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Tax Deductions for Costs relating to Intellectual Property

Reading Time: 4 minutesTax deductions are available for costs incurred in the registration, acquisition and licensing of intellectual property. In an effort to support innovation and the secure commercialisation of intellectual property, the Singapore Budget 2018 (“2018 Budget”) has extended and enhanced certain aspects of the existing tax benefits for YA 2019 to 2025. Income Tax Act Registration […]

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Due Diligence Checklist For Buying A Business

Reading Time: 4 minutesStarting from scratch is not the only way to go. Most often, buying an existing company is less risky than setting up your own startup. Buyers can rely on the brand’s goodwill, steady customer base, key managers who are familiar with the business inside out. Buying the right business can make or break you. Buyers […]

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Common Pitfalls & How To Avoid Them In A Series Fundraising Round

Reading Time: 4 minutesCommon Pitfalls and Considerations in Fundraising It is important for a company to raise and maintain sufficient funds to meet day-to-day operational costs, as well as to plan for future growth and development. Funds can be acquired externally, from investors who show an interest in the company and wish to commit to an equity or […]

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Law firm leadership is key to the future – Part 3 of 3

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 […]

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What Is Series Funding & Why You Need To Know Your ABCs

Reading Time: 4 minutesEnsuring that a company has adequate funds is an important and continuous process, and it is unlikely that one round of fundraising will be sufficient to grow and expand a business sufficiently. As such, many companies will need to carry out multiple rounds of fundraising and each round of investments will be different. Types of […]

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The legal advice that AI and fintech startups need

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

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 […]

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Law firms and the environment they exist in today – Part 2 of 3

Reading Time: 4 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. In part 2 of this series, Yarman […]

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Starting a business? Here are some considerations!

Reading Time: 8 minutesYou have finally brought fruition to your business idea and decided to start your business. Most people at this juncture will be daunted with a maze of to-dos and must-dos; from being inundated with questions such as, “Which type of structure shall my business take?” to “How do I find out if my business requires […]

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Managing and growing a law firm – Part 1 of 3

Reading Time: 4 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. Being a lawyer and managing a law firm are two different spectra and requires different sets of skills. 83% of law firms in […]

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How to start a tech startup in Singapore, according to a lawyer

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. For a successful startup journey, it’s crucial to get the foundation right, especially in the ideation and seed stages. If you’re starting a startup in Singapore, here are some legal considerations to […]

3 ways to legally avoid co-founder conflicts

Reading Time: 4 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. At the start, things seem rosy. A few people come together with a brilliant idea to start a business that will change the world or, at the very least, […]