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Case note on Lek Gwee Noi v Humming Flowers & Gifts Pte Ltd On 8 April 2014 the High Court of Singapore made a ruling regarding the width and enforceability Read more

May 1, 2014

Introduction The Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (“PDPA”), which applies to all private organisations that collect or process personal data in Singapore will be implemented in two phases. The first Read more

May 1, 2014

In the wake of the global financial crisis, MAS announced plans to improve the regulation and supervision of over-the-counter (“OTC”) derivatives to meet the post-crisis objectives set by the G20 Read more

May 1, 2014

On 5 May Singapore and the United States signed an agreement to enable Singapore based financial institutions to more easily comply with the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (“FATCA”). Read more

May 1, 2014

The Early Stage Venture Fund (“ESVF”) is an initiative of the National Framework for Innovation and Enterprise (“NFIE”) and is administered by the National Research Foundation (“NRF”) from the Prime Read more

May 1, 2014

Facts The first defendant, Zhang Qing (“Zhang”) was a highly valued senior employee of the Plaintiff, Quality Assurance Management (“QAM”). However, it transpired that Zhang had, while still in QAM’s Read more

March 3, 2014

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) and Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (“SGX”) released a joint consultation paper on 7 February 2014 setting out proposals to strengthen the securities market Read more

March 3, 2014

Introduction In the decision of Interocean Holdings Group (BVI) Ltd v Zi-Techasia (Singapore) Pte Ltd (in liquidation) [2014] SGHC 09, the High Court of Singapore (the “High Court”) filled a lacuna in Read more

March 3, 2014

Introduction Estate planning is a carefully considered process by which we accumulate wealth, acquire what is necessary to achieve our aspirations, preserve what is necessary to maintain a comfortable lifestyle Read more

March 3, 2014

Introduction The new foreign investment law (“FIL”) enacted by the Myanmar government on 2 November 2012 paved the way for much needed foreign investment in a country emerging from five Read more

March 3, 2014