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Withers LLP
On 23 March 2017 the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) released a consultation paper and accompanying draft legislation proposing the introduction of the Singapore Variable Capital Companies (S-VACC) regime.
Dentons
The subject of Dual Class Shares (DCS) has given rise to much debate in the context of public listed companies.
Shook Lin & Bok
Asset or fund management specialists who are serious and passionate about their profession want to thrive in an environment where the laws and regulations are clear, business friendly and progressive.
Shook Lin & Bok
On 26 January 2017, SAFE issued the Notice on Further Improving the Reform of Foreign Exchange Administration and Review of Veracity and Compliance (the "Notice").
Dentons
Although the sum involved was small, the High Court's decision in One Investment and Consultancy Limited and another v Cham Poh Meng (DBS Bank Ltd, garnishee) [2016] SGHC 208 . . .
Shook Lin & Bok
On 12 December 2016, MAS issued a consultation paper inviting comments on proposed amendments to the competency requirements for appointed representatives under the SFA (Chapter 289) and the FAA (Chapter 110).
Shook Lin & Bok
In Sudha Natrajan v The Bank of East Asia Ltd [2016] SGCA 66, the Court of Appeal took the opportunity to discuss the duties of a bank whenever dealing with a vulnerable guarantor, and the issue of undue influence on a guarantor giving a guarantee.
Shook Lin & Bok
Focus on "death spiral" convertibles sharpened recently after a bondholder triggered unusual volume movements in the shares of LionGold and Magnus Energy.
Shook Lin & Bok
On 30 September 2016, the Monetary Authority of Singapore issued a consultation paper inviting comments on a proposed change to the industry–wide borrowing limit for unsecured credit.
Shook Lin & Bok
In August 2016, the Court of Appeal in Vintage Bullion DMCC v Chat Fook Yuen and other appeals SGCA 49 delivered a very important written judgment on the nature of certain types of client moneys held...
Shook Lin & Bok
In August 2016, the Court of Appeal in Vintage Bullion DMCC v Chat Fook Yuen delivered a very important written judgment on the nature of certain types of client moneys held by a commodities and securities broker.
Clyde & Co
Located in the centre of South East Asia and with a population of 5.5 million people, Singapore has established itself as a leading global commodities hub.
Shook Lin & Bok
On 25 August 2016, the Monetary Authority of Singapore issued a consultation paper proposing changes to streamline the regulatory framework and governance model for Singapore's payments and remittance landscape.
Shook Lin & Bok
On 27 July 2016, the Monetary Authority of Singapore issued new Guidelines on Outsourcing Risk Management, together with a set of Frequently Asked Questions on Outsourcing.
Dentons
There are 34 companies with a secondary listing on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited. Out of these companies, 7 achieved their secondary listing on the SGX in the past 5 years.
Dentons
The appellant, Maybank Kim Eng Securities Pte Ltd (Kim Eng) had commenced an action against its customer and her husband-remisier.
Dentons
The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) introduced its revised due diligence guidelines (Enhanced Guidelines) in respect of listings on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (SGX-ST) on 13 May 2016.
Mayer Brown JSM
A recent move by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has illustrated that the costs of non-compliance with anti-money laundering (AML) requirements can be as severe as the revocation of a banking license. This serves as a stark reminder to global financial institutions of their AML responsibilities.
Duane Morris LLP
This week, for the first time in more than 30 years, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (known as the MAS) has shut down an international bank's operations in Singapore.
Jones Day
If the court grants a moratorium order, the Act provides that the debtor-company must provide certain financial information to creditors to allow them to assess the feasibility of a proposed scheme.
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Shook Lin & Bok
On 27 July 2016, the Monetary Authority of Singapore issued new Guidelines on Outsourcing Risk Management, together with a set of Frequently Asked Questions on Outsourcing.
Shook Lin & Bok
On 26 January 2017, SAFE issued the Notice on Further Improving the Reform of Foreign Exchange Administration and Review of Veracity and Compliance (the "Notice").
Shook Lin & Bok
The Monetary Authority of Singapore has issued a consultation paper on 1 July 2015 proposing the draft Securities and Futures (Clearing of Derivatives Contracts) Regulations for the mandatory clearing of over-the-counter derivatives.
Shook Lin & Bok
On 12 December 2016, MAS issued a consultation paper inviting comments on proposed amendments to the competency requirements for appointed representatives under the SFA (Chapter 289) and the FAA (Chapter 110).
Dentons
There are 34 companies with a secondary listing on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited. Out of these companies, 7 achieved their secondary listing on the SGX in the past 5 years.
Clyde & Co
Located in the centre of South East Asia and with a population of 5.5 million people, Singapore has established itself as a leading global commodities hub.
Hogan Lovells
2015 has seen a meaningful commitment from Singapore to the Fintech sector both in Singapore and abroad.
Mayer Brown JSM
A recent move by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has illustrated that the costs of non-compliance with anti-money laundering (AML) requirements can be as severe as the revocation of a banking license. This serves as a stark reminder to global financial institutions of their AML responsibilities.
Dentons
Although the sum involved was small, the High Court's decision in One Investment and Consultancy Limited and another v Cham Poh Meng (DBS Bank Ltd, garnishee) [2016] SGHC 208 . . .
Shook Lin & Bok
In Sudha Natrajan v The Bank of East Asia Ltd [2016] SGCA 66, the Court of Appeal took the opportunity to discuss the duties of a bank whenever dealing with a vulnerable guarantor, and the issue of undue influence on a guarantor giving a guarantee.
Shook Lin & Bok
On 30 September 2016, the Monetary Authority of Singapore issued a consultation paper inviting comments on a proposed change to the industry–wide borrowing limit for unsecured credit.
Shook Lin & Bok
In August 2016, the Court of Appeal in Vintage Bullion DMCC v Chat Fook Yuen and other appeals SGCA 49 delivered a very important written judgment on the nature of certain types of client moneys held...
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