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Art or Vandalism? Where Art meets the Law in Singapore
Legal Everyday

Reading Time: 9 minutesArt collides with the law Two of the most talked about artworks in Singapore had appeared overnight to surprise both members of the public and public authorities. In a bold move, the artists of both artworks had bypassed the process of obtaining official permission to display their work in public. Their public artworks have since […]

Lawyer Feature – Tan Cheow Hung from Beacon Law Corporation
Features,Lawyer Features

Reading Time: 4 minutesAreas that you specialise in and why you choose this practice area The greater part of my experience has been in Dispute Resolution. I have represented clients in a diverse range of civil and commercial disputes; including shareholders’ and partnership disputes, employment disputes, defamation proceedings, construction disputes, banking disputes and tortious claims.  In recent years, […]

10 Common Causes of Conflicts Within Small Businesses (And How to Fix Them)
Business,Business Advice,Employment

Reading Time: 7 minutesHarsh truth When people extend their familiar or friendly relationship to a business environment, corporate trouble beckons, sometimes even disaster. A common scenario is that of family members, friends or fellow students starting a business with great ideas but without great (or any) legal agreements. As something turns sour, having insufficient (or no) contracts in […]

[Photos] Legal Technology Roadshow by The Law Society of Singapore
Events and Photo Gallery

Reading Time: 1 minutesAsiaLawNetwork participated in the Legal Technology Roadshow organized by the Law Society of Singapore at NTUC Centre.  Over the two-day roadshow, we met lawyers alongside other legal-tech related businesses who were curious to learn more about how legal technology is developing in Singapore and also networked and made new friends with other peers in the industry. […]

Competition Law (Part 1: Anti-Competitive Agreements)
Business,Business Advice,Startups

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 […]

Financial Institutions: 3 Ways the Singapore Government Is Intensifying Anti Money Laundering Efforts
Business,Criminal and Litigation

Reading Time: 6 minutesSingapore’s reputation as a global financial centre makes it susceptible to cross-border money laundering activities. In response, the Singapore government has stepped its efforts to protect the system’s integrity, in three ways. This article is written by Shashi Nathan and originally published in The Business Times. The “Article in 60 Seconds” is contributed by Leanne Cheng. […]

A Lawyer Mum At Work (Vicki Heng)

Reading Time: 3 minutesVicki from Vicki Heng Law Corporation talks about starting her own law firm and balancing work with life at home. This article was originally published in Biz Events Asia. Vicki is a new lawyer joining AsiaLawNetwork — welcome! Legal Mind: Striking a Balance The eldest of three children in a middle-class family, I was brought […]

Tax Mitigation (Legal) vs Tax Avoidance (Illegal) – How to make sure you aren’t breaking a law.
Business,Business Advice,Startups

Reading Time: 7 minutesDeath and taxes As the old saying goes, there are only two constants in life – death and taxes. Whether you are a budding entrepreneur running your own business, or just an individual trying to cut down on expenses, minimizing taxes is a key objective we all pursue. Yet, it inevitably begs the question – […]

7 legal issues drone users need to know
Business,Business Advice

Reading Time: 15 minutesDrones are increasingly popular in Singapore –professional and even hobby photographers are using them to achieve camera angles never thought possible before. But while some may think the sky’s the limit for their new toys, there are laws regulating their use. This article is written by Ronald JJ Wong and originally published in Law Gazette. The […]

Banks need to adhere to Etridge Duties when dealing with vulnerable guarantors
Legal Updates

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe Article in 60 Seconds Vulnerable guarantors include spouses or family members who could be emotionally influenced by a creditor Banks need to adhere to the Etridge Duties or risk voiding the guarantee (see Sudha Natrajan v The Bank of East Asia Ltd [2016] SGCA 66) A checklist of 5 important steps in discharging Etridge […]


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The importance of Will drafting and the Intestate Succession Act

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 […]


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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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