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Public Prosecutor v Zamri Bin Mohd Tahir [2017] SGHC 79

Criminal law — Statutory offences
Singapore Budget doubles down on restructuring

Singapore Budget doubles down on restructuring

It targets economic transformation as a long-term imperative, unveils Merdeka Gen Package details and tackles defence and security concerns.

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United Integrated Services Pte Ltd v Civil Tech Pte Ltd and another [2019] SGHC 32

Building and Construction Law – Statutes and regulations

Building and Construction Law – Statutes and regulations
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Shanghai Turbo Enterprises Ltd v Liu Ming [2019] SGCA 11

Conflict of Laws — Choice of jurisdiction
'Judge-shoppers' who make false allegations face stern action: AGC

'Judge-shoppers' who make false allegations face stern action: AGC

The AGC remarks last Thursday came in relation to the High Court's judgment a day earlier which found Ong Wui Teck guilty of "scandalising contempt and contempt in the face of the court".

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Opposition politician avoids bankruptcy over loan

Opposition politician avoids bankruptcy over loan

A bankruptcy application taken against opposition politician Lim Tean by a Shanghai businessman over a US$150,000 (S$203,000) loan was formally withdrawn in the High Court yesterday.

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Service sector firms will have to lower foreign worker ratio

Service sector firms will have to lower foreign worker ratio

Proportion will be cut from 40% to 38% on Jan 1 next year, and to 35% on Jan 1, 2021.

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Singapore High Court confirms permissibility of litigation funding for insolvency claw-back claims in context of bankruptcy

In Re Fan Kow Hin, the SHC held that funding agreements that have the effect of assigning and selling a proportion of the benefits or proceeds of insolvency claw-back claims are permissible in the context of bankruptcies.

Participate in Dispute Resolution: Strategic Conflict Management for Professionals (Module 1), SMC, 1-2 Apr (11.5 public CPD points)

This intensive 2-day workshop offers you an opportunity to better understand the nature of conflicts and learn the latest and most effective techniques to end them.

What constitutes an exploitative sexual relationship? Proposed law on new sex crimes sparks debate

What constitutes an exploitative sexual relationship? Proposed law on new sex crimes sparks debate

The Criminal Law Reform Bill presented in Parliament last week, among other things, makes it an offence to have an exploitative sexual relationship with anyone aged between 16 and 18, a move that has sparked debate among lawyers and legal experts.

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Hubby of student who had affair with lecturer sues him and school

Hubby of student who had affair with lecturer sues him and school

South Korean seeks damages for mental distress and cost of medical treatment in a test case.

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Hyflux plan could see heavy losses for investors

Hyflux plan could see heavy losses for investors

Beleaguered firm says investors and creditors would get less if it were to go into liquidation.

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Hyflux can gain up to $258m working capital

Hyflux can gain up to $258m working capital

Decision lies with investors voting on deal that will see 60% of firm's share capital going to consortium.

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