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AWS & TRA Webinar for SMEs: Unleash your growth potential
15 Jun 21
Singapore amongst the most preferred arbitration hubs in 2021
10 May 21
It shares the top post with London after both scored 54% in the global survey.
Corruption-related reports hit five year low
23 Apr 21
Singapore's Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau says the corruption situation in Singapore is ‘firmly under control...
Hiring demand for lawyers to rebound in 2021: report
19 Apr 21
Hiring capacity dampened in the beginning of 2020, due to the pandemic.
Competition regulator extends public feedback on Aon, Willis Towers Watson merger
12 Apr 21
The Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore is assessing whether the transaction infringes the Competition Act.
Anti-graft bureau charges two former NParks officers
7 Apr 21
It was alleged the officers received gratuities and gifts through hotels stays and transport services.
Envysion Wealth Management under review over nickel trading scheme
23 Mar 21
The fund manager was allegedly cheated out of $48m.
Maples Group names new regional managing partner
12 Mar 21
This is amidst a regionally focused leadership for Hong Kong and Singapore offices.
Law firm KWM appoints new Singapore partner
3 Mar 21
Amanda Lees has nearly 10 years of experience under her belt.
Will MAS allow single family offices to manage VCCs?
23 Feb 21
Legal firm looks into the impact of this possible change.
Exploring remote work, digitalisation in legal sector amidst COVID-19
22 Feb 21
The pandemic has urged a review of how legal services are being delivered.
Singapore's 21 most influential lawyers aged 40 and under in 2020
3 Feb 21
These lawyers have experience in areas ranging from banking to white collar crime.
Ministry of Manpower tightens employment pass application
19 Jan 21
Employers hiring overseas employees urged to go through the normal process.
Former Seagate director, sister imprisoned for corruption
12 Jan 21
They were found guilty of taking bribes amounting to $2.32m.
Kenneth Szeto and Connie Yik Kong promoted partner at Withers
7 Jan 21
The two are chosen amongst 12 from California, Japan, Singapore and the UK.
Contract renegotiation permitted for businesses hit by COVID-19
11 Dec 20
Failure to come to a mutual agreement will lead to contract termination.
Virtual law practice proving a challenge: Chief Justice
11 Dec 20
The first virtual get-together of Singapore Academy of Law and Law Society raises $65,000 for charity.
Daily Briefing: Lasting Power of Attorney application to go digital; Travellers may opt out of serving SHN at official facilities
28 Oct 20
And Australian HR platform Employment Hero launches in Singapore.
Singapore, Japan mediation centres to launch expedited mediation process
15 Sep 20
The joint protocol is expected to be formally launched on 20 November.
IPOS, SBF unveil pilot programme for IP management
25 Aug 20
It will build upon the Skills Framework for IP launched in 2019.
IRAS, ACRA launch software allowing SMEs to file tax returns digitally
20 Aug 20
It will reportedly on take 30 minutes for SMEs to file their forms.
Sabana shareholders urges for MAS' support against Sabana-ESR merger
18 Aug 20
Shareholders argued that the two REITs’ investment mandate will overlap.
Court moves UWG's deadline to put Hyflux under judicial management
12 Aug 20
This follows after the High Court granted UWG's application to be carved out of the moratorium.
SmartLaw Pte Ltd to make legal services accessible to anyone
11 Aug 20
It leverages AI, and data science to assist lawyers and clients.
Wilmar unit YKA gets green light for Shenzhen IPO
7 Aug 20
It now seeks the final registration approval from the China Securities Regulatory Commission.
Firms, LLPs to lodge RORC information in new Central Register of Controllers
28 Jul 20
This will take effect from 30 July.
Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Act to commence on 30 July
23 Jul 20
It establishes a new licensing and regulatory regime for insolvency practitioners.
Transfer pricing in pandemic times
21 Jul 20
The COVID-19 pandemic is being felt in the operations of businesses worldwide and one of the most striking disruptions is evident in supply chain...
ACRA sets up public consultation on Companies Act amendments
21 Jul 20
The CAWG reviewed 56 issues and recommended 36 legislative reforms.
Marina Bay Sands ends lawsuit with $9.1m payment
20 Jul 20
It was sued last year to recover funds that was allegedly said was sent to other patrons in 2015.
Auditing holds accounting firms intact as consulting demand weakens
14 Jul 20
Auditing services remain their strongest suit, but the way they do it drastically changed.
Hyflux gets another potential investor
13 Jul 20
Unilegend Investments is willing to add in an available working capital to the group.
SPH files amended defense to litigation case
8 Jul 20
This is in relation to legal proceedings against it by Samuel Cranage Baker and Jeremy Lee Chuen Yang.
MAS, CAD issue joint probe on Citadelle, Senjo over Wirecard mishap
6 Jul 20
Both firms are also being probed over carrying on a trust business without a licence.
Six Crucial Things that SMPs Should Do to Transform their Business with Minimal Cost and Pain
30 Jun 20
Many businesses are grappling with significant survival issues with the pandemic still in sway.
Exchange regulator and law society publish guide for corporate lawyers in Singapore
26 Jun 20
The guide will assist lawyers making submissions to SGX RegCo on behalf of listed issuers.
MinLaw, WSG offer traineeship opportunities for fresh law graduates
25 Jun 20
Trainees may also get hired by the host companies.
Winson seeks $41.84m from Standard Chartered Singapore over Hin Leong deal
18 Jun 20
The oil trading firm is also demanding damages, interest and costs from the bank.
How the Temporary Measures Act provides a lifeline for hard-hit contracts
14 Jun 20
The act covers agreements made before 25 March.
Brazilian court accepts Sembmarine's complaint against EJA's former president
4 Jun 20
This follows after charges of money laundering were filed to Martin Cheah Kok Choon and Guilherme Esteves de Jesus.
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