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Singapore High Court upholds non-compete clause in employment contract of former broker

March 30 2015 On 5 February 2015, the Singapore High Court upheld a non-compete clause in the employment contract between a leading inter-dealer broker, GFI…

Protection from Harassment Bill 2014 passed in Parliament on 14 March 2014

March 27 2014 On 14 March 2014, the Protection from Harassment Bill 2014 (the "Bill") was passed in Parliament. The Bill was introduced in Parliament on 3 March…

MAS issues new Notice on Minimum Liquid Assets and Liquidity Coverage Ratio

December 23 2014 On 28 November 2014, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (the "MAS") issued the new MAS Notice 649 on "Minimum Liquid Assets and Liquidity Coverage…

Singapore High Court finds post-termination non-competition and non-solicitation covenants void

July 30 2014 The Singapore High Court in Lek Gwee Noi v Humming Flowers & Gifts Pte Ltd considered whether non-competition and non-solicitation covenants in an…

Employment (Amendment) Act 2015 passed in Parliament and partially in force from 22 August 2015: requirements for employers to provide employees with written record of key employment terms and pay slips not yet in force

August 31 2015 The Employment (Amendment) Act 2015 has been passed in Parliament on 17 August 2015 and gazetted on 21 August 2015. The Employment (Amendment) Act…

In review: corporate tax planning developments in Singapore

May 28 2021 A review of recent corporate tax planning developments in Singapore, including with regard to entity selection and business operations, intercompany transactions and indirect taxes.

A general introduction to the banking regulatory regime in Singapore

May 5 2021 A general introduction to the regulatory regime for banks operating in Singapore with regard to recent developments, covering key legislation and the activities of the regulatory authorities, among other things.

Spotlight: IP rights enforcement in Singapore

May 5 2021 This article reviews the key features of IP enforcement measures in Singapore, including considerations surrounding venue and jurisdiction, obtaining evidence, trial procedures, remedies and appeals.

In review: prudential regulation of banks in Singapore

May 5 2021 A review of bank prudential regulations in Singapore, including with regard to senior management responsibilities and remuneration, regulatory capital and liquidity, and recovery and resolution.

In review: key recent IP developments and trends in Singapore

May 5 2021 A review of the most significant recent legal developments and trends affecting intellectual property owners in Singapore, along with future prospects.