Ern Xu Seah
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Ern Xu is a content strategist at Asia Law Network. He is a firm believer of making legal knowledge accessible for all.

Managing the Risks of Using Robo-Advisors
Legal Updates

Reading Time: 7 minutesAfter assessing the unique characteristics and risks posed by digital advisers, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has set out several specific expectations that the board and senior management of the digital adviser must address. This article details the key aspects of the MAS proposal. This article is written by Eric Chan  from Shook Lin […]

An updated & practical guide to schemes and grants for startups in Singapore for 2017
Business,Business Advice,Fintech,Startups

Reading Time: 12 minutesIn this article, lawyer WanHsi Yeong from ArrowGates LLC talks about funding and offers practical advice for existing and aspiring startup entrepreneurs. Funding is undeniably a priority for startups. Staying true to its renowned reputation as a business friendly hub, Singapore offers a myriad of schemes and grants to aid startups in growing and expanding their […]

How to find the best Singapore lawyer for your case
Features,Hiring A Lawyer

Reading Time: 5 minutesIt isn’t always straightforward to find the best Singapore lawyer for your case Finding legal help at crucial moments can be unnerving and stressful at times. With so many lawyers in Singapore, it is almost impossible for consumers to figure out who is the best Singapore lawyer to take their case. The truth is that […]

How well do you know Singapore Laws?
Legal Everyday

Reading Time: 5 minutesAs part of Law Awareness Week, ALN conducted a survey last week on 5 quirky and interesting Singapore Laws.   After asking hundreds of Singaporeans for their opinions, it appears that Singaporeans might not be as legally aware as they think they are on some issues. The Questions that we asked Singaporeans Respondents to our […]

The Whatsapp Exodus-which app should you switch to?
Legal Everyday

Reading Time: 5 minutesGlobally, text messaging has been in decline for the past few years. Research by COMREG reveals that the global usage of SMS has dropped by 44% from 3 billion to 1.7 billion. More and more consumers are switching to messaging platforms rather than traditional SMS messaging. According to data from Statista, the most popular messaging in […]

Deciding how to end your marriage in Singapore – divorce, separation or annulment?
Divorce and Child Custody,Personal

Reading Time: 7 minutesSometimes ending your marriage is the answer If you are planning to end your marriage, you can take comfort in the fact that you’re not alone. Ending a marriage may be the right decision for some married couples to resolve differences and get a new start to their lives. According to data released by the […]

Pokemon No Go: 4 ways you could be unknowingly breaking the law
Legal Everyday

Reading Time: 3 minutesIt is official. Singaporeans have Pokemon Go fever. Public spaces are more crowded than ever and players are congregating towards Pokestops and Gyms. With this increase in public interaction, here are some laws that you might know you could be breaking. 1. In your search to catch ‘em all, you could end up committing trespass […]

Can Pet Owners take legal action against a deceitful Cremation Company?
Legal Everyday

Reading Time: 5 minutesExpress Pet Cremation is currently under investigation by the police for giving fake “pet remains” made up of sand and cement to pet owners. While the boss of the company has denied any wrongdoing, the investigation has definitely planted the seed of doubt amongst previous and current customers. Owners should first establish evidence of wrongdoing […]

Celebrating Lee Kuan Yew the lawyer
Legal Everyday

Reading Time: 4 minutes2016 marks the 51st year of Singapore’s independence. It is also the first year since the passing of one of Singapore’s founding fathers, Lee Kuan Yew. Lee Kuan Yew will always be remembered for being the first prime minister of Singapore and the leader of the People’s Action Party. But what is not as well […]

3 things to know before you accept the terms and conditions of Pokemon Go
Legal Everyday

Reading Time: 5 minutes  Given the long awaited release of Pokemon Go in Singapore, it is almost certain that most Singaporeans gamers would just scroll through the Terms of Service (ToS) and simply click ‘accept’ without reading the ToS carefully. Frankly, no one likes the idea of carefully reading through a few thousand words of dense and sometimes […]