Startups

Competition Law (Part 1: Anti-Competitive Agreements)

Reading Time: 8 minutesContinuing from the previous article, lawyer Jeremiah Chew from Ascendant Legal LLC talks about the first prohibited conduct of the 3-part series: anti-competitive agreements.  This guide is divided into the following 10 sections: What is the law on anti-competitive agreements? What is the purpose of this law? Examples of anti-competitive agreements in Singapore How does it affect […]

3 Major Risks When You Transact or Invest in a Crypto-currency Like Bitcoin

Reading Time: 14 minutesWhat is Bitcoin? How would the law characterise Bitcoin? Is it legal property? What are the plausible private law issues relating to Bitcoin? This article offers some thoughts addressing these questions. TechCrunch today reported that one bitcoin is now worth more than one ounce of gold for the first time ever. Amid all the sudden […]

What is Competition Law? Why Should Startups & Businesses Care?

Reading Time: 5 minutesIn this series, lawyer Jeremiah Chew from Ascendant Legal LLC introduces competition law in Singapore, what it is about, and takes you through an in-depth study into the various types of anti-competitive conduct in 3 articles to follow. This guide is divided into the following 8 sections: What is competition law? Why does it exist? Who […]

An updated & practical guide to schemes and grants for startups in Singapore for 2017

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 […]

Pro bono: Practical legal advice about startup fundraising from lawyer Yingyu Wang (as published on e27)

Reading Time: 9 minutesSound legal advice for covering your bases in accepting funding, intellectual property, co-founder arrangements, and more. This article was originally published on e27 HERE and you can find the video of the Facebook Live HERE. Lawyer Yingyu Wang shared practical tips about fund raising for start-ups during a Facebook Live Q&A with AsiaLawNetwork and partners […]

Pro bono: Singapore lawyer Samuel Ng gives practical legal tips for startups

Reading Time: 8 minutesThis article was originally published in e27, one of our partners for our December series of Facebook Live Q&A focused on Startups. You can read the original article HERE. Let’s talk about Founder’s agreements — what do we need to know? A Founder’s agreement is the document that binds and governs the relationships between the […]

Pro Bono: Practical fintech startup legal advice from lawyer WanHsi Yeong and Startupbootcamp fintech director Sam Hall

Reading Time: 7 minutesThis article was originally published in e27, one of our partners for our December series of Facebook Live Q&A focused on Startups. You can read the original article HERE. Here is some legal advice for startups in one of the most exciting and fast-changing industries in 2016 to 2017 Lawyer WanHsi  Yeong and Startupbootcamp FinTech […]

MAS Issues Regulatory Guidelines for FinTech Solutions Sandbox

Reading Time: 7 minutesOn 16 November 2016, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) issued new Fintech Regulatory Sandbox Guidelines (the “Guidelines”), along with a set of Frequently Asked Questions on the same (“FAQs”). These set out the objectives and principles behind a regulatory sandbox approach (“Sandbox”) for the development and implementation of financial technology (“FinTech”) solutions, and are […]

BEAM X AsiaLawNetwork — Startup Community Gathering (Photographs)

Reading Time: 1 minutesWe had a great chat with startup entrepreneurs from Fundnel, Bolt, Wantedly, Asia Law Network, and BEAM to talk about hiring, funding, growing the business and finding legal advice. Here are a couple of snaps from the event. You can watch the Facebook Live broadcast of the event HERE. Cherilyn Tan, CEO of AsiaLawNetwork facilitated the event and […]

FB Live Q&A Video — FinTech (Wan Hsi from Arrowgates LLC and Sam Hall from Startupbootcamp FinTech Singapore)

Reading Time: 1 minutesIn case you missed it, here is the third episode in our series of FB live questions and answers with lawyers on AsiaLawNetwork! Topic in this event was “FinTech”. Lawyer Wan Hsi from Arrowgates LLC and Sam Hall from Startupbootcamp FinTech Singapore were answering all your questions live, facilitated by Gebriel Denon The (CMO, Asia […]

A Practical Guide to the Singapore Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA)

Reading Time: 9 minutesThere is probably a lot of personal data about you that has already been collected by commercial parties Today, vast amounts of your personal data can be collected and transferred to third party organizations. For example, data about your address, email, gender and age may be collected whenever you fill up your particulars in a sign-up […]