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Director of firm that sold illicit streaming devices gets $31k fine instead of original 12-week jail sentence.
Feedback is being sought here on the London Stock Exchange Group's proposed acquisition of US data giant Refinitiv Holdings.
They included TCM retail shop, wellness and beauty product shops, money changers, mobile phone retailers.
The measure will stay in place until Sept 30 next year but may be extended if necessary, the Monetary Authority of Singapore said.
479 cases involved disputes totalling $11b, with most coming from outside Singapore.
Measures introduced amid plunge in market caps and liquidity caused by Covid-19 pandemic.
An Honestbee creditor, Mr Benjamin Lim Jia-Rong, has filed a court application to wind up the struggling start-up. A notice on the Government Gazette shows the application will be heard by the High Court on April 17.
The first reported personal protection order (PPO) case involving siblings.
ACRA and SGX RegCo give firms a 60-day time extension to hold AGM, file annual returns.
Relief from total debt servicing ratio on mortgages, consumer loans to aid borrowers amid slump.
Task force also set up to review how country's economy can build 'new sources of dynamism'.
He described the sanctity of contracts as an "unyielding principle and norm", although he said freedom of contracts is not absolute.
Law gives minister power to prohibit events or impose conditions on how they are held.
Elaborating on the measures, ELD said voters who are subject to stay orders, such as stay-home notices, may vote at the designated facilities where they are serving out the orders, for instance.
Shanmugam responds to Reitas, which flagged the difficulties for landlords if tenants are allowed to defer paying rent.
Judicial Commissioner Dedar Singh Gill will be a High Court judge from Aug 1, while Mr Andre Francis Maniam will be a judicial commissioner from May 4.
Certain legal services can continue from the office, including for urgent and essential matters specified by the courts: MinLaw
The enhancement to the Jobs Support Scheme will help workers keep their jobs, and enable businesses to resume operations quickly when the circuit breaker is lifted.
SMEs can now opt to defer principal payments on their secured term loans till the end of the year, with more than S$40 billion of SMEs' existing loans likely to qualify for this relief.
This is a diverse group of individuals, ranging from own account workers, such as cabbies, to sole proprietors.
A second charge of attempting to murder Madam Seow's husband, Mr Ong Thiam Soon, then 57, will be considered during sentencing.
But court rules woman has to be repaid $245k she had loaned him.
Unprecedented third round of measures to be unveiled on Monday comes after two earlier support packages.
Plans include working from home, tapping online and video-conferencing options; some seek exemption to continue operating.
The Jobs Support Scheme will be further enhanced and foreign worker levies waived for April, as part of measures to further help businesses this month: DPM Heng Swee Keat.
Muhammad Nabill Mohd Fuad was convicted in the High Court in 2018 of two charges.
Prosecution told to file alternative charges over severe scald injuries duo allegedly inflicted.
Attempt to present new evidence a day before decision is delivered would severely prejudice other party: Judge
If passed, it will allow for temporary arrangements to ensure health and safety of voters, candidates and officials.
It will consolidate and optimise gambling regulatory resources within a single agency.
MAS and ACRA seek comments on the current process and procedures of introducing new limited partners into an existing limited partnership, and assigning the interests of a limited partner in a limited partnership.
Though rebate is welcome; tenants argue it's insufficient and mall operators have to go further, and will continue negotiating with landlords on this.
Tribunal finds 'cause of sufficient gravity' for him to be dealt with by highest disciplinary body on 8 charges.
New management council set to take over after Strata Titles Board rules against previous council.
Guidelines in place for five years, but tenants say playing field still far from level.
Proposed law will protect individuals, firms unable to fulfil obligations due to pandemic.
Restaurants and other commercial tenants that are unable to pay rent owing to the financial impact of measures to curb the spread of coronavirus infections can hold off such contractual obligations for at least six months under a proposed law.
New law would help couples who fear losing deposits, private-hire drivers, among others.
Cash needed to pay staff is enormous as the industry employs a lot of foreign workers who won't qualify for wage subsidies, according to contractors.
Facility to defer loan repayment will assuage worry over viability of Singapore's household debt.
Justice Vincent Hoong Seng Lei succeeded Justice See Kee Oon as the new Presiding Judge of the State Courts on April 1, 2020.
On Sunday, the user posted on her Facebook page that almost one-third of the help set out in the supplementary Budget would go to SIA. This is untrue, said the Government on its fact-checking website Factually.
Government will amend rules to enforce telecommuting on employers whose business allows for it: Josephine Teo
The provisions will allow for companies that cannot comply with safe distancing measures to adopt alternative arrangements to meet current legal requirements.
MAS says qualifying SMEs seeking to defer principal payments can do so till Dec 31, 2020; over S$40b of secured borrowings should qualify.
The third plaintiff, Mr Bryan Choong, the former executive director of LGBT non-profit organisation Oogachaga, is planning to file his appeal soon, his lawyers said.
The family is seeking damages, along with special damages for pain and suffering and legal costs for a coroner’s inquiry into her death.
They were found to have misled customers into paying for services they did not agree to.
Court of Appeal's 2014 decision remains binding even after taking into account new material submitted: Judge
The MAS move will stabilise the exchange rate and help businesses access badly needed credit to tide over the deteriorating economic conditions at home and abroad.
The guidelines, which cover the period from April 1 this year to June next year, also urge companies to consider measures to utilise and manage excess manpower.
A lawyer should not claim that a spouse has a mental disorder to boost his own client's case, noting that a wife's mental condition in itself does not disqualify her right to care and control of the child: DJ Kathryn Thong
After years of battling cases in court, Mr Low concludes that many disputes can be avoided if parties think rationally and plan early.
He was on the run for 17 years after school camp incident; starts serving 43 months' jail term.
Creditors could file for its closure after court dismisses its application for scheme meeting.
Ng Cheow Chai helped 83 businesses submit fraudulent claims to the PIC scheme between March 2013 and July 2016, seeking payouts of $2.7 million they were not entitled to: IRAS
Men filed 278 applications against their wives last year; women filed 1,321.
The latest regulations, which came into effect at 11.59pm on Thursday, seek to give legal force to safe distancing measures announced on Tuesday by the multi-ministry task force tackling the coronavirus pandemic in Singapore.
Anti-virus steps include limits on number of people at hearings, staggered timings, tele-and video conferencing.
President gives support to draw up to $17b from past reserves | Economic growth forecast for 2020 reduced to -4% to -1% | Support package comes as 52 new coronavirus cases are reported.
Companies that had been offered tax breaks under a government scheme aimed at encouraging them to operate in Singapore can continue to enjoy the incentives in case of corporate restructuring.
GST Voucher Fund can be used to finance Assurance Package to support all S'poreans.
At the end of the session, Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon said that if the apex court upholds the rape acquittal, Wee cannot be convicted of sexual assault either.
With the scheme meeting application dismissed, honestbee is no longer under court protection from its creditors. This effectively opens the door to creditors to apply for a winding up order on the company.
Mr Heng, who is also Finance Minister, said that the Government is studying the issue, and that Law Minister K. Shanmugam will present a set of measures next week to deal with this matter.
More applications filed, more firms forced to wind up last year than in each of past 5 years.
Issuers will be able to limit number of attendees, hold virtual meetings.
Stricter social distancing measures mean that all large-scale events have to be deferred or cancelled, while gatherings are to be restricted to 10 people or fewer.
Caretaker government will not have the mandate to mobilise resources, says Senior Minister Teo Chee Hean.
Mohammad Fadil Othman, 35, was sentenced to 11½ years in jail and 12 strokes of the cane after he pleaded guilty to a charge of aggravated sexual assault by penetration.
Amended law aims to better safeguard S'pore's flora and fauna.
Seafarers who are abducted by pirates or armed robbers in an attack at sea will stay employed and be paid their salaries while being held captive, said Senior Minister of State for Transport Lam Pin Min yesterday.
This needs to be done, given the numerous pandemic-induced issues plaguing the construction and real estate industries.
With Covid-19 reducing person-to-person interaction, and elections looming, how online information is managed is a pressing issue. With AI deployed, what are the roles of human moderators and legislation?
Legal dispute between two rival groups centres on occupancy of Teochew Building.
There is no good time to hold an election in a pandemic - so it's important to find a window of opportunity to do so. The timeline is shorter than people think.
These include a three-month extension of the levy payment timeline for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), a levy waiver for up to 90 days for foreign workers on overseas leave..
Circuit breakers activated on March 13 by 14 SGX-listed stocks, while only five stocks triggered it on March 16.
Justice Choo Han Teck said the son, a polytechnic graduate, will have to find his own means to study in Canada.
Mr Terry Xu said that he had filed an application to obtain documents from PM Lee Hsien Loong, in a pre-trial process to obtain evidence.
In a press statement, the grocery and food delivery start-up alleged that it has discovered “numerous irregularities” in various transactions that took place while the pair were still with the company.
One suggestion is for Parliament to enact emergency legislation to provide relief.
He suggests looking to Parliament to enact emergency legislation to help the construction industry as force majeure is not a recognised legal right in Singapore.
A 52-year-old cleaner who sexually abused his youngest daughter repeatedly when she was between six and eight years old was sentenced to 18½ years in jail yesterday.
The High Court granted a request by the rapist's lawyer that his name not be made public because his son, a secondary school student, has been contemplating suicide over his father's offences.
PM Lee Hsien Loong and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison witnessed the signing of three of the agreements after they met via video conferencing, in lieu of a face-to-face meeting in Canberra, because of the coronavirus situation.
Given the gravity of the situation, issuers should be even more forthcoming in their communications with shareholders and consider going beyond the minimum regulatory disclosure requirement.
Experts expect this package to be a hefty one, with some saying that it could be more than double the initial $6.4 billion set aside last month to cushion the economic blow from the coronavirus outbreak.
Eddie Choy Hon Cheong, 59, was convicted in court last Friday for wilfully evading tax, having made false entries in his GST and income tax returns between the accounting periods 2010 and 2012.
The son of an elderly widow with a $200 million fortune is appealing against a court decision not to order an investigation into a lawyer's conduct in transactions involving his mother.
54-year veteran, a Public Service Medal winner in 2008, was devoted to his craft.
Airplanes are grounded, shipments are stalled, hotels and restaurants are empty. The coronavirus haswreaked havoc across the economy. Insight looks at key sectors that have been badly hit.
He is also appealing against the court's decision not to order the Law Society to pay him legal costs and disbursements.
Sapna Jhangiani, a partner at Clyde & Co Clasis Singapore, is believed to be only the third QC in Singapore's legal history.
More than 55% of divorce cases in 2019 were finalised in months instead of stretching to over a year.
Judge gave some broad hints that DBS, the bookrunner for the perpetual capital securities and preference shares issue, ought to be bearing some of the costs of the advisers' fees in Hyflux's rescue negotiations.
They are asked to correct posts on PA, RCs' role in Safra Jurong event.
Creditors to vote on its proposed schemes of arrangement based on Utico's rescue package for the company and three subsidiaries.
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Aussie judge calls him 'predatory parasite' for cheating and raping Malaysian woman.