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    12:46 AM Singapore Law Blog

    Save the Date: International Family Law Conference 2016

    Family disputes are often symptomatic of larger problems accumulated over time within the family unit and community. What role do the courts play in these crises, when positioned between disputes and family life? Jointly organised by the Singapore Academy of Law and the Family Justice Courts in collaboration with the Ministry of Social and Family Development, International Family Law Conference 2...

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    06:43 PM Nicholas Liu (J.D. (SMU), Deputy Public Prosecutor and State Counsel, Attorney-General’s Chambers, Singapore)

    Event Note: Dispute Resolution in Inter-State & Investor-State Cases: The Asian Experience

    On 29 September 2015, the Singapore branch of the International Law Association (“ILA Singapore”) and the Singapore Management University’s (“SMU”) Centre for Cross-Border Commercial Law in Asia co-organised a seminar on inter-State and investor-State disputes, with particular focus on Asia. ILA Singapore was founded earlier this year at the suggestion of the Honourable the Chief Justice Sundaresh...

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    02:15 AM Kenneth Lim Chi Shen (Practice Trainee, WongPartnership LLP)

    A Morning with “Drones” – Report on the SMU CLE Seminar on “Using “Drones” in Singapore: An Analysis of the Unmanned Aircraft (Public Safety and Security) Act 2015”

    The idea of whirring robots in the sky, taking meal orders, delivering food, or taking photographs conveys different images for different people. Recent reports of our national postage company SingPost successfully delivering mail to Pulau Ubin by “drone”, however, has sparked renewed interest in drone use as well as the tremendous potential held in this piece of technology. The author had the op...

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    01:44 AM Singapore Law Blog

    Seminars on Dispute Resolution in Singapore

    The Ministry of Law will be hosting two seminars in India (New Delhi on 7 September, 1.30pm to 4.30pm, and Mumbai on 9 September, 1.30pm to 4.30pm) on dispute resolution in Singapore. The seminars will give an overview of Singapore as a dispute resolution forum, discuss the suite of dispute resolution options available here and provide a guide on how to select the appropriate option. ...

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    11:22 PM Singapore Law Blog

    SMU Criminal Justice Conference 2015

    Various criminal and constitutional issues (and more) will be explored by a panel of eminent speakers at the SMU Criminal Justice Conference 2015, organized by the SMU Constitutional Law and Criminal Justice Club. This year’s conference will focus on how our constitutional provisions, and the values and principles that underlie them, should inform the way we view or shape the criminal justice sy...