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The Singapore Convention on Mediation (the “Singapore Convention”) will open for signing in Singapore on 7 August 2019. Singapore, United States of America and China are set to be amongst Read more

August 1, 2019

On 22 March 2019, The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Hong Kong Stock Exchange”) published a listing decision (LD121-2019) to provide guidance on the reasons for rejecting 24 Read more

June 19, 2019

Introduction The Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act (“SOPA”) was introduced in 2004 to improve cash-flow in the building and construction industry. The SOPA Amendment Act 2018, passed Read more

June 19, 2019

The Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (“POFMA”) was passed by ​Parliament on 8 May 2019 after a vigorous debate in Parliament. This article summarises the ambit of​ POFMA, Read more

June 19, 2019

On 25 April 2019, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) updated the E-Payments User Protection Guidelines (“Guidelines”). The Guidelines set out MAS’ expectations of any responsible financial institution (“Responsible FI”) Read more

June 19, 2019

The Guide on Active Enforcement and Guide to Managing Data Breaches 2.0 released by the Personal Data Protection Commission (“PDPC”) on 22 May 2019 (collectively, the “Guides”) are the latest Read more

May 28, 2019

Family offices are legal entities that carry out the administration and management of assets and investments of ultra-high net worth individuals or families (“UHNW”) for the purposes of capital preservation, succession Read more

April 26, 2019

Crypto firm AriseBank was recently reported to have made false claims, that it was operating a fraudulent Initial Coin Offering[1]. Like the victims of AriseBank, you too may find that Read more

April 26, 2019

In certain jurisdictions, there may be restrictions on foreign ownership of domestic companies or in respect of certain industries.  Foreign companies wishing to do business in these countries frequently use Read more

April 26, 2019

This article provides a summary of the changes to the available tax incentives for Qualifying Funds[1], and their implications for fund managers and family offices in Singapore. Singapore’s Minister for Read more

April 26, 2019