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Shook Lin & Bok
The Singapore Companies Act (Amendment) Bill 2017 is poised to revolutionise Singapore's restructuring and insolvency framework.
STA Law Firm
The Singapore Companies Act 1967 was the primary legislation regulating corporate entities in Singapore.
Duane Morris LLP
If a Target provides private information which is not materially price sensitive to an acquirer, the acquirer must nonetheless ensure that proper disclosure is made in the takeover documentation.
Dentons
-commerce today has been defined as the buying and selling or provision of goods and services, or the transmitting of funds or data, over an electronic network.
Withers LLP
The Settlor's surviving spouse subsequently decided that she no longer wished to use the family home as her personal residence and, together with the rest of the family...
Duane Morris LLP
Passed by the Singapore Parliament on 10 March 2017, the Companies (Amendment) Act 2017 significantly amended the Companies Act (Cap 50) (the "Act") to:
Dentons
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (the MAS) had on 24 April 2017 concluded its public consultation with various stakeholders on the Singapore Variable Capital Company (S-VACC) concept.
Withers LLP
Since its enactment in 1967, the Companies Act of Singapore has undergone several reviews to ensure that the corporate regulatory regime is robust and supports Singapore's growth as a global hub for business and investors.
Dentons
On 10 March 2017, an urgent bill was passed, with all three readings done in a single Parliament sitting on the same day.
Jones Day
A director of a company before a witness who attests that director's signature.
Clyde & Co
There are certain key legislative amendments to the Companies Act (Cap 50) of Singapore which will take effect from 31 March 2017.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
In a move widely seen as an attempt to further enhance Singapore's status as a business-friendly destination, Parliament recently passed the Companies (Amendment) Bill 2017...
Dentons
The Companies Bill was passed by Parliament on 10 March 2017, and subsequently the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) announced that the changes to the Companies Act...
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...
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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Dentons
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (the MAS) had on 24 April 2017 concluded its public consultation with various stakeholders on the Singapore Variable Capital Company (S-VACC) concept.
Withers LLP
The Settlor's surviving spouse subsequently decided that she no longer wished to use the family home as her personal residence and, together with the rest of the family...
Duane Morris LLP
Passed by the Singapore Parliament on 10 March 2017, the Companies (Amendment) Act 2017 significantly amended the Companies Act (Cap 50) (the "Act") to:
Dentons
On 10 March 2017, an urgent bill was passed, with all three readings done in a single Parliament sitting on the same day.
Withers LLP
Since its enactment in 1967, the Companies Act of Singapore has undergone several reviews to ensure that the corporate regulatory regime is robust and supports Singapore's growth as a global hub for business and investors.
Clyde & Co
There are certain key legislative amendments to the Companies Act (Cap 50) of Singapore which will take effect from 31 March 2017.
Dentons
The Companies Bill was passed by Parliament on 10 March 2017, and subsequently the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) announced that the changes to the Companies Act...
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.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
In a move widely seen as an attempt to further enhance Singapore's status as a business-friendly destination, Parliament recently passed the Companies (Amendment) Bill 2017...
Jones Day
A director of a company before a witness who attests that director's signature.
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.
Duane Morris LLP
Singapore is a competitive and lucrative market, balancing permissiveness and protection for franchisors and franchisees.
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