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Six years of hell for family of dead woman sued for $1.6m, but relief after court dismisses suit

Six years of hell for family of dead woman sued for $1.6m, but relief after court dismisses suit

Relief for family of woman sued for $1.6m after court dismisses suit.

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High bar for when claims can be struck out: Judge

High bar for when claims can be struck out: Judge

The judgment is unusual in that while the threshold for striking out is high, this is the first time it has been put in the way it was - that "anything can happen" at trial and, therefore, the claim is not to be struck out.

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Doctor convicted of sexually assaulting patient but cleared of rape

Doctor convicted of sexually assaulting patient but cleared of rape

The judge said Wee Teong Boo had no reason to carry out an internal examination without establishing the patient's sexual history, which is part of the procedure for investigating possible pelvic inflammation disease.

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Acra to overhaul portal after rogue agents misused services

Acra to overhaul portal after rogue agents misused services

The Acra will introduce measures in the second half of the year to ensure that registered filing agents carry out transactions on behalf of only their own clients, a spokesperson told The Business Times.

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[MYR] Market Update – Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM) allows foreign banks to provide banking services to local business entities

The CBM is reported to have made this change to existing rules in order to increase access to finance for local businesses.

MAS issues new “Guidance to Capital Markets Intermediaries on Enhancing AML/CFT Frameworks and Controls”

The Guidance clarifies MAS' supervisory expectations by sharing its key observations from recent inspections of capital markets intermediaries. 

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Recent cases concerning building and construction law in Singapore

This case update discusses 3 recent SHC cases concerning the absence of an EOT clause, estoppel under SOPA and performance bonds.

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