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a True Story by Tan Ooi Boon A law graduate, Ooi Boon is a law and crime specialist who covered the crime scene for the Straits Times for many years. This is his latest page-turner about a horrendous crime committed in

When should one invoke an account of profits? How should one go about asserting an equitable claim over property? Why does the old count for “money had and received” still appear in 2019 despite regular judicial disapproval? It is no

Respondek & Fan have reissued their Asia Arbitration Guide, first published in 2007. This is the sixth, expanded and revised edition of the guide, a number that speaks for the success of the publication but also reflects the continuing, dynamic

The 3rd Edition of the Law on Carriage of Goods by Sea by Senior Judge Professor Tan Lee Meng is a much-awaited addition to the literature on the subject. Published by the Singapore Academy of Law, it is in various

This informative and instructive book, rich in lessons, tips and history, is more of a supplement, as opposed to a sequel, to the 2008 publication Modern Advocacy – Perspectives from Singapore. Both books are highly recommended by me and are

Angela Yap and Ritchie Ramesh (Eds) Eusoffe Abdoolcader was a prominent Malaysian Judge who presided over, or was involved in, some of that country’s landmark cases. Abdoolcader was also known for being very erudite and one of the most articulate members

When Michael Hwang SC decided to retire from the partnership of the significant law firm he had spent his entire practising career at to practice as an arbitrator, he was generous in his comments to those he had worked with

Tommy Koh, Scott Wightman, ed., 2019 Straits Times Press Historian Edward Hallett Carr wrote that “History would not be worth writing or reading if it had no meaning”[ref]TLS 26 December 1954[/ref]; but searching for meaning presents an interesting conundrum ever since

Financial Services Law and Regulation by Dora Neo, Hans Tjio, Lan Luh LuhSingapore is widely regarded as a thriving financial centre and regional hub, supported by a pro-business environment and stable legal system. Financial services are regulated under different legislative frameworks

When I picked up Dr William Wan's book, Through the Valley, my first impression was that it is a book for the older reader. After reading the first couple of chapters, however, I realised that the book is for every