29 November 2018

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Capital Markets

SGX to implement T+2 settlement cycle and other changes to settlement framework on 10 December 2018

SGX RegCo consults on changes to Voluntary Delisting regime


CCCS clears proposed merger in rail mobility business

Corporate / M&A

ACRA updates “Anti-Money Laundering / Counter Financing of Terrorism Guidelines for Registered Filing Agents”

Dispute Resolution

MinLaw launches Singapore Infrastructure Dispute-Management Protocol to minimise delays and disputes in infrastructure projects

Singapore Court of Appeal takes view that commencing parallel court proceedings could amount to repudiatory breach of arbitration agreement


Parliament passes Bill to amend Employment Act to expand and enhance employee protection


MAS and SGX leverage blockchain technology for settlement of tokenised assets

Intellectual Property

MinLaw consults on proposed reforms to IP dispute resolution system

Public Policy

Disruption in the global trading system: Implications for businesses in Singapore

Real Estate

Developers (Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing) Bill passed to implement AML/CFT measures on developers


Income Tax Act amended with effect from various dates to implement tax changes in Budget Statement 2018 and other changes

Bill to amend Goods and Services Tax Act passed to extend GST to overseas services

White Collar & Investigations

CPC amended to implement framework for deferred prosecution agreements and enhanced computer-related powers of investigation

Bill passed to introduce legislative changes to strengthen anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing framework


PDPC responds to feedback on merger of DNC Provisions under PDPA and Spam Control Act, new Enhanced Practical Guidance framework and consent exceptions

Regional News


Central Bank of Myanmar expands scope of services foreign bank branches can offer


International Comparative Legal Guide to Investor-State Arbitration 2019: Singapore chapter

The Mergers & Acquisitions Review 2018: Singapore chapter

The Law of Illegality in Singapore: Ochroid Trading v Chua Siok Lui

The Companies (Amendment) Act 2017 and its impact on landlord’s rights in the event of tenant insolvency


Allen & Gledhill’s Corporate Social Responsibility Review 2017/2018

Awards & Rankings

Allen & Gledhill maintains top tier rankings in IFLR1000 2019