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    10:31 PM Gary Leow (LL.B., Singapore Management University) and Sean Lim (LL.B., Singapore Management University)

    Examining the Proposed Legitimate Interests Basis in Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Act: Comparisons with European Data Protection Regulations

    Under Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Act (No. 26 of 2012) (“PDPA”), an organisation must obtain an individual’s consent in order to process the said individual’s personal data (the “Consent Obligation”), save in limited circumstances: PDPA at s 13. In the Personal Data Protection Commission’s (“PDPC”) Response to Feedback on the Public Consultation on Approaches to Managing Personal Data in ...

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    07:13 PM Rachel Tan Xi’en, LLB (Hons), Centre for International Law, National University of Singapore and Bethel Chan Ruiyi, Juris Doctor (SMU), Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

    Examining Principle and Legality: Singapore’s Experience at International Courts and Tribunals

    Singapore has always affirmed that the international legal order should be stable and predictable, as international law levels the playing field in international relations. Singapore’s specific experience in its international disputes with other states shows that its practice of international law is consistent with its publicly expressed sentiment. This article will examine Singapore’s experienc...

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    11:23 AM Tracy Gani (LL.B., Singapore Management University)

    Striking a Balance Between Debtor Relief and Creditor Protection: Section 211D of the Companies Act

    Singapore’s insolvency and restructuring landscape has commended itself to a series of recent legislative amendments. These amendments are part of Singapore’s efforts to enhance its insolvency and restructuring laws to strengthen itself as an international centre for debt restructuring. In 2017, a new set of provisions relating to the scheme of arrangement procedure was introduced vide the Compani...

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    08:27 PM Singapore Law Blog

    Latest compilation of publications by academics from NUS and SMU for the period July to December 2018.

    Singapore Law Blog is pleased to host the latest compilation (by the Supreme Court) of publications by academics from NUS and SMU for the period July to December 2018...

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    11:26 PM Tan Zhi Xiang (Justices’ Law Clerk)

    Cohabitation before marriage – do those years count?

    The courts have a broad discretion to divide matrimonial assets in divorce proceedings. They must consider “all the circumstances of the case”, including a list of factors set out in s 112(2) of the Women’s Charter (Cap 353, 2009 Rev Ed) (“the Charter”). Such circumstances include parties’ direct contributions (e.g. moneys paid to acquire assets such as the matrimonial home) and indirect contribut...