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

Singapore - 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

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

Singapore - 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

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

Singapore - 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

Singapore - 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

Singapore Court of Appeal holds loan within ambit of “excluded moneylender” and not unenforceable under Moneylenders Act

Singapore - July 30 2014 In Sheagar so T M Veloo v Belfield International (Hongkong) Ltd, the Singapore Court of Appeal had to determine whether a loan agreement and

MAS issues notice to licensed trade repositories and approved clearing houses on Financial Market Infrastructure Standards

Singapore - September 30 2015 On 31 August 2015, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (the "MAS") issued a new "Notice on Financial Market Infrastructure Standards" (the "Notice"

MAS consults on Implementation Issues arising from removing the DBU-ACU divide

Singapore - September 30 2015 The Monetary Authority of Singapore (the "MAS") has released a consultation paper on "Removing the DBU-ACU Divide - Implementation Issues". The

MAS consults on legislative changes to strengthen effectiveness of market misconduct provisions

Singapore - September 29 2015 On 24 August 2015, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (the "MAS") published a consultation paper containing proposed legislative amendments to the

Singapore begins operations as ASEAN’s first International Patent Search and Examination Authority

Asia-Pacific, Singapore - September 29 2015 With effect from 1 September 2015, Singapore begins operations as ASEAN's first and Asia's fifth International Patent Search and Examination

Changes to Singapore patent regime in the pipeline

Singapore - September 29 2015 The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (the "IPOs") has shared informally in consultations with Singapore IP practitioners proposed changes to