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Judge finds surgeon negligent in performing op and also cites delay in sending for ambulance.
Ms Chan accepted the offer to settle the lawsuit before the trial was meant to proceed which saved another seven days of trial and cross-examination of expert witnesses.
Ms Mavis Chionh will be appointed a High Court judge on March 12 & Mr Kwek Mean Luck will be a Judicial Commissioner on Jan 4. Mr Tai Wei Shyong will be the third Deputy Attorney-General in the AGC on Jan 1.
Defence Counsel instead sought to show that the defendants had fully intended to continue operating at the premises, but subsequent instructions from the Urban Redevelopment Authority made it impossible to do.
The cash distribution to creditors is expected to take place between April and June next year and several resolutions were approved, including appointing a committee of inspection.
The judge dismissed cCap's motion and noted the company failed to show that it was necessary, under the law, to release the seized funds for its expenses.
Lawyers for PUB's insurers said Madam Chan had met up with buyers who left her positive reviews, despite her claims that the accident caused her to become wary of strangers.
STF had previously proposed mediation, but did not receive a "favourable response" from Wong.
This country may be small, but has three value propositions to offer by way of positive contributions to the region and beyond in the new digital world.
Given its potential to shape our daily lives, the firms which own and sell this technology might include ethical considerations as part of ESG.
It was Ms Tiong's second and final attempt at seeking leave to appeal the High Court decision which went against her.
Defence Counsel for PUB made the contention after noting that Madam Chan had the presence of mind to ask for her mobile phone to liaise with her lawyers about the case while warded at IMH back in July.
Club members accuse him and his company of contract breach, seek over $110k each in damages.
Renegotiation is better for the entire business ecosystem as it prevents otherwise viable businesses from struggling on in unproductive arrangements, which may ultimately lead to insolvency and litigation.
She now seeks $5 million in damages after falling into manhole, down from $20 million.
Hyflux and Hydrochem were placed under judicial management by the Singapore high court on Nov 16, capping a two-year-long failed attempt to restructure the business.
SMA also sent out an advisory on the advertising standards for doctors to remind doctors that advertising must not be laudatory, comparative or disparaging, among other standards.
The 52-year-old Singaporean man was sentenced to 20 years’ jail for sexually assaulting his daughter twice, including one year in lieu of caning.
The judge in sentencing had considered that the man would suffer disproportionately in prison because of his disorder but also noted that this does not mean that all offenders in a similar situation should not be jailed.
The case is the first to be heard before the court as previous such appeals were not pursued beyond the Income Tax Board of Review.
Sun Electric's financial dilemma could jeopardise its JTC contract, given that its electricity retail business faces liquidation threat.
Startup replies that it will now remove all medical practitioners who do not wish to be listed.
She's found guilty of misconduct unbefitting an advocate and solicitor in her handling of Lee Kuan Yew's last will.
His cousin Terence says he feels 'deeply betrayed' even as business seems to thrive.
There are drawbacks to online mediation such as confidentiality issues, building rapport and reading non-verbal cues but these can be overcome through technology and adequate preparation: JIMC-Kyoto deputy chief director.
Its first step would be to implement relatively lower levy of about S$0.30 for its ride-hailing service in next few months.
The Judge accepted Mr Xu's explanation that the sums of money were moved to Ms Wang for temporary safekeeping due to financial difficulties faced by his companies in China at the time.
It is accusing subsidiary of Lippo over inflating property prices to get higher loans for condo buyers.
The pair of cousins are also being investigated by the police for allegedly using unauthorised signatures of accounting firm Ernst & Young on its financial statements.
Given the "growing interest" to list Reits here that have international assets, there is a "pressing need" for the industry to raise its standards: SGX RegCo CEO
The man had not received about $5,000 in overtime pay, as well as a bonus of about $4,000 for working on a project.
The PDPC said that it requested more information from the Singapore-based owner of the Muslim Pro app regarding allegations that it sold data of the app users.
MOH and SMC issue corrections to statements on startup's website; Academy of Medicine sends letter voicing strong disapproval.
Mr Mohamed Faizal Mohamed Abdul Kadir was appointed a Senior Counsel earlier this year, and is the first Malay-Muslim one to be given the title.
UOB says Mr Lim Thiam Ho owes $105,080 because it made a cash advance under his credit card account.
The owner of the house Koh Ah Kin argued that he had acquired the neighbouring land through adverse possession.
Both of them and a senior project manager are on bail amid an investigation by CPIB, related to the affairs of wholly-owned unit Starburst Engineering Pte Ltd.
Countries around the world are following Singapore's example of digitally-enabled contact tracing.
Liquidator KordaMentha will take control of Robinsons' assets and assess the options to realise value to maximise returns to creditors.
Gag orders are usually imposed to protect the identity of victims or other innocent parties in court proceedings and can also apply to the identity of the offender if that is necessary to protect the identity of the victim.
The writer says the Re-Align Framework will further distress small landlords with mortgage obligations and place them in an unfavourable position.
Judicial Management does not preclude the judicial manager from working with a strategic investor nor does it mean that shareholders will certainly receive nothing.
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Victim would not have been further harmed by the disclosure of her identity, prosecution says.
The Judge was not persuaded that sufficient grounds had been made out for further extension of the debt moratorium.
Firms will be covered until new law allowing them to terminate contracts early kicks in.
Companies with straightforward tax matters can fill out as few as six essential fields in the simplified form.
Financial institutions under their jurisdiction should be allowed to transfer data across borders by electronic means under certain circumstances.
The need to add up all lawsuits to determine materiality for disclosure is inconsistent with established principles of accounting.
The spread of small and large firms featured in the ranking reflects the diverse nature of the legal services market in Singapore.
ST's project with research firm Statista to find Singapore's best law firms welcomed by legal players , as public tend to rely on credible guides.
Trident Law, Eugene Thuraisingam score 5-star ratings, beating bigger firms on list
Employers should not act unilaterally and use financial difficulties as an excuse not to pay salaries while expecting staff to continue working: MOM Spokesperson
The judge also disagreed with Hartung's request for the sentences to run concurrently instead of consecutively because both charges concerned separate offences that took place at different times.
Key changes in the revised guidelines include more focused assessing of internal controls to meet business needs, business sustainablility and viability as well as targeted guidelines for due dilligence.
The doctors say despite their repeated requests to remove their details from the site, DxD refused.
But SGI said it will not continue with the transaction if Hyflux enters into judicial management (JM), because a JM process will likely result in a prolonged timeline.
Judge rejects defence's claim that he was depressed, says behaviour showed he was in full control.
ABS guidelines seek to boost assessment of internal controls, sustainability and viability of a business, and compliance, especially in niche or higher risk areas.
Comsumers were mislead into believing that a price benefit is available only for a limited period, created unwarranted pressure to make an inmmediate purchase: CCCS.
But restructuring scheme has to get majority approval from boxship operator's creditors.
The new workpass will be valid for two years, with a one-time renewal for a subsequent two years that will depend on certain criteria.
It wants greater accountability in the conduct of investigation interviews for migrant workers accused of crimes and improved access to professional interpreters for migrant workers whose first language is not English among others.
Variable Capital Companies framework launched by MAS and ACRA may also be suitable for single family offices seeking multi-family office solutions.
Consumers who buy such products cannot rely on laws administered by MAS to take action against either the intermediary who resold or packaged the policies, or the distributor of the policies: MAS spokesperson.
The intent of Section 424 CPC is to ensure the timely reporting of crimes, particularly serious crimes, to the police.
He also said that Singapore must protect and improve the justice system to assure the public that it is clean and works equally for all.
The Defence contends there is no case to answer on the basis that the plaintiffs have not provided sufficient evidence.
The move addresses risks of theft and misuse of an individual's personal particulars; MAS issues consultation paper.
The proposal would also prohibit financial institutions from relying on common personal information, such as NRIC number.
The peace-building processes are equally important to help foster enduring restorative solutions: CJ.
Medical practitioners should have the autonomy to associate or dissociate with an organisation: SMA.
Getting from voluntary norms to a codified system or law which defines what constitutes responsible behaviour in cyberspace will be a long journey.
Appointments will obviate a potential conflict of interest and ensure the AGC is above board in dealing with a case where it is the defendant: Lawyers
The formal appointment of counsel is understood to suggest that SKTC could succeed PRPTC as the party to continue in the appeal with court approval.
It is unclear why Oxley Gem has sued Gracious Land, as the matter is related to an arbitration and the case file has been sealed from the public.
Data-related regulation has been a focus for legislators worldwide, a trend driven by the digitisation of the economy and the quick pace of tech innovation.
Amazon had invoked the arbitration proceedings based on a shareholders' agreement inked after it had bought a 49 per cent stake in Future Coupons.
Given the economic distress caused by Covid-19, more companies will look to Singapore to carry out their restructuring.
Development of Maxwell Chambers as Singapore's dedicated integrated ADR centre, government seed capital examples of ADR strategy.
Singapore has a modern and progressive regime that incorporates the best features of the world's leading jurisdictions.
WongPartnership's Smitha Menon, 39, received the 2020 Woman of the Year In Restructuring (Asia) award by the International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC).
The importance of the Parti Liyani case lay in the way in which the Parliamentary discussion invoked and clarified the very role of the rule of law.
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Changes were made to better reflect debate and obtain bipartisan support, she says.
One such scheme entails using shell companies to apply for bigger loans to buy commercial properties.
He alleged that lawyer Eugene Thuraisingam had told him Minister Shanmugam had said he “wields influence over the Chief Justice” .
SCA noted that the rights to peaceful assembly conferred by Singapore's Constitution are subject to certain restrictions and are not unlimited.
Founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew and other PMs were careful to ensure that ministers and officials were proper in their relations with the judiciary, said Prof Jayakumar
Following complaints from members, the SMA collates list of doctors who do not wish to be associated with the website.
The DNC registry does not seem effective in stopping harassment from unsolicited messages and there should be a mechanism for easy submission of feedback or complaints, says the author.
Mandatory reporting helps facilitate law enforcement but can also compound the feelings of helplessness that often afflict sexual assault survivors.
The new feature, called Sign with SingPass, is available on SingPass Mobile.
It is the first bank to take legal action against O.K. Lim and his 2 children over its losses.
The Workers’ Party suggested setting up a Constitutional Commission led by a Supreme Court judge to review the current system, among several recommendations.
Gobi Avedian also alleged that the defendants had abused their powers and acted in bad faith while also breaching their fundamental duties to assist in the administration of justice.
It will ensure easier access to justice for the lower-income and boost the country's reputation as a legal hub but may be open to abuse.
MOM had initiated a review of the case and conducted further investigations in light of Ms Parti's acquittal and consulted AGC on its recommendations.
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The Court of Appeal concluded that the man had failed to disclose about $1.8 million in assets.