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Singapore | Fair employment practices to get more bite
Malaysia | Tax Matters During the National Recovery Plan Phases (1)
Malaysia | Extension of the Short Selling Ban
Malaysia | Amendments to the Main Market Listing Requirements following Enhanced IPO Framework
Singapore | Singapore High Court clarifies the nature of stakeholding monies in conveyancing transactions pursuant to the Housing Developers Rules
Singapore | Director Chan Wei Meng and Senior Associate Chua Yong Quan co-authored the Singapore chapter of ALB’s Asia Insolvency and Restructuring Guide 2021
Malaysia | Tax Matters During the National Recovery Plan Phases
Malaysia | Bank Negara Malaysia issues Policy Document on Reference Rate Framework
Singapore | Deputy Head of Construction & Engineering Mahesh Rai and Associate Director Don Loo co-authored the Singapore Chapter of International Comparative Legal Guide – Construction & Engineering Law 2021
Singapore | Perils of foreign litigants not participating in Singapore proceedings
Malaysia | Tax Matters During the National Recovery Plan & Movement Control Order 3.0 Period (1)
Malaysia | Recovery Planning Policy Document
Singapore | UK Supreme Court returns to orthodox approach in respect of liquidated damages
Malaysia | MyCC's Inquiry on P-Hailing Service Issues
Singapore | Drewtech Chapter 9: Of blockchains and stumbling blocks
Malaysia | Tax Matters During the National Recovery Plan & Movement Control Order 3.0 Period
Malaysia | Ruling of Shariah Advisory Council of Bank Negara Malaysia on Qard
Singapore | Natural justice and the right to a hearing: Witness-gating in arbitration
Singapore | To use or not to use… Documents obtained in court proceedings – A framework for cases involving the Riddick principle
Singapore | When Is A Company Deemed Insolvent? Can Directors Appeal Against Winding Up Orders?
Malaysia | Newsletter - June 2021
Singapore | Defining “Loss or Damage” in the right of private action under the Personal Data Protection Act
Malaysia | Updates on tax matters during Movement Control Order 3.0 period & Income tax - July 2021
Malaysia | MyCC's Market Review on selected areas of the transportation sector (Port logistics ecosystem & motor vehicle warranty claims)
Malaysian chapter in The Intellectual Property Review, 10th Edition
Malaysia | What constitute good reasons for an order to sell a vessel pendente lite?
Malaysia | Tax matters during Movement Control Order 3.0 period
Malaysia | MyIPO’s Operating Guidelines and Practice Direction during MCO 3.0
Malaysia | BNM issues Corporate Strategic Plan policy document for DFIs
Singapore | Sentencing Framework for Income Tax Evasion
International Comparative Legal Guides — Fintech 2021 Malaysia Chapter
Singapore | Managing Director of Intellectual Property Tony Yeo quoted in Asia IP article on differences between a regular blocking injunction and dynamic injunction
Practical Law Life Sciences Global Guide 2021 (Singapore) by Tony Yeo, Lim Chong Kin and Benjamin Gaw
Singapore | Civil enforcement remedies: The way ahead
The Legal 500 Bribery & Corruption Country Comparative Guide – Singapore chapter by Drew & Napier
Malaysia | Operation of revenue offices during Total Lockdown period, with Updates on Income and Service Tax - May 2021
Malaysia | Admission of Philippines to the ASEAN Collective Investment Schemes Framework
Malaysia | Bank Negara Malaysia seeks feedback on Alternative Reference Rate and Strategic Direction on KLIBOR and KLIRR
The International Comparative Legal Guide to Anti-Money Laundering 2021 – Singapore chapter by Drew & Napier
Malaysia | Updates on Income Tax - May 2021
Malaysia | Guidance document on climate change and principle-based taxonomy
Malaysia | AML/CFT compliance officer appointment notification method and Targeted Financial Sanctions reporting forms
Malaysia | Aggrieved person under the Trademarks Act 2019 — Qi Sheng Sdn Bhd v Foong Yit Meng [2021] MLJU 269
Malaysia | Importance of getting your employees to acknowledge receipt of any notice on changes to the company’s policies
Malaysia | Threshold to commence winding up proceedings raised
Singapore | A close look at abuse of process in criminal proceedings
Singapore | Guerrilla tactics in international arbitration – Problems and possible solutions
Chambers Global Practice Guide: Corporate M&A 2021 – Singapore chapter by Drew & Napier
Malaysia | Demarcating the bank’s duty in investment scams
The new Singapore-Indonesia investment treaty and what it means for your business
Malaysia | BNM revises the Foreign Exchange Notices
Malaysia | Updates on Income, Service and Tourism Tax - April 2021
Singapore | Home on the range … and work in the city?: Legal issues with remote working in the post-pandemic era
Indonesia | The Energy and Mineral Resources Sector - The implementing regulation of the Job Creation Law under the Government Regulation No. 25 of 2021
Malaysia | Shearn Delamore awarded Malaysia Law Firm of the Year 2021
Indonesia | The newly issued procedure for the settlement of discrepancy in spatial areas
Co-Heads of Healthcare & Life Sciences practice, Tony Yeo and Benjamin Gaw, authored the Singapore Chapter of Chambers Global Practice Guides – Life Sciences 2021
Malaysia | Newsletter - March 2021
The International Comparative Legal Guide to Lending & Secured Finance 2021 – Singapore chapter by Drew & Napier
Indonesia | Risk Based Business Licensing: The new approach by the Government of Indonesia to attract more investment
Singapore | Strengthening AML/CFT controls of digital payment token service providers
Malaysia | Relaxation of FEP requirements on interest rate swap
Malaysia | Updates on Tourism Tax - March 2021
Indonesia | The Shipping Sector – The implementing regulations of the Omnibus Law on Job Creation
Singapore | Director Yvonne Tang and Associate Edsmond Cheong published an article in SAL Practitioner on practical implications arising from the prohibition of partial trade mark opposition
Singapore | Three-step framework for analysing duties of agents and alleged breaches
Malaysia | Further extension on short selling ban
Malaysia | Updates on Sales and Service Tax - March 2021
Malaysia | Case update: Legal professional privilege and the powers of the Director General of Inland Revenue (“DGIR”)
Malaysia | BNM announces new funds for SMEs
Malaysia | The Patents (Waiver of Fee) Regulations 2020 comes into force
Malaysia | Updates on Income & Service Tax - February 2021
Singapore | Illegality and non-contractual claims: Whether the rule in Foster v Driscoll should be read with the Ochroid Trading framework
Indonesia | The Construction Sector - The implementing regulation of the Omnibus Law on Job Creation under the Government Regulation No. 14 of 2021
Singapore | Drewtech Chapter 8: New risks in new skins - Updates to the Guidelines on Risk Management Practices – Technology Risk
Managing Director of Intellectual Property Tony Yeo and Director Meryl Koh co-authored the Brunei Chapter of Manual for the Handling of Applications for Patents, Designs and Trade Marks Throughout the World
Makarim & Taira S. shortlisted in 2021 IFLR APAC Awards
Makarim & Taira S. recognized in Chambers Global Guide 2021
Singapore | Strict time limit for applications to set aside arbitration awards
Malaysia | Administrative step or aggressive movement? Revenue’s announcement on centralisation and dispersal of certain categories of corporate and non-corporate taxpayers’ files
Drew & Napier gains regional recognition in Chambers Global 2021 rankings
Singapore | Just cause, and not just because
Malaysia | Shearn Delamore recognised in the Chambers Global Guide 2021
Malaysia | Wide order of injunction sought against online marketplace operator refused in the High Court
Malaysia | Compounding of criminal offences under the new Trademarks Act 2019
Malaysia | Updates on Tax - February 2021
Singapore High Court sets aside part of an ICC arbitration award for breach of natural justice and excess of jurisdiction
Data Protection & Privacy 2020 - Singapore article in Lexology GTDT
Telecoms & Media 2020 - Singapore article in Lexology GTDT
The International Comparative Legal Guide to Data Protection 2020 - Singapore chapter
The International Comparative Legal Guide to Cybersecurity 2021 - Singapore chapter
Privacy 2021 - Singapore article in GDR
Cybersecurity 2021 - Singapore article in GDR
Malaysia | Acceptance of evidence obtained through social media platform
Directors Jon Nair and Tan Teng Sen and Associate Directors Priscilla Wang and Seraphina Ho co-authored the Singapore chapter of The Legal 500: Private Equity Country Comparative Guide (2021 edition)
Malaysia | Bank Negara Malaysia issues Licensing Framework for Digital Banks
Malaysia | Absence of corroboration does not defeat complaint of harassment
Malaysia | Updates on Tax - January 2021
Malaysia | Amendment to the Guidelines on Recognised Market
Malaysia | Guidance note on provision of investment advice
Malaysia | Labuan Financial Services Authority issues Labuan Digital Banking Framework
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The science of the art of sentencing: Demystifying the sentencing framework for “purely private sector corruption”
Singapore | Insurance, pandemic and jurisdiction: Court or Tribunal?
Makarim & Taira S. recognized in Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2021
Singapore | Drewtech Chapter 7: My Kingdom for a Horse – When your Systems are Held to Ransom
Managing Director of Intellectual Property Tony Yeo contributed to Asia IP article on the addition of Appellate Division as part of Supreme Court of Singapore
Malaysia | Covid-19: Further relief for contractual parties through an extension of Part II of the Covid-19 Act
Shearn Delamore Recognised in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021
Malaysia | Winding-up a company — It now takes more to wind-up a company, in the same amount of time
Legal 500 ranks Drew & Napier at the top in 7 practice areas, 5 Hall of Fame mentions
Indonesia Makarim & Taira S. recognised in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021
Singapore | Managing the Aftermath of a Tax Audit or Investigation
Directors Jon Nair and Tan Teng Sen co-authored the Singapore Chapter of the Cross-Border Joint Venture and Strategic Alliance Guide published by LexisNexis
Singapore | Rules against Penalties – Singapore Court of Appeal affirms Dunlop Pneumatic and declines to follow the UK Supreme Court and the Australia High Court
Malaysia | Significant Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2020 coming into force on 1 January 2021
Indonesia | The arrival of the long-awaited KBLI numbers in Fintech
Shearn Delamore recognised in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021
Malaysia | Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Collective Agreements
Drew & Napier maintains formidable standing in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021 rankings
Indonesia | The Job Creation Law & highlighted changes to the Manpower Law
Malaysia | Covid-19 Vaccine — Can employers compel their employees to be vaccinated?
Singapore | The Taxman wants to interview you – What do you say?
Singapore | Amendments to the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 and Personal Data Protection Regulations 2014
Singapore | The importance of stating the law of the arbitration agreement
Malaysia | National Code (Revised 2020) Act 828
Malaysia | Updates on Tax - November 2020
Malaysia | Currency Act 2020 / Central Bank of Malaysia (Amendment) Act 2020
Malaysia | Guidelines on Unit Trust Funds and Unlisted Capital Market Products under the Lodge and Launch Framework
Malaysia | Guidelines on Digital Assets / Guidelines on the use of electronic signature for documents submitted to the Securities Commission Malaysia
Singapore | The Taxman is at your door – what can you do?
Indonesia | Brief introduction to Indonesia’s job creation / Omnibus law on broadening of the investment ecosystem and business activities...
Employment during a pandemic – Working remotely or remotely working?
Malaysia | Landmark decision by Federal Court confirming that local authorities cannot tax new holdings by way of amendments to a valuation list
Singapore | Proposed amendments to the Payments Services Act 2019
Indonesia | The Indonesian Government's relaxation for foreigners entering Indonesia
Singapore | Re-Align Framework aimed at giving businesses breathing space in light of Covid-19
Indonesia | Regulating the Growth of Electronic and Digital Banking Services
Singapore | Abuse of process for a party to resile from prior factual concession
Malaysia | Updates on Tax - October 2020
Malaysia | Exposure Draft on Transitional Arrangements for Regulatory Capital Treatment of Accounting Provisions
Malaysia | Currency Act 2020 in force from 1 October 2020
Malaysia | SC and Bursa extend temporary margin financing flexibilities
Indonesia | New KPPU Guidelines on Merger Control Rules
Singapore | A Query Letter from IRAS ― What’s next?
Vodafone wins in US$2.7bn tax arbitration against India
Malaysia | Newsletter - September 2020
Malaysia | Updates on Income & Service Tax - September 2020
Malaysia | SME Merger and Acquisition instruments exempt from stamp duty
Malaysia | BNM issues FAQs and Guidances on AML/CFT and TFS
Singapore | Foreign bodies corporate appearing without legal representation in Singapore International Commercial Court matters?
Malaysia | Compounding of Offences under the Malaysian Trademarks Act 2019 and Regulations
Singapore | A timely reminder of the importance of acting with probity when pursuing claims
Indonesia | Bill on Stamp Duty
Singapore | MAS consults on draft notices on the competency requirements for representatives conducting regulated activities under the Financial Advisers Act and Securities and Futures Act
Singapore | Overview of the standard of care for medical advice given by healthcare professionals
Singapore | Taking a close look at defects liability clauses
Singapore | Proposed new omnibus Act - impact on digital token service providers
Singapore | Supporting companies and businesses as they go digital in light of COVID-19
Singapore | To release or not to release: Riddick undertaking? Asserting right(s) against self-incrimination and more…
Singapore | High Court rules that joint bank accounts may be subject to garnishee order
Singapore | DrewTech Chapter 6: Signing without signing – contactless contracts
Singapore | DrewTech Series Chapter 5: Bringing Hygiene Online - The MAS Notice on Cyber Hygiene
Drew & Napier and Shearn Delamore close first deal under Drew Network Asia
DNA Bulletin: Responding to COVID-19 - Key measures implemented in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore to support businesses
New regional legal network, DNA, formed by Drew & Napier, Makarim & Taira S. and Shearn Delamore & Co.