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Family Law — Matrimonial assets
High roller can now contest casino's $10m suit

High roller can now contest casino's $10m suit

The High Court has set aside a $10 million default judgment against an Australian-Chinese tycoon for alleged casino debts and allowed his appeal to enter his defence and contest the case in a court trial.

The puzzling case of SMC's judgment on a doctor who was fined $100,000

The puzzling case of SMC's judgment on a doctor who was fined $100,000

Why did the Singapore Medical Council tribunal impose a heavy fine on a doctor for not informing a patient of side effects of a common injection? And how will that decision affect how doctors practise medicine henceforth?

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Online gambling's bigger threat warrants harsher penalty: Judge

Online gambling's bigger threat warrants harsher penalty: Judge

A judge who sentenced an offender to 14 months' jail for providing a remote gambling service, and added four weeks more for using an office as a common gaming house.

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Apex court: Yacht dealer can keep $774k deposit

Apex court: Yacht dealer can keep $774k deposit

Money paid to keep two boats off market for 3 weeks, but tycoon later did not buy either.

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Ensure anti-abduction rule doesn't cause more conflict: Forum

Ensure anti-abduction rule doesn't cause more conflict: Forum

The Family Justice Court (FJC)'s move to introduce new rules to prevent international child abduction by a divorcing parent is a positive step in considering the psychological well-being of children in the divorce process.

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Is it time to consider introducing a wealth tax?

Is it time to consider introducing a wealth tax?

THE movie Crazy Rich Asians propelled Singapore into the limelight, as moviegoers around the world had a peek into the luxury lifestyles of Asia's super wealthy families.

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Can an arbitral award be issued against minors?

In BAZ v BBA and others [2018] SGHC 275, the SHC set aside an award against the minors, noting that it would violate the protection given to minors in contractual relationships under Singapore law.

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