Professional Services/Legal

Gov’t eyes tighter measures vs. money laundering

A possible amendment to the law includes giving regulators access to suspicious transaction reports.

Singapore outpaces global peers in ethics compliance

Singapore organisations lead with 20% higher ethics and compliance metrics than global averages.

Equity compensation raises tax reporting complications, experts say

Singapore’s simpler tax systems and unique rules create unique problems

SG and HK judiciaries ink MOU on family justice system cooperation

The MOU will streamline access to justice for both jurisdictions.

New bill likely to prolong fundraising, leadership change for firms critical to national security

Legal experts believe cybersecurity and AI entities are likely to be affected by the measure.

Singapore’s new health information bill allows patient data control

The Health Information Bill introduces measures for patient data sharing and protection.

LAZADA LAYOFF LAPSE: Should companies notify unions about retrenchments?

The company reportedly let go of nearly 100 employees early January without notifying the allied workers union.

New bill to expand MAS’ investigative powers proposed

Some of the expanded powers are entering premises without notice.

4 measures investors and businesses must be aware of in 2024

One of the measures will screen investments in entities critical to Singapore’s national security.

Financial services emerge as top practice area for Singapore’s lawyers

The emergence of new technologies is forcing a ‘new age of lawyering,’ says expert.

What are the top roles in Singapore’s legal industry?

The most in-demand position accounts for 32% of the available roles in the sector.

Singapore’s legal sector embraces AI to enhance services

Leveraging AI in Singapore’s legal industry improves efficiency and client satisfaction, says Edric Pan, Deputy Managing Partner Dentons Rodyk &...

CDL subsidiary fined by NZX for breaching listing rules

The regulatory actions are not expected to affect CDL’s business or operations. 

SG, Indonesia ink MOU on judicial cooperation

The countries will cooperate in areas such as cross-border commercial law.

SG proposes bill allowing president and ministers to accept roles in int'l organisations

Allowing such will enhance SG's international standing, said the PMO.