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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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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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Twins in viral video scuffle lose civil suits

Twins in viral video scuffle lose civil suits

Judge finds their claims, including one of molestation, unsupported by evidence.

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Ex-Keppel Shipyard employee jailed for accepting bribes

Ex-Keppel Shipyard employee jailed for accepting bribes

Neo Kian Siong has been sentenced to a year and nine months' jail for collecting more than $740,000 in bribes.

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Supreme Court Case Summary: Public Prosecutor v P Mageswaran and another appeal [2019] SGCA 22

SGCA dismissed the accused’s appeal against the SHC's decision on conviction and sentence and the Prosecution’s appeal against the SHC's sentence for the offence of culpable homicide. 

Stamping out corruption in the maritime sector

Stamping out corruption in the maritime sector

The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network aims to eliminate all forms of maritime corruption with the support of ICS and IMO.

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Son of 'law legend' Subhas Anandan has big shoes to fill

Son of 'law legend' Subhas Anandan has big shoes to fill

Called to the Bar last week, he has fond memories of his late dad Subhas Anandan.

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Dentist admits to $389k Medisave scam

Dentist admits to $389k Medisave scam

Liew, who committed the offences between 2011 and 2014, was the second person to be convicted for taking part in the scam.

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Supreme Court Case Summary: Kong Hoo (Private) Limited v Public Prosecutor [2019] SGCA 20

SGCA determined that Madagascan rosewood logs brought by the applicants into Singapore were not imported but instead were in transit, and accordingly quashed the applicants’ convictions for importation without valid permits.

Twin sisters in Simei green condo incident have their civil claims for battery, harassment and breach of confidence dismissed

Following a 5-day trial where both matters were heard, the Magistrate’s Court dismissed both civil claims by the sisters.

Delivery driver gets death penalty for drug trafficking

Delivery driver gets death penalty for drug trafficking

A delivery driver who failed to convince a High Court judge that he did not know he was delivering drugs has been handed the death penalty after being convicted of drug trafficking.

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Man gets 22 years' jail, 18 strokes for sex with girl, 12

Man gets 22 years' jail, 18 strokes for sex with girl, 12

The High Court heard that the girl was taking the train with her grandparents when the accused, who was in the same carriage, noticed her. 

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CLAS Criminal Law Training Programme 2019 - MODULE 5: The Window between Arrest and Charge, Law Soc, 23 May (1 public CPD point)

The criminal defender will learn to maximise the interests of the client during this window – where exists the best opportunity to avoid being charged.


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