20 December 2018

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Capital Markets

SGX RegCo consults on changes to regulation of issue managers and listings review process

Corporate / M&A

SGX clarifies transitional arrangements for Listing Rules mandating baseline corporate governance practices

Singapore Court of Appeal allows application by director to inspect company records pursuant to section 199 of Companies Act, finding no ulterior motive

Dispute Resolution

Singapore Court of Appeal restates law governing stay applications pursuant to exclusive jurisdiction clause

FinTech

MAS releases new FEAT Principles to promote responsible use of artificial intelligence and data analytics

MAS proposes creation of Sandbox Express

MAS releases updated Guide to Digital Token Offerings

SGX RegCo sets out expectations of listed companies conducting ICOs

Real Estate

Changes to Building Maintenance and Strata Management Act in force on 1 February 2019 to enhance governance of MCSTs and safeguard interests of subsidiary proprietors

General

MOH and HPB consult on measures to reduce sugar intake from pre-packaged sugar-sweetened beverages

IMDA issues COPIF 2018 and COPIF Guidelines 2018, effective from 15 December 2018

Regional News

Malaysia

Bank Negara Malaysia issues exposure draft of risk management in technology

Myanmar

Myanmar Government forms Competition Commission

Publications

Practical Law Energy and Natural Resource Global Guide 2018: Electricity Regulation in Singapore

Practical Law Energy and Natural Resource Global Guide 2018: Oil and Gas Regulation in Singapore

The Virtual Currency Regulation Review: Singapore chapter

Practical Law Intellectual Property Right Licences 2018: Singapore Q&A

Practical Law Intellectual Property Right Assignments 2018: Singapore Q&A

Awards & Rankings

Allen & Gledhill recognised as a leading law firm in South-east Asia by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019 edition