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What is Corporate Insolvency and how does it affect you?
Business,Business Advice

Reading Time: 3 minutesCorporate Insolvency: What it is and Options Having garnered attention given the recent liquidation application of Singapore listed company Swiber Holdings, the term “corporate insolvency” is a term that most have heard before but know little about or what it means for the people associated with it. Corporate insolvency is a state where a particular […]

Deciding how to end your marriage in Singapore – divorce, separation or annulment?
Divorce and Child Custody,Personal

Reading Time: 7 minutesSometimes ending your marriage is the answer If you are planning to end your marriage, you can take comfort in the fact that you’re not alone. Ending a marriage may be the right decision for some married couples to resolve differences and get a new start to their lives. According to data released by the […]

Pokemon No Go: 4 ways you could be unknowingly breaking the law
Legal Everyday

Reading Time: 3 minutesIt is official. Singaporeans have Pokemon Go fever. Public spaces are more crowded than ever and players are congregating towards Pokestops and Gyms. With this increase in public interaction, here are some laws that you might know you could be breaking. 1. In your search to catch ‘em all, you could end up committing trespass […]

MAS Issues New Guidelines on Outsourcing Risk Management with Guidance on Cloud Services
Legal Updates

Reading Time: 12 minutesMAS Issues New Guidelines on Outsourcing Risk Management with Guidance on Cloud Services This 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 […]

Can Pet Owners take legal action against a deceitful Cremation Company?
Legal Everyday

Reading Time: 5 minutesExpress Pet Cremation is currently under investigation by the police for giving fake “pet remains” made up of sand and cement to pet owners. While the boss of the company has denied any wrongdoing, the investigation has definitely planted the seed of doubt amongst previous and current customers. Owners should first establish evidence of wrongdoing […]

Celebrating Lee Kuan Yew the lawyer
Legal Everyday

Reading Time: 4 minutes2016 marks the 51st year of Singapore’s independence. It is also the first year since the passing of one of Singapore’s founding fathers, Lee Kuan Yew. Lee Kuan Yew will always be remembered for being the first prime minister of Singapore and the leader of the People’s Action Party. But what is not as well […]

3 things to know before you accept the terms and conditions of Pokemon Go
Legal Everyday

Reading Time: 5 minutes  Given the long awaited release of Pokemon Go in Singapore, it is almost certain that most Singaporeans gamers would just scroll through the Terms of Service (ToS) and simply click ‘accept’ without reading the ToS carefully. Frankly, no one likes the idea of carefully reading through a few thousand words of dense and sometimes […]

Can NUS orientation student “victims” take legal action?
Legal Everyday

Reading Time: 6 minutes  A recap on the NUS Saga On 26th July, The New Paper published a report claiming an increase of sexualized activities in the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) orientation camps.   The report included anecdotes of simulated rape scenes as well as students being pressured to answer sexual questions. NUS then commenced investigations to determine the scale […]

MAS Proposes Enhanced Requirements for Protection of Client Moneys and Assets held by Capital Markets Intermediaries
Legal Updates

Reading Time: 9 minutesMAS Proposes Enhanced Requirements for Protection of Client Moneys and Assets held by Capital Markets Intermediaries This 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 […]

Can Taylor Swift sue Kanye West and Kim Kardashian for leaked convo…if this happened in Singapore?
Defamation,Legal Everyday

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe interwebs were recently ablaze with a Snapchat video of a phone conversation between Kanye West and Taylor Swift.  Leaked by Kim Kardashian, the video shows West asking Swift for her opinion on a line from his song “Famous”. This video is the latest twist in a bitter feud between West and Swift.  West’s song […]

Can California Fitness customers do anything to get their money back?
Legal Everyday

Reading Time: 4 minutesOn 20th July 2016, California Fitness customers received notice that the gyms in Novena and Bugis were to be closed with immediate effect. Many were caught by surprise, especially new gym members who had recently purchased gym memberships. It was also announced that Tim Reid and Theresa Ng of Ferrier Hodgson were appointed as provisional […]

Personal

Harassment Complaints: What Companies Should Know & Do

Reading Time: 7 minutesIn early March 2019, Parliament announced that the Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices (TAFEP) would provide more resources to help both employees and employers tackle workplace harassment[1]. Although not widely discussed, harassment does take place in Singaporean workplaces. It is important to understand that workplace harassment can affect anyone; whether male or […]

Business

Hong Kong: Protection for employers against team move (Part II): Springboard Injunction

Reading Time: 5 minutesIntroduction If a senior employee abuses his power and uses his senior position to exert his influence over his subordinate or junior employees to foment their resignations to join a new employer (often the employer’s competitor) or misuses the employer’s confidential information that only senior employees have access to, and uses such information to negotiate […]

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