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Supreme Court Case Summary: Re Nalpon, Zero Geraldo Mario [2018] SGCA 71

CA dismissed lawyer Zero Nalpon’s appeal for leave to bring judicial review proceedings against LawSoc's decision to dismiss his complaint against his opposing counsel. 

Re Nalpon, Zero Geraldo Mario [2018] SGCA 71

Re Nalpon, Zero Geraldo Mario [2018] SGCA 71

Administrative Law — Judicial review

Supreme Court Case Summary: Public Prosecutor v Gobi a/l Avedian Criminal Appeal No 20 of 2017

CA set aside the HC's conviction and sentence on the reduced charge and convicted the respondent on the original charge of importation of diamorphine under the Misuse of Drugs Act.

Supreme Court Case Summary: Abdul Kahar bin Othman v Public Prosecutor [2018] SGCA 70

CA dismisses application by convicted person to reopen concluded criminal appeal on basis of alleged unconstitutionality of sentencing regime in the Misuse of Drugs Act.

Lessons from the Jurong Aromatics case: non-assignment, crystallisation and set-off

The case of Jurong Aromatics Corp Pte Ltd (receivers and managers appointed) and others v BP Singapore Pte Ltd and another matter [2018] SGHC 215 is significant as it makes important distinctions.

Journals Online: Assessing the effectiveness of sentencing guideline judgments in Singapore issued post-March 2013 and a guide to constructing frameworks

To assist lawyers involved in proposing sentencing frameworks, the article ends with a table of the 60-odd guideline judgments that have been issued in these past 5 years.

Investor sues laser clinic founder for return of $30.7m

Investor sues laser clinic founder for return of $30.7m

Madam Wang Xiaopu had signed two contracts to buy over Dr Goh Seng Heng's shares in Aesthetic Medical Partners (AMP), the parent company of the PPP Laser Clinic chain, for $32.5 million.

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MHA doing survey on death penalty

MHA doing survey on death penalty

National poll, from October to December, will involve 2,000 S'poreans and PRs.

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AGC rebuts don's criticism over disciplinary probe of 3 lawyers

AGC rebuts don's criticism over disciplinary probe of 3 lawyers

Prof Jeffrey Pinsler, a senior counsel, argued that the AGC "appears not to have taken into account the judge's clear statements that he did not find that the (three lawyers) had breached any rules of ethics".

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