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Straits Times / 29 Sep 2022

Legal hotshot relocates to Singapore after 25 years in UK

Mr Ng Jern-Fei was awarded the Singapore Academy of Law's Merit Award by Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon in August. He also previously chaired the Singapore Academy of Law (SAL) Foreign Lawyers Chapter, which helped provide a support...
Straits Times / 28 Sep 2022

Multilateral system must be upheld: Opinion

Small states such as Singapore, which survive at the intersection of international law and power politics must be commit and continue to uphold the inclusive and rules-based multilateral system that has underwritten peace and progress since World...
Singapore Law Watch / 28 Sep 2022

ADV: [publication] Contract Laws of Asia – Indemnities

This publication dissects indemnity clauses in 12 key jurisdictions for cross-border contracting in APAC, discussing when such clauses are commonly sought, the advantages and disadvantages of an indemnity, how a claim under an indemnity clause...
Straits Times / 25 Sep 2022

Man fails to deny ex-wife bigger share of his house

The man had claimed the house was co-owned by his friend, who said she funded more than 70 per cent of the property and its mortgage. The court ruled that the friend had no share in the house, because both the husband and her could not prove...
Straits Times / 22 Sep 2022

Lawyer charged over hit-and-run accident that injured biker

Gregory John Fong Mun Yung, 49, who is from Fong & Fong law firm, faces three charges, including one count each of causing grievous hurt while driving in a manner that was dangerous to the public and failing to stop after an accident.

Singapore Law Watch / 22 Sep 2022

ADV: [publication] Contract Laws of Asia – Indemnities

This publication dissects indemnity clauses in 12 key jurisdictions for cross-border contracting in APAC, discussing when such clauses are commonly sought, the advantages and disadvantages of an indemnity, how a claim under an indemnity clause...
Business Times / 19 Sep 2022

MAS and Indian regulator to collaborate on fintech innovations

The agreement will promote regulatory sandbox collaboration and the sharing of information between the Monetary Authority of Singapore and India’s International Financial Services Centres Authority which will leverage existing regulatory...
Straits Times / 16 Sep 2022

Making digital banks more inclusive: ST Editorial

There is a risk that some segments of the population may remain underserved even as one of the rationales for the licensing of digital banks in Singapore was to help accelerate financial inclusion by serving segments of the population that are...
Singapore Law Watch / 15 Sep 2022

ADV: STEP Asia Conference

The premier event in Asia’s wealth management industry returns in-person from 15-16 November at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. This annual conference is a must-attend event in the diaries of practitioners around the world, secure your...
Business Times / 12 Sep 2022

SGX, MAS launch online portal for corporates to report ESG data

SGX and MAS have launched an sustainability reporting portal for companies aimed at streamlining disclosures and improving data quality. Called ESGenome, the disclosure portal will be offered free to listed companies here on a voluntary...
Straits Times / 11 Sep 2022

S'pore woman had to share $5m with ex-husband

The High Court ruling on the couple's divorce case indicates that the rule of equal ownership as well as survivorship applies to joint investment accounts as well.

Business Times / 07 Sep 2022

Blue skies ahead: Piloting a tokenisation take-off

MAS’ strategy for building Singapore’s digital asset ecosystem is an excellent step towards cementing the Republic’s status as a leading global financial centre and fintech hub.

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Straits Times / 11 Sep 2022

S'pore woman had to share $5m with ex-husband

The High Court ruling on the couple's divorce case indicates that the rule of equal ownership as well as survivorship applies to joint investment accounts as well.

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