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The Ministry of Manpower (“MOM”) has recently clarified on its website that Employment Pass (“EP”) holders may be appointed as directors in another company other than the company for which Read more

December 1, 2016

Introduction On 26 October 2016, the Ministry of Finance (“MOF”) and the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority of Singapore (“ACRA”) jointly invited the public to provide feedback on proposals to Read more

December 1, 2016

Employers (and employees) frequently fail to appreciate the importance of issues relating to termination and the impact that they may have in relation to the rights and obligations of each Read more

December 1, 2016

In October 2016, the two houses of parliament in Myanmar passed the new Myanmar Investment Law, which effectively merged the Myanmar Citizens Investment Law (enacted in 2013), which governs investment Read more

December 1, 2016

A question on the minds of many people is the possible impact of the UK leaving the European Union (“EU”) (more commonly known as “Brexit”) in light of the referendum Read more

December 1, 2016

Loss from risk can impact not just profitability and growth but also financial and operational stability. Risk management helps to alleviate exposure and provide a mechanism for conflict resolution. This Read more

October 17, 2016

It is increasingly common for family-run small medium enterprises to sell their businesses rather than to pass them on to their children. This could be due to them not being Read more

September 1, 2016

Background In the March 2016 edition of CNPupdate, we wrote some observations on this topic, which included a comment that once the company makes any amendment to the memorandum or Read more

September 1, 2016

As Singapore’s start-up ecosystem continues to grow, Start-up Accelerators (“Accelerators”), ubiquitous in Silicon Valley, are sprouting up in strength. Often, these entities may overlook the need to consider whether their Read more

September 1, 2016

Introduction This article provides a general overview of the avenues available for a third party (“Offeror”) to privatise a company listed on the SGX-ST (“Company”). The common avenues are delisting Read more

September 1, 2016