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Understanding the Mental Capacity Act in Singapore

Understanding the Mental Capacity Act in Singapore

The Mental Capacity Act (MCA) was passed in Singapore in 2008. Its main purpose is to allow individuals (called “donors”) to plan ahead and appoint someone (called “donees”) to make important decisions for them in the event they lose mental capacity....

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When is it worthwhile to sue for defamation?

When is it worthwhile to sue for defamation?

When a widow was called a “rotten woman” and accused of misappropriating company funds by her sister-in-law, she sued for defamation and was awarded $40,000 in damages. But how did her sister-in-law’s remarks constitute defamation? And how does the...

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