CNPLaw Business Guide Series: Incorporating a company in Singapore

Authors: Ken Chia, Hazel Ho, Sylvia Koh and Pearlene Han. Our Practice: Corporate Advisory. Read the article here instead to view the infographic 1. Choosing your business vehicle If you are looking to do business in Singapore, you can choose to set up a business vehicle which comes in different forms, such as a sole proprietorship, a partnership, a business […]

Ken ChiaPartner, CNPLaw LLP

Building & construction adjudication – Range Construction Pte Ltd v Goldbell Engineering Pte Ltd [2020] SGHC 191

Key contacts: Authors: Jimmy Yap, Sylvia Koh and Lai Zheng Yong. Our Practice: Construction,Arbitration and General Litigation. Read the article here. Introduction In the case of Range Construction Pte Ltd (“Range”) v Goldbell Engineering Pte Ltd (“Goldbell”) [2020] SGHC 191, the High Court considered, inter alia, whether the adjudicator has jurisdiction to consider a claim for liquidated damages in the […]

Subramanian PillaiPartner, CNPLaw LLP

Indonesian investment updates – Omnibus law and changes to the labour law

Key contacts: Authors: Jimmy Yap and Lai Zheng Yong. Our Practice: Labour and Employment. Read the article here to view the footnotes This article is a follow up to the Indonesian Investment Updates – A quick introduction to Indonesian Labour Law published 21 July 2020[1]. Introduction The RUU Cipta Kerja (the “Omnibus Law”) is the latest of a […]

Lisa ThengManaging Partner, CNPLaw LLP

Brexit: What did we get for Christmas?

Key contacts: Wong Pei-Ling and Jolyn Wah. Our Practice: Corporate Advisory. Read the article here and view the briefing   With the conclusion of negotiations, and 1 January 2021 having come and gone, Brexit is finally here to stay! In this briefing on the Brexit trade deal, Mr Charles Pigott of Mills & Reeve LLP (CNPLaw’s fellow SCG member firm in the UK) […]

Lisa ThengManaging Partner, CNPLaw LLP

Trade documents to be digitalized under the Electronic Transactions (Amendment) Bill 2021, Lasting Powers of Attorney to follow

Authors: Bill Jamieson and Goh Wan Shuen. Our Practice: Banking and Finance,  Corporate Advisory and Wills and Trusts. Read the article here instead.   A. Introduction to the proposed amendments The Electronic Transactions (Amendment) Bill 2021 (the “Bill”) was recently introduced in Parliament on 4 January 2021. As part of the Singapore Government’s wider efforts to drive digitalization […]

Lisa ThengManaging Partner, CNPLaw LLP

Changes to work pass restrictions for intra-corporate transferees

Authors: Bill Jamieson and Goh Wan Shuen. Our Practice: Labour and Employment. Read the article here instead.   A. Overview of the changes Family members of Employment Pass (“EP”) holders have traditionally been allowed entry to Singapore if they satisfy the criteria for obtaining a dependant’s pass or long-term visit pass. However, the Ministry of Manpower (“MOM”) has […]

Lisa ThengManaging Partner, CNPLaw LLP

Amendments to the Personal Data Protection Act

Authors: Wong Pei-Ling and Lorraine Liew. Our Practice: Data Protection and Security. Read the article here instead.   The Personal Data Protection (Amendment) Bill (“Amendment Bill”) was passed by Parliament on 2 November 2020, the first update to the legislation since the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (“PDPA”) came into force in 2014.  The effective date of the […]

Lisa ThengManaging Partner, CNPLaw LLP

Bob Low & Co joins IR as the exclusive Turnaround Professionals Member in Singapore

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Bob Low of Bob Low & Co. Bob has joined IR as our exclusive Turnaround Professionals Member in Singapore. FORENSIC ACCOUNTING – involving major joint venture partners in Singapore and Indonesia. Uncovered irregularities and assisted in settlement between both JV partners. […]

Bob LowFounder, Bob Low & Co

WhatsApp updated privacy policy – A commentary from a Singapore law perspective

The Authors: Wong Pei-Ling and Marvin Chua. Our Practice: Data Protection and Security. Read the article here instead to view the footnotes.   On 6 January 2021, WhatsApp users around the world were greeted with an in-app notice, stating that WhatsApp will be updating its terms and privacy policy, and users are required to accept the new terms […]

Lisa ThengManaging Partner, CNPLaw LLP

Proposing a new statutory tort of misuse of private information

Authors: Bill Jamieson and Dupinderjeet Kaur. Our Practice: Corporate Advisory and Data Protection and Security. Read the article here instead to view the footnotes   Introduction In December 2020, the Singapore Academy of Law’s Law Reform Committee (the “LRC”) examined whether the existing legal framework related to privacy provided effective remedies for victims against serious misuse and […]

Lisa ThengManaging Partner, CNPLaw LLP

CNPLaw Business Guide Series: Incorporating a company in Singapore

Authors: Ken Chia, Hazel Ho, Sylvia Koh and Pearlene Han. Our Practice: Corporate Advisory. Read the article here instead to view the infographic 1. Choosing your business vehicle If you are looking to do business in Singapore, you can choose to set up a business vehicle which comes in different forms, such as a sole proprietorship, a partnership, a business […]

Ken ChiaPartner, CNPLaw LLP

CNPLaw LLP acted for the minority shareholder in the sale of shares in SC Property Management Company Limited

CNPLaw LLP (CNP) acted for the minority shareholder, Sinergy Capital Asia Limited, in the sale of its shares in SC Property Management Company Limited to APM (China) Consultancy Limited. SC Property Management Company Limited is a Hong Kong company in the business of managing properties located in China and providing project management services. The cross-border transaction […]

Ken ChiaPartner, CNPLaw LLP