28 March 2019

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Capital Markets

MOF consults on corporate income tax treatment of variable capital companies (VCCs) in Singapore

SGX releases details of Listing Grant under GEMS to assist enterprises raise capital through Singapore's equity market


Data portability requirement in Singapore: Competition, antitrust and consumer protection considerations

CCCS clears proposed acquisition involving vertical distributors of packaged food and beverage products

IMDA consults on proposed converged competition code for telecommunication and media markets

Data Protection

Singapore intends to introduce data portability requirement, discussion paper published

Dispute Resolution

Singapore Court of Appeal refuses anti-enforcement injunction due to delay


IPOS extends FinTech Fast Track initiative by one year to 25 April 2020

Intellectual Property

MinLaw consults on draft Intellectual Property (Dispute Resolution) Bill to enhance Singapore’s IP dispute resolution system

Partial commencement of Geographical Indications Act 2014 on 1 April 2019 to introduce registration of GIs


MOH establishes workgroup to review taking of informed consent by doctors and SMC disciplinary process

Restructuring & Insolvency

Singapore High Court sets out approach to granting moratorium relief for intended scheme in group restructuring efforts


MEWR consults on Zero Waste Masterplan

Regional News


Malaysian Federal Court finds there is no necessity for proof of actual loss or damage under section 75 Contracts Act 1950

2018 in Review: Malaysia


Myanmar’s new trademark regime establishes first-to-file system


International Comparative Legal Guide to Enforcement of Foreign Judgments 2019

International Comparative Legal Guide to Financial Services Disputes 2019

The Cartels and Leniency Review 2019


Issue of US$600 million notes by SP Group Treasury Pte. Ltd.


Allen & Gledhill announces admission of new Partners

Allen & Gledhill makes Digital Participation Pledge

Awards & Rankings

Allen & Gledhill and Rahmat Lim & Partners win top awards at IFLR Asia Awards 2019

Allen & Gledhill recognised at The Asian Lawyer Asia Legal Awards 2019

Allen & Gledhill recognised in Asian-mena Counsel Deals of the Year 2018

Allen & Gledhill Intellectual Property Practice continues to be ranked as a leading practice in World Trademark Review 1000 2019