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INDONESIA: Payment Transaction Processing Framework-Introduction from Our Perspective (Part 1)
Fintech,Indonesia,Regional Law

Reading Time: 10 minutesOn 14 November 2016 Bank Indonesia (“BI”), the Central Bank governing body in Indonesia, issued the Bank Indonesia Regulation No. 18/40/2016 concerning Framework of Payment Transaction Processing (Peraturan Bank Indonesia Nomor 18/40/2016 Tahun 2016 tentang Penyelenggaraan Pemrosesan Transaksi Pembayaran / “BI Regulation 18/2016”). We applaud the efforts made by BI to respond efficiently, swiftly and […]

Patent 101: Things you need to know before patenting
Business,Business Advice,Fintech,Startups

Reading Time: 9 minutesEureka! You have just created a great new product, UX, or developed an improved manufacturing process with significant reduction in production time. You know your invention has tremendous commercial value, and you are keen to share your idea with a potential business partner. But hold on for a minute. Before you disclose your invention to […]

Eyes wide open – How useful and enforceable are pre-nuptial agreements in Singapore?
Divorce and Child Custody,Personal

Reading Time: 7 minutesSigning an agreement to establish how your assets will be distributed in the event of a divorce may sound like a good idea, but will it work? This article discusses the usefulness of a pre-nuptial agreement, and whether you should get one. This article is written by Sharanjit Kaur and Suzanne Kingston from Withers KhattarWong and […]

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,Competition Law,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. […]

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What is the role of cyber insurance in data protection?

Reading Time: 14 minutesINTRODUCTION As our world becomes ever more digitalised and data-driven, cyberattacks and data security breaches have surfaced as prominent threats to businesses and individuals alike. The increasing emergence of threats originating in the digital space has rendered the conduct of business more complex by necessitating the urgent adoption of new cybersecurity and data protection measures. […]

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