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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

In our CNPupdate of 23 February 2018, we highlighted 3 areas of review of the Employment Act (“EA”) which the Ministry of Manpower are looking into. In particular: Whether the Read more

May 9, 2018

Introduction In its recent decision in Ochroid Trading Ltd and another v Chua Siok Lui (trading as VIE Import & Export) and another [2018] SGCA 5 (“Ochroid”), the Singapore Court Read more

May 9, 2018

Who: Are buy-sell agreements relevant to you? If you are a business owner, business succession planning may be as crucial for you as your personal estate planning. In particular, where Read more

April 12, 2018

In 2010, the Ministry of Health reported that 20,000 Singaporeans suffer from dementia. Then, the prevalence rate of dementia was 5.7% among those aged 65 years and above.[1] This was Read more

April 10, 2018

Life? Death? Who cares? Your loved ones do and you should too.  Life is often unpredictable and the circumstances we find ourselves in today may not be the same tomorrow. Read more

March 16, 2018

In a press release by the Ministry of Manpower (“MOM”) on 18 January 2018, the MOM highlighted three areas of review of the Employment Act (“EA”) where they would like Read more

February 23, 2018