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Lawyer Feature – Kelvin Tan from Vicki Heng Law Corporation
Features,Lawyer Features

Reading Time: 3 minutesAreas that you specialize in and why you choose this practice area My main areas of practice would be civil and commercial litigation. I also handle the usual family law matters like divorce, adoption and mental capacity act cases. Separately, we also have a corporate advisory practice largely for SMEs. I have always enjoyed litigation […]

A better way to get legal documentation for your startup
Business,Business Advice,Startups

Reading Time: 5 minutesEven one lawsuit can devastate the prospects of a startup “Fail Fast, Fail Often” is a popular mantra among entrepreneurs that is only half-true when it comes to the legal mistakes that startups make. Getting into legal trouble often results in the sudden dissolution or a slow death of a dream business as the startup’s […]

[Photos] Forming a Partnership with LadyBoss & Withers KhattarWong
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Reading Time: 2 minutesAsia Law Network partnered with LadyBoss Asia and Withers KhattarWong to host an event on Startup Edition: Forming Partnerships. We discussed how startups can leverage strategic and internal partnerships to charge their growth, and how to best structure these partnerships for success. We invited a great panel of experienced lawyers from our network of lawyers: Farhana […]

Competition Law (Part 2: Abuse of Dominance)
Business,Business Advice,Competition Law

Reading Time: 8 minutesContinuing from the previous article, lawyer Jeremiah Chew  from Ascendant Legal LLC talks about the second prohibited conduct of the 3-part series: abuse of dominance.  This guide is divided into the following sections: What is the law on abuse of dominance? What does it mean to be “dominant”? Examples of abuse of dominance How does it affect […]

Prenuptial Agreements in Singapore
Divorce and Child Custody

Reading Time: 7 minutesWhat is a prenuptial agreement? A prenuptial agreement (or ‘prenup’) is an agreement made before a marriage, which attempts to set out the distribution of assets in the event of a divorce. It is similar to a founders’ agreement in two respects—firstly, both are typically drafted prior to entering a partnership. Secondly, both involve preparing […]

Wills: What is the role of an executor and administrator in your will?
Wills, Probates and Trusts

Reading Time: 6 minutesIn his previous article on Wills and Probates, Lim Fung Peen from Yuen Law LLC talked about how to start transferring and distributing the assets of your deceased loved ones. This article reviews and demystifies the role of an executor or administrator in the distribution of a deceased individual’s assets. The role of an executor/administrator […]

Startups — How to work with lawyers at each stage of funding
Business,Business Advice,Cryptocurrency,Fintech,Funding,Startups

Reading Time: 6 minutesStartups need to adjust how they work with lawyers as they grow, scale and expand. How can lawyers help startups meet their changing legal needs? Lawyers Ronald JJ Wong (Associate Director, Covenant Chambers LLC) and Patrick Dahm (Consultant, Samuel Seow Law Corporation) educated startups and shared crucial tips on how startups can work with lawyers […]

The ‘Refinancing’ Tactic: How a licensed moneylender bent the rules to their advantage
Criminal and Litigation

Reading Time: 4 minutesIn July this year, the Straits Times reported a case involving a woman who was pressured by a licensed moneylender to renew her loan 16 times, obliging her to repay far more than what she owes. Using the woman’s case as an example, we discuss the ‘refinancing’ tactic used by more opportunistic moneylenders to overcharge their borrowers […]

Lawyer Feature – Chia Yong Yong from Chia Yong Yong Law Corporation
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Reading Time: 3 minutesAreas that you specialize in and why you choose this practice area I am a corporate lawyer, with particular interest in applying a holistic approach to the development of businesses, whether they be start-ups, SMEs or larger corporations. My 30-over years of experience in a broad spectrum of legal practice, and recent years in the […]

[Photos] How to Engage A Lawyer Depending on your Stage of Startup Funding @ NUS Enterprise
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Reading Time: 2 minutesAsiaLawNetwork partnered with NUS Enterprise and e27 to organize a panel discussion on how startups can work with lawyers depending on their stage of funding on 6th July 2017. This event was for startups to ask experienced lawyers their questions on how they can engage lawyers to meet their legal needs as they progress through […]

Lawyer Feature – Samuel Yuen from Yuen Law LLC
Features,Lawyer Features

Reading Time: 3 minutesAreas that you specialize in and why you choose this practice area Depending on who you ask, I am specialising variously in Corporate law, securities and fundraising laws, M&A work or Intellectual Property laws.  I recall, as a young undergraduate, intentionally seeking to train only at law practices that would allow me to ‘cross practice’.  […]

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Workplace bullying: Know your rights and remedies

Reading Time: 8 minutesWorkplace bullying is more common than you think It is often said that the office is a second home. This is especially so in Singapore, where long hours of work is a norm. A 2016 survey conducted by Roffey Park (a leadership institute based in Singapore and the UK) revealed that Singaporean employees spend even […]

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Workplace bullying: Know your rights and remedies

Reading Time: 8 minutesWorkplace bullying is more common than you think It is often said that the office is a second home. This is especially so in Singapore, where long hours of work is a norm. A 2016 survey conducted by Roffey Park (a leadership institute based in Singapore and the UK) revealed that Singaporean employees spend even […]

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