Garnishee Proceedings In Singapore – A Lawyer’s Guide
June 5, 2019

What Are Garnishee Proceedings? In Singapore, when a creditor obtains a favourable judgment against a debtor, and the debtor refuses to…

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Startups: Taking In Your First Investment
May 28, 2019

The Process After a company is incorporated, the founders would typically look to obtain funding to bring their ideas to…

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Amendment Of Company Constituition
May 28, 2019

What is a company constitution? After the introduction of the Companies (Amendment) Act 2014, a company's memorandum and articles of…

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Incorporation Of A Startup Company
May 28, 2019

When founders decide to develop their ideas and turn them into a commercial venture, the first step would be to…

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Thinking Like A Venture Capitalist
May 28, 2019

“If your business had no risk, you could go get a bank loan and call it a day. VCs like…

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Restrictive Covenants In Employment Contracts
May 28, 2019

“Restrictive covenants” are common clauses found in an employment contract where the employee (also known as the “Covenantor”) agrees with…

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Employment Contracts In Singapore – A Complete Guide
May 28, 2019

A contract of service is an agreement that's typically created by a law firm in Singapore. that's entered into between…

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Enforcing Court Orders & Judgments In Singapore: A Quick Guide
March 18, 2019

What is a Court Order and What is a Court Judgment? A court order is usually the result of a…

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Guide To Appointing A Deputy In Singapore (Mental Capacity Act)
February 25, 2019

The Mental Capacity Act (“the Act”) contains legal rules which deal with what happens when a person – more specifically,…

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Case Note: Ridgewood Properties Group Ltd
January 24, 2019

CLAIMANTS (1) RIDGEWOOD PROPERTIES GROUP LIMITED (2) RIDGEWOOD (CLERKENWELL) LIMITED (3) GOLDEN LIMITED (4) HAMLET LIMITED (5) REDWAY LIMITED DEFENDANTS…

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Freedom Of Expression: An Impression Of It’s Theory And The Limits To Freedom
January 24, 2019

This article revisits some of the theoretical underpinnings for the freedom of expression. By attempting to examine those theories, the…

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Writ Of Summons Singapore – A Complete Guide
December 21, 2018

Introduction To The Writ Of Summons The writ of summons is a significant legal document in Singapore civil proceedings. It…

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Civil Litigation Lawyer In Singapore – Read This Before Going To Court
November 21, 2018

What Is Civil Litigation? Civil Litigation refers to the process of taking legal action against another party to pursue a…

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Small Claims Tribunal: Is It The Right Place For Your Case?
November 14, 2018

So you have a debt you would like to recover, or a dispute that needs to be settled, but are…

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Various Courts in the Singapore Legal System
November 14, 2018

Various Courts in the Singapore Legal System The Singapore Court system consists of several courts to handle cases of varying…

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Tips On Choosing A Civil Litigation Lawyer In Singapore
November 3, 2018

There are many civil litigation lawyers in Singapore. Finding any civil litigation lawyer is not difficult. However, finding a good…

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Top Litigation Lawyers In Singapore
November 3, 2018

Top Litigation Lawyers in Singapore Where can you find the top litigation lawyers in Singapore? While it is true that…

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Benefits of Hiring a Law Firm for Debt Collection in Singapore
October 29, 2018

One stressful and challenging experience for businesses or individuals is collecting debt. That’s because you need to ensure you collect…

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A Quick Guide To Engaging A Reliable Lawyer In Singapore
October 18, 2018

If you have never engaged a lawyer in Singapore, you will be faced with a myriad of choices and you…

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Commercial Debt Collection And Recovery In Singapore Explained
October 3, 2018

The avoidance of a legal obligation to pay for a good or service occurs frequently in the marketplace. If your…

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Tutor In O-Level Cheating Case Threw Away Phone, Says Cops Threatened Her
August 16, 2018

Private tutor Fiona Poh Min, who is currently on an O-level cheating trial, told the court she had disposed of…

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O-Level exam cheating case: One of our reported cases
August 4, 2018

1 August 2018 Today Online By Louisa Tang SINGAPORE – In the ongoing trial of tuition centre principal Poh Yuan…

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Shareholders’ Disputes in Singapore
July 17, 2018

Shareholders’ Disputes commonly occur in Singapore companies. One of the main reasons is because the shareholders have disagreed on how…

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Employee Share Option Schemes in Singapore(ESOS): How do they work?
May 15, 2018

An employee share option scheme, employee stock option scheme, or employee stock option plan (ESOS or ESOP) of a Singapore…

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Defamation in Singapore: A Quick Overview
April 24, 2018

Defamation is a statement that injures a third party’s reputation. The tort of defamation includes both libel (written statements) and slander (spoken statements). The term “libel” is…

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The Pride: Singapore Woman Accused Ex Boyfriend Of Sexual Assault
March 29, 2018

Written by Marilyn Peh The Pride It was a post that seemed to fall right in line with the #MeToo…

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The Pride Interview: Don’t end up in jail for what you post on Facebook
March 2, 2018

Facebook Defamation has its consequences Mar 01, 2018 Written by Brenda Neo With stricter laws being considered to curb fake…

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Letter of Demand Singapore – A Quick Guide & Explanation
February 4, 2018

What is a Letter of Demand? A letter of demand is a letter from a Singapore law firm setting out…

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3 Ways To Legally Avoid Co-founder Conflicts
January 24, 2018

At the start, things seem rosy. A few people come together with a brilliant idea to start a business that…

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Mediation in Singapore
November 21, 2017

Mediation is a dispute resolution process whereby parties and their lawyers involve a neutral third party to act as a…

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Franchising and Franchise Agreements in Singapore
October 4, 2017

What is a Franchise? Franchising is simply a method for successful business owners to expand their business and/or to sell…

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Passing On Assets Held In Singapore If You Reside Outside Singapore
September 26, 2017

With Singapore’s status as an international financial centre and its traditional role as an open port city, there are an…

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Directors’ Duties in Singapore: A Quick Guide
August 20, 2017

Directors of Singapore companies play important roles and responsibilities in the company. Do you know what they are? Having been…

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Minority Shareholder Oppression in Singapore
August 1, 2017

Minority oppression of shareholders in Singapore occurs when the majority shareholders in a company take action that unfairly prejudices the minority.…

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Straits Times: Actor Edmund Chen & Marketing Consultant Settle Defamation Suits
July 21, 2017

21 July 2017 Elena Chong Court Correspondent SINGAPORE - The defamation suits between local celebrity Edmund Chen and a public…

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Facebook and Social Media Defamation in Singapore
January 28, 2017

Our boutique civil litigation law firm in Singapore has recently been engaged by defendants in relation to social media defamation lawsuits…

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Computer Misuse and Cybersecurity Act (Cap 50A) of Singapore
July 19, 2016

The Computer Misuse and Cybersecurity Act If you have been arrested or charged for offences relating to the Computer Misuse and…

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Casino Control Act of Singapore
July 16, 2016

Almost weekly, at our law firm in Singapore, we get questions regarding the Casino Control act. Here's a brief explanation.…

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Intestate Succession Act Singapore
March 1, 2016

When a person dies without a will, the authorities in effecting a distribution of the Estate of the deceased, will apply…

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ChannelNewsAsia: 4 Turkish Nationals Jailed For Cheating At RWS Casino
October 7, 2015

By Vanessa Paige Chelvan SINGAPORE: Four Turkish nationals were on Wednesday (Oct 7) sentenced to between 12 weeks' and six…

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Criminal Law: The Moneylenders’ Act and the Lending of ATM Cards
June 4, 2015

Under the Moneylenders’ Act (Revised Edition 2010)(Cap. 188) of Singapore (the “Act”), when a bank account or ATM card of…

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