Road Traffic Act: Updated Framework for Repeat Drink Driving Offences

Written By: Mohamed Khairulnizam Bin Abdul Jaffar

Introduction In December 2023, a significant judgment was handed down in the case of Lee Shin Nan v Public Prosecutor [2023] SGHC 354 (“Lee Shin Nan”) which introduced a new framework for sentencing repeat drink driving offenders in Singapore. Here’s an overview of the sentencing process under this new framework. Stage 1: Starting Sentence Range […]

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Eugene Thuraisingam as a Guest on the LegalCentred podcast

In February, our partner, Eugene Thuraisingam was invited as a guest on the flagship podcast series, The Lawcast, run by the student-initiated project LegalCentred. He shared about his long-standing career in litigation, including his extensive experience in criminal defence and public interest matters. LegalCentred is a student-initiated project that aims to increase the accessibility and […]

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Eugene Thuraisingam LLP Contributes to Singapore Chapter of Lexology Panoramic’s Anti-Bribery & Corruption Guide 2024

We are pleased to announce that Eugene Thuraisingam, Johannes Hadi and Ng Yuan Siang have co-authored the Singapore chapter of Lexology Panoramic’s Anti-Bribery & Corruption Guide 2024. The publication is a market-leading guide providing an overview of both domestic and international anti-bribery and corruption laws. The guide is designed for use by corporations and legal […]

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The International Arbitration Review: Singapore

Written By: Hamza Malik

This article by our Hamza Malik originally appeared on the International Arbitration Review. Introduction Singapore has two legal regimes for arbitration: the Arbitration Act 2001 (AA) for domestic arbitrations and the International Arbitration Act 1994 (IAA) for international arbitrations. i International arbitration The IAA is the key statute governing international commercial arbitrations in Singapore. It provides […]

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When will gifts and hospitality be considered corruption?

Overview In Singapore, a country known for its strict anti-corruption laws, it is important for individuals and businesses to understand when gifts and hospitality could be considered corrupt practices. While it is common to exchange gifts or provide hospitality in business dealings, it is crucial to navigate these practices with caution to avoid running afoul […]

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Voyeurism: The new Section 377BB Offence and Sentencing Guidelines

What is Voyeurism? “Voyeurism” refers to the observation or recording of someone doing a private act without the person’s consent. [1] Some more commonly known types of voyeurism include “up-skirting” and “down-blousing”. Pre-2020, voyeurism was not criminalised under any specific statutory provision. Instead, the courts relied on a patchwork of laws, including insult of modesty […]

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Singapore – Anti-Bribery & Corruption 2023

Written By: Eugene Thuraisingam; Johannes Hadi

Lexology’s Getting The Deal Through Anti-Bribery & Corruption 2023 Guide for Singapore is a comprehensive publication authored by Eugene Thuraisingam and Johannes Hadi, on behalf of our firm, that provides a detailed analysis of the anti-bribery and corruption laws and regulations in Singapore. The guide is designed to help companies and legal professionals navigate the […]

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Drink Driving Will I Go To Jail

Drink Driving: Will I Go To Jail?

What is the offence of drink driving? Driving under the influence of alcohol is an offence under Section 67 of the Road Traffic Act. You may be found guilty of this offence if you are: Unfit to drive under the influence of alcohol to the extent that you are incapable of having proper control of […]

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SINGAPORE: An Introduction to Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption: Domestic

Singapore – An Introduction to Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption: Domestic

Written By: Eugene Thuraisingam; Johannes Hadi

Singapore is renowned for its stable and effective system of political and corporate governance. These standards have positioned the country as an attractive financial and business centre for the world, grounded in strong principles of economic meritocracy, fair play, and the rule of law. It has a clear and predictable regulatory framework, upheld by impartial […]

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Eugene Thuraisingam LLP x Founders Doc: Legal Strategies for dealing with Co-Founder Disputes in Singapore

Legal Strategies for Co-Founder Disputes in Singapore by Suang Wijaya and Rachel Wong Suang Wijaya, a Partner at Eugene Thuraisingam LLP, and Rachel Wong, Counsel at Eugene Thuraisingam LLP and the founder of Founders Doc, recently came together to share legal strategies for dealing with disputes between co-founders in Singapore. This collaboration was one that […]

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