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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

Summary The economic downturn has caused a rise in redundancy and retrenchment exercises. In order to help achieve responsible retrenchment, the Tripartite Guidelines on Managing Excess Manpower and Responsible Retrenchment Read more

July 1, 2016

Introduction For many years countries around the world have been engaging in the automatic exchange of information in order to tackle offshore tax evasion and other forms of noncompliance. The Read more

July 1, 2016

This presentation provides you with a useful overview of movie business from a legal perspective. It explains the different stages in a movie business from conceptualisation, development, pre and post Read more

May 2, 2016

Introduction Setting up a trust during your lifetime (an inter vivos trust) allows you to preserve assets until your children, or even grandchildren, are old enough to enjoy and manage Read more

March 1, 2016

Introduction It is often said that the law should keep up with commerce. In recent years, the Quistclose trust has arisen to do just that in Singapore. It is a Read more

March 1, 2016

Introduction Warranties and indemnities are forms of contractual protection provided by a seller in a sale and purchase agreement. In agreeing to make the acquisition and in agreeing to the Read more

March 1, 2016

This note discusses the need for private companies to update their regulations by adopting a new constitution to replace the memorandum and articles of association (“M&A”) and comments on the Read more

March 1, 2016