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Registers of controllers and nominee directors in Singapore: 10 things you need to know
  • Linklaters LLP
  • Singapore
  • April 19 2017

Amendments were made to the Singapore Companies Act (Chapter 50) on 31 March 2017 to enhance the transparency of Singapore companies in line with

Singapore Law Year in Review 2016 and Year to Come 2017
  • Linklaters LLP
  • Global, Singapore
  • January 5 2017

This Act is the most significant update of the Companies Act since 1999. Various provisions came into force in 2015 (Phase 1). The rest of the

Proposed Disclosure of Beneficial Owners of Private Limited Companies, Limited Liability Partnerships and Foreign Branches
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Singapore
  • January 18 2017

The Accounting And Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) recently announced proposals for a second round of changes to the Companies Act (CA). One of

Singapore revamps company laws to address transparency, compliance costs and restructuring
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • Singapore
  • April 5 2017

In a move widely seen as an attempt to further enhance Singapore’s status as a business-friendly destination, Parliament recently passed the

Fraud and inducement in Singapore and Malaysia
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • Malaysia, Singapore
  • October 6 2015

Never under-estimate the ingenuity of a director convicted of fraud. In Goldring, Timothy Nicholas v Public Prosecutor, two shareholder-directors of

Women in law shattering ceilings,Achieving work-life balance,getting to the top and more
  • SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan
  • China, Global, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, Middle East, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea
  • August 11 2016

Background checks help organizations understand who they are really doing business with. Thomson Reuters Enhanced Due Diligence Reports deliver a

Corporate criminal liability - April 2016
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Asia-Pacific, Australia, Belgium, Slovakia, Spain, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA, Netherlands, OECD, Poland, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, China, Czech Republic, European Union, France, Germany, Global
  • April 26 2016

The survey looks at whether there is a concept of corporate criminal liability in a number of different jurisdictions. We consider the underlying

MAS Proposes Framework for Singapore Variable Capital Companies
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Singapore
  • April 4 2017

On 23 March 2017, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issued a Consultation Paper on the Proposed Framework for the Singapore Variable Capital

Monetary Authority of Singapore Consults on Proposed Framework for Singapore Variable Capital Companies
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Singapore
  • April 18 2017

On March 16, 2016, Ms. Indranee Rajah, Senior Minister of State for Law and Finance of Singapore, announced at the Investment Management Association

Assessing business bribery risk for foreign companies operating in Singapore
  • TRACE International Inc
  • Singapore
  • September 2 2016

Singapore ranks 7th out 197 countries on the TRACE Matrix, with an overall risk score of 26. This indicates a low business bribery risk level with a