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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

Blockchain technology and its various applications have been gaining momentum rapidly in recent years. With the ability to disrupt whole industries and multi-national corporations, regulators have become aware of its potential as much as being wary of its inherent risks.

The crypto world has a reportedly notorious reputation for market manipulation in digital token and cryptocurrency trades. At the same time, there is a rise of security tokens which constitute capital market products. How would market conduct laws and regulations

A Watershed Judgment for Article 14 Rights in Singapore? To what extent is the Article 14 constitutional right to freedom of speech, assembly, and association protected in Singapore? On a practical level, how will a Court determine whether a law impermissibly

This article discusses how contracting parties may mitigate the negative impact of infectious disease outbreaks on their pre-existing contractual obligations, through the appropriate use of risk allocation, choice of law, and dispute resolution clauses. It considers the implications of the

Section 37 of the Civil Law Act The past two decades have witnessed significant developments in the area of a doctor’s duty to advise his patient. Whilst observers are still digesting the full implications of the Hii Chii Kok modifications

Implications of Adili Chibuike Ejike and Gobi A/L Avedian This article discusses the difficulty of the doctrine of wilful blindness and the welcome clarification in the Court of Appeal’s decision of Adili Chibuike Ejike and Gobi a/l Avedian. It highlights the

Introduction Among the ASEAN countries, Thailand is one of Singapore’s most important trading partners. As a consequence of the pandemic, Thailand’s economy has been shrinking and company liquidations – both voluntary and involuntary - are clearly on the increase. Hence it