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Conditional warning appears 'unusual' in NUS case: Lawyers

Conditional warning appears 'unusual' in NUS case: Lawyers

But they also stressed that there are mitigating factors the Singapore authorities take into account and do not need to make public.

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The psychiatrist's dilemma over patient autonomy

The psychiatrist's dilemma over patient autonomy

For psychiatric patients with no insight into their own illness, where does the concept of patient consent end and when do doctors take over the care, with the family's agreement?

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Ex-CJ urges criminal lawyers to be more positive about their role

Ex-CJ urges criminal lawyers to be more positive about their role

In new book, he dispels perception that criminal process favours prosecution.

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Plans for new court to ease load on Court of Appeal

Plans for new court to ease load on Court of Appeal

Supreme Court will have to be restructured to facilitate this; Govt studying various options.

$8b penny stock crash trial: Defence accuses remisier of 'coordinating trades' in front-running activity

$8b penny stock crash trial: Defence accuses remisier of 'coordinating trades' in front-running activity

Soh and former Ipco International chief executive Quah have been charged with conspiring to create a false market for stocks of Blumont Group, Asiasons Capital (now Attilan Group) and LionGold Corporation.

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Hyflux to ask court for further 3-month reprieve from creditors

Hyflux to ask court for further 3-month reprieve from creditors

Sias president says he was told new plan is to keep perp and pref shareholders whole as equity rather than debt.

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Strategic Conflict Management for Professionals (Module 2), SMC, 8-10 May (18 public CPD points)

Module 2 participants will be introduced to more advanced and sophisticated mediation skills which will increase their effectiveness as conflict resolvers. 

SAL Executive Tech Lunch & Learn Talks Series: How can Robots and Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Help Your Business, SAL, 7 May (1.5 public CPD points)

This lunch talk will give insights from a practitioner’s view into the different applications of RPA, Robo-advisors and chatbots.

Belt and Road Initiative Series: International Trade, Investment Law and the BRI, SAL, 28 May (2.5 public CPD points)

This seminar will examine a number of trade, investment and related business issues which are relevant to those operating in the BRI.

ADV: Manager, Legal Research, SAL

ADV: Manager, Legal Research, SAL

Contribute to development of new and existing content in LawNet legal research; scan and seek opportunities to translate the latest legal technology developments into enhancements..

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Editorial Note: Website undergoing maintenance on Friday, 26 April, 4-8pm

Editorial Note: Website undergoing maintenance on Friday, 26 April, 4-8pm

Singapore Law Watch will be undergoing maintenance from 4-8pm this Friday, 26 April, during which the entire website will be inaccessible. We apologise for the inconvenience caused.

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Singapore High Court sets out approach to granting moratorium relief for intended scheme in group restructuring efforts

The recent decision of SHC in Re IM Skaugen SE [2018] SGHC 259 provides the leading analysis of the enhanced moratorium provisions under the Companies (Amendment) Act 2016 and its safeguards.

MOH establishes workgroup to review taking of informed consent by doctors and SMC disciplinary process

The Terms of Reference for the Workgroup provides that the Workgroup is to canvass the views of medical practitioners from a range of diverse practice backgrounds across private and public healthcare settings.

Thief with fetish for women’s wallets spared heavier sentence as High Court rejects prosecution’s appeal

Thief with fetish for women’s wallets spared heavier sentence as High Court rejects prosecution’s appeal

The 10-month sentence was a “reflection of a good balance” the criminal justice system had struck to signal to him that he should keep trying to seek help for his fetishism: CJ

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Spyware firm awarded damages of $1,000

Spyware firm awarded damages of $1,000

High Court rejects claim for over $9 million in breach-of-contract suit against ex-employee.

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Doctor suspended for offensive posts on HardwareZone

Doctor suspended for offensive posts on HardwareZone

Aussie tribunal imposes 6-week ban over remarks on S'pore portal.

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Room to sharpen regulatory efficiency

Room to sharpen regulatory efficiency

A collaborative approach among key authorities and empowering regulators to carry out speedy investigations may help expedite process to prosecute offenders.

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Susan Lim granted voluntary erasure from UK register

Susan Lim granted voluntary erasure from UK register

Tribunal does not impose sanction on S'pore surgeon, noting she has never practised in UK.

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Indian national extradited to US over $312m scam

Indian national extradited to US over $312m scam

They impersonated officials from the Internal Revenue Service or US Citizenship and Immigration services, and threatened victims with arrest, imprisonment, fines or deportation if they did not pay taxes or penalties to the government.

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