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A Guide to Letters of Demand
Criminal and Litigation,Personal

Reading Time: 6 minutesSeeking compensation from that rascal that rear-ended your beloved Mercedes? Trying to recover unpaid bills from a recalcitrant client that simply refuses to pay up?  It is always recommended to attempt to resolve these issues amicably if it’s possible.  If you want to preserve a meaningful business or personal relationship, you can try to negotiate on a settlement […]

Said something you shouldn’t have? A Guide to Defamation in Singapore
Defamation,Personal

Reading Time: 5 minutesAs Victor Hugo wrote in Les Miserables: “Whether true or false, what is said about men often has as much influence on their lives, and particularly on their destinies, as what they do.” Reputation has always been important. When thinking about the damage done to reputation especially by defamation, high profile cases involving Singapore’s political […]

Driving with Uber or Grab? Learn how you can protect yourself while on the road!
Insurance Claims,Legal Everyday

Reading Time: 4 minutesPrivate limousine services like Uber and Grab are the new way to get around. Affordable and accessible at almost any time of the day, they allow us to travel in comfort without breaking the bank. Unlike other countries around the region, Singapore has welcomed these private limousine services, however disruptive they may be. Latest estimates […]

How to find the best Singapore lawyer for your case
Features,Hiring A Lawyer

Reading Time: 5 minutesIt isn’t always straightforward to find the best Singapore lawyer for your case Finding legal help at crucial moments can be unnerving and stressful at times. With so many lawyers in Singapore, it is almost impossible for consumers to figure out who is the best Singapore lawyer to take their case. The truth is that […]

Lasting Power of Attorney Explained
Personal,Wills, Probates and Trusts

Reading Time: 7 minutesThe recent legal saga surrounding Yang Yin, a former Chinese tour guide, and his alleged misappropriation of 1.1 million SGD worth of an 89-year-old elderly widow’s assets has drew considerable attention to the concept of a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA).  According to the Straits Times, 8360 applications for a LPA were accepted in 2015, […]

High Court refuses to give weight to witness compellability as a factor in the test for forum non conveniens where the witness in question is the Defendant’s brother
Legal Updates

Reading Time: 6 minutesThis article comes courtesy of Shook Lin & Bok LLP. One of the leading and full-service commercial law firms in Singapore with a strong Asian presence and global reach. They have close to a century of rich legal heritage with a number of partners who are eminent lawyers in their respective areas of expertise. They […]

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Social Media and Your Business: Formidable Weapon or Uncontrollable Scourge?

Reading Time: 5 minutesA Double Whammy of Suspensions and Fines In a media release dated 24 January 2019, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced that it had issued a warning to a company which breached securities laws pertaining to an offer of digital securities tokens[1]. Following the warning, the proposed offering has been indefinitely suspended. Interestingly, the […]

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Hong Kong: Mutual recognition of funds between Luxembourg and Hong Kong

Reading Time: 5 minutesIntroduction The Securities and Futures Commission (“SFC”) from Hong Kong and the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (“CSSF”) from Luxembourg have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) on Mutual Recognition of Funds (“MRF”) on 15 January 2019, which will allow eligible Hong Kong public funds and Luxembourg UCITS fund (a collective investment scheme […]

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