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In an annual poll done by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the assets under management (AUM) in Singapore rose 5.4% to S$3.4 trillion in 2018.
On 15 January 2020, Singapore launched the Variable Capital Companies (VCC) Act. Samuel Chang, Commercial Director, and Neco Dusseldorp, Senior Manager Fund Services...
Shook Lin & Bok
Investment funds in Singapore are typically constituted as companies, unit trusts or limited partnerships. This is set to change with the advent of a new fund vehicle, the Variable Capital Company.
Shook Lin & Bok
The Banking (Amendment) Bill 2019 was passed by Parliament on 6 January 2020. The Bill seeks to make several significant changes to the current regulatory framework under which the banking industry is regulated by MAS.
On 3 December 2019, the Singapore Academy of Law ("SAL") published two model constitutions on the Variable Capital Company ("VCC") framework, one for open ended funds and another for...
On 28 November 2019, the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited ("SGX-ST") issued a consultation paper titled "Review of the Tools Used to Deal with Market Manipulation Risk" ...
Shook Lin & Bok
The Court found that Marex had breached several terms of the purchase contracts, and rejected their construction of the terms of the purchase contracts.
Hogan Lovells
After a long lead-up, the Singapore Prime Minister's Office has now confirmed that the Payment Services Act 2019 (the Act) (other than sections 111, 113, and 114) ...
DLA Piper
Banks and credit card providers in Singapore should consider updating their outsourcing arrangements in anticipation of stricter new laws.
RHTLaw Taylor Wessing
Soaring prices of houses has made owning a first home a virtual impossibility for our children.
The Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (SGX-ST) issued a consultation paper on 28 November 2019 to consult on the proposed removal of the minimum trading price framework (MTP Framework).
Shook Lin & Bok
MAS has on 20 November 2019, published a consultation paper inviting public feedback on its proposal to include, within the regulatory scope of the Securities and Futures Act (Chapter 289), derivatives that are ...
Shook Lin & Bok
The UK Supreme Court ("UKSC") in Singularis Holdings Ltd (In Official Liquidation) v Daiwa Capital Markets Europe Ltd [2019] UKSC 50, recently upheld the decisions of the Court of Appeal and High Court in finding that ...
Shook Lin & Bok
Our Partner Eric Chan contributed to the Singapore Chapter of The Legal 500
On 7 August 2019, the Monetary Authority of Singapore ("MAS") launched the Sandbox Express to provide a faster option for interested fintech companies to test innovative
Expatriate Law
The financial discussions that take place as part of a divorce can be a calm process of transparent information-gathering followed by constructive discussions.
Shook Lin & Bok
This client update highlights the key findings and observations of MAS as set out in the Info Paper.
Shook Lin & Bok
The mortgage only secures the initial JTC lease.
On 28 June 2019, the Monetary Authority of Singapore ("MAS") announced that it will issue up to five (5) new digital bank licences.
Shook Lin & Bok
The United Kingdom's Finance Conduct Authority ("FCA") announced in 2017 that it will no longer encourage or compel panel banks to submit to the London Interbank Offered Rate ("LIBOR") after 2021.
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