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The Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) first issued the Guidelines on Outsourcing (“Guidelines”), about ten years ago. Since then, outsourcing arrangements have become more prevalent and increasingly complex. To deal Read more

April 1, 2015

Introduction to and the Reality of Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing in Singapore Money laundering (“ML”) and terrorism financing (“TF”, and collectively, “ML/TF”) concerns are not new to the Monetary Read more

April 1, 2015

MAS released a consultation paper on 11 February 2015, as part of its expansion of amendments to regulate over-the-counter (“OTC”) derivatives following the 2012 amendments to the Securities and Futures Read more

April 1, 2015

The hedge fund investment industry is maturing. The alternative investment sector, which has grown approximately 10% a year since the financial crisis, is positioned to continue along this growth path Read more

April 1, 2015

Colin Ng & Partners LLP recently successfully represented Mdm Wong Swee Hor in a rare action under the Women’s Charter in the High Court in obtaining a declaration that Mdm Read more

January 2, 2015

Introduction One amendment to the Companies Act (Cap. 50) (the “Act”) due to come into force in the second quarter of this year that has not received much attention is Read more

January 1, 2015

1.      Background The idea to create a Singapore International Commercial Court (“SICC”) was first mooted by the Honourable Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon at the opening of the Legal Year 2013, Read more

January 1, 2015

A Steering Committee (“SC”) was set up by the Ministry of Finance (“MOF”) in October 2007 to carry out a fundamental review of the Companies Act (“CA”) with the aim Read more

October 1, 2014

Introduction The Singapore Freeport, opened near Changi Airport in May 2010, offers wealthy collectors and businesses a secure storage facility and trading forum for their valuable collectibles such as precious Read more

October 1, 2014

The Stamp Duties Amendment Bill (the “Bill”) was passed on 8 October 2014 following a public consultation conducted by the Ministry of Finance (“MOF”) from 7 to 25 July 2014. Read more

October 1, 2014