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This is the fourth time Dr Sng Wee Hock, who owns and runs WH Dental Surgeons in Hougang, has been punished by the Singapore Dental Council.
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Staff member, managing partner rapped by privacy watchdog for wrongly e-mailing personal info.
Yesterday, SSgt Adighazali said that up till the moment when they carried and put Cpl Kok next to the well, he thought it was a prank.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore said that it issued three-year prohibition orders against Paris Michele - a former representative of UBS in Singapore - for dishonest conduct.
It will look into whether there was any potential breach of regulations and review the company's corporate governance and internal controls.
Unnamed power provider has given letter of intent, says debt-ridden water treatment firm.
Law and Home Affairs Minister K. Shanmugam isn't one to shy away from tackling the hard issues of politics and policies.
He had made scandalous allegations in bid to have judge recused from hearing his case.
SCDF major says he would have been on the alert if he had heard the word 'kolam'.
Under the Legal Profession (Professional Conduct) Rules, lawyers are not permitted to reward the referrer by the payment of any commission or other form of consideration.
The group was also served with an application to the Singapore High Court by one of the group's lenders for a winding up order to be made against VOM.
In a court of law, evidence of custom is not admissible as a defence to corruption.
The High Court rejected a bid by the CPF Board to recover nearly $417,000 in alleged arrears of CPF contributions for a gym instructor who worked at the now-defunct Jurong Country Club.
The amount claimed by the Marina Bay Sands casino included the casino debt of $9,996,250, plus interest of $3,782,690 and costs of $7,398.
Mr Tan Kiat How, the commissioner for the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC), recognised in his decision grounds that GrabCar took immediate action and changed its practices.
Lance Coporal Mohamed Rabik Atham Ansari said that he knew Corporal Kok Yuen Chin well enough to tell the difference between his 'smiles'.
The company said that it is unaware of the interactions that its executive chairman and acting CEO Kenneth Lim - who has been uncontactable since May 24 - had with three of its earlier creditors.
Report shows system handled these cases more efficiently amid general rise in caseload.
To safeguard the vulnerable, tougher penalties were recently introduced against abusers of five categories of people. Experts and worker advocates see merit in the move and suggest additional areas for consideration.
On Dec 17, 2017, GrabCar sent 120,747 marketing e-mails to customers that contained the name and mobile number of another customer.
Move will close regulatory loophole and protect borrowers from high interest rates.
Economic growth predicted in region, giving S'pore area of opportunity, he says.
Staff sergeant says the servicemen involved in fatal incident would have listened to them.
Hearing needed to determine if airline was entitled to end deal after US firm failed to complete transaction.
In his countersuit, Leong Sze Hian had contended that Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's libel suit was an abuse of court process.
Both men are accused of abetting rash act that led to NSF's death.
Does the payment by law firms to housing agents without the knowledge of the agent's client constitute bribery?
The Personal Data Protection Commission fined Option Gift $4,000 after the firm accidentally leaked the details of 427 national servicemen.
Samuel Seow Theng Beng allegedly used criminal force on two others and harassed one of them.
Law Society's governing council had unanimously referred information touching upon the conduct of Seow to the chairman of the inquiry panel: Law Soc President
A winding-up application for the holding company for the event was filed yesterday.
In its statement on Friday, Allied Tech said it is monitoring the situation closely and will take rigorous steps to protect its interests.
High Court lays down sentencing guidelines as 12-week term raised to 4 months on appeal.
The SGX queries follow the disappearance of JLC Advisors lawyer Jeffrey Ong, along with S$33.2 million of Allied Tech funds held in an escrow account with the law firm.
The High Court has struck out a suit by a distressed husband who sought to hold a school and one of its lecturers liable for an affair his wife had with the teacher.
It finds taking student's hair sample did not breach relevant data protection laws here.
American at centre of HIV Registry leak convicted of all three charges, including intent to extort from S'pore Govt.
A stronger, more robust system to weed out counterfeit products passing through its borders will help Singapore maintain its reputation.
He pays $1.4m to ex-wife for full ownership of premises, which house his casket company.
They could have included HIV Registry data; seven witnesses testify in his trial in the US.
Mr Raphael Tham Wai Mun, who was the non-executive vice-chairman of ACE, has admitted to contravening the Securities and Futures Act and paid MAS a penalty sum without court action.
With the automation, startups, VCs and SMEs can create basic legal documents online quickly and easily: Ng Wai King, WongPartnership
The immutable nature of blockchain technology is typically celebrated for its positive implications, but this same feature also has the potential to cause adverse effects and increased risk.
Apex court's judgment clarifies law on possession of drugs and 'wilful blindness' argument.
Ms Pallavi Gopinath Aney joins Allen & Overy from Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow in Singapore.
Mr Ong's links to Annica was one of many in a network of relationships mapped out by data analytics solution Handshakes.
NGSC's board is seeking legal advice on the available courses of action to recover the alleged unauthorised payments.
GLIDE will not only aim to help both local and international legaltech startups to scale, but also hone intrapreneurship of in-house legal capabilities by facilitating co-creation of legal technology solutions: COO Paul Neo
A High Court assistant registrar allowed an application by Mrs Jane Rebecca Ong for the estate's executor to be examined in court to determine how best to get the money.
Siraj Omar SC has more than two decades of experience in dispute resolution, while construction law specialist Christopher Chong has represented clients at all levels in the Singapore courts and in international and domestic arbitrations.
THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: Should Singapore introduce fair tenancy legislation?
It is time for the authorities to address the issue by legislating compliance on suppliers like Airbnb and all their hosts, especially property tenants, as well as on the demand side.
This is a substantial error of law on the part of the Assistant Commissioner: Justice Chan Seng Onn
Law Society will explore this after probe of JLC Advisors over missing $33m is completed.
Ler Teck Siang is accused of providing "slamming" services, street slang for administering illegal substances by injection.
The electronics retailer announced that it will not proceed with a proposed placement of up to 79.7 million new ordinary shares.
Based on Allied Technologies’ filings with the Singapore Exchange over the last two years, there has been numerous changes among its key management and board of directors.
The restructuring plan offers unsecured creditors new Swiber shares amounting to a 14 per cent stake in Swiber.
He also surrendered his passport yesterday as part of the police probe, said Allied Technologies in an update filed with the Singapore Exchange.
Hyflux had asked for a four-month extension on its debt moratorium, saying it was in discussions with other potential investors.
While the defamation law is in place to ensure public orderliness, it deters whistle-blowers because the balance of power is tilted towards whoever has the means to engage a more capable lawyer.
Still, Justice Aedit Abdullah upheld Lim Chee Huat's conviction and 11-month jail sentence for drug consumption, saying there was enough evidence for the appellate court to come to a decision.
A doctor who was suspended for six months by a disciplinary tribunal for not giving a worker enough time to recover after fracturing a finger has been cleared by the Court of Three Judges.
In a written judgment released on May 27, 2019, Justice Choo Han Teck said the siblings have brought a "strange matter" to the High Court.
The High Court heard that the man has known the victim since she was seven years old; her mother has been in a long-term relationship with his elder brother.
Hyflux says that apart from Utico, it is also in talks with two other parties, one of which is said to be among the world's top 10 largest desalination companies.
ACPAM said to have written to MAS on several occasions to update it on its May 10 EGM and the legal proceedings it is involved in.
In the first case of its kind here, the Singapore branch of LT Sambo was charged with one count of an offence under the Air Navigation Order.
It took the loss of his mother's job for Jason Chua to turn his life around. This is his story in our series on inspiring millennials.
Ewe Pang Kooi was the managing partner of accounting firm Ewe, Loke & Partners, and was also a director of E&M Management Consultants, which provided financial consulting and corporate restructuring services.
Top court says prosecution failed to show he knew drugs in suitcase were in his possession.
Nagaenthran K Dharmalingam, 31, was convicted and sentenced to death in November 2010 for importing 42.72g of heroin a year before.
JLC Advisors managing partner Jeffrey Ong Su Aun remains incommunicado, but has been contacting companies to tender his resignation as their independent director.
Move is to garner shareholders' support, says Utico CEO.
The idea of having a permanent team of senior retired doctors judging disciplinary cases is unwise and largely inappropriate.
Fake news can kill. The Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (Pofma) deserves citizens' support. But the Government needs to demonstrate it will be scrupulous in using it.
JLC Advisors senior partner Vincent Lim said the firm is investigating if its managing partner Jeffrey Ong Su Aun made the payouts from the account on his own initiative or on the instructions or request of others.
Lawyers said that extending the ringfence approach beyond conveyancing to corporate transactions was not necessary and could hamper commercial efficiency.
Law Society says two cases have been brought to its attention, including one involving unspecified but significant losses.
A source said that Mr Jeffrey Ong Su Aun was not flashy about his wealth and was a good lawyer who was liked by clients.
Pannir Selvam Pranthaman, 31, applied for his death sentence to be stayed on the basis that he intends to mount a legal challenge against the rejection of his clemency petition to President Halimah Yacob.
Mr Ong took over the helm at JLC last year when it turned 10 years old.
The development of a scheme to help fund class-action suits in India call attention to minority shareholders' rights and access to justice in Singapore, and begs the question of why a similar scheme has yet to be considered here.
Mr Jeffrey Ong Su Aun advises the boards of several public companies listed in Singapore and Hong Kong.
Digital tools have made voyeurism more widespread and more traumatic for victims as images can spread easily and are hard to remove online. New laws will deal with this more effectively.
Mr Edwin Tong, Senior Minister of State for Health, said that doctors had raised concerns over the Singapore Medical Council's disciplinary processes during engagement sessions.
It suspects JLC Advisors solicitor of dishonesty; police report made.
The proposed data portability provision will give individuals greater control over their data, and enable greater access to more data by organisations to "facilitate data flows and increase innovation", said the PDPC.
Mr Lee Hsien Yang, the brother of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, has put up $20,000 as a security deposit for activist Jolovan Wham to appeal against his contempt of court conviction.
The workgroup was set up in March to look at both the disciplinary process and the issue of informed consent after two disciplinary judgments had doctors here up in arms.
Dr Soo Shuenn Chiang, a psychiatrist at the National University Hospital, had been charged for giving a memo on a patient's medical condition to her brother, who posed as her husband.
He admits hurling her from Deck 5A of a Toa Payoh carpark after a dispute over her phone.
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