Condo, resident clash over land purchase

Condo, resident clash over land purchase He refuses to pay levy, questions management’s right to represent him By K.C. Vijayan, Law Correspondent A RESIDENT of Lagoon View executive apartments is being taken to court by his residents’ association over the purchase of the common areas of the development. Mr S.V. Chandran, 75, has refused to […]

Car Buyer Loses Appeal over COE Ownership

A CERTIFICATE of entitlement (COE) may have been secured in a car buyer’s name, but that does not automatically make him the rightful owner. Ownership of the COE resides with the party that bid and paid for it, the High Court ruled in an appeal case last week. Justice Kan Ting Chiu was satisfied that […]

Makeover Studio Admits to Employing Aggressive

SINGAPORE: Two days after a timeshare company admitted that it had adopted aggressive sales tactics, another firm, a makeover studio, has owned up to employing similar methods. And both — taken to court by the Consumers Association of Singapore (CASE) for alleged violation of the Consumers Protection (Fair Trading) Act — have now agreed to […]

Reckless talk that could get you jailed

Stock-market punters be warned: Making false and irresponsible comments about the financial market can get you jailed. Against the backdrop of a volatile stock market sensitive to rumours and careless speculation, Singapore’s Court of Appeal yesterday sent out this strong warning as a former stock trader was jailed for six months for spreading rumours about […]