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Shook Lin & Bok
The permissibility of DCS structures is a matter of considerable public debate. On one hand, there is the risk that shares with multiple votes can be used to severely undermine minority interests.
Dentons
In negotiating the terms of a sale and purchase agreement, whether for a transfer of shares or business assets of a company, a purchaser will often have to rely on the results of its due diligence...
Clyde & Co
The Singapore Court of Appeal case of L Capital Jones Ltd and another v Maniach Pte Ltd [2017] SGCA 03 is another nail in the coffin on the issue of whether minority oppression claims are arbitrable.
Shook Lin & Bok
The Ministry of Finance ("MOF") and the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority ("ACRA") have invited public feedback to proposed amendments to the Companies Act by 13 January 2017.
Shook Lin & Bok
We examine the first local reported decision on the issue of validating payments under Section 259 of the Companies Act.
Duane Morris LLP
In its recent judgment in Ting Shwu Ping (Administrator of the estate of Chng Koon Seng, Deceased) v Scanone Pte Ltd and another appeal [2016] SGCA 65, the Singapore Court of Appeal set out the test...
Dentons
To keep or not to keep its records - in considering this question, a Singapore-incorporated company should be aware of certain statutorily-provided minimum retention periods it must comply with.
OIL
Further to their acquisition in June by Vistra, Intro International, a corporate services provider specialising in international expansion based in Singapore, today rebranded to Vistra.
Shook Lin & Bok
Investors these days are increasingly looking to assess not just the financial performance and status of the companies they invest in, they are also looking at the non-financial aspects.
Shook Lin & Bok
In a public consultation exercise which ran from 26 October to 16 November this year, the Ministry of Finance ("MOF") and the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority...
Shook Lin & Bok
This article is intended to guide lenders on the key issues to consider when dealing with a corporate with multiple shareholders.
Dentons
This article seeks to provide a general overview of the role of independent directors in a company listed on the SGX with a focus on the duties and responsibilities of such independent directors.
Duane Morris LLP
Singapore is a competitive and lucrative market, balancing permissiveness and protection for franchisors and franchisees.
Withers LLP
A tough stance against financial crime is necessary to protect Singapore's reputation as a clean and trusted financial centre.
Shook Lin & Bok
On 8 October 2014, Parliament passed the Companies (Amendment) Bill 2014 to the Companies Act (the "Act").
Shook Lin & Bok
This would imply substantial savings in expenses otherwise associated with underwriting and book-building.
TMF Group
Singapore is still among the least complex Asian countries for business compliance, despite a change in its ranking from last year in TMF Group's Global Benchmark Complexity Index.
Shook Lin & Bok
This note summarises the key policy postures announced by MAS.
Dentons
The mergers and acquisitions (M&A) allowance and stamp duty relief schemes together form the M&A Scheme.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
2016 was a somewhat muted year for the world's capital markets and this story was mirrored across ASEAN.
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Reed Smith (Worldwide)
2016 was a somewhat muted year for the world's capital markets and this story was mirrored across ASEAN.
Clyde & Co
The Singapore Court of Appeal case of L Capital Jones Ltd and another v Maniach Pte Ltd [2017] SGCA 03 is another nail in the coffin on the issue of whether minority oppression claims are arbitrable.
Shook Lin & Bok
The Ministry of Finance ("MOF") and the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority ("ACRA") have invited public feedback to proposed amendments to the Companies Act by 13 January 2017.
TMF Group
Singapore remains among the least complex countries in Asia for business compliance, despite a decline in its ranking compared to 2014, according to TMF Group's Global Benchmark Complexity Index 2015.
TMF Group
Singapore's Accounting and Regulatory Authority (ACRA) announced in April that the legislative changes to the Companies Act - Capther 50 (CA), passed in October 2014 - would be rolled out in two phases...
Shook Lin & Bok
We examine the first local reported decision on the issue of validating payments under Section 259 of the Companies Act.
Dentons
This article seeks to provide a general overview of the role of independent directors in a company listed on the SGX with a focus on the duties and responsibilities of such independent directors.
Withers LLP
A tough stance against financial crime is necessary to protect Singapore's reputation as a clean and trusted financial centre.
Duane Morris LLP
In its recent judgment in Ting Shwu Ping (Administrator of the estate of Chng Koon Seng, Deceased) v Scanone Pte Ltd and another appeal [2016] SGCA 65, the Singapore Court of Appeal set out the test...
Dentons
To keep or not to keep its records - in considering this question, a Singapore-incorporated company should be aware of certain statutorily-provided minimum retention periods it must comply with.
Dentons
The mergers and acquisitions (M&A) allowance and stamp duty relief schemes together form the M&A Scheme.
OIL
Further to their acquisition in June by Vistra, Intro International, a corporate services provider specialising in international expansion based in Singapore, today rebranded to Vistra.
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