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Ardmore Park tycoon made bankrupt in HK

Ardmore Park tycoon made bankrupt in HK

Sit Kwong Lam vouched for $40.6m of goods bought by S'pore firm but payment not made.

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Ex-Keppel Shipyard employee jailed for accepting bribes

Ex-Keppel Shipyard employee jailed for accepting bribes

Neo Kian Siong has been sentenced to a year and nine months' jail for collecting more than $740,000 in bribes.

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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.

PUB to take over Tuaspring to safeguard water security

PUB to take over Tuaspring to safeguard water security

PUB issued a notice to Hyflux yesterday to terminate their water purchase agreement, and will take over its Tuaspring plant next month.

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Patient's family sues NUH, top neurosurgeon

Patient's family sues NUH, top neurosurgeon

$2.5 million lawsuit claims negligence left housewife in permanent vegetative state after brain surgery.

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2019 Study on Governing Law & Jurisdictional Choices in Cross-border Transactions

2019 Study on Governing Law & Jurisdictional Choices in Cross-border Transactions

An enhanced study (from the 2015 edition) was commissioned by SAL's Promotion of Singapore Law Committee to understand the changes in perception towards governing law & jurisdictional choices in cross-border transactions, as well as to cover a broader scope and wider reach.

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Regulators looking into Hyflux’s disclosure and accounting practices for possible breaches

Regulators looking into Hyflux’s disclosure and accounting practices for possible breaches

Hyflux has been undergoing a court-supervised restructuring process since May last year after chalking up debts amounting to nearly S$3 billion.

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Doc's 'flippant' expenses scrutinised in court

Doc's 'flippant' expenses scrutinised in court

Mr Wong contended that as the sole director of the companies, Dr Lee was able to make ad hoc claims as there were no checks on her. She disagreed.

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Stamping out corruption in the maritime sector

Stamping out corruption in the maritime sector

The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network aims to eliminate all forms of maritime corruption with the support of ICS and IMO.

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ADV: Free 45-minute webinar

ADV: Free 45-minute webinar

Find out how automating document creation has improved efficiency at the Middle East’s largest law firm. April 23, 14:30 (SGT).

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ADV: Programme Lead, Legal Technology

ADV: Programme Lead, Legal Technology

Delivery of Legal Technology Vision (LTV) Programme, and manage the lifecycle of existing and LTV initiated Legal Tech Services.

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Son of 'law legend' Subhas Anandan has big shoes to fill

Son of 'law legend' Subhas Anandan has big shoes to fill

Called to the Bar last week, he has fond memories of his late dad Subhas Anandan.

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Dentist admits to $389k Medisave scam

Dentist admits to $389k Medisave scam

Liew, who committed the offences between 2011 and 2014, was the second person to be convicted for taking part in the scam.

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Singaporean charged over allegedly helping fund ISIS propaganda

Singaporean charged over allegedly helping fund ISIS propaganda

A man who allegedly provided money to support the ISIS propaganda efforts yesterday became the first Singaporean to be charged under the Terrorism (Suppression of Financing) Act.

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Hyflux sues SM Investments; appoints Nicky Tan as adviser

Hyflux sues SM Investments; appoints Nicky Tan as adviser

Hyflux has fired the first legal salvo in its dispute with its former suitor SM Investments (SMI) as it filed a lawsuit on Monday in the SHC for the alleged repudiation of the rescue deal and is claiming the S$38.9m deposit.

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Why firms with an ethical rudder will become leaders

Why firms with an ethical rudder will become leaders

Ethics can be a competitive advantage for business success, and companies today need to embrace ways to ensure this is embedded into their DNA.

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Kin of man missing for 15 years want closure

Kin of man missing for 15 years want closure

They seek court order to declare him legally dead after all search efforts come up blank.

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Delivery driver gets death penalty for drug trafficking

Delivery driver gets death penalty for drug trafficking

A delivery driver who failed to convince a High Court judge that he did not know he was delivering drugs has been handed the death penalty after being convicted of drug trafficking.

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Experts welcome laws to give faster relief to victims of falsehoods

Experts welcome laws to give faster relief to victims of falsehoods

But relief may not be long-lasting, court orders can be contested.

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Some scholars want academic protection reflected in fake news Bill

Some scholars want academic protection reflected in fake news Bill

A group of academics has said it cannot accept the Ministry of Education's (MOE) assurances that the proposed law against online falsehoods will not affect their work.

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