The Court of Appeal has rapped a lawyer over an application in which he claimed his client had suffered an injustice because of the three-and-a-half year gap between his arrest and trial. The application, filed by counsel Eugene Thuraisingam on behalf of his client Bangladeshi national Miya Manik, was “clearly and hopelessly unmeritorious”, said the… Continue reading Court of Appeal raps lawyer for ‘hopelessly unmeritorious’ application
A legislation has been passed to establish the Dubai Council for Border Crossing Points Security, a new organisation that will be responsible for improving Dubai’s border security capabilities.
Foreign businesses must be prepared to face litigation as a result of increased intellectual property regulations.
Gig workers will be the focus of a newly established committee in Singapore, which will look into ways to provide them with more security in the areas of retirement and housing adequacy, work injury financial protection, and negotiating power.
In this day and age, the world is undergoing the Fourth Industrial Revolution, which is characterised by digital transformation and propelled by advancements in artificial intelligence (AI), robots, the Internet of Things (IoT), genetic engineering, quantum computing, and other fields. Unlike fossil fuels, which served as the fuel for the previous industrial revolution, data has emerged as the black gold of the new global economy.
With the proposal to change its rules to allow SPACs to list, Hong Kong would become the latest jurisdiction to tap the demand for such investment vehicles even as the frenzy that began last year has waned. However, the proposed changes would impose stricter restrictions than those in other jurisdictions.
Over the past three years, the United Arab Emirates has achieved a paradigm change in terms of narrowing the gap linked to wage inequalities between men and women working in the same industry or owning companies of equal value, according to the Emirates News Agency Wam.
A long-awaited proposal for reform of the United Kingdom’s data protection legislation was released by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport (DCMS) on September 10, 2021
Chairman Gary Gensler of the Securities and Exchange Commission told lawmakers on Tuesday that Wall Street’s top regulator is working around the clock to develop a set of regulations to manage the volatile cryptocurrency markets while also balancing the interests of American inventors. He told the Senate Banking Committee that he and his colleagues are… Continue reading Senators have called on SEC Chairman Gary Gensler to provide advice on cryptocurrency regulation
When the Fraser Institute published its newest study on economic freedom, it recognised Hong Kong as having the world’s most free economy, which the administration of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region applauded. Singapore was rated second in the study for 2021, followed by New Zealand, Switzerland, and Georgia, according to the research. On the… Continue reading New Ranking: Hong Kong most open economy, Singapore second