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Renovation firm liable for breaches that led to closure of Suntec City mall clinic for 321 days.
Couple accused of confining child in cage, scalding him and using pliers to pinch him.
Among other denials, 54-year-old Isa Ahmad now claims that he did not rob a second female victim of her mobile phone.
Suzanna Bong Sim Swan had hit Ms Than Than Moe on the cheek with a medicated oil glass bottle, after allegedly abusing her for two years and not paying her salary.
A second tranche of the trial will determine how much of the S$33.7 million in claims the three MPs will be liable for, if any.
The identity of the young male lawyer accused of molesting a female colleague in 2017 cannot be disclosed, to protect the identity of the alleged victim.
He alleges he was constructively dismissed; firm files countersuit.
Developer denies claims and names Huttons as 3rd party defendant.
Dr Tan Seng Kee, 61, better known as Roy Tan, said his case and two other similar cases have been scheduled to be heard on Nov 13, 15, 18, 20, 21 and 22.
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The 35-year-old divorcee showed the 13-year-old girl a lit gas lighter and threatened to pour acid on her if she said anything about the sexual assault.
Lutong Enterprise Corp's mark of three sloping lines in an inverted pyramid with a circle at one end, is visually similar to Adidas' mark, and people may be confused by the two: Judge Audrey Lim
They caution public not to break laws while detaining a suspect.
A firm should release a profit warning if it has material information which is likely to have a material effect on the price or value of its securities, or which may create a false market.
Management corporations must still follow certain procedures.
Hoe Leong Corp is now under financial pressure, having received a statutory demand for S$5.7 million from UOB in late August. The sale of the vessels is part of the restructuring plan the company is discussing with UOB.
Said Prof Ng: "The joint tenancy requirement deprives residents of basic privacy, creates conflict among co-tenants and should be removed."
A tutor, who was sued by a tuition centre he co-founded for allegedly moonlighting, has been cleared by the High Court.
The Ministry of Law should make this process easier, faster and smarter, especially in a country as connected as ours.
Fined for contempt of court in April, he had sought a declaration enabling him to contest.
Fixing fees for matrimonial disputes is deeply flawed, anti-competitive and a blunt methodology.
I believe most divorces are not complex. They become unnecessarily protracted when people file frivolous applications to prolong the process for personal vengeance or commercial benefit.
Work closely with the members of the Committee (including the judiciary) to design and execute long-term, substantive law reform projects. Monitor legislative, regulatory, and industry developments related to the projects.
Ninja Van operator separately fined $90k for leaving data of up to 1.26 million exposed.
Appellate Division's formation part of move to boost courts' efficiency.
DPM Heng's motion asking House to note judgment is thus premature, she adds.
52 MPs vote in favour of motion moved by DPM Heng in wake of High Court judgment.
Ms Anthea Ong noted that the motion relates to matters which have not fully concluded in court, while Associate Professor Walter Theseira said he was concerned about the political nature of the motion.
The woman's former boyfriend, a 28-year-old former auxiliary police officer, is serving a jail term of 19 years and 11 months. He pleaded guilty last year to abetting Srihari to rape and sexually assault the victim.
Woman had major depressive disorder after two of her six young kids died due to illness.
It is considering whether public transport operators are entitled to make staff work more than 44 hours a week.
SMC ruling follows High Court case filed by his former partners in which he was found guilty.
Two books that aim to better inform law practitioners on defamation cases and how tribunals should be managed were launched by the State Courts yesterday.
They will face stiffer penalties; authorities also get more power to fight online vice.
Bringing the regulation of banks entirely under the Banking Act will streamline the regulatory framework, said the MAS.
The mandatory registration and stiffer penalties come in the wake of two illegal drone incursions that disrupted operations at Changi Airport in June, resulting in 55 flight delays and eight diversions.
From today, riders can use them only on park connectors and cycling paths or face fines, jail.
Many cases require patience and compassion in managing clients who are often going through emotional turmoil and need guidance and advice beyond strictly legal issues: Kuah Boon Theng
SBS Transit referred the matter to the Industrial Arbitration Court after five of its bus drivers filed lawsuits at the State Courts over alleged breaches to the terms of their employment.
Court grants order for sale of property; his co-owner to be entitled to 95% of proceeds.
To be moved by DPM, it will call on the MPs to recuse themselves from AHTC financial matters.
Seah Kian Li unscrewed the tap — valued at S$171.20 — from the sink with his bare hands and took it home with him. His lawyer told the High Court that the sentence was “manifestly excessive”..
Parti Liyani is appealing to the High Court against her conviction and sentence of two years and two months' jail for stealing more than $34,000 worth of items.
The High Court has ruled that the Teochew-versus-Teochew dispute centred on the Teochew Building be held in open court involving a trial to determine the case.
It has filed appeal, says part of submissions in State Courts relied on earlier decision that had been overruled.
Hyflux had said in May and June that it had received separate non-binding letters of intent for investments by Mauritius-registered Oyster Bay Fund and a Chinese power service provider.
This will help ensure that lawyers are fairly remunerated while not profiting excessively from families in distress.
Local retailer Synnex Trading director Jia Xiaofeng and An-Nahl director Abdul Nagib Abdul Aziz were charged under Section 136 (3A) of the Copyright Act.
The state investment firm's surprise move on a longstanding asset such as Keppel also indicates that there are no sacred cows in its portfolio that are immune to a shakeup.
Suspended affiliate sends legal letters to track association but sees lawsuit as the last resort.
Competition reviews of mergers and acquisitions must be stricter, taking into account the impact on innovation and longer-term issues.
The management corporation at The Infiniti in West Coast Park claims that the cabinet reduced the width of the common corridor available for fire escape.
Repeat offenders who drive dangerously and cause death will face a maximum of 15 years in jail, compared with the current penalty of up to five years' jail.
The law needs to evolve to better empower minorities to champion their own rights, not appoint a permanent custodian who may not, tomorrow, be the crusader it is today.
The dispute resolution services seek to encourage employers and helpers to clear up misunderstandings and continue their working relationship, instead of terminating a contract as soon as a dispute arises.
Judge: Jolovan Wham advocated use of civil disobedience to bring about social change
Tighter rules for the trading of precious gems and gold have kicked in, as part of Singapore’s bid to fight money laundering and terrorism financing. Dealers and lawyers weigh in.
The Star Entertainment had sued Singaporean over alleged gambling debts in Queensland.
Hyflux's would-be white knight Utico said it will shrink its proposed $300 million equity injection to $200 million by early next week if the embattled firm has still not signed a restructuring deal.
District Judge Karolyn Gin is expected to issue her full decision grounds later, and the public prosecutor filed a notice of appeal yesterday.
Many examples of cases where doctors have received terms of suspension for acts of dishonesty which, if committed by lawyers, would almost certainly have warranted the sanction of a striking off: CJ Menon
The Ministry of Health has come up with seven "key guiding principles" for communicating medical information over the phone.
Married couple Malkar Savlaram Anant, 51, and Priyanka Bhattacharya Rajesh, 31, have both claimed trial over allegations they trafficked three Bangladeshi women.
Work-injury-compensation insurers must follow government rules on compensable claims under revised laws, says the Ministry of Manpower.
Registrar says uni did not act in bad faith, with parties in licensor-licensee relationship.
KrisEnergy is under court protection from legal action by creditors in Singapore. Its three-month debt moratorium, which lasts till Nov 14, was granted in September.
Zaminder Singh Gill, 56, who is said to have committed the offences while working with Hilborne Law, was charged last week with three counts of criminal breach of trust as an attorney.
Former chief justice Chan Sek Keong, who was appointed NUS' first Distinguished Fellow in the Faculty of Law in 2013 after he retired from legal service, has written a paper on the much-talked-about Section 377A of the Penal Code.
The SMC disciplinary tribunal has a basic understanding of legal processes, but it is still a law dilettante. If it must err at all, err on the side of caution and leniency. This obviates the need for doctors to appeal.
Court of Three Judges finds that he had done no wrong in releasing confidential info about a patient in an emergency.
Sum left with Insolvency and Public Trustee's Office over last 6 years by those who died without naming benefactor.
Seven lawyers receive long-service awards for giving free legal help in death-penalty cases.
The International Property Rights Index has ranked the Republic fourth in a global field of 129 countries.
Pine and its subsidiary ACPAM reach global settlement with Tan Choon Wee following mediation.
They allegedly made false claims under the Community Health Assist Scheme.
One is that if court can narrow or broaden application of law on gross indecency in public, then law can remain.
The building solutions firm's creditors include United Overseas Bank and Maybank Singapore.
District Judge Ong said he found Sim's testimony more believable than Ler's, as his evidence was consistent with the text messages between the two, and he came across as one who has seen the error of his ways.
Ahmed Hussein Abdul Kadir Sheik Uduman is the first Singaporean national to be sentenced for terrorism financing.
This is to proactively detect unlicensed activities involving digital payment tokens.
PDPC is currently working with other training partners like the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, National University of Singapore Law Academy, Singapore Management University Academy and Singapore Polytechnic.
He sets out why 1938 law on gross indecency in public needs to conform to Constitution.
In the latest legal development, Mr Soh has taken issue with three statements published by the firm on OneRun’s website — on Oct 21 last year, and on April 2 and 9 this year.
If more complaints or civil suits are filed against doctors, doctors would have to pay more in licensing fees and insurance fees and will seek to recover the money from patients via higher consultation and operation fees.
We assure Mr Chan that lawyers have a responsibility to charge fairly for the work done, or risk disciplinary action.
Law provides assurance, predictability and order in an interdependent but polarised world order: Chief Justice
Potential buyers' successful suit over aborted deal was complicated by Chan's bankruptcy.
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The High Court also ruled that the second wife, a Filipina living in Canada, was ineligible to receive the money as she no longer practised the Islamic faith, based on Islamic legal advice.