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Guide to trade marks and trade mark registration (Part 1 of 2)
Business,Intellectual Property

Reading Time: 5 minutesIn a two-part series, lawyer Jeremiah Chew shares more about trade marks and trade mark registration in Singapore. In the first part of this series, Jeremiah answers some common questions regarding trade marks. Interested to find out what a trade mark is and what you can do with a registered trade mark? Read on to […]

The One Clause That Makes Contracts with Chinese Suppliers Unenforceable
Australia,Business Advice,Regional Law

Reading Time: 3 minutesIf business dealings were predictable and everything went perfectly, we wouldn’t need contracts. Often a contract is signed and buried in a drawer only to be seen again if the parties are in dispute. When that time comes your contract is worthless if it not enforceable. Too often we are seeing that one clause results […]

Asia Law Network partners with AML Accelerate to assist companies with AML/CFT compliance efforts
Press Releases

Reading Time: 2 minutesAsia Law Network is pleased to announce its partnership with AML Accelerate.  This partnership provides AML Accelerate with an extended reach into Asia and provides clients of the Asia Law Network with access to a market-leading money laundering and terrorism financing compliance platform to effectively manage their AML/CFT risks and programs more effectively. Anthony Quinn, Founder […]

Copyright Act: How To Protect Your Work
Intellectual Property

Reading Time: 5 minutesCreative influences are inherent in all works, and that’s a good thing! It’s a commonly accepted fact that many great creative works borrow references, influences, themes and visual aesthetics among others from each other. Think of the gritty rain-drenched streets of the future in ‘Blade Runner‘, and the influence its aesthetics had not only on contemporary […]

Changing Your Legal Name
Personal

Reading Time: 4 minutesMore people in Singapore are changing their names! In 2014, the Straits Times reported that the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) saw 6,000 applications a year over the past three years from people who wanted to change their names in their National Registration Identity Cards (NRIC). By comparison, ten years ago the ICA saw only […]

Employee Share Option Schemes: How do they work?
Business

Reading Time: 4 minutesAn employee share option scheme (ESOS) is a means of offering key employees or consultants the opportunity to acquire shares in the company. Advantages of an Employee Share Option Scheme For startups, it allows the company a means of compensating its employees, aligning the employee’s incentives with those of the company, and allowing them to […]

AsiaLawNetwork.com partners with LegallyYours.com.au to make law more accessible
Features,Legal Updates,Press Releases,Uncategorized

Reading Time: 2 minutesAsialawnetwork.com has entered into a partnership with Australia-based Legallyyours.com.au. Through this partnership, both companies aim to promote access to justice across Asia Pacific. Who is Legally Yours? Legally Yours is a legal marketplace that matches clients to fixed-fee lawyers . If you need to speak with a lawyer but you are not ready to go […]

Muslim Inheritance: How Does It Work?
Personal,Wills, Probates and Trusts

Reading Time: 6 minutesHandling probate and inheritance matters may be difficult, especially after losing a loved one. This process is slightly more complicated for Muslims, who are bound by a different set of rules from non-Muslims. For Muslims, the distribution of a deceased Muslim’s estate must be in accordance with Muslim inheritance law, also known as faraidh. What […]

Multi-Jurisdictional Jeopardy & Resolution and Deferred Prosecution Agreements
Business,Criminal and Litigation

Reading Time: 3 minutesLawyer Edmund Lam previously wrote a three-part series on white-collar crime with illustration of actual cases that happened in Singapore. You can read the articles here (to hyperlink). In this article, he shares more about multi-jurisdictional jeopardy & resolution and  deferred prosecution agreements. Multi-Jurisdictional Jeopardy & Resolution In recent times, authorities are stepping up on multi-jurisdictional […]

White-Collar Crimes in Singapore: Tales of Terrible Lessons (Part 3 of 3)
Criminal and Litigation

Reading Time: 6 minutesIn the first of a three-part series, lawyer Edmund Lam gave an introduction to white-collar crime and shared examples of money laundering and signing of false certificates. He also shared about the criminal breach of trust, corporate and securities fraud in the second article. In the last part of this series, Edmund provides illustrations on […]

Personal

Picture of ring_Pre-nups the next big thing in Singapore
Prenups – the next big thing in Singapore

Reading Time: 5 minutesContrary to popular belief, marital agreements are not as uncommon or far-fetched as they may seem to be. But what are nuptial agreements? Why are they getting increasingly popular? Pre-nuptial agreements The days leading up to the big day are passing in a rush. Amidst all the ordering of flowers and fussing over choices of […]

Business

batch-books-document-guide to trade marks
Guide to trade marks and trade mark registration (Part 1 of 2)

Reading Time: 5 minutesIn a two-part series, lawyer Jeremiah Chew shares more about trade marks and trade mark registration in Singapore. In the first part of this series, Jeremiah answers some common questions regarding trade marks. Interested to find out what a trade mark is and what you can do with a registered trade mark? Read on to […]

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