecutors reduced her murder charge on account of her mental condition and have sought the maximum sentence of life imprisonment.
Society has two pillars - education and rule of law - to ensure this, says Law Minister.
Angliss claimed that Mr Yee who was its former business development manager breached his confidentiality obligation under his employment contract, as well as the non-compete and solicitation clause, and his fiduciary duties.
It came after public disquiet arose over the sentence meted to a dentistry student who tried to strangle his former girlfriend and put his thumb into her eye after she rejected him; Ministerial statement at a later date.
They debate expanding wage ladder to more sectors and having anti-discrimination laws.
Such a specialised office would add to public accountability and transparency, and accompany existing steps to ensure the fiscal prudence of government Budgets: Leader of the Opposition Pritam Singh.
They called for more measures to protect vulnerable workers to narrow the widening income inequality in Singapore.
NCMP Hazel Poa urged the government to do more to help SME grow and compete globally, citing Israel as an example which could be looked at.
Legislation could give Tafep wider powers, act as deterrent, says labour MP Patrick Tay.
Labour MP Desmond Choo urged the Government to consider allowing NTUC to represent these workers, or provide them with "some level of statutory protection" under the Employment Act.
Labour MP Heng Chee How who is also the NTUC deputy secretary-general and Senior Minister of State for Defence says these and a higher re-employment age can help build retirement adequacy.
24-year-old maid's ordeal in final month captured on CCTV; defence seeks 14 years' prison term.
He confronted and attacked his girlfriend after finding out she had lied about her age and refused to withdraw the police report made against him.
Juandi Pungot and Muzaffar Ali Khan Muhamad Akram face 13 charges each while Richard Goh Chee Keong faces four charges, all for offences under the Prevention of Corruption Act.
It is well due for labour laws in Singapore to be updated to reflect an evolving job landscape brought about by the digital economy.
Countries such as Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom have already introduced similar measures to tax low-value goods in recent years.
Would section 3 of the Unfair Contract Terms Act apply to insurance contracts as it does with business contracts?
The father of four started sexually abusing the victim, his only daughter, when she was nine years old.
He followed his ex-fiancee home and raped her in her bedroom after she refused to get back together with him.
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The Court of Three Judges clarified this novel issue when it remitted the case of a lawyer to the disciplinary tribunal.
The issue of disclosure is an increasingly important feature of criminal trials as there is an “inherent disparity in the balance of power between the prosecution and the defence”.
Lawyer Eugene Thuraisingam was conferred the Pro Bono Ambassador Award 2020 last month by Law Society president Gregory Vijayendran on behalf of the society and the Law Society Pro Bono Services Office.
Difficulties continue to mount amid the pandemic and the worst of the impact may not yet be reflected.
Such issues came up amid ongoing public interest in the sports car crash at Tanjong Pagar Road on Feb 13.
Kenneth Kam Boon Hee, a former director of several firms, is facing 344 charges in all, the bulk of them for cheating.
Analysts expect this as the new Significant Infrastructure Government Loan Act bonds will mirror their Singapore Government Securities peers in yield, tenor and structure.
Existing labour laws under the Industrial Relations Act - which regulates trade union functions in the employee-employer relationship - and the Trade Unions Act do not cover freelancers as they are not considered employees.
The progressive wage model, first set out by NTUC in 2012, is mandatory in the cleaning, landscaping and security sectors, covering some 80,000 workers. It will become mandatory for the lift and escalator maintenance sector in 2022.
It is not known who was behind the attacks.
The tax changes mean overseas suppliers and electronic marketplace operators will have to register for GST if they supply significant amounts of low-value goods to local consumers.
This is crucial as businesses here face various structural challenges and the Re-Align Framework, which gives small enterprises a chance to renegotiate business contracts that they have difficulties fulfilling, will end on Feb 26.
These measures are to provide market transparency, curb any sharp price movements and take enforcement action against market misconduct: Transport Minister Ong Ye Kung
Incident linked to recent hack of telco's third-party vendor; 11GB of data leaked online this week.
High Court Judge rejected defence arguments and said a retrial would be "the most just outcome in the circumstances" and in line with past Court of Appeal decisions.
The accused, Mohammad Rosli Abdul Rahim, had suspected that his co-tenant was overcharging him for his share of the rent.
S$24b earmarked for economic transformation over next three years: to boost business, catalyse capital and redesign and create jobs.
Kandasamy Senapathi, 37, former chief priest of Sri Mariamman Temple in South Bridge Road, was charged with five counts each of criminal breach of trust and dealing with the benefits of his alleged criminal activities.
PM Lee's lawyers asked the High Court to award PM Lee the damages, including aggravated damages, legal costs, as well as an injunction restraining Mr Xu from further publishing or disseminating the allegations.
Ng Chiang Huat, 54, is the first person to be convicted of of using his car as a public service vehicle without a proper licence to do so after he was caught picking up two "passengers" who turned out to be LTA officers.
Wong Leon Keat rigged the market for Gaylin Holdings (now Amos Group) on 17 occasions between November 2015 and October 2016 for fear of having his reputation sullied by the falling price of the mainboard-listed oil and gas player.
The Government's review of women's issues is a further step in Singapore's journey towards gender equality. It requires not just changes in laws but also for men to free themselves from the trap of outdated social norms.
However, family lawyers interviewed said the statistics may not adequately reflect the realities on the ground.
Introducing R&D tax credits as an alternative can be of benefit since these tax credits can supplement R&D budgets, regardless of the companies' tax-paying status.
The initative seeks to address the gap in technological and business knowledge which is becoming increasingly relevant in the legal profession.
Singtel said an impact assessment on the extent of the data breach on Jan 20 is being carried out. The identity of the hackers and their motives are not yet known.
The review conducted by Foo Kon Tan Advisory Services concluded that the breaches arose as a result of the chairman's non-disclosures, which went undetected by Sen Yue's existing internal controls.
The various ruses involved convincing his victims to hand him money for non-existent investment schemes, promising them extraordinarily high returns such as 100 per cent within a month.
Retail investors need to exercise discretion, participate responsibly in online discussions without infringing the SFA, and not fall prey to dishonest traders.
Singtel on Thursday said unidentified hackers illegally attacked a third-party standalone system it uses to share information internally and with external stakeholders.
Her successor Mr Dilhan Pillay Sandrasegara, 57, was the former managing partner of law firm WongPartnership before he was talent-scouted by Temasek some 10 years ago.
Mr Colin Chew, 44, and Mr Marcus Lim, 43, have sued former lawyer Then Feng, 39, who had approached them with the proposal, for misrepresentation and breach of contract.
Lim's case brings the number of NS defaulters to 17 since the High Court set out the sentencing framework for such defaulters in 2017.
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Parliament's Public Accounts Committee warned that IT-related risks will remain a key concern.
Syed Suhail Syed Zin was given the mandatory death penalty on Dec 2, 2015, for trafficking 38.84g of heroin.
A review of the existing legislation is urgently required to increase its scope of protection against discrimination.
The Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration registered 43 case references involving a total claim sum of US$49.37 million (S$65.84 million), with over half the disputants coming from Asia, including Singapore in the past year.
Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam on Feb 4, 2021 rejected a suggestion by Member of Parliament Jamus Lim that the criminal records of ex-offenders convicted of non-violent crimes could be removed 'for employment purposes'.
MAS, SGX RegCo should go after bad actors spreading misinformation, not retail investors talking up their own stocks.
Typically, the court recognises that in a case involving two joint holders, the one who contributes the most money, if not all of it, is deemed the owner of the funds.
It is prudent to know how the law governs real estate ownership, especially in cases involving legacy and property transfers to prevent problems further down the line.
The parents of a toddler, whose remains were found in a Chin Swee Road flat allegedly five years after she was dead, have been accused of neglecting four of their other children.
The case, which opened in the State Courts on Thursday (Feb 4), is believed to be the first in Singapore involving losses from cryptocurrency mining.
Chong Tet Choe was sentenced to two weeks' jail last August for breaching his stay-home notice when he left his hostel several times to run errands.
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Mr Bert Wong was sacked without notice in December 2017, nearly three months before the last day of employment under his contract.
MAS review alongside other government agencies comes amid concerns over unseen debt and potential financial distress as BNPL products are largely unregulated, being a relatively new sector.
Observers suggest additional scrutiny could come in the form of requiring developers to declare how much they pay agents.