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Man accused of PIC scam handed record jail term for obstructing justice

Man accused of PIC scam handed record jail term for obstructing justice

Lim Chit Foo instigated at least three employees and a business partner to give false information to the police to cover up his fraudulent applications for grants under the Government’s Productivity and Innovation Credit (PIC) scheme.

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Law Society working hard at improving welfare of young lawyers: Forum

Law Society working hard at improving welfare of young lawyers: Forum

The Law Society remains committed to encouraging law firms to adopt family-friendly policies and stress management protocols.

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SMC’s Executive Director to step down in June, successor to be named

Mr Loong will remain at SMC until his last day in end June to ensure a smooth transition.

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Tougher measures planned to strengthen copyright

Tougher measures planned to strengthen copyright

They will better protect creators and give more access to copyrighted material for some users.

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Second course opens to train professional deputies, donees

Second course opens to train professional deputies, donees

There are 17 professional deputies and donees so far in Singapore. Application for the certification course opened last Friday and will close on Feb 1.

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Opposition politician submits cheques ahead of bankruptcy hearing

Opposition politician submits cheques ahead of bankruptcy hearing

The proceedings arise from a civil suit that Chinese national Huang Min filed against opposition politician and lawyer Lim Tean (above) over a disputed unpaid loan of US$150,000.

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New laws planned to ban sale of media boxes with add-on services

New laws planned to ban sale of media boxes with add-on services

Clarity over boxes that aid access to pirated content comes after review of copyright laws.

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[GBR] Brexit and Capital Markets: Considerations for a 'no deal' Brexit

This briefing highlights some key questions to consider should the UK cease to be an EEA country on 29 Mar 2019 without any transitional or special arrangements. 

ADV: Assistant Manager (Learning and Development), SIMC

ADV: Assistant Manager (Learning and Development), SIMC

Join us and be a part of a dynamic team leading the international mediation scene.

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Explainer: New laws to pave the way for creation of Singapore Food Agency

Explainer: New laws to pave the way for creation of Singapore Food Agency

The Singapore Food Agency will begin operations in April, but first, Parliament will debate the new laws needed to set it up.

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ADV: Job opportunities at SAL, SMC for law graduates

ADV: Job opportunities at SAL, SMC for law graduates

Join us for a fulfilling and cutting-edge career at SAL. Applications open for: (1) Manager/Asst Manager, ADR services, SMC; (2) Manager, Legal Research, SAL.

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Apex court hears bid for by-election in GRC

Apex court hears bid for by-election in GRC

SDP member contends that seat vacated by President Halimah must be filled under law.

Hard choices on surrogacy in Singapore: Balance between surrogacy or exploitative of poor women

Hard choices on surrogacy in Singapore: Balance between surrogacy or exploitative of poor women

In some Western societies, surrogacy arrangements are accepted. But Singapore has to find its own balance between allowing parents this option while preventing abuse of this practice, which can be exploitative of poor women.

Ex-religious teacher and student issued Restriction Orders under Internal Security Act

Ex-religious teacher and student issued Restriction Orders under Internal Security Act

A former Singaporean religious teacher and his student who held radical beliefs promoting violence and views harmful to Singapore's harmony have been issued with Restriction Orders (ROs) under the Internal Security Act (ISA).

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Critical report on Catalist sparks a lively debate

Critical report on Catalist sparks a lively debate

Market watchers say Catalist should be where companies have flexibility to grow - whether in the infancy of their business, or when turning around from a bad patch.

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MW Group Pte Ltd v Public Prosecutor [2019] SGHC 5

Criminal Law — Statutory Offences

Court of Appeal reverses High Court ruling that courts have no jurisdiction to revoke patents

In Sunseap Group Pte Ltd and ors v Sun Electric Pte Ltd [2019] SGCA 4, the Cal aid down important principles on how a patent revocation counterclaim should be pleaded.


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