PREPARING FOR DUE DILIGENCE

Time and again, business owners may plan to seek working capital or additional funding in order to expand their business ...
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SINGAPORE’S STAMP DUTIES (AMENDMENT) ACT 2017

Generally, stamp duty is a tax on documents relating to any immovable property in Singapore and any stock or shares ...
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KEY CHANGES TO COMPANIES ACT & LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIPS ACT

The Companies (Amendment) Act 2017 and the Limited Liability Partnerships (Amendment) Act 2017 were passed in Parliament on 10 March ...
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CHINA’S YUAN ENTRY INTO THE ELITE IMF CLUB

1 October 2016. China’s long-held desire to provide an alternative to the US dollar dominance has been given a boost ...
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AUTOMATIC EXCHANGE OF INFORMATION (AEOI)

As the world becomes increasingly globalised, money can be transferred from one jurisdiction to another with ease. While this may ...
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CHANGES TO THE HONG KONG’S WINDING-UP AND INSOLVENCY LAW

On 3 June 2016, the Hong Kong Government gazetted the Companies (Winding-up and Miscellaneous Provision) (Amendment) Ordinance 2016, (the “Amended ...
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BANKRUPTCY (AMENDMENT) ACT 2015

Changes to the bankruptcy law under the Bankruptcy (Amendment) Act 2015 came into operation on 1st August 2016. The amendments ...
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ALTERNATIVE FORMS OF DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Each time a legal dispute arises, individuals or enterprises are usually inclined to believe that litigation is the only way ...
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CYBER RISK – A GROWING THREAT

The cyber risk landscape is evolving rapidly and has been consistently identified by governments and businesses as one of the ...
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UPDATES ON FINANCIAL REPORTING IN SG

ACRA’s 10 Review Focus on 2015 Financial Statements1 1 “2015 Financial Statements” refer to financial statements with financial year ended ...
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THE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP – A SUMMARY

What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership? The Trans-Pacific Partnership (“TPP”) is a comprehensive trade agreement signed between 12 Pacific Rim countries, ...
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ACRA ANNOUNCES IMPLEMENTATION DATE FOR PHASE 2 OF COMPANIES ACT AMENDMENTS

ACRA Announces Implementation Date for Phase 2 of the Companies Act Amendments Following the amendments of phase 1 of the ...
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