All You Need to Know About the Changes to Singapore’s Presidential Elections 2017

Last November, the Singapore Parliament passed the Constitution of the Republic of Singapore (Amendment) Act 2016 to amend the Singapore Constitution, with the most significant change being the introduction of reserved presidential elections in Singapore. Subsequently, in February this year, Parliament amended the Presidential Elections Act (“PEA”), introducing a slew of…

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Attempt by Hollywood studios to identify illegal downloaders dismissed by the High Court

Background In August 2016, Hollywood film studios QOTD Film Investment Ltd and Voltage Pictures, represented by Samuel Seow Law Corporation (SSLC), applied for a court order to compel local Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to release information about subscribers who allegedly infringed their copyright by illegally downloading their movies. The movies…

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Divorce in a long term single-income family: What you need to know – By Mr Lim Chong Boon, PKWA Law Practice LLC

The recent decision in TNL v TNK [2017] SGCA 15 clarifies how matrimonial assets should be divided in divorces and allowed the Court to emphasize that mutual respect must be accorded for spousal contributions whether in the economic or homemaking spheres as both roles are equally fundamental to the well-being…

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