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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)

How to Manage Pandemics Using AI and What That Means for Personal Data Protection With COVID-19, or the Coronavirus as it is more popularly known, the world is hit with a global pandemic at a time when international travel and transactions

The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), categorised by the World Health Organization as a pandemic on 11 March 2020, has now spread to 215 countries, areas and territories across the world. The pandemic has resulted in an unparalleled impact on international

No reasonable lawyer would dispute the severe and unprecedented impact of the recent Covid-19 outbreak on our local legal landscape. Immigration laws are no exception. After the Singapore Government announced earlier this year that wide-ranging immigration restrictions would be imposed

This article looks at the insolvency-related measures under the aegis of the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 that have been implemented to complement the Singapore government’s fiscal response. These measures can be categorised into the general and the specific. Introduction The genie

This article examines and evaluates the underlying circumstances where the lawyer or law firm concerned may be held to owe an equitable duty of confidence to an adversary in Singapore, when acting for different clients in successive claims against the

This article looks at driving disqualification orders, which are mandatory under section 3 of the Motor Vehicles (Third-Party Risks and Compensation) Act, unless the offender shows that there are “special reasons”. First, the article unpicks the sentencing objectives of driving

The use of blockchain to store personal data is a recent illustration of the classic clash between law and technology. Decentralisation and immutability are distinguishing features of blockchain. However, data protection framework commonly prescribes for data correction and removal. The