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Under the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act 2019 (POFMA), Ministers may issue Directions requiring the correction or takedown of subject statements containing false statements of fact. However, between the selection of the subject statement, and the assessment of

Defamation is an example of how the common law is continually updating a traditional doctrine to it relevant and applicable in the age of the Internet. Traditional notions of defamation law may not lend themselves readily to online speech and

In Wham Kwok Han Jolovan v Attorney-General and other appeals, a judgment delivered on 16 March 2020, the Court of Appeal (CA) set out the parameters for liability for scandalising contempt under section 3(1)(a) of the Administration of Justice (Protection)

Online Speech and the Law – Do You Say What You Mean or Mean What You Say? It has been an absolute delight working with the contributors to bring you this special edition of the Singapore Law Gazette that spotlights online

As I write this column, it is day two of Phase 2.  Life is nearly returning to how it was on 6 April 2020.  Most people are flocking to the food centres, restaurants and malls. The pandemic is not over

President recorded a video message to the new lawyers who were called to the Bar on 13 May 2020. Click here to view the video.First and Foremost, Congratulations!You are an elite group of individuals admitted to the roll of advocates

Dear Amicus Agony,I am a junior associate in a medium-sized firm. Recently, Client X sent an e-mail to the firm’s partners (including the managing partner!) to, among other things, criticise me for not being easily contactable and being late in

Many think of COVID-19 as a crisis cast upon us. That, however, creates a false impression of a lack of control. Our response is in fact the combined result of many very-human decisions.With great power, however, comes great responsibility.

In a series of interviews with women lawyers from different backgrounds, the Law Society’s Women in Practice Committee seeks to explore gender equality in the legal profession in Singapore. By sharing these vignettes, we hope to celebrate all of us

Commercial, Intellectual Property and Insurance Fraud Introduction Forensic science is a vast field, encompassing diverse disciplines that support a wide scope of investigative and legal applications. The use of forensic analysis may not be the first thing that springs to mind when