Search results

Narrow your search

Result types

Showing 1581 - 1590 of 1619 for "Southeast Asia" with applied filters

News & Analysis

Singapore believes dual class shares can attract more IPOs

13 April 2017 by Asia law

As a fertile ground for startups, Singapore wants to make sure that it is retaining its homegrown companies to list on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) while attracting more IPOs from countries like China by offering the option of a dual class share system.

News & Analysis

What are legal issues to beware of as Asia’s insurance industry warms up to insurtech?

12 April 2017 by Asia law

Insurance companies are bracing themselves for disruption in their industry by investing in insurtech startups. In Asia, Singapore and Hong Kong are leading hubs for insurtech. Companies such as FWD and MetLife have made investments in insurtech solutions and innovation hubs. The growing focus on the sector means that investors and startups have to start grasping the legal issues for this burgeoning sector, including regulatory, data privacy and IP.

News & Analysis

Thailand sees better enforcement and libel law reform as key to tackling corruption

12 April 2017 by Asia law

Anti-corruption is a hot topic of conversation in Thailand because of the reach of extra-territorial law such as America’s Foreign Corruption Practices Act (FCPA) and the UK’s Bribery Act and the military junta’s focus on the issue.

News & Analysis

Developments in commercial litigation in Singapore

05 April 2017 by Eddee Ng

A high-profile case in the art world has spawned much interest in the circumstances under which a Mareva injunction is granted. This case has also drawn attention to how the newly-constituted Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC) may impact upon the issue of whether Singapore is the appropriate forum in matters where there are significant foreign elements, reports Eddee Ng of TKQP

News & Analysis

Ambition is sky-high for Malaysia’s new companies legislation

31 March 2017 by Asia law

Malaysia has replaced its companies legislation, which was around for more than 50 years. The new law makes it easier for companies to incorporate, bringing it more into line with international standards.

News & Analysis

Moves of the week of Mar.27

28 March 2017 by Asia law

Leon Yee promoted to chairman of Duane Morris & Selvam

News & Analysis

Filipino property developers anticipate golden age of infrastructure

15 March 2017 by Asia law

More public and private money promises to transform the infrastructure of the Philippines from this year. Foreign

News & Analysis

Indonesia makes significant changes to construction law

09 March 2017 by Asia law

Builders and property developers will have to get used to a changed legal regime in Indonesia after the enactment of a new law on construction services.

News & Analysis

Singapore revamps restructuring and insolvency laws

22 February 2017 by Asia law

Singapore hopes new amendments to its companies legislation will boost its standing as an international centre for debt restructuring and insolvency.

News & Analysis

Singapore has right ingredients for successful fintech recipe

24 January 2017 by Asia law

Singapore is well on its way to making financial technology (fintech) a priority in its economy and setting the stage for the country to be a hub for this market.