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In light of the latest revisions to the Additional Buyers’ Stamp Duty (“ABSD”) regime significantly increasing the ABSD liabilities for ownership of second and subsequent residential properties which were announced Read more

September 27, 2018

In a previous article of our on-going discussions on cryptocurrency in Singapore, we introduced the process and potential legal and regulatory ramifications of an initial coin offering (“ICO”)[1]. With blockchain-based Read more

September 27, 2018

On 10 September 2018, the Variable Capital Companies Bill (“Bill”) was moved for the first reading in Parliament paving the way for an alternative form of corporate vehicle under Singapore Read more

September 27, 2018

On 10 September 2018, the Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Bill (“the proposed Omnibus Bill”) was submitted by the Ministry of Law for First Reading in Parliament. The proposed Omnibus Bill Read more

September 27, 2018

CNP funds team, partner Mr Amit Dhume and practice trainee Mr Abel Ho co-authored a chapter of the 6th edition of the International Comparative Legal Guide to: Alternative Investment Funds Read more

July 19, 2018

On 24 May 2018, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) announced that it has issued a warning to eight (8) digital token exchanges (also known as cryptocurrency exchanges) in Singapore Read more

May 25, 2018

This article is written in conjunction with AKD Benelux Lawyers, a Dutch law firm recently named Benelux law firm of the year 2018. Introduction The European Union (“EU”) General Data Read more

May 24, 2018

Introduction In today’s interconnected world, many businesses span multiple jurisdictions. Trademark protection, however, is generally territorial. That is to say, it only applies in countries where registration is obtained. This Read more

May 9, 2018

Back to the future on stamp duty on share purchase agreements? And the contingency principle: how post-completion price adjustments and deferred consideration and earn-outs impact stamp duty on share sale Read more

May 9, 2018

Introduction April 2018 In previous articles in this on-going series of articles on cryptocurrencies, blockchain and Initial Coin Offerings (“ICOs”), we discussed how 10 different jurisdictions around the world regulate ICOs, Read more

May 9, 2018