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  1. Legal news
    26 June 2019
    Cybersecurity & Singapore - A balancing act for Executives and the Board
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/cybersecurity-and-singapore--a-balancing-act-for-executives-and-the-board

    Cybersecurity risk is fast becoming one of the top concerns of many businesses. Modern business is by nature interconnected and interdependent.

  2. Legal news
    04 February 2020
    Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Force Majeure Clauses
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/coronavirus-and-force-majeure-clauses

    As a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak that originated in Wuhan, China, several cities and regions across China have announced travel restrictions resulting in full or partial lockdowns. This caused ...

  3. Legal news
    05 February 2021
    ACMA bites again: online retail giant Kogan receives AUD$310,800 fine for Spam breaches
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/australia/acma-bites-again-online-retail-giant-kogan-receives-fine-for-spam-breaches

    A number of Australian businesses have been caught by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), for breach of the Spam Act 2003 (Cth) (‘the Act’) within the last 18 months, paying over AUD$2,100,000 in ...

  4. Legal news
    23 February 2021
    Significant Australian foreign investment reforms commenced
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/australia/significant-australian-foreign-investment-reforms-commenced

    This article summarises the changes to Australia's foreign investment laws that came into effect on 1 January 2021

  5. Legal news
    25 June 2021
    Amendments to Paid-up Capital Requirements of Foreign Companies in Indonesia
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/singapore/amendments-to-paid-up-capital-requirements-of-foreign-companies-in-indonesia

    As of 2 June 2021, foreign investment companies that seek to establish legal presence in Indonesia will have to satisfy an increased paid-up capital requirement from the previous 2.5 billion Rupiah to 10 billion Rupiah, ...

  6. Legal news
    22 April 2021
    More stringent penalties for late filing of Annual Lodgements for companies, LLPs and VCCs with effect from 30 April 2021 in Singapore
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/singapore/more-stringent-penalties-for-late-filing-of-annual-lodgements-for-companies-llps-and-vccs-with

    Under the law, all companies, limited liability partnerships (“LLPs”) and variable capital companies (“VCCs”) are required to file their Annual Lodgements, which includes their annual returns and financial statements, ...

  7. Legal news
    20 April 2021
    2021 M&A Outlook for Singapore and South East Asia: Emerging Patterns in M&A Agreements
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/singapore/2021-m-and-a-outlook-for-singapore-and-south-east-asia-new-emerging-patterns-in-m-and-a-agreements

    The world has lived through just more than a year of the COVID-19 pandemic. Much has changed in our daily lives: the people we interact with, in our homes, and in our consumption, work and recreational patterns. The M&A ...

  8. Legal news
    25 January 2021
    A Quick Guide – 2021 Trends for Setting up Business in Singapore
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/singapore/a-quick-guide-2021-trends-for-setting-up-business-in-singapore

    According to a report released by the World Bank “Doing Business 2020”, Singapore is ranked 2nd overall in terms of the ease of doing business, and 2nd in starting up a business.

  9. Legal news
    23 April 2020
    "Signing" by email and other virtual means (including NSW amendments on 22 April) in Australia
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/australia/signing-by-email-and-other-virtual-means-including-nsw-amendments-on-22-april-in-australia

    As a result of governmental responses to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many companies have their employees working from home. This combined with "social distancing" creates substantial difficulties in executing ...

  10. Legal news
    02 July 2020
    Changes to Foreign Investment – Protecting Australia's national security
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/australia/changes-to-foreign-investment-protecting-australias-national-security

    On 5 June 2020 the Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Australia announced major proposed amendments to Australia's foreign investment review regime. These amendments are planned to take effect from 1 January 2021.