CNPUpdate - Issue 05 - December 2021

 

Contents
  1. Updates to the requirements for safe management measures and COVID-19 Vaccination at the workplace

  2. Cryptocurrencies & fintech regulatory update in Southeast Asia (Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand)

  3. Boosting equity financing for high-growth enterprises

  4. Listing Framework for Special Purpose Acquisition Companies

  5. CNPLaw Business Guide Series: Debt and equity financing

  6. CNPLaw LLP ranked in The Straits Times Singapore's Best Law Firms 2022 List


Updates to the requirements for safe management measures and COVID-19 Vaccination at the workplace

On 23 October 2021, the tripartite partners (comprising the Ministry of Manpower, National Trades Union Congress and Singapore National Employers Federation) issued updated advisories on the requirements for safe management measures at the workplace (the "Safe Management Measures") and workforce vaccination measures. Employers are required to immediately comply with the updated requirements for Safe Management Measures, whereas the updated workforce vaccination measures will only take effect from 1 January 2022.

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Cryptocurrencies & fintech regulatory update in Southeast Asia (Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand)

Purpose of the FATF Travel Rule

This article updates a previous article published in CNP Update on 23 May 2020 on the regulatory approach to cryptocurrency and digital assets in Southeast Asia, in particular, in Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand.

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Boosting equity financing for high-growth enterprises

At the Singapore Exchange ("SGX") Securities Market Open on 17 September 2021, SGX announced that together with the Ministry of Trade & Industry ("MTI"), EDB Investments ("EDBI"), the Monetary Authority of Singapore ("MAS") and Temasek Holdings Limited ("Temasek"), it will be releasing a package of initiatives to attract high-growth enterprises to raise capital in Singapore's public equity market and broaden Singapore's proposition as a financing hub.

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Listing Framework for Special Purpose Acquisition Companies

This article provides a brief background as to what a SPAC is, and focuses on the key features of the SGX's SPAC framework. For more details, please refer to the Response Paper and the Consultation Paper. Please also refer to our previous publication entitled "SPACs in Singapore" for a summary of the proposals put forth in the Consultation Paper.

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CNPLaw Business Guide Series: Debt and equity financing

While there are various Singapore government grants available to Singapore-incorporated companies, not every company will qualify for such grants or find them sufficient for its growth or working capital. In such case, funding from investors becomes a necessity, whether it is from the infamous 3Fs (friends, family and fools) or venture capitalists. This article examines the common forms of debt and equity financing adopted by private companies incorporated in Singapore to raise funds.

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CNPLaw LLP ranked in The Straits Times Singapore's Best Law Firms 2022 List

CNPLaw LLP ("CNP") is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognised as one of Singapore's Best Law Firms as endorsed by clients and peers in the legal industry in The Straits Times Singapore's Best Law Firm survey 2022.

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News

CNPLaw LLP shortlisted by Asian Legal Business in its 17th South East Asia Law Awards

Asialaw Profiles 2022 recommends CNPLaw LLP


Deals

CNPLaw LLP advised founder of the Tenderfresh Group in the divestment of a 75% stake in the business to Kimly Limited, a company listed on the SGX-ST, for a consideration of S$54,000,000

CNPLaw LLP acted for Airobotics Pte Ltd in connection with the IPO of Airobotics, Ltd on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange

CNPLaw LLP acted for Creadev International SAS in its lead series A investment in Growthwell Foods

CNPLaw LLP acted for a European group in its acquisition of engineering companies in Singapore

CNPLaw LLP advised on amalgamation of CITIC Telecom International (SEA) Pte Ltd and Pacific Internet (S) Pte Ltd


Editor
Bill JAMIESON

Production team
Nicholas FONG
Jacqueline CHEOW
Menes STA ANA

Contributors
Lisa THENG
GE Xiaomeng
Hazel HO-TSASTSINA
QUEK Li Fei
TAN Min-Li
WONG Pei-Ling
Marvin CHUA
LAI Wen Le
LAI Zheng Yong
YEO Tun Zhen

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