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Asian lawyers prefer S'pore as venue for dispute resolution: Poll

Asian lawyers prefer S'pore as venue for dispute resolution: Poll

More than 600 legal practitioners and in-house counsel who engage in cross-border transactions in Asia were polled, and 63 per cent of them picked Singapore as their preferred venue for dispute resolution.

Want to list in Hong Kong? Singapore firms need deeper pockets

Want to list in Hong Kong? Singapore firms need deeper pockets

Small-cap companies fall short when it comes to costs and stamina in the listing game. 

Law Society of Singapore v Ezekiel Peter Latimer [2019] SGHC 92

Law Society of Singapore v Ezekiel Peter Latimer [2019] SGHC 92

Legal Profession — Disciplinary proceedings

Legal Profession — Disciplinary proceedings
Apex court dismisses bid for by-election in Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC

Apex court dismisses bid for by-election in Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC

No requirement for by-election when a single vacancy arises in a GRC, says court.

Lawyers who put own interests above clients' could be struck off

Lawyers who put own interests above clients' could be struck off

Court of Three Judges sets out new three-tier structure of sanctions to deal with misconduct.

AHTC lawsuit should be capped at $620k, say defendants' lawyers

AHTC lawsuit should be capped at $620k, say defendants' lawyers

SC Chelva Rajah argued that $620,000 is because auditing firm KPMG, which looked through the town council's books, could detect only $1.5 million of improper payments. It concluded that only $624,621 was recoverable, while the rest was "undeterminable".

AHTC lawsuit: All $33.7m paid to managing agent improper, illegal, say lawyers

AHTC lawsuit: All $33.7m paid to managing agent improper, illegal, say lawyers

They say WP councillors did not act in good faith in hiring FMSS.

Li Shengwu v The Attorney-General [2019] SGCA 20

Li Shengwu v The Attorney-General [2019] SGCA 20

Civil Procedure — Service

Civil Procedure — Service
Medical negligence lawsuits: 'Loss of chance' of better outcome flagged as vital point of law

Medical negligence lawsuits: 'Loss of chance' of better outcome flagged as vital point of law

Appeal against award in another case could impact outcome against CGH.

Apex court: Papers properly served on Li Shengwu in US

Apex court: Papers properly served on Li Shengwu in US

The apex court held that service of the papers on Mr Li complied with a provision in the Rules of Court that permits papers to be served out of Singapore in cases where a claim is made under any written law.

Parliament: Jail, fine to curb fake news

Parliament: Jail, fine to curb fake news

* Those who spread falsehoods with malicious intent face penalty * Ministers to get power to order content correction or removal * Opinions, criticisms, satire or parody not included in the Bill

Thio Syn Pyn v Thio Syn Kym Wendy and others  and another appeal [2019] SGCA 19

Thio Syn Pyn v Thio Syn Kym Wendy and others and another appeal [2019] SGCA 19

Companies — Oppression

Companies — Oppression
Blockchains & cryptos: To regulate or not to regulate

Blockchains & cryptos: To regulate or not to regulate

There is growing pressure for more effective guidelines and rules to enhance investor protection.

Should we regulate AI? Can we?

Should we regulate AI? Can we?

Artificial intelligence is viewed by many as the defining technology of the 21st century. But how can we ensure that its benefits outweigh the potential risks?

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UKM v Attorney-General [2018] SGHCF 18

UKM v Attorney-General [2018] SGHCF 18

Family Law — Adoption

Family Law — Adoption
Evan Lim Industrial / Warehousing Development Pte Ltd v MWA Capital Pte Ltd and another [2018] SGCA 76

Evan Lim Industrial / Warehousing Development Pte Ltd v MWA Capital Pte Ltd and another [2018] SGCA 76

Credit and Security — Money and moneylenders

Credit and Security — Money and moneylenders
Re Nalpon, Zero Geraldo Mario [2018] SGCA 71

Re Nalpon, Zero Geraldo Mario [2018] SGCA 71

Administrative Law — Judicial review
Glaziers Engineering Pte Ltd v WCS Engineering Construction Pte Ltd [2018] SGCA 66

Glaziers Engineering Pte Ltd v WCS Engineering Construction Pte Ltd [2018] SGCA 66

Building and construction law — Dispute resolution

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