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Archive: June 2020

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)

Many think of COVID-19 as a crisis cast upon us. That, however, creates a false

Commercial, Intellectual Property and Insurance Fraud Introduction Forensic science is a vast field, encompassing diverse disciplines that

Operational Resilience Priorities While the financial impact of a crisis is what immediately grabs attention,

Articles From This Month's Issue

Under the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act 2019 (POFMA), Ministers may issue Directions requiring the correction or takedown of subject

Defamation is an example of how the common law is continually updating a traditional doctrine to it relevant and applicable in the

In Wham Kwok Han Jolovan v Attorney-General and other appeals, a judgment delivered on 16 March 2020, the Court of Appeal (CA)

Online Speech and the Law – Do You Say What You Mean or Mean What You Say? It has been an absolute delight

As I write this column, it is day two of Phase 2.  Life is nearly returning to how it was on 6

President recorded a video message to the new lawyers who were called to the Bar on 13 May 2020. Click here to

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

Many think of COVID-19 as a crisis cast upon us. That, however, creates a false impression of a lack of control. Our

In a series of interviews with women lawyers from different backgrounds, the Law Society’s Women in Practice Committee seeks to explore gender

Commercial, Intellectual Property and Insurance Fraud Introduction Forensic science is a vast field, encompassing diverse disciplines that support a wide scope of investigative and

Operational Resilience Priorities While the financial impact of a crisis is what immediately grabs attention, operational adjustments are essential for business continuity

Amidst Singapore’s circuit-breaker period, over 320 members of the Law Society “zoomed in” on 19 May 2020 for a full day online

by Joseph Chun and Lye Lin Heng So you want to change the world? There is no better time than now to reflect

In the Matter of Chan Chun Hwee Allan Advocate & Solicitor The Disciplinary Tribunal (DT) has determined pursuant to section 93(1)(b) of the Legal

The articles above are from the June 2020 issue of the Law Gazette.