Under the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act 2019 (POFMA), Ministers may issue Directions requiring the correction or takedown of subject statements containing false statements of fact. However, between the selection of the subject statement, and the assessment of
Defamation is an example of how the common law is continually updating a traditional doctrine to it relevant and applicable in the age of the Internet. Traditional notions of defamation law may not lend themselves readily to online speech and
In Wham Kwok Han Jolovan v Attorney-General and other appeals, a judgment delivered on 16 March 2020, the Court of Appeal (CA) set out the parameters for liability for scandalising contempt under section 3(1)(a) of the Administration of Justice (Protection)
Online Speech and the Law – Do You Say What You Mean or Mean What You Say? It has been an absolute delight working with the contributors to bring you this special edition of the Singapore Law Gazette that spotlights online
Dear Amicus Agony, I am a junior associate in a medium-sized firm. Recently, Client X sent an e-mail to the firm’s partners (including the managing partner!) to, among other things, criticise me for not being easily contactable and being late in
Many think of COVID-19 as a crisis cast upon us. That, however, creates a false impression of a lack of control. Our response is in fact the combined result of many very-human decisions. With great power, however, comes great responsibility.
In a series of interviews with women lawyers from different backgrounds, the Law Society’s Women in Practice Committee seeks to explore gender equality in the legal profession in Singapore. By sharing these vignettes, we hope to celebrate all of us
Commercial, Intellectual Property and Insurance Fraud Introduction Forensic science is a vast field, encompassing diverse disciplines that support a wide scope of investigative and legal applications. The use of forensic analysis may not be the first thing that springs to mind when