I don't practise in an area of law called Family Law. It is an area which deals with family relationships and primarily revolve around divorce (including maintenance and custody issues).
Decipher courtroom jargons, stay on the right side of IT law.
Called to the Singapore and English Bars, Bryan Tan has practised in two of Singapore's largest law firms and an international law firm. Bryan led many industry firsts including the first mass e-mail defamation case in the world, Singapore's first publicised telecoms competition dispute, a pan-Asian co-branded travel portal, the first privately-funded cable landing project in Singapore and the world's first registrar-level domain name dispute. His areas of practice include IT, telecommunications, biotechnology and bioinformatics, Chinese intellectual property, entertainment law and corporate work. He is also an author of Halsbury's Laws of Malaysia: E-Commerce. He also co-wrote the Singapore chapter of 'Digital Evidence' with Prof. Daniel Seng and is writing Halsbury's Laws of Singapore: E-Commerce.
Like many powerful men before him, Jack Neo, once Singapore's most famous cross-dresser became Singapore's most famous adulterer.While many facets of public comment have surfaced--whether the acts were moral, whether there was undue pressure, the loyal response of the faithful wife, the defence of the friends and the daringness of the women involved--the same point intrigues me as with the cases of Hugh, Tiger, Kobe and Terry.
Ever heard about the one involving a consultant and the sheep farmer? I had my own encounter.
Now that the dust has died down, and just about any woman within clawing distance of Tiger Woods has emerged from the woodwork (no pun intended), I will add my commentary from the Tech-Legal perspective.It seems that the straw that broke the camel's back was an exchange of SMSes that took place, and were discovered when Tiger left his mobile phone behind.
Two weeks ago, we read news that two F5-E jet fighter engines belonging to the Malaysian air force were discovered to be missing. Reports suggested the engines may have been sold to various parties before ending up in an unnamed Middle Eastern country that is currently under U.
I recently traveled on the underground rail system in the United Kingdom. At one of the stations, a commuter attempted to board when it was too late by sticking his leg and umbrella through the door.
As a lawyer, I often inform my clients about the need to clear licenses with the various licensing societies whenever they use works belonging to other parties. This is especially familiar to those in the entertainment industry, for example, a singer who wants to re-record a version of a song written by someone else.
Last week, I was at a WIPO-organized forum on copyright and related rights in Singapore.Several persons spoke about digital rights management (or DRMs).
I recently attended an event for lawyers involved in the technology field.When one of the speakers went up, he asked how many lawyers in the audience had recently completed an eBay transaction.
The Singapore courts operate the dispute resolution mechanism by the application of the Rules of Court, as well as various practice directions issued and compiled from time to time.An important part of the litigation process is the discovery process, where parties in the course of preparation leading to the trial, seek to uncover evidence held by other parties.