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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

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

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

Regulatory updates - Asia Pacific insurance, June 2015
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore
  • June 22 2015

On 27 March 2015, the China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC) issued a notice relaxing the overseas investment rules it originally issued in

Singapore Court of Appeals overturns trial judge’s findings of fact and finds businessman liable for conspiracy to misappropriate funds
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • Singapore
  • October 30 2013

In Visionhealthone Corporation Pte Ltd v HD Holdings Pte Ltd & Ors, the Singapore Court of Appeal overturned the decision of the trial judge to find

Strict liability for failing to prevent bribery
  • WongPartnership LLP
  • Singapore, United Kingdom
  • April 27 2010

The United Kingdom's Bribery Act 2010 ('Act') makes bribery or being bribed on an offence

Issues of corporate governance arising from Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (Publ), Singapore Branch v Asia Pacific Breweries (Singapore) Pte Ltd & Anor
  • WongPartnership LLP
  • Singapore
  • October 4 2011

In Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (Publ), Singapore Branch v Asia Pacific Breweries (Singapore) Pte Ltd & Anor 2011 SGCA 22, the Singapore Court of Appeal had to consider the claims of two banks ("plaintiffs") against Asia Pacific Breweries (Singapore) Pte Ltd ("APBS") for the repayment of loans disbursed due to the fraud of its employee, Chia Teck Leng ("Chia"

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

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