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Singapore Exchange (SGX) is consulting the public on its proposal to reduce the standard board lot size of securities listed on SGX from 1,000 to 100 units, with a view Read more

September 2, 2013

On 5 September 2013, the Singapore Exchange (“SGX”) announced new Mainboard admission rules and continuing listing obligations for mineral, oil and gas (“MOG”) companies. These rules will be effective from Read more

September 2, 2013

On 23 August 2013, the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (“SGX-ST”) announced the introduction of new listing rules (“New Rules”) requiring (i) the holding of general meetings in Singapore (to take Read more

September 2, 2013

Brand extension is not uncommon nowadays as we see more and more popular brands branching out and going beyond the business for which they are originally known for. We have Read more

September 2, 2013

Introduction With effect from 1 July 2013, new regulations have come into force that affect closed-end funds. Previously, closed-end funds were specifically excluded from the definition of “Collective Investment Schemes” Read more

August 1, 2013

Does the sign “Rose Lady” infringe the registered trade mark “Lady Rose” even if the “Rose Lady” sign is used alongside a distinct trade mark? Does having less impressive sales Read more

August 1, 2013

INTRODUCTION 13 different Groupon entities (collectively referred to as “Groupon”) sued Villas International Property Pte Ltd and 3 others (collectively referred to as “Villas International”) for misappropriation and fraud in Read more

August 1, 2013

Introduction The first step in a purchase of a real property is often obtaining an Option to Purchase (“OTP”) in consideration of an option fee (usually 1% of the purchase Read more

June 3, 2013

Singapore is moving fast to improve its regulatory framework and network of cooperation treaties in order to ensure its compliance with international standards on mutual exchange of information and on Read more

June 3, 2013

On 2 May 2013, the Ministry of Finance (“MOF”) released a draft of the Companies (Amendment) Bill (“Bill”) to amend the current Companies Act (the “Act”) based on the recommendations Read more

June 3, 2013