What's Next: February 16, 2016

UK prime minister David Cameron at the annual Matthiae-Mahlzeit dinner at Hamburg's city hall in Germany, on Feb 12, 2016.
UK prime minister David Cameron at the annual Matthiae-Mahlzeit dinner at Hamburg's city hall in Germany, on Feb 12, 2016.PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

Cameron to address 'Brexit' issue

British Prime Minister David Cameron will today address European Parliament leaders over "Brexit", or Britain's departure from the European Union. He will need their support to pass some of the legislation changing Britain's EU membership terms. Bones of contention remain the extent to which financial regulations in the euro region would affect the City of London.


Details of new law school out today 

Details of Singapore's third law school, which is being set up to train prospective family and criminal lawyers, will be announced today.

The school's proposed intake will be about 50 to 70 students a year, from Singaporeans wanting to study law and who would otherwise pursue this option overseas. It will focus on mature students with experience in fields such as social work and law enforcement, and who display a keen interest in these areas of law.


UOB unveiling Q4, full-year results 

The unveiling today of United Overseas Bank's (UOB) fourth-quarter and full-year results will be keenly anticipated by investors.

The share prices of the three local lenders - UOB, DBS Group Holdings and OCBC Bank - have fallen sharply so far this year, on fears that a steep downturn in the oil and gas sector could lead to higher provisions on loans to companies in the industry.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 16, 2016, with the headline 'What'sNext'. Print Edition | Subscribe