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Lawyers for town councillors, who oppose the move, also call it abuse of court process.
Move, ahead of appeal, is rare as High Court found defendants liable for various breaches.
The Government introduce a Bill to insert its proposals for the LO role into the Parliament (Privileges, Immunities and Powers) Act.
The remarks were made in the court's detailed grounds for its decision last month to disbar Mr Malcolm Tan Chun Chuen, a lawyer of 20 years' standing who also provided investment services, for three charges involving dishonesty.
Several well-known law firms in Singapore, including one of the Big Four, have imposed pay cuts across the board - a move not seen in previous crises.
The Singapore High Court on Thursday dismissed the application by Ms Tiong, who held 100 shares in HCSS as at April 30, to bring a legal action in the name of the medical services group.
Last October, Temasek, which already owns about one-fifth of Keppel, offered to buy an additional 30.6 per cent stake.
Citation mentions former minister's sustained and invaluable contributions to the nation.
An officer at Citadelle Corporate Services has been accused of falsifying letters to Wirecard UK & Ireland Ltd.
The Fair Consideration Framework is intended to ensure that Singaporeans are fairly considered for all job openings.
An individual should be continuously informed of how their personal data may be used and disclosed by those they share it with, say the authors.
It's proposing to take on powers to mete out public sanctions, except for fines.
Market watchers hope for prompt solutions when SGX RegCo can hear cases that do not involve fines.
CDP was fined $32,000 after it mailed dividend cheques to outdated addresses, putting more than 200 account holders at risk of having their personal data disclosed.
CCCS says Deliveroo, GrabFood both opened up services to Smart City Kitchens' eateries after investigation began.
He is accused of directing an employee to instruct a trading representative to execute trades in the shares of KS Energy through the trading account of Pacific One Energy to "push up" its share price.
External auditors found no evidence of fraud; claimant now claiming more than $1.5 million, comprising his retirement payout and other remuneration.
He obtained kickbacks from a director of three firms to advance his business interests with NLB.
As prevention is better than cure, it is key to embed a culture of adhering to the spirit of the rules instead of just the letter, along with a positive feedback loop.
Its offer remains open for acceptance this month irrespective of whether a judicial manager is appointed.
No-fault divorce reduces the solemn act of marriage to a legal contract which can be exited at any time by consent between spouses.
"[O]nly legally safe and practical way forward" would be for SKTC to appoint an independent panel to direct the suit on its behalf.
He was previously appointed judicial commissioner of the Supreme Court, managing the IP list of the High Court, and reviewing the IP dispute resolution system in Singapore.
He and his partner under-reported more than $2 million in net income for their company's income tax returns.
The Ministry of Finance announced that it intends to amend the Income Tax Act and Stamp Duties Act to introduce a 50% surcharge on tax avoidance arrangements.
A 14-day detention order would rightly have a “deterrent and retributive effect”: Judge.
Lawsuit filed under the Protection from Harassment Act; Imran is seeking for Yeo to take down allegations and for costs of proceedings to be borne by Yeo.
The law reform team of the SAL also suggests more clarity on how existing "compilation rights" apply to electronic databases.
A London court's go-ahead for a contactless card patent application to proceed may see a new and better payment device in the market, if approved.
Money taken by him from a partnership is a debt owed to the deceased, and therefore to her estate.
Accident victim's plight highlights need for PMD riders to have insurance, say experts.
NTUC stepped in to put a halt to what it regarded as the unfair retrenchment of workers at an aircraft maintenance company Eagle Services Asia.
Sias's role is to facilitate communication between the relevant stakeholders and the PnP holders and to provide information to PnP holders on the various offers made. It does not intend to endorse any offers.
Genneva offered a buy-back scheme under a contract which promised customers monthly returns but it delayed payment.
PM Lee's nephew will have to serve default sentence of one week's jail if he does not pay fine within two weeks
The group's "12 lenders have adjourned court proceedings to work together towards a consensual restructuring".
As part of ethical data use, it is important that each industry sets up a body that looks specifically at ensuring the responsible and sustainable use of it.
The move to give Workers' Party chief Pritam Singh more duties and privileges as the officially designated Leader of the Opposition is a significant step in recognising Singaporeans' desire for more political diversity.
Rescue package could "save" Hyflux from judicial management and guarantee the highest possible recovery for the holders of its perpetual securities and preference shares
As Leader of the Opposition, he will also lead and organise scrutiny of govt positions.
Grab seek to charge passengers an extra 32 cents for each ride here. It said the "platform fee" will enable it to maintain and enhance safety measures and go towards covering operating costs.
The advantages of the regulators making this mandatory outweigh the disadvantages, and will help develop a more informed, more empowered investing public.
Court gives go-ahead for them to be carved out of debt moratorium; group says it can no longer trust Hyflux management to lead any restructuring effort.
He assaulted her even though she had persuaded mum to take him in after prison.
From Saturday, Ms Guy Ghazali, 38, will understudy current senior president Alfian Yasrif Kuchit, 42, as the senior president-designate before taking on the role: MCCY
He prodded employee's forehead twice and then slapped his niece, in 2018 incident at his law firm.
A company's controlling director was fined $25,000 and ordered to pay a penalty of $955,580 yesterday for incorrect declaration of directors' fees in corporate income tax returns.
A man and his former wife were so unhappy with their divorce proceedings, they separately directed their anger at the court - and both ended up being given jail sentences.
Nicholas Ting Nai Jie caused Madam Ang Liu Kiow to suffer severe brain injuries after he hit her while riding his electric scooter in 2016.
Medical council mulling over move despite GP being cleared of rape and molestation charges by apex court.
They allegedly murdered her at a condo in Feb; the couple and another woman are also charged with disposing body.
To serve clients and communities in the post-Covid world, it is no longer enough for corporate lawyers to contain themselves to legal issues alone.
He allegedly received loans from firms to further their business interest with agency.
Parents had sued club for care costs of boy, who was severely disabled in pool accident.
They are back in court after failed application in 2018 to wind up Eng's Noodles House.
The Act consolidates personal and corporate insolvency and debt restructuring laws and updates relevant laws to be aligned with international best practices.
Businesses choosing rival hubs like S'pore, Paris, since HK new security law took effect.
Allegations emerged after lawyer Charles Yeo began publishing videos and written posts on Instagram accusing Imran Rahim.
The decision not to jail National University of Singapore student Yin Zi Qin for attacking his former girlfriend has sparked public anger.
Pasir Ris-Punggol Town Council had originally sued for alleged losses incurred when Punggol East was under WP's watch.
It failed to look into background, purpose of unusually large transactions with no obvious economic purpose: MAS
The session aims to provide participants with insight into the key considerations when drafting and negotiating a term sheet for early-stage venture capital fundraising deals..
On July 13, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an important statement on the United States' position on maritime claims in the South China Sea.
OCBC Bank has filed an application to appoint judicial managers over Xihe Holdings and four of its vessel-owning subsidiaries, citing "strong distrust" in Xihe's current management..
The proposed new laws will also allow the central bank to issue orders prohibiting individuals it deems unsuitable from operating in the industry.
This comes in wake of outrage over sentence given to man who tried to strangle ex-girlfriend.
PBCLE is now inviting applications for full-time Instructors (Clinical) to run live files and mentor upper year students assisting in those files.
This includes a streamlined framework for issuers seeking a secondary listing on SGX.
A property agent who lost her High Court bid last year to claim $316,000 from a married couple has failed again at the appeal stage - but this time, her case was thrown out for a different reason.
Be prepared for the restart of construction projects. The course covers the law in every aspect of the construction process including dispute resolution and adjudication.
The proposed legislative changes include granting the registrar the power to exempt a company from all requirements in the Accounting Standards..
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A legal poser has arisen in the lawsuit brought by Pasir Ris-Punggol Town Council (PRPTC) on behalf of the former Punggol East SMC, after the Workers' Party (WP) won Sengkang GRC at the recent general election.
Conferring the title marks a significant development in politics. But Mr Pritam Singh needs access to information and resources to perform the job well.
The Family Justice Courts (FJC) is planning to start a pilot programme where the same team of judges, mediators, counsellors and other professionals will work together with a couple from the start to the end of their divorce process .
Delivering the Court of Appeal's judgment, Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon said that Suhaizam's charge and Aishamudin's original charge were not inconsistent.
The High Court heard that the man told the siblings, who have low IQ, to re-enact scenes from pornographic videos and made them repeat the acts until he was satisfied with the recordings he was making on his phone.
A company director has been fined $5,000 and ordered to pay a penalty of more than $1 million for helping his company, used-car dealer BW Automobiles, understate its income tax.
Straits Times senior health correspondent Salma Khalik was troubled by how complaints about a doctor can take more than seven years to be heard (Medical watchdog body needs to move out of slow lane, July 16).
CJ allows prosecution's appeal in Ang Mo Kio Town Council officer's corruption case.
The lawyer argued that the judge was wrong to have allowed his own disgust over the man's actions to influence his judgment on the appropriate sentence.
Clarence Chang Peng Hong received more than $5 million in bribes from Koh Seng Lee, in exchange for advancing the interests of Koh's company with BP Singapore, where Chang was a manager.
An inaugural study commissioned by the Ministry of Law has shown that almost three in four people, or 74 per cent, who turn to dispute resolution will opt for arbitration as their preferred method of reaching an agreement.
The Singapore Medical Council can take over seven years to hear and decide a case against a doctor. Meanwhile, in some cases, patient safety may be at risk.
During a police raid at the home of a former senior bank executive, DVDs and other electronic devices containing 245 obscene films were seized.
The family of a pharmaceutical company executive, who died at the age of 44 following a liposuction procedure in 2013, lost a substantial source of financial support as a result of her death, her husband has said.
The mechanism suffers from two major limitations. First, while the line between fact and opinion can be clear in many circumstances, it is not always so. Second, the mechanism cannot handle contextualisation well.
Divorce laws should not make it easy for a couple to terminate marriage without them first making an effort to overcome their difficulties.
In addition to reviewing the 2019 cases, the speakers and panellists will be discussing trends in the maritime and shipping space for the rest of the year.
Father also given 24 strokes and mother gets additional year in lieu of caning in child abuse case.
Justice Tan Siong Thye found that the extra jail time was warranted, saying that the man had committed a "very serious and heinous crime".
They also noted US$1.6b in receivables shrinking to US$136m over just one day.
Gaps in current international trade ecosystem can be addressed with cross-border, coordinated use of blockchain technology.
Two co-founders and shareholders of Catalist-listed International Healthway Corp (IHC), now known as OUE Lippo Healthcare, had engaged in conspiracy by unlawful means to cause the company injury.
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