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Casino tax rates to rise; entry levies up by 50%

Casino tax rates to rise; entry levies up by 50%

A tiered tax structure takes effect from March 2022; higher levies start Thursday.

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Concern over legal costs to appeal Govt orders 'fair', but help is available: Edwin Tong

Concern over legal costs to appeal Govt orders 'fair', but help is available: Edwin Tong

The new laws do not set a high bar for individuals to prove that what he or she wrote is true: Mr Tong

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How far do directors' duties extend?

How far do directors' duties extend?

SGX RegCo's moves will no doubt prompt many to question just how far a director's duty extends. Is one liable to go down with the sinking ship, or to abandon the craft when one has bailed out enough water?

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Moving to greener pastures: Developments in the market for electric vehicles in Singapore

This article highlights the recent developments in the EV market in Singapore and considers how Singapore can encourage the uptake of EVs through regulation and policies.

Court dismisses action as shareholder lacked good faith

In Ozak Seiko Co Ltd v Ozak Seiko (S) Pte Ltd and another and other matters [2019] SGHC 34, the Court dismissed a 216A Application, finding that the applicant failed to meet any of the requirements.

MAS publishes final regulations for mandatory trading of derivatives contracts

This update will set out the key takeaways from the MAS Response as well as the Mandatory Trading Regulations.

Stiffer penalties to protect vulnerable victims of harassment

Stiffer penalties to protect vulnerable victims of harassment

Penalties will double for offenders who harass their intimate partners or the physically or mentally infirm under proposed changes to the Protection from Harassment Act (Poha).

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Undue delays, unfair sentences in medical council's cases: Gan

Undue delays, unfair sentences in medical council's cases: Gan

There are major problems afflicting the Singapore Medical Council's (SMC) disciplinary process, such as long delays and unfair sentences, said Health Minister Gan Kim Yong.

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New tripartite guidelines set out what constitutes wrongful dismissal

New tripartite guidelines set out what constitutes wrongful dismissal

Developed by the Manpower Ministry, National Trades Union Congress and Singapore National Employers Federation, the guidelines follow changes to the Employment Act, which now allows all employees to file claims against their employers for wrongful dismissal.

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