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MAS to launch new S$75 million grant to enhance Singapore’s role as an enterprise financing hub

GEMS will comprise three components: a Listing Grant, a Research Talent Development Grant and a Research Initiatives Grant.

Parliament: Law to tackle money laundering passed

Parliament: Law to tackle money laundering passed

The law is part of efforts to boost Singapore's standards of anti-money laundering and countering the finance of terrorism.

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Legal Environment for doing business in China, INSEAD, 19-21 Mar (9 public CPD points)

This program will explore the impact of the recent and current economic and political impact on the legal framework for doing business in China and the PRC legal and judiciary system.

Singapore top court upholds order for Commerzbank to pay Long Well S$41m for breaching agreements

Singapore top court upholds order for Commerzbank to pay Long Well S$41m for breaching agreements

The Court of Appeal has upheld an earlier High Court order for a Commerzbank-owned unit to pay Long Well Group $41 million over a soured investment, Long Well said in a statement yesterday.

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Damages in M&A Disputes, MDD Forensic Accountants, 25 Feb (1 public CPD point)

This seminar looks at the accounting issues which can give rise to disputes between buyers and sellers of companies and how the resulting claims can be quantified.

BOOK: Financial Services Law & Regulation, Dora Neo, Hans Tjio and Lan Luh Luh (eds), Academy Publishing

This book brings together leading academics and practitioners in Singapore in the area of financial regulation, where there may have been a lacuna in Singapore treatises.

SingPost fined S$100,000 for failing delivery standards

SingPost fined S$100,000 for failing delivery standards

Firm accepts penalty and spells out measures to raise service quality, which includes hiring additional postmen.

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Apex court: Yacht dealer can keep $774k deposit

Apex court: Yacht dealer can keep $774k deposit

Money paid to keep two boats off market for 3 weeks, but tycoon later did not buy either.

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Can MAS equity grant lift market malaise?

Can MAS equity grant lift market malaise?

MAS wants to bring sexy back to Singapore's small- and mid-cap stock universe by funding more research initiatives and subsidising fresh hires and re-hires at equity research desks.

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Simpson Marine (SEA) Pte Ltd v Jiacipto Jiaravanon [2019] SGCA 7

Restitution — Failure of consideration

Supreme Court Case Summary: Simpson Marine (SEA) Pte Ltd v Jiacipto Jiaravanon [2019] SGCA 7

CA allows luxury yacht dealer to retain pre-contract deposit paid by prospective buyer notwithstanding that he decided not to proceed with a purchase.

Singapore to tighten audit, valuation rules

Singapore to tighten audit, valuation rules

SGX proposing second audit on listed companies if things seem amiss.

Crescendas Bionics Pte Ltd v Jurong Primewide Pte Ltd [2019] SGHC 4

Contract — Contractual terms

Contract — Contractual terms

[GBR] Brexit and Capital Markets: Considerations for a 'no deal' Brexit

This briefing highlights some key questions to consider should the UK cease to be an EEA country on 29 Mar 2019 without any transitional or special arrangements. 

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