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With reference to The Straits Times article on 29 August 2016, “Privacy watchdog seeks clarification on WhatsApp’s new terms”, WhatsApp’s terms and conditions have recently been updated to permit the Read more

September 1, 2016

On 23 August 2016, the Singapore Exchange (“SGX”) announced that it is proposing to refine its minimum trading price requirement (the “MTP Requirement”) introduced in March 2015 for all issuers Read more

September 1, 2016

Introduction On 27 July 2016, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) issued new Guidelines on Outsourcing Risk Management[1] (“Guidelines”) to Financial Institutions (“FIs”). These Guidelines will impact not only FIs Read more

September 1, 2016

An Overview The relationship between employer and employee is regulated largely by the contract of employment between them. Generally under Singapore law, parties are free to contract as they choose Read more

August 1, 2016

Despite the fact that many small-medium enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore are family-owned and it is common for family members to inherit shares in private companies, news articles1 in recent years Read more

July 1, 2016

Indonesia is the world’s fourth most populous country with a population over 250 million and rapidly increasing middle class. With nearly a third of its population able to access the Read more

July 1, 2016

MAS directs bank to shut down in Singapore over serious breaches of anti-money laundering requirements As one of the leading financial centres in Asia, Singapore is committed to uphold the Read more

July 1, 2016

Introduction As part of the Government’s push to strengthen our “Singaporean core”, the Government has proposed several legislative amendments, primarily to the Child Development Co-Savings Act (Cap. 38A) (“CDCA”), effective Read more

July 1, 2016

Short summary: “A prenuptial agreement (“prenup”) is an agreement that a couple enters into before getting married and which documents their respective positions in the event of a divorce. Although Read more

July 1, 2016

Executive Summary In the field of international maritime carriage of goods, the still-nascent “Rotterdam Rules” (known formally as the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Read more

July 1, 2016