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Economic Substance Law

1 February 2019 – ECONOMIC SUBSTANCE LAW As at 1 January 2019, certain legal entities carrying on relevant activities are required by the newly effective Economic Substance Law to demonstrate adequate economic substance in the Cayman Islands. Any company, LLC or LLP registered or incorporated in the Cayman Islands should be aware of this legislation and consider …

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Family and Juvenile Courts

Divorce, separation, etc.

21 November 2018 (Singapore) – Mr Lee Terk Yang, Director of Flint & Battery LLC, answers some common but often misunderstood questions regarding a difficult area of family life: divorce and separation. Q1: What is the difference between separation and divorce? A separation is not the same as a divorce.  The key difference between separation …

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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 …

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