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By Datuk Prof. Sundra Rajoo, Leong Hong Kit and Cindy Wong Xien Yee Since the birth and coming into force of the statutory adjudication scheme in Malaysia in 2014 under the Construction Industry Payment & Adjudication Act (CIPAA 2012), it was

by T.P.B. Menon Although conveyancing as a legal craft is not as complex as in the days when the sole system of conveying land was the common law system and the sole statute governing the registration of land was the Conveyancing

By Simon Chesterman Humanity’s failed. So don’t try to tell me that You are worth saving Artifice is speculative fiction about sentient AI in a near-future Singapore. The piece of sentient AI is called Janus. “He” first appears in a robot body designed to

A Guide to Understanding and Resolving the Legal Challenges of Blockchain Technology When someone says “blockchain”, people usually think “Bitcoin”. Terms like “Satoshi Nakamoto” and “immutable” also come to mind. “Immutable” means “unable to be changed”. In relation to blockchain, this

Corporate Insolvency by Harold Foo and Beverly Wee On 1 October 2018, the Singapore Parliament passed the long-anticipated Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Act 2018 (the IRDA) which came into force on 30 July 2020. Building on the 2017 amendments to the Companies

By Richard Susskind If you are reading the third edition of Tomorrow’s Lawyers: An Introduction to Your Future for the first time, you may well wonder: Haven’t some of “tomorrow’s lawyers” already arrived today, given that the first edition of

We asked lawyers to recommend books that have resonated with them and share why they think a particular book is special. Read these “mini reviews” and add these titles to your reading list! Crimes Against Humanity: The Struggle for Global Justice

Pursuing Justice and Justice Alone (The Heart and Humanity of Andrew Phang’s Jurisprudence) My first encounter with Justice Andrew Phang (Justice Phang) was not along the hallowed corridors of the Supreme Court (or by way of having to peruse one

by TPB Menon (Publisher Talisman) “When God closes one door, he opens a window elsewhere”, Menon's mother told him in encouragement after he informed her that the Legal Service Commission had turned down his application for a job after his graduation

By Emeritus Professor Jeffrey Pinsler, SC The publication of Singapore Civil Practice 2022, by Emeritus Professor Jeffrey Pinsler, SC, is well-timed in light of the new Rules of Court 2021 (RoC 2021), which took effect on 1 April 2022. It is