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Apex court changed law to better protect confidential information in digital world
The COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 was urgently passed in the Singapore Parliament yesterday (7 April 2020). If your business has been affected by COVID-19, consider if you may seek temporary relief under the new law or object to another party relying on such relief. If your organisation requires the conduct of meetings (e.g., Annual General Meetings), take note of alternative arrangements for the conduct of meetings which would be compliant with circuit breaker and other measures.
Should a contract for an alleged cybersquatter to transfer a domain name to a purchaser be held illegal or unenforceable for being contrary to public policy? The Singapore High Court in this case involving Grabtaxi Holdings Pte Ltd answered “Yes”.
Updated 20 January 2020 The Payment Services Act (“PSA”) will commences on 28 January 2020. MAS has issued the Guidelines on Licensing for Payment Service Providers, Guideline No: PS-G01 (18 December 2019) and specimen forms for PSA. Summary of Considerations for Payments Service Providers If you provide any service, incidental to your core business or […]
Significance: Singapore High Court holds a person who assumed responsibility over the well-being and financial affairs of another person who lacks mental capacity to be a fiduciary and imposed an equitable lien over a HDB flat purchased with monies taken from the person lacking mental capacity. Facts 1. This case concerned one Dr Paul Freda Malliamalar […]
Introduction: Making Films in Singapore I love movies, short films, videos, television series. I binge on them. I talk about them with friends. I get jealous that TV series like La Casa De Papel, Fauda, Kim’s Convenience get picked up by Netflix for distribution to international acclaim. Singapore has produced great films like Apprentice, Pop […]
Significance The Court of Appeal held that there is no tort of abuse of process in Singapore, and also that a party is not entitled to claim for damages for the tort of malicious prosecution in civil cases.
Summary by Tedric Chai & Ronald JJ Wong In Tang Ling Lee v Public Prosecutor  SGHC 18, the High Court judge laid down the sentencing framework for road traffic cases under Section 338(b) of the Penal Code. The judge emphasized that it applied only to road traffic cases (at ). A flowchart summarizing the […]