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Apex court hears bid for by-election in GRC

Apex court hears bid for by-election in GRC

SDP member contends that seat vacated by President Halimah must be filled under law.

Hard choices on surrogacy in Singapore: Balance between surrogacy or exploitative of poor women

Hard choices on surrogacy in Singapore: Balance between surrogacy or exploitative of poor women

In some Western societies, surrogacy arrangements are accepted. But Singapore has to find its own balance between allowing parents this option while preventing abuse of this practice, which can be exploitative of poor women.

More payment services to be regulated by MAS

More payment services to be regulated by MAS

The Payment Services Act will also impose limits on how much personal mobile wallets can hold, and how much money can be transferred out to accounts other than the user's designated bank accounts in a year, among others.

‘Painful’ changes to legal industry set to affect lawyers’ training and operations: Chief Justice

‘Painful’ changes to legal industry set to affect lawyers’ training and operations: Chief Justice

Mr Menon had made similar calls before for the legal industry to adapt to and leverage these forces, but there was greater urgency in his tone this time round.

As a small state, law is key tool in managing ties with others: A-G

As a small state, law is key tool in managing ties with others: A-G

Singapore needs to build and manage its network of relations with other countries, and as a small state, the law is an important tool which enables it to do so, Attorney-General Lucien Wong said.

CJ to hold dialogues to tap collective wisdom for profession's future

CJ to hold dialogues to tap collective wisdom for profession's future

Reforming, re-imagining and remodelling the sector are potential areas of focus.

Law Society chief, three others appointed senior counsel

Law Society chief, three others appointed senior counsel

President of the Law Society, Gregory Vijayendran, and three others were appointed senior counsel yesterday.

Court rejects bid to get StreetSine to place $456k security for costs

Court rejects bid to get StreetSine to place $456k security for costs

The High Court has rejected a bid by 23 defendants, including the Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers (SISV), for info-tech firm StreetSine Singapore to place some $456,000 as security for costs before continuing its lawsuit against them.

United Nations treaty on cross-border mediation to be named after Singapore

United Nations treaty on cross-border mediation to be named after Singapore

The Singapore Convention on Mediation will provide for the cross-border enforcement of mediated settlement agreements.

MinLaw defers its decision to renew licences of some foreign firms by one year

MinLaw defers its decision to renew licences of some foreign firms by one year

This would synchronise the timeline for the first and second batches of QFLPs to better allow MinLaw to assess all the QFLPs’ contributions to Singapore.

UKM v Attorney-General [2018] SGHCF 18

UKM v Attorney-General [2018] SGHCF 18

Family Law — Adoption

Family Law — Adoption
Singapore’s legal profession: Data analysis of lead counsel appearance numbers

Singapore’s legal profession: Data analysis of lead counsel appearance numbers

The author is responding to the call to study the careers of advocates, and has done so by compiling data on appearances before the High Court and Court of Appeal as lead counsel.

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
A significant step for enforcement of money judgments in commercial cases between Singapore and China

A significant step for enforcement of money judgments in commercial cases between Singapore and China

The MOG stipulates that the courts of the PRC will not review the merits of a Singapore judgment and it may only be challenged on limited grounds of procedural and jurisdictional issues.

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
Journals Online: Witness preparation before trial – What the rules of ethics do not say

Journals Online: Witness preparation before trial – What the rules of ethics do not say

This article will examine the issue of what lawyers may do and not do in preparing witnesses for trial and, in particular, whether witnesses may be prepared as a group.


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