30 August 2017

Download PDF

 

Capital Markets

SGX secondary listing framework allows dual class share companies

Competition

CAB upholds financial penalty imposed by CCS and dismisses appeal by financial adviser for pressurising competitor to withdraw offer from life insurance market

Employment

MOM, NTUC and SNEF launch Tripartite Standard on employment conditions for term contract employees

FinTech

FinTech FAQs

Recent developments in the regulation of initial coin offerings

Maritime & Aviation

Singapore High Court finds maritime contractual liens to be a charge requiring registration

Real Estate

Parliament introduces Building Maintenance and Strata Management (Amendment) Bill 2017

Tax

MOF issues Response to feedback from public consultation on proposed changes to Goods and Service Tax Act

General

PDPC conducts public consultation to enable collection, use or disclosure of personal data where consent is not practical or desirable, and introduce mandatory data breach notification regime

MOM enhances EntrePass scheme to attract global startup talent to build innovative businesses in Singapore

NCCS issues Response to feedback received from public consultation on Singapore’s climate change strategy and carbon tax

Singapore Court of Appeal holds specific terms override general terms where related contractual documents contain inconsistencies

Regional News

Securities Commission Malaysia undertakes review of Guidelines on Due Diligence Conduct for Corporate Proposals

Malaysia’s first green sukuk issued under Securities Commission Malaysia’s Sustainable & Responsible Investment sukuk framework

New compulsory allowances and benefits scheme for terminated employees in Malaysia

Singapore and Myanmar commence negotiations on proposed investment promotion and protection agreement

Myanmar Directorate of Investment and Company Administration publishes new version of draft Myanmar Companies Bill

Myanmar Petroleum Products Law to govern import and distribution of fuel products issued

Law amending Myanmar Stamp Act increases duty rates for transfer of immovable property

Publications

A Practical Approach to Data Intermediaries

Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review: Intellectual Property Law

The International Investigations Review: Singapore chapter

Practical Law Acquisition Finance Global Guide 2017: Singapore chapter

Deals

Establishment of S$3 billion Euro medium term securities programme by Mapletree Logistics Trust

Establishment of S$1 billion multicurrency debt issuance programme and issue of S$300 million subordinated perpetual securities by ARA Asset Management Limited

Establishment of S$1 billion multicurrency medium term note programme and issue of S$200 million notes by Mercatus Co-operative Limited