Sharon Tan
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Sharon leads Client Success at Asia Law Network. She also supports marketing operations and writes legal content for Asia Law Network.

White-Collar Crimes in Singapore: Tales of Terrible Lessons (Part 1 of 3)
Criminal and Litigation

Reading Time: 7 minutesIn a three-part series, lawyer Edmund Lam shares more about white-collar crimes and illustrations of the different types of white-collar crimes. In the first part of this series, Edmund shares more about white-collar crimes and provides illustrations on money laundering and signing of false certificates. To many of us, white-collar crime stories seem to be […]

The importance of Will drafting and the Intestate Succession Act
Personal,Wills, Probates and Trusts

Reading Time: 4 minutesProperty in Singapore is extremely valuable, and much confusion can arise out of figuring out whose property belongs to whom after someone is recently deceased. Often, a person makes a Will to specify how the property and assets should be managed or distributed after his death. However, people sometimes neglect to draft a Will, or […]

Law firm leadership is key to the future
Business

Reading Time: 5 minutesIn this series of articles by Yarman J. Vachha, Managing Director of YJV Consulting, he highlights the legal scene in Asia, the changes to the legal industry and the different resources available to law firms for expansion. In our first article, he shared his thoughts about managing and growing a law firm and in the second article, he discussed the […]

The legal advice that AI and fintech startups need
Business,Business Advice,Fintech,Startups

Reading Time: 6 minutesThis article is part of Asia Law Network’s partnership with Tech in Asia where we publish articles written by lawyers on their advice for startup founders. Previously, we shared with you some legal advice that startups in e-commerce, sharing economy, and virtual reality need to know. In this article, two professionals share some legal insights (based on Singapore’s legal system) […]

The legal advice that e-commerce, sharing economy, and VR startups need
Business,Business Advice,Startups

Reading Time: 5 minutesThis article is part of Asia Law Network’s partnership with Tech in Asia where we publish articles written by lawyers on their advice for startup founders. In this article, we asked some professionals for legal advice on starting a business in e-commerce, sharing economy, and virtual reality. Find out the common problems entrepreneurs face in these industries and […]

[Photos] Setting up a new business in Singapore
Events and Photo Gallery,FB Live Q&A

Reading Time: 2 minutesAsia Law Network recently partnered with General Assembly, e27 and WeWork Beach Centre for an event on “Setting up a business in Singapore”. Moderated by Cherilyn Tan, CEO & Founder of Asia Law Network, the following panelists shared their experience and answered questions on the incorporation of companies, intellectual property, Singapore personal data protection act and more! Daniel […]

FAQ on Divorce Proceedings in Singapore – Asset Division (Part 3)
Divorce and Child Custody

Reading Time: 3 minutesIn this 3-part series, we take a look at some of the frequently asked questions that we hear from our readers and answered by matrimonial lawyers, Dorothy Chai and Chong Yue-En from Dorothy Chai and Mary Ong Law Practice. In the last part of this series, the lawyers answer questions relating to assets and maintenance.  Read the first 2 parts […]

[Photos] Alternate Funding with the Hive
Events and Photo Gallery,FB Live Q&A

Reading Time: 1 minutesAsia Law Network recently partnered with the Hive for an event on Alternate Funding. Moderated by Grace Chen, Co-founder of Startuup Asia, the following panellists shared their experience with alternate funding such as initial coin offerings (ICO), venture debt and more. Sherroy Ong (Roy), Co-founder of Arrow Gates LLC Paul Ong, Associate Director of Innoven Capital […]

Senior Lawyer Feature – N. Sreenivasan, SC from Straits Law Practice LLC
Features,Lawyer Features

Reading Time: 4 minutesIn this feature, we talk to N. Sreenivasan, SC from Straits Law Practice LLC. Sreeni’s overriding commitment is to his client’s cause, subject only to the advocates overriding duty to the court. His advocacy and standing as a litigator have admitted him to the ranks of Senior Counsel at the Supreme Court of Singapore. He loves […]

Legal Planning for People with Dementia
Personal,Wills, Probates and Trusts

Reading Time: 10 minutesAsia Law Network recently held an FBLive session together with Project We Forgot to share legal planning practical tips on legal planning for caregivers to persons with dementia. Helmed by Chong Yue-En, a consultant with Dorothy Chai and Mary Ong Law Practice and Melissa Chan from Project We Forgot, they shared personal experiences and more […]