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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 […]

Afterword on Amendments to the Companies Act (From a SGX-Listed Issuer Perspective)
Legal Updates

Reading Time: 3 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 […]

How an RTO Achieves a Win-Win for All
Legal Updates

Reading Time: 7 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 […]

Letters of Credit incorporating UCP 600: Examining the Relationship of the Banks Involved
Legal Updates

Reading Time: 10 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 […]

MAS Proposes Legislative Amendments to Enhance the Resolution Regime for FIs
Legal Updates

Reading Time: 7 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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“Help! I Just Got Scammed Online Over My Holiday Bookings.”

Reading Time: 5 minutesPlanning your next getaway soon? A recent survey conducted by computer security software company, McAfee, revealed that nearly one in three Singaporeans had a history of being scammed or came close to being swindled when booking a holiday online[1]. Asia Law Network sits down with Viviene Sandhu, a litigation lawyer from Clifford Law, to understand […]

Business

SMU Lexicon: The validity of “No Oral Modification” clauses and the UKSC decision in Rock Advertising Limited v MWB Business Exchange Centres Limited [2018] UKSC 24

Reading Time: 10 minutes      I. Introduction The recent UK Supreme Court’s (“UKSC”) decision in Rock Advertising Limited v MWB Business Exchange Centres Limited was highly anticipated. Modern litigation rarely raises new fundamental issues in the law of contract; this case, however, dealt with two.[1] Moreover, the preceding Court of Appeal (“COA”) judgement had left the law relating […]

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