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Cryptocurrency regulation

Cryptocurrency regulation

14 February 2018 (Singapore) – UPCOMING SINGAPORE PAYMENT SERVICES BILL Written by Winston Wong and Misa Mitsugi, Flint & Battery LLC At present, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) regulates various types of payment services under two pieces of legislation – the Payment Systems (Oversight) Act (Cap. 222A) (“PS(O)A”) and the Money-Changing and Remittance Businesses Act...

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IP Mediation in Singapore and India

IP Mediation in Singapore and India

22 January 2018 (Singapore, India) – INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MEDIATION IN SINGAPORE AND INDIA (by Francois Vieillescazes, Flint & Battery LLC, co-written with Dr. Sheetal Vohra, Managing Director of Vohra & Vohra, New Delhi) INTRODUCTION Mediation is a dispute resolution mechanism whereby a neutral third party, the Mediator, will help the parties to the dispute to reach an amicable...

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Dhaka, Bangladesh

Dhaka, Bangladesh

2 November 2016 (Dhaka, Bangladesh) – Flint & Battery International Law Practice (www.flintbattery.com) announced on 2 November 2016 the addition of SLB, Shipping Lawyers Bangladesh, a Law Firm located in Dhaka, Bangladesh (http://shiplawbd.com/). With its addition,Flint & Battery comprises 7 international offices in Bangkok, Bangladesh, Jakarta, London, Paris, Perth and...

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Indonesian Tax Amnesty 2016

Indonesian Tax Amnesty 2016

20 July 2016 (Singapore) – Indonesian Tax Amnesty Scheme Indonesia’s new tax amnesty scheme takes effect from 18 July 2016. The scheme is targeted at recovering billions of dollars that have been lost due to tax evasion by encouraging wealthy individuals and businesses that have hidden their assets abroad to declare their wealth. THE SCHEME • It is a 9 month programme that will end...

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Foreign Investments, Jakarta

Foreign Investments, Jakarta

11 June 2016 (Jakarta, Indonesia) – FOREIGN INVESTMENTS IN JAKARTA, NEW NEGATIVE LIST 2016 (REG 44 OF 2016) OVERVIEW The President of the Republic of Indonesia has signed a Presidential Regulation No. 44 of 2016 on the List of Business Fields Closed to Investment and Business Fields Conditionally Open for Investment, otherwise known as the Negative Investment List (“New Negative List”)...

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Flint & Battery adds Jakarta

Flint & Battery adds Jakarta

1 June 2016 (Jakarta, Indonesia) – Flint & Battery LLC, Singapore Law Firm, announced on 1 June 2016 a non-exclusive association with Sagita Ridjab Syah & Partners, Law Firm in Jakarta, Indonesia (http://srsp.co.id/). With the addition, the Flint & Battery International Law Practice (www.flintbattery.com) comprises offices in Jakarta, London, Perth and Singapore. SRSP is...

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Flint & Battery adds Perth

Flint & Battery adds Perth

20 April 2016 (Singapore): The Flint & Battery network (www.flintbattery.com), announced on 20 April 2016 the addition of Gandhi and Shaw, Law Firm in Perth, Western Australia. Gandhi and Shaw is founded by Gandhi and David Shaw, both hugely experienced lawyers in the construction, commercial disputes and arbitration space. For PDF click here Winston Wong, Director of Flint & Battery...

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EU Single Market KET

EU Single Market KET

1 April 2016 (Singapore) – EU Single Market KETs Anne Louise K. FULRAD, Director of ALTHEIS LTD For PDF click here With more than 500 million consumers, the European Single Market for products and services provides many opportunities for international trade. I. EUROPEAN STANDARDISATION SYSTEM Standards help reduce technical barriers to trade, reduce costs, and facilitate SMEs’...

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Singapore Budget 2016

Singapore Budget 2016

17 March 2016 (Singapore) – Primer on the Singapore Budget 2016: 24 March 2016 For PDF click here Introduction The Singapore Budget Statement for 2016 is set to be delivered in Parliament on Thursday, 24 March 2016. This Budget is prepared for each financial year, which begins on 1 April of every calendar year and ends on 31 March of the next calendar year. It is inclusive of the revised...

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