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.

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 […]

White-Collar Crimes in Singapore: Tales of Terrible Lessons (Part 2 of 3)
Criminal and Litigation

Reading Time: 8 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.  In this article, he provides illustrations of the criminal breach of trust, corporate fraud and corruption and bribery. Illustrations of white-collar crimes Criminal Breach of Trust In 2001, […]

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 – Part 2 of 3
Business,Business Advice

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,Personal

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 […]