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Singapore Civil Procedure 2018

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Criminal Procedure in Singapore

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Singapore Tax Workbook 2017/18 (20th Edition)

The Singapore Tax Workbook 2017/18 (20th Edition) is the recommended taxation textbook for tax professionals, university and polytechnic courses. It is the most up-to-date, user-friendly and practical workbook for tax and accounting students.

The book is designed to
• provide concise introduction to Singapore tax essentials,
• prepare students for taxation examinations, and
• develop a solid foundation for professional tax practice.

This latest edition, Singapore Tax Workbook 2017/18 (20th Edition) includes all the relevant legislative and administrative changes since the previous edition, including the intervening amendments to the Income Tax Act, Economic Expansion Incentives (Relief from Income Tax) Act, Goods and Services Tax Act and administrative developments up to 20 February 2017.

NEW in This Edition
Singapore Budget 2017
32 e-Tax guides issued in 2016
Double Taxation Agreements (DTAs) signed by the Government of Singapore in 2016 with the following foreign Governments
– Cambodia
– Ethiopia
Legislative changes brought about in the
– Income Tax (Amendment No 3) Act 2016
– Goods and Services Tax (Amendment of Fourth Schedule) Order 2016
– Goods and Services Tax (Amendment to Fifth Schedule) Order 2016

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Blaming Mothers: American Law and the Risks to Children’s Health

A gripping explanation of the biases that lead to the blaming of pregnant women and mothers. Are mothers truly a danger to their children’s health? In 2004, a mentally disabled young woman in Utah was charged by prosecutors with murder after she declined to have a Caesarian section and subsequently delivered a stillborn child. In 2010, a pregnant woman who attempted suicide when the baby’s father abandoned her was charged with murder and attempted feticide after the daughter she delivered prematurely died. These are just two of the many cases that portray mothers as the major source of health risk for their children. The American legal system is deeply shaped by unconscious risk perception that distorts core legal principles to punish mothers who “fail to protect” their children. In Blaming Mothers, Professor Fentiman explores how mothers became legal targets. She explains the psychological processes we use to confront tragic events and the unconscious race, class, and gender biases that affect our perceptions and influence the decisions of prosecutors, judges, and jurors. Fentiman examines legal actions taken against pregnant women in the name of “fetal protection” including court ordered C-sections and maintaining brain-dead pregnant women on life support to gestate a fetus, as well as charges brought against mothers who fail to protect their children from an abusive male partner. She considers the claims of physicians and policymakers that refusing to breastfeed is risky to children’s health. And she explores the legal treatment of lead-poisoned children, in which landlords and lead paint manufacturers are not held responsible for exposing children to high levels of lead, while mothers are blamed for their children’s injuries. Blaming Mothers is a powerful call to reexamine who – and what – we consider risky to children’s health. Fentiman offers an important framework for evaluating childhood risk that, rather than scapegoating mothers, provides concrete solutions that promote the health of all of America’s children.

About the Author

0pt; font-family:”Times New Roman”,”serif”>Linda C. Fentiman is Professor at Pace University Law School. She is a distinguished legal scholar, whose teaching and research reflect her broad experience in criminal law, health law and environmental law. Fentiman was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Warsaw in Poland and has taught at several American law schools. She lives in New York and is a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine.0pt; font-family:”Garamond”,”serif”;mso-bidi-font-family:”Times New Roman”>

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A Practical Guide to Company Secretarial Obligations in Singapore

A Practical Guide to Company Secretarial Obligations in Singapore incorporates the latest amendments to the Companies Act (Cap 50) as at 14 September 2016. It is designed as a succinct and practical guide to the main duties and responsibilities of a company secretary under the Companies Act.

Company secretaries, company directors and professionals in corporate secretarial services will find this go-to manual an efficient resource in their everyday work.

Key Features & Benefits
Include all the relevant and latest provisions relating to amendments to the Companies Act. Other relevant company law provisions, case law and other important information, including the Securities and Futures Act, SGX Listing Rules, Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) and the Code of Corporate Governance are referred to, as well.
Describes and explains the company secretarial practices involved in executing the law.
Directors will benefit as they know what their responsibilities are, the extent and limitations of their powers and their liabilities for failure to comply/act accordingly.
A reliable reference for both experienced company secretaries as well as new company secretaries to quickly acquire a solid understanding of their roles and responsibilities.
A one-stop, practical guide to company secretarial practice in Singapore
Contains guidelines, procedures and case references on the vital issues pertaining to the interpretation of company law by the courts.

Topics Covered
Overview of companies
Company’s constitution
Company’s shares
Officers of the company
Duties and liabilities of directors and company secretaries
Company registers
Shareholders and meetings
Minority protection
Accounts and audit
Borrowing and receivership
Winding up
Regulatory obligations of listed companies
Take-overs and Amalgamations
Corporate Restructuring
** Please note that a Toolkit comprising sample resolutions and documents related to the commentary is included in the eBook. The Toolkit is not available for print book.

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Major Law and Policy Issues in the South China Sea: European and American Perspectives

[scrapeazon asin=”” width=”” height=”” truncate=”1000″ summary=”true” border=”false”]Major law and policy issues in the South China Sea are discussed mainly from the perspectives of leading American and European scholars in the study of the complex South China Sea disputes. The issues include regional maritime cooperation and regime building, Southeast Asian countries’ responses to the Chinese assertiveness, China’s historic claims, maritime boundary delimitation and excessive maritime claims, military activities and the law of the sea, freedom of navigation and its impact on the problem, the dispute between Vietnam and China, confidence-building measures and U.S.-Taiwan-China relations in the South China Sea, and Taiwan’s role in the resolution to the South China Sea issues. Over the past three years, there have been several incidents in the South China Sea between the claimants, and also between the claimants and non-claimants over fisheries, collection of seismic data, exploration for oil and gas resources, and exercise of freedom of navigation. Third party concerns and involvement in the South China Sea disputes have been increasing as manifested in actions taken by the United States, India, and Japan. It is therefore important to examine South China Sea disputes from the legal and political perspective and from the view point of American and European experts who have been studying South China Sea issues for many years.

About the Author

Dr. Song is a research fellow at the Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei, Taiwan. Keyuan Zou is Harris Professor of International Law at the Lancashire Law School of the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), United Kingdom. He specializes in international law, in particular law of the sea and international environmental law.

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Atiyah & Adams’ Sale of Goods 13th Edition

Atiyah and Adams’ Sale of Goods is the definitive guide to this important aspect of commercial law. Combining a highly readable and comprehensive account of the law governing the sale of goods, it is essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students and a valuable point of first reference for practitioners of commercial law.

About the Author

Christian Twigg-Flesner is Professor of Commercial Law at the University of Hull. Rick Canavan is a Principal Lecturer at Nottingham Trent University. Hector MacQueen is a Scottish Law Commissioner and Professor of Private Law at the University of Edinburgh.

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Equity & Trusts: Text, Cases, and Materials 2nd Edition

Equity & Trusts: Text, Cases, and Materials provides a comprehensive guide to trusts and equity in a single volume. Drawing on a judiciously balanced selection of case extracts, journal articles, and academic writing, Davies and Virgo present their authoritative commentary on the law with clarity and rigour. The text guides students through the key legal principles of each case, utilizing supporting learning features to highlight important aspects and help develop students’ independent research skills. Central Issues boxes introduce each chapter to identify the key themes examined and scenario-based questions frame the law in a practical context, encouraging students to think creatively around the subject and assess their own understanding. Equity & Trusts: Text, Cases, and Materials offers an holistic approach to the study of equity and trusts. Using their unrivalled teaching experience, the authors bring together an expertly selected collection of cases, statutes, and legal scholarship to present a text that is firmly student-focused and designed to help students fully grasp the key concepts and achieve the best possible results. Online Resource Centre The Online Resource Centre offers updates to the law post-publication and supporting answer guidance to the end of chapter questions.

About the Author

Paul S. Davies is Associate Professor in Law and a Fellow and Tutor at St Catherine’s College, Oxford, teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Paul was previously a Fellow and College Lecturer in Law at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, where he was also a Newton Trust Lecturer in the Faculty of Law. He currently teaches contract and trusts at undergraduate level, and commerical remedies at graduate level. In 2015 Paul won a Peter Birks Prize for Outstanding Legal Scholarship awarded by the Society of Legal Scholars for his book Accessory Liability (Hart Studies in Private Law: Hart Publishing). Graham Virgo is Professor of English Private Law and Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education at the University of Cambridge, and Fellow of Downing College. He is the author of several books on private law, as well as criminal law, including The Principles of the Law of Restitution (3rd ed. 2015) (Oxford University Press) and The Principles of Equity & Trusts (2nd ed. 2016) (Oxford University Press). In 2013 he was shortlisted for the OUP Law Teacher of the Year

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Customer-Driven Budgeting: Prepare, Engage, Execute: The Small Business Guide for Growth

This comprehensive budgeting book emphasizes that the customer drives the business organization and processes and becomes the overriding purpose for a company’s existence and success. Inside, you’ll find a lot of details that sum up a complete guide that covers every step in the budgeting cycle from the basics of organization, processes, and funding to budget execution and monitoring. The author believes that the budget is the starting point and catalyst for gaining customers and that the budget prepares the company to supply the sales and marketing team reinforcements for giving a compelling reason for customers to buy from it. This book can be used immediately in business budgeting that presents you with a modular format-starting at the beginning of the budget process and working through it entirely; or select a budget area most challenging to the business and work from there to other areas of priority.

About the Author

Floyd Talbot Elk Grove, CA; Consultant; MBA Pepperdine; Market-focused Customer-driven Budgeting packs between its pages over 30 years of accounting and financial management experience in large, medium, and small businesses through financial management consulting

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Law and Ethics in the Business Environment 8th Edition

Blending theory with real-life applications, the 8th Edition of LAW AND ETHICS IN THE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT presents modern issues and the latest in case law for an exciting and thought-provoking text. Rather than shying away from controversial topics, it encourages lively classroom debate on everything from privacy and workers’ rights to diversity and stereotyping. Insightful cases, end-of-chapter questions, historical quotes, and chapter projects sharpen critical thinking skills, while a wealth of interactive assignments like role plays, mock trials, roundtables, and more prepare you for the ethical and legal dilemmas of the business world.

About the Author

Elaine Ingulli is Professor of Business Law at Richard A. Stockton College of New Jersey and a member of the Pennsylvania and New York Bars. Professor Ingulli teaches courses in business law, the legal environment, and international business law, as well as in sex discrimination and women’s studies. She is the author of numerous journal articles and a cofounder of the Feminist Legal Studies Section of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business. Professor Ingulli is active in women’s and environmental issues. She earned her JD from Hofstra University. Terry Halbert is Professor of Legal Studies at Temple University’s Fox School of Business & Management. Her research and teaching is interdisciplinary, focusing on business ethics and public policy concerns. Professor Halbert has developed industry-specific courses on the tobacco industry and on gambling in which students take up each issue from several perspectives: history, sociology, law, ethics, economics, race/class/gender, literature, and film. She has served as a staff editor for the AMERICAN BUSINESS LAW JOURNAL since 1995 and is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar. In 1999, she received Temple’s Great Teacher award. A believer in experiential learning, Professor Halbert teaches an Executive MBA course in which managers discuss and analyze the ethical dilemmas they face at work. She earned her JD from Rutgers University, Camden.

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Carper’s Understanding the Law 7th Edition

Learn the basics of business law and what it means to you with UNDERSTANDING THE LAW, Seventh Edition. This popular text discusses how various aspects of the law affect the individual, highlighting the personal law issues that confront people in their everyday lives. UNDERSTANDING THE LAW uses engaging hypothetical and real examples to illustrate important points of the law and to inspire lively discussion with your peers. This edition incorporates new coverage of ethical issues and the law. These ethical and moral issues are covered in boxed readings as well as throughout each chapter. This edition also continues to incorporate coverage of international and comparative law throughout to give you essential knowledge for today’s global marketplace.

About the Author

Professor Debra Burke is an Associate Dean in the College of Business at Western Carolina University and teaches business law, employment law and the legal environment of business. Her research focuses on pedagogy and the regulatory environment of business. Dr. John A. McKinsey is a practicing attorney in Sacramento where he also teaches Business Law at California State University in Sacramento. His law practice focuses on project development, environmental law and business transactions associated with energy and regulation. His research focuses on Administrative Law and the Regulation of Business.

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Principles of Thai Business Law

Principles of Thai Business Law is aimed at students, researchers, and practitioners who wish to familiarize themselves with the legal environment for their academic or professional activities. It offers both a comprehensive overview and selected details of contemporary business law in Thailand in a clear and straightforward manner. The main goal is to provide an understanding of the initial techniques of legal reasoning and legal analysis, legal institutions, concepts, and processes of the Thai legal system.

The book is built up in several layers, starting from the general rule to the gradually more specific ones. Chapters encompass not only the legal system, starting from the Civil and Commercial Code and emphasizing the substantial changes that have been introduced in the past decades, but also the deep influence of doctrine and case law. The areas of business law covered include legal persons, things, property and real rights, intellectual property, contract, tort, businesses and companies, and employment law—a knowledge of which is essential in doing business in Thailand.

Table of Content
Table of Thai Legislation
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Thai Legal System
Chapter 3 Persons
Chapter 4 Juridical Acts
Chapter 5 The Law of Obligations
Chapter 6 The Law of Contract
Chapter 7 Types of Contracts
Chapter 8 Torts
Chapter 9 Property and Real Rights
Chapter 10 Intellectual Property
Chapter 11 Business Organizations
Chapter 12 Law of Employment

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