30 July 2019

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Capital Markets

SGX implements changes to listing review process on 15 July 2019

SGX implements changes to voluntary delisting regime on 11 July 2019

MAS seeks feedback on proposed amendments to the requirements for REITs


Singapore High Court dismisses liquidator’s claims against former executive chairman for breach of directors’ duties

Data Protection

PDPC publishes new Data Protection Officer Competency Framework and Training Roadmap

PDPC publishes new “Guide to Accountability under the Personal Data Protection Act”: Demonstrating accountability for personal data

IMDA and PDPC launch Trusted Data Sharing Framework for trusted data sharing between organisations

Dispute Resolution

The Singapore Convention on Mediation

MinLaw seeks comments on proposed amendments to International Arbitration Act


MAS extends digital bank licences to non-bank players

Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property (Dispute Resolution) Bill introduced in Parliament to enhance Singapore’s IP dispute resolution system


MOF seeks feedback on proposed changes to Goods and Services Tax Act


IMDA seeks feedback on review of Electronic Transactions Act

NCCS seeks views on Singapore’s long-term low emissions strategy

Regional News


Malaysian Parliament passes new comprehensive Trademarks Bill

BNM issues exposure draft on framework for electronic trading platforms

Civil Law Act to be amended regarding dependency claims


Foreign companies in Myanmar allowed to export certain previously restricted goods from 6 June 2019

Draft law to establish trade development body before Myanmar Parliament


The Securities Litigation Review

Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review 2018: Equity and Trusts

The International Comparative Legal Guide to Private Equity 2019

Practical Law Cross-Border Dispute Resolution: Recovery of trade debts

Practical Law Cross-Border Dispute Resolution: Service of claim documents within the jurisdiction and abroad


Development agreement between Sentosa Development Corporation and Resorts World at Sentosa for the S$4.5 billion expansion of integrated resorts

S$2.11 billion syndicated loan facilities to Senoko Energy Pte. Ltd.

S$611 million acquisition of Health Management Ltd by PanAsia Health Limited

Investments in Singapore Life

Establishment of Fraser and Neave, Limited’s Myanmar joint venture for the development of a US$50 million greenfield brewery plant

Divestment of 35% interest of Shwe Taung Energy to Singapore Petroleum Company


Allen & Gledhill Senior Associate Jo Tay emerges top three in INSOL International’s Global Insolvency Practice Course 2018/2019, and is the only Singaporean in the International Insolvency Institute’s NextGen Leadership Program