Liability of Maker Towards Subject of Negligent Statement
Tan Woo Thian v PricewaterhouseCoopers Negligent misstatement cases typically involve claims by the recipient of the statement. Since Spring v Guardian Assurance, there has been an increasing number of cases where the plaintiff is the subject of the negligent misstatement, which
Reasonable Doubt, Guilt and the New Hybrid of Composition
A Commentary on Teo Seng Tiong v Public Prosecutor  SGCA 65 A five-coram Court of Appeal has held that previously compounded offences under any law can potentially aggravate the sentence that an offender receives for a future offence. What are
Resurrecting a Company to Enforce an Arbitral Award
This article explores the possibility of resurrecting a company under section 208(1) of the Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Act or section 344(5) of the Companies Act. It considers the following issues: (a) whether the statutory time limits may be extended;
When is it Time to Pay the Piper?
Ransomware is again in vogue as a “global systemic threat”, and to borrow the sobering words of the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA), “the ransomware menace continues”.
The Path to a Safer Singapore
A Commentary on the Criminal Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill The Penal Code was recently substantially amended in 2019 to better protect vulnerable victims and curb sexual offences. This was timely, given the rise in offences of such nature. To strengthen our
ASEAN and the Belt and Road Initiative
Connectivity Through Law and Commerce Basil C Bitas General Editor ASEAN and the Belt and Road Initiative – Connectivity through Law and Commerce is part of the Monograph Series of books published by Academy Publishing, a division of the Singapore Academy of
Alegria – A Latin American Feast
Back then in the 1960s, the Keong Saik area was a red-light district with many brothels run by secret societies. In present times, it is home to some of the most vibrant eateries and bars in Singapore. The conservation shophouses
Switching Practice Areas: My Personal Experience and Takeaways
Burnout is rampant in the legal profession, especially in the first few years. While this is largely due to the long hours and inherent stress of the legal profession, another contributing factor could be the fact that young lawyers are
COVID-19 and the 2020/21 International Moots Season
This is the seventh annual review of Singapore’s performance in international moot court competitions.