2018 saw a significant number of milestones in corporate and commercial legislation. There were further important developments in the fintech space.
This article provides a summary of the key changes to the 2018 Guide.
The author is responding to the call to study the careers of advocates, and has done so by compiling data on appearances before the High Court and Court of Appeal as lead counsel.
This article discusses the benefits of using international arbitration as a dispute resolution mechanism and third-party portfolio funding to cover costs of international arbitration.
This article traces the introduction of third-party legislation in Singapore and HK, followed by an assessment of the status quo.
For some time, practitioners would have seen news alerts headlining that 3P funding is permitted in Singapore and HK for arbitration and arbitration-related Court proceedings.
The public consultation phase for the Sandbox Express will conclude on 13 December 2018.
The amendments are aimed at aligning the interests of the offeror and shareholders, in particular minority shareholders, as much as possible.
While business considerations are necessary and important, the law is, first and foremost, a profession dedicated to building a just society.
The HKIAC 2018 Rules provide the arbitral tribunal and parties with mechanisms to resolve disputes through a more efficient, cost-effective and procedurally certain process.
The Draft Employment Compensation Law 2018, published on or around August 2018, aims to refine the existing Workmen’s Compensation Act.
This article discusses the exciting possibilities that blockchain technology creates both the "traditional" financial services industry and the so-called "disruptors".
The transitional period of one year is given for insurers to implement the requirements, including time required to re-negotiate existing contracts.
These requirements are consistent with the “Supervisory framework for measuring and controlling large exposures” (“Basel Framework”).
MAS had embarked on a complete review of insurance returns to enhance information requirements for its supervisory needs and provide further clarification for completion of the returns.
This article seeks to highlight certain legal pointers as a broad guide and framework for start-ups and founders to be aware of when approaching fundraising exercises.
Innovation can disrupt established markets and players, but it also creates new opportunities. We have several schemes and initiatives to support enterprises in doing so.
The Guidelines, issued on 8 Oct 18, apply to all financial institutions offering or seeking to offer digital advisory services in Singapore.
The consultation paper was released on 21 Sep 18, seeking comments on proposed amendments to the SGX Securities Trading Limited Rules. The consultation closed on 11 Oct.
CCCS announced the clearance decision on 12 October 2018.