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A dispute between a company and its former lead independent director has ended with him facing criminal charges.
ARA is proposing to acquire Logos shares. ARA will also transfer its entire holdings in Cache Logistics Trust and the trust's manager to Logos, and upon completion, ARA will retain control of the trust manager through Logos.
The Government should consider making special accommodation for abused foreign spouses to renew their LTVP independently of the abusive citizen spouse.
Perhaps the forthcoming Healthcare Services Act 2020 (which repeals the older Private Hospitals and Medical Clinics Act) will address some of these issues.
Whatever constitutes a force majeure event and what happens after it depends on the terms of the agreement and how the event has undermined the performance of the contract.
She told her older brother about the inappropriate touching, but the boy, who was five years her senior, merely told her to resist the next time.
With the approval, SDP will next argue its case in the Court of Appeal, the highest court in Singapore.
Claims of HDB eviction of woman are false, says MND; news site complies with order.
One loses his PR status; two others to be charged under Infectious Diseases Act.
A couple married in 1990, the marriage broke down in 2001, and an interim divorce judgement was finally granted in 2016.
The context of the discussions between Mr Oei and Mr Chew showed the full terms of any sale and purchase agreement between the buyer and Mr Oei would have to be negotiated: Judge
He allegedly placed buy orders and/or bought small lots of Gaylin at a price much higher than the then-trading price.
Landmark ruling deals with how to apply legal doctrine of mistake when contracts are made by computer systems.
If different countries have similar rules, the legal foundation for cross-border transactions becomes simpler and more certain, and costs of transactions can be lowered.
Court of Three Judges to review disciplinary tribunal's proceedings in Lee Suet Fern case.
The committee had come up with suggestions to help strengthen the existing family justice system, reduce acrimonious disputes and achieve more positive family outcomes.
Singapore Exchange (SGX) on Monday launched methanol futures and swap contracts, aimed at providing the methanol market with an exchange traded and centrally cleared alternative to manage risk and improve price discovery.
Evidence shows he likely wasn't involved in filing of 4 returns, but he prepared 5th: Judge
The lawyers said the Law Society had not suggested a plausible motive for Mrs Lee to change the original 2011 will.
Jeffrey Ong Su Aun ran away from Singapore and was arrested in May last year in a Kuala Lumpur hotel with a stolen Malaysian passport.
Singapore does not have an over-arching whistleblower protection law, but whistleblowers of certain offences are protected under specific legislation, which provides a more targeted approach, according to legal experts.
Mr Liew believes that all companies - private or listed - should be encouraged to adopt a whistleblowing policy and protect complainants.
Lee Suet Fern found guilty of grossly improper professional conduct over handling of LKY's last will.
Lawyer vows to fight disciplinary tribunal's report strongly when it is heard in open court.
Last year, he was suspended for three years for acting for two clients with conflicting interests and favouring one over the other.
Abuser insisted that maid apply cooking oil to elderly woman's body, locked them in house.
Embattled company's new lawyers from Clifford Chance have until then to meet High Court deadline.
Local construction firms fear they could miss deadlines given a shortage of labour and delays in materials, with the Covid-19 outbreak contributing to both factors.
He admitted he had instigated the girl's friend, now 20, to violate the victim in the early hours of July 20, 2018.
Singapore is also proposing to revise the Wild Animals and Birds Act, Singapore’s primary domestic wildlife protection legislation, with proposed fines up to 10 times more than the current maximum fine of S$1,000.
The judge made her finding while dismissing an appeal by The Online Citizen to set aside a correction direction.
The two firms, which both supply waste collection services, would continue to face sufficient competition from other suppliers both here and overseas as a merged entity: CCCS
Two-year penalty was halved because of time it took medical council to settle the case.
Explicit chronology of man's offences - involving 43 victims - listed in judgment.
The world has changed much in the past two decades, and Budget 2020 accepts those realities. Time for Singaporeans to wise up too.
The ultra wealthy are increasingly using trusts to ensure their legacy will be preserved for future generations or, in some instances, to drive positive social change.
Donees can decide on matters like care arrangements if clients lose mental capacity.
The High Court also rejected the man's bid to have his partner awarded joint custody, care and control of the children.
Companies will be granted a rebate of 25 per cent of tax payable, capped at $15,000, for the year of assessment 2020, a move that will cost the Government about $400 million.
Commercial property landlords looking to pass on rebate from the Stabilisation and Support Package.
The planned GST hike from 7 per cent to 9 per cent was first announced in 2018.
An International Air Transport Association official said the measures would be helpful, as the region's carriers earn over 40 per cent of their passenger revenues from routes to, from and within China.
Tax benefit schemes meant to lapse this year have been extended to 2025 and beyond.
Various offences under the Infectious Diseases Act (IDA) can now be compounded with the introduction of the Infectious Diseases (Composition of Offences) Regulations 2020.
Yesterday, Ng Kek Wee, 55, was sentenced to 18 months' jail after pleading guilty to one count each of abetting to provide false information to a public servant..
States Times Review penalised under Pofma; this comes two days after it is barred from receiving financial benefits.
They say that as shareholders, they would be in worse situation if the new company fails; distressed startup delays last tranche of salary repayment to ex-staff.
Such a home base is one that offers shelter from storms and the right policy measures for the growth of individuals and businesses.
This ensures confidentiality and no retaliation against complainants, says regulator.
Among the erroneous claims the page was issued correction directions for were that Singapore has not been able to trace the source infections in any of the Covid-19 cases and that Singapore had run out of surgical masks.
DPP's statement was reminder for M. Ravi to conduct himself appropriately, says judge.
The Law Society also warned members of the public to be alert to these scams and to verify e-mails purportedly from a lawyer by contacting the lawyer, but not through the e-mails in question.
The decision comes after Norway's competition authorities blocked the proposed merger in October last year.
Lawyer M. Ravi had submitted the stay application for Gobi Avedian, 31, and Datchinamurthy Kataiah, 34, who were sentenced to death for capital offences involving drug trafficking.
Dr Zachariah testified yesterday at the trial of Mr Rodrigues' alleged assailants, Ryan Xavier Tay Seet Choong and Lawrence Lim Peck Beng.
They were not told of her illness or death; judge upholds will which benefited wife of youngest brother the most.
There is research to show that spending sufficient time with both biological parents after a divorce results in better outcomes in life for the children.
The High Court in 2018 had refused to let Mr Tejinder testify from Australia via video link, but in recognising the novel question of law posed by the video-link application, allowed leave for Mr Anil to appeal against the matter.
Pannir is also challenging the Attorney-General's refusal to issue him a certificate of substantive assistance, which may have spared him the death penalty.
The prosecution said it would not be seeking the death penalty for Toh Sia Guan, 67, who was convicted of murder on Feb 12, 2020.
They are among four firms fined $66,000 in total; three others also found flouting law.
Thankfully, it is now illegal to publish identity information about someone, with the intention to harm that person. This has come about because of an amendment to the Protection from Harassment Act.
RHTLaw Asia LLP has operated and does continue to operate independently of RHT Capital and other entities in the RHT Group of Companies.
David James Roach, held in London, is accused of a 2016 bank robbery in Holland Village.
In the first conviction of a labour-trafficking case in Singapore under the Prevention of Human Trafficking Act, the couple were each found guilty in Nov last year of three counts of abusing their power to exploit their victims.
Sriram Chakravarthi, SAL's Chief Legal Officer, and Kai Schneider, Head of Clifford Chance and VCC Working Group member, visits MoneyFM and host Bernard Lim to give their take on the VCC.
In light of the 2019-nCoV outbreak, all SAL training sessions and events in February have been postponed. Details on replacement dates will be announced soon. For more information, contact [email protected]
The Future Economy Council's modern services subcommittee focuses on technology's role in a sector that relies on human expertise.
A forklift driver who was sentenced to 14 years' jail and 24 strokes of the cane last year for robbing and raping a sex worker at knifepoint has been spared caning because of his heart condition.
honestbee had been operating habitat, a tech-enabled supermarket and dine-in concept located in Pasir Panjang, while the company undergoes a court-supervised restructuring process.
Open to STEP members and non-members worldwide, entries are sought across 17 categories.
A senior public servant in an education-related government body is said to have repeatedly molested two women who were his colleagues at the time.
He will be appealing against the conviction, Mr Thuraisingam said.
Daily Mail, online equivalent used words in an article that contained defamatory imputations against couple: Judge
As a result of his resignation from Hyflux, Simon Tay has ceased to be a member of Hyflux's risk management and investment committees.
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The abuse stopped in 2014 only after the man was arrested and jailed for drug offences. In Jan 2018, the victim suffered an anxiety attack and was seen by doctors at CGH where she disclosed the sexual abuse.
It says it has received final mediation document from Chinese court over pollution case.
The Attorney-General's Chambers said the onus should be on the party making the assertion to prove that the statements are true.
They can apply to be exempted if they have 'substantial connection to Singapore'; but there is no change to rules on ABSD regime.
This comes in the wake of new rules announced by the Singapore Exchange Regulator (SGX RegCo) this month that permit listed companies to dispense with QR, as long as they are not deemed to be of higher risks.
Previously, under SGX rules, an issuer is not allowed to make any dividend announcement unless accompanied by financial results of the relevant period or if results have been announced.
Responsibilities include planning, overseeing and leading conferences and similar large-scale learning and development events from ideation through to completion.
A man who began dating the 11-year-old girl he was tutoring when he was 41 was sentenced to 10 years and 10 months' jail on Wednesday.
While listed companies understand the requirement for reporting materially price-sensitive information, it is "less well known" that they also need to disclose trade-sensitive news via SGXNet: Tan Boon Gin
MOM statistics show party's statements about PMET employment numbers were false.
Dr Edward Foo Chee Boon pleaded guilty to a charge of failing to keep clear and accurate medical records before a DT in 2018. It was one of three charges that the Singapore Medical Council brought against him.
Repeat sex offender had raised a stink in court by urinating, smearing faeces on glass panel.
Responsibilities include securing stakeholder support and collaboration for SAL’s learning and development mandate, strategic goals, initiatives and programmes.
RegCo chief Tan Boon Gin wrote that public companies have to disclose not only materially price-sensitive information but also trade-sensitive facts come Feb 7.
Singapore's artificial intelligence (AI) ethics framework is a great start but needs more diverse voices to raise transparency, enhance disclosures on what exactly goes into AI algorithms and start discussions on pricing of personal data.
Meanwhile, SIAS also requested a copy of all financial information on Utico and the investment special purpose vehicle, which had earlier been provided to the advisers of the senior unsecured creditors.
Judicial Commissioner Mavis Chionh dismissed all of Heng Chuan's claims and found that there was no minority oppression.
The Intangible Disclosure Evaluation and Audit Scheme (IDEAS) programme looks to promote IA disclosure and is exclusive to SGX-listed companies and companies preparing for a listing.
Senior Minister of State for Transport Janil Puthucheary said that the new regulations will increase awareness of rules, tackle distracted riding among users, and ensure that only compliant devices are used on public paths.
Through its Fund Platform, Mindful Wealth also helps to relocate and re-domicile offshore funds to Singapore's fully regulated jurisdiction.
Karya Indo Batam (KIB) is claiming damages for an alleged conspiracy. It is also seeking damages from Oxley Batam Pte Ltd for an alleged breach of the shareholder's agreement.
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They have priority claims ahead of other unsecured creditors.