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Update: COVID-19 legislation

LEGAL UPDATES: COVID-19 (TEMPORARY MEASURES) ACT 2020 – KEY CONSIDERATIONS FOR COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS Misa MITSUGI, Juen Yi FAN Businesses and operations around the world are currently at an unprecedented standstill with the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, and Singapore has not been spared. In an effort to provide some temporary reprieve for businesses in Singapore, …

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Central Provident Fund (CPF)

CPF Retirement Sum

15 October 2018, PAYOUTS UNDER CPF RETIREMENT SUM SCHEME – In the 2018 Budget Debate, the topic of CPF contributions for older workers were raised for debate. It was reported that the current rates for such older workers were set in 1988 and were never reviewed. During the debate: It was suggested that the progressively …

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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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