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This article assesses whether memes which are circulated on social media and the internet would be considered fair use or fair dealing under Singapore copyright law. It makes references to the decisions of the US Supreme Court and Circuit Courts

Since the formation of the Sentencing Council in March 2013, the number of sentencing guideline judgments have proliferated. There are six common sentencing approaches: “five-step sentencing bands” approach; “two-step sentencing bands” approach; “sentencing matrix” approach; “multiple starting points” approach; “benchmark” approach;

As a general rule, costs on an indemnity basis should be exceptional, and ought to be exceptionally justified. In BTN v BTP [2021] SGHC 38, the Singapore High Court considered the desirability of a default rule awarding costs on an

As the world and employers alike want to see things go back to “normal” after over a year into the fight against COVID-19, many are hoping the vaccines will be a tool to help with this. Can employers require employees

Courts over the world have been grappling with the boundaries of copyright law with the advent of new technologies. This article evaluates whether Singapore’s courts should interpret copyright laws expansively to accommodate new technological developments. This article starts by evaluating

Disclosure of Unused Material, and Calling of Witnesses at Trial (Part II) This two-part article examines two aspects intimately related to a prosecutor’s role as a Minister of Justice – the Prosecution’s duty to disclose unused material, and its discretion to

 Lessons for Court-administered ADR Services New York and Singapore are both highly regarded centres of mediation practice and scholarship, at the very forefront of the development of the industry globally. Both cities offer its lawyers world-class mediation training opportunities that are

This article considers the new normal of online payment transactions and the guidelines applicable to the situation of a fraudulent transaction. How effective are they at protecting consumers? Are there concerns that need to be addressed? Electronic Payment as the New

Disclosure of Unused Material, and Calling of Witnesses at Trial (Part I) This two-part article examines two aspects intimately related to a prosecutor’s role as a Minister of Justice – the Prosecution’s duty to disclose unused material, and its discretion to

Mohammad Azli bin Mohammad Salleh v Public Prosecutor and Another Appeal and Other Matters [2020] 1 SLR 1374 This article seeks to unpack the Court of Appeal’s four salient points regarding section 18(4) of the Misuse of Drugs Act in Mohammad