Professional Services/Legal

Corruption-related reports hit five year low

Singapore's Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau says the corruption situation in Singapore is ‘firmly under control’.

Corruption-related reports hit five year low

Singapore's Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau says the corruption situation in Singapore is ‘firmly under control’.

Hiring demand for lawyers to rebound in 2021: report

Hiring capacity dampened in the beginning of 2020, due to the pandemic.

Competition regulator extends public feedback on Aon, Willis Towers Watson merger

The Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore is assessing whether the transaction infringes the Competition Act.

Anti-graft bureau charges two former NParks officers

It was alleged the officers received gratuities and gifts through hotels stays and transport services.

Envysion Wealth Management under review over nickel trading scheme

The fund manager was allegedly cheated out of $48m.

Maples Group names new regional managing partner

This is amidst a regionally focused leadership for Hong Kong and Singapore offices.

Law firm KWM appoints new Singapore partner

Amanda Lees has nearly 10 years of experience under her belt.

Will MAS allow single family offices to manage VCCs?

Legal firm looks into the impact of this possible change.

Exploring remote work, digitalisation in legal sector amidst COVID-19

The pandemic has urged a review of how legal services are being delivered.

Singapore's 21 most influential lawyers aged 40 and under in 2020

These lawyers have experience in areas ranging from banking to white collar crime.

Ministry of Manpower tightens employment pass application

Employers hiring overseas employees urged to go through the normal process.

Former Seagate director, sister imprisoned for corruption

They were found guilty of taking bribes amounting to $2.32m.

Kenneth Szeto and Connie Yik Kong promoted partner at Withers

The two are chosen amongst 12 from California, Japan, Singapore and the UK.

Contract renegotiation permitted for businesses hit by COVID-19

Failure to come to a mutual agreement will lead to contract termination.

Virtual law practice proving a challenge: Chief Justice

The first virtual get-together of Singapore Academy of Law and Law Society raises $65,000 for charity.

Singapore, Japan mediation centres to launch expedited mediation process

The joint protocol is expected to be formally launched on 20 November.