Personal Data Protection Act (Pt. 1)

Overview   In recent years, the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (“PDPA”) of Singapore has been a trending topic for discussion, especially due to the trend of storing valuable personal data online. The PDPA is crucial as it protects the personal data for individuals...

COMPANY WINDING UP

If you are a creditor of a company which is insolvent, you may petition to wind the company up to realise your debts.   Winding up of a company is a process where the company ceases to exist and its assets are seized and realised. Any remaining monies will be used to...

PROBATE APPLICATION – LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION

  Where the deceased dies intestate (i.e. without a Will) or if the Will is invalid or cannot be found, the personal representative of the deceased (i.e. administrator) is required to make an application to Court for a Grant of Letters of Administration to manage the...

PROBATE APPLICATION – GRANT OF PROBATE

When a person who has made a Will passes away, the executor appointed in the Will has to make an application to Court for a Grant of Probate. A Grant of Probate is a court order which gives the executor the power to administer the estate and distribute the deceased’s...

CHILD ABDUCTION IN SINGAPORE

International child abduction To many, International Child Abduction may sound exotic and alien in safe and sunny Singapore. This is not quite true   Expatriate and Cross Nationality Marriages  Given the cosmopolitan nature of Singapore and the increasing number of...