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Is it an offence to not report crime?

In an article by TODAY, lawyers and experts alike shared their insights on the legal obligations of reporting crime. Discourse on this matter comes after three recent cases in court where individuals had been charged for their failure to report violent abuse they had been witness to. So are we legally obligated to report crime, […]

A closer look at criminal activities on Telegram

In a recent ChannelNewsAsia article titled “Why do criminals use Telegram?“, our Ng Yuan Siang shared his perspectives on the reasons criminals are increasingly turning to the messaging app Telegram for illegal activities, the challenges faced by law enforcement agencies and the potential for Telegram to be held accountable. According to Yuan Siang, the rise […]

On Bail

What are the factors that the court or police considers when granting bail? Is travel still allowed when a person is under investigation?

Understanding the amendments to the Computer Misuse Act and CDSA

Understanding the amendments to the Computer Misuse Act and CDSA

As the digital landscape continues to evolve, unlawful activities such as hacking and the misuse of personal information have seen a troubling increase. This is reflected in Parliament’s recent amendments to the Computer Misuse Act 1993 (“CMA”) and the Corruption, Drug Trafficking and Other Serious Crimes (Confiscation of Benefits) Act 1992 (“CDSA”). In a recent […]

Can the FAS send a footballer for polygraph testing with the CPIB?

Can the FAS send a footballer for polygraph testing with the CPIB?

According to an article by the Monitor Singapore (TMSG), a Singapore national footballer was recently randomly selected for a polygraph test, conducted by the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) at the Lekong Bahru headquarters, following the 2023 Southeast Asian Games. Despite there being no evidence or indications of wrongdoing, the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) […]

What to do if I am involved in a traffic accident with a road cyclist?

In an article with Today Online, Chooi Jing Yen explained about the possibility of legal action arising from a collision between a cyclist and a motor vehicle. After a recent incident along Upper Thomson Road involving two groups of cyclists that resulted in a man being hospitalised, questions about riding etiquette and the safety of […]

Making a meaningful impact in diverse ways at Eugene Thuraisingam LLP

In an article published in The Business Times on 22 March 2023 titled “Making Meaningful Impact In Diverse Ways,” five companies were featured for their values, mission and corporate purpose. Amongst these was Eugene Thuraisingam LLP. Eugene Thuraisingam LLP was conferred the Champions of Good Award in 2022. This highlights our commitment to making meaningful […]