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  1. Legal news
    26 June 2019
    Cybersecurity & 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
    23 April 2020
    "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 ...

  3. Legal news
    02 July 2020
    Changes to Foreign Investment – Protecting Australia's 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.

  4. Legal news
    04 August 2020
    Public Consultation on Proposed Amendments to the Singapore Companies Act

    The Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority ("ACRA") has issued a public consultation on proposed amendments to the Singapore Companies Act ("CA"). The public consultation exercise will run from 20 July 2020 to 17 ...

  5. Legal news
    14 April 2020
    SGX RegCo Introduces Measures to Support SGX-Listed Companies Amidst COVID-19

    Singapore has introduced a slew of measures to cushion the impact of COVID-19 on businesses and the economy. In addition to three stimulus packages comprising more than S$60 billion dollars, the Singapore government had ...

  6. Legal news
    27 April 2020
    COVID-19: Holding shareholders’ meetings for private limited companies in Singapore during elevated safe distancing period

    In line with safe distancing requirements to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, the Singapore Government has enacted certain measures to assist companies in holding their general meetings. This article outlines the ...

  7. Legal news
    29 April 2020
    Singapore: COVID-19 & Corporate Governance: Telecommuting, Meetings and Security during the New Normal

    With the disruption and uncertainty caused by COVID-19, organisations need to be aware of the heightened cybersecurity risks and take measures to protect their organisation and workforce while working remotely.

  8. Legal news
    30 March 2020
    COVID-19: Pointers and Updates for SGX listed companies

    As a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, various safe distancing, stop work orders, lockdowns and quarantine measures have spread across the globe. Many businesses have been adversely and severely ...

  9. Legal news
    03 June 2020
    Singapore: Legal M&A strategy in the post-COVID-19 world

    Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) can be a useful tool for corporations seeking to navigate the new normal following COVID-19. Consider the example of 2008's great recession, companies that undertook strategic M&A during the ...

  10. Legal news
    06 July 2020
    Singapore: Not All Doom and Gloom - Guide to Directors’ Duties in the Post-COVID-19 Era

    On 15 June 2020, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)' poll of 23 economists and analysts indicates that Singapore’s economy will likely shrink by 11.8% in Q2 2020 on a year-on-year basis. Overall, GDP is estimated ...