LAW AND LEGISLATION

New innovation modules for lawyers to launch next month

SINGAPORE - It is no longer enough for lawyers and legal professionals to be just well-versed in the law, as there is an increasing need for them to think like tech entrepreneurs and use the skill...

New legal forms to aid start-ups in deal-making

Start-ups and venture capitalists will find it easier to draw up investment contracts through a new suite of model agreements designed to facilitate the process.

Legal startup's simulator predicts who gets what in divorce

A final-year National University of Singapore (NUS) law and economics student, Mr Jerrold Soh, has, together with three of his peers, created a simulator to predict the division of assets in a...

NUS law and economics student, along with three peers, creates case outcome simulator

SINGAPORE - A final-year National University of Singapore (NUS) law and economics student Mr Jerrold Soh, 26, has, together with three of his peers, created a simulator which can predict the...

China: Low-level graft a business reality

Despite President Xi Jinping's half-decade-long anti-graft campaign, low-level corruption remains a business reality for Singapore firms in China.

5 tobacco retailers' licences suspended by HSA for selling cigarettes to minors, another fined

SINGAPORE - The licences of five tobacco retailers who sold cigarettes to minors under 18 years old, have been suspended for six months, the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) said in a press release...

Bill to streamline insolvency framework to be introduced in 2018: K. Shanmugam

SINGAPORE - A new law to consolidate Singapore's personal bankruptcy and corporate insolvency regimes will be introduced in 2018, to further boost the Republic's status as a leading centre for...

Businessman convicted of importing rosewood worth $68 million takes legal issue to apex court

SINGAPORE - A Singaporean businessman who was acquitted twice before he was found guilty of importing rare Madagascan rosewood logs is back in court.

Court dismisses bid by Uber-owned rental firm to put car supplier under judicial management

SINGAPORE - The High Court has dismissed an application by Lion City Rentals, an Uber-owned car leasing firm, to place one of its car suppliers under court supervision.

Allen & Gledhill takes on Alan & Gledhil

What do a 115-year-old law firm and a two-month-old debt collecting business have in common?

Legal sector to launch new programme to bring lawyers and innovators together

SINGAPORE - A new industry-wide programme to create chances for lawyers, legal technopreneurs and innovators to work together was announced on Tuesday (July 11), as Singapore strives to grow a...