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Recap of the Season This is the sixth[ref]The previous reports were “Some thoughts on a record-breaking 2014/15 season for Singapore’s international mooters”, Law Gazette, August 2015; “More thoughts on another record-breaking season for Singapore’s international mooters”, Law Gazette, June 2016; “Another

Revision and Update of Council's Practice Direction 3.2.1 on Prevention of Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism Introduction It is estimated that up to US$ 2 trillion of dirty money is laundered globally every year. Although the main focus on anti-money laundering

More than 77% of lawyers prefer to have mediations conducted in-person and less than 2% would have mediations conducted in a mixed-mode fashion, i.e. a mix of attendees joining in-person and via video-conference.This was one of the key findings of

The Law Society’s purposes include, inter alia, maintaining and improving the standard of conduct and learning of the legal profession in Singapore, and facilitating the acquisition of legal knowledge by members of the legal profession.In line with our goals, the

The WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center  The WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center (WIPO Center)[ref][/ref] was established in 1994 as an independent and impartial body which forms part of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), a specialized agency of the United Nations

COMMENDATION LIST The list of top 18 candidates was based on the distinctions awarded to candidates.Name No. of Distinctions Position in ClassMelody Hoay Hong Leng 4 Joint 1stWu Yu Jie 4  Chee Yi Wen, Serene 3 Joint 3rdCheng Le En, Leanne 3  Sim Jun Yi, Andre 3  Ho Yu Xuan 2 Joint 6thKoh Thiam Kwee

Law of Our Land: Connecting Our Islands of History The Law Society was honoured to have Prof Kevin Tan delivered the 7th Law Society Biennial Lecture on 18 November 2019.Prof Kevin Tan needs no introduction – a law graduate from National

1.0 Overview and Objectives About 25 Chairpersons and members of Law Society’s practice committees organised a trip to Wellington in early September 2019 to study the best practices in various practice areas. The LG2 staff, together with the CEO and Assistant

Amendments to the Legal Aid and Advice Act (Cap. 160) (LAAA) were made in November 2018. The significant amendments that were not related to the Legal Aid means test were explained in the May 2019 Singapore Law Gazette article “Strengthening