They impersonated officials from the Internal Revenue Service or US Citizenship and Immigration services, and threatened victims with arrest, imprisonment, fines or deportation if they did not pay taxes or penalties to the government.
More than 600 legal practitioners and in-house counsel who engage in cross-border transactions in Asia were polled, and 63 per cent of them picked Singapore as their preferred venue for dispute resolution.
An enhanced study (from the 2015 edition) was commissioned by SAL's Promotion of Singapore Law Committee to understand the changes in perception towards governing law & jurisdictional choices in cross-border transactions, as well as to cover a broader scope and wider reach.
This provides key developments in trade related topics primarily across SEA incl. the palm oil issue, anti-circumvention laws, anti-dumping issues, managing of rules of origin given the new CPTPP etc..
Both leaders also agreed that their respective Attorneys-General should continue their dialogue, and understand each other's perspectives and concerns on the price of raw water sold to Singapore under the 1962 Water Agreement.
Both governments working on GPS-based approach procedures for Seletar Airport too.
Malaysia and Singapore mutually suspended the implementation of their overlapping port limits on Monday, going back to the port limits in place prior to Oct 25, 2018 and Dec 6, 2018 respectively.
This article seeks to highlight the key changes in the laws governing Geographical Indications (GIs), and to identify areas that may be of concern. The 2014 GIA will come into force starting 1 Apr 2019.
The EU-Singapore FTA and the EU-Singapore IPA will remove the majority of tariffs and duties between the trading areas and provide signicant investment protection and political risk mitigation for businesses investing between jurisdictions.
FDIs in Myanmar rose by close to 45% to an estimated value of USD 4bn. Strong investments from the ASEAN region pushed this increase.
After a decade of negotiations, the EU-Sg FTA was signed on 19 Oct 18. Thi update highlights the impact of the EUSFTA on exports to the EU.
It brings together 11 economies from both sides of the Pacific and establishes Singapore’s first preferential trade agreement with Canada and Mexico.