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This citation was read by President Gregory Vijayendran SC at the presentation of the C C Tan award on 31 December 2020. Good morning friends. It is my privilege and honour to read the citation for the C C Tan

Mr Philip Jeyaretnam, SC I am deeply honoured to receive the C C Tan Award. I thank the Council of the Law Society for this award. I especially appreciate receiving it from President Gregory Vijayendran, who has devoted himself to the

Presenting a Multidisciplinary View in the Legal Profession The Double Degree Programme in Law and Liberal Arts (DDP) is a five-year honours programme offered jointly by Yale-NUS College and Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore (NUS Law). Designed for intellectually

“The WJP is an international non-governmental organisation dedicated to promoting the rule of law. We believe that the rule of law is foundational to so much else that we are trying to achieve in this world whether it is economic

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