Transfer of Shares

Guide to Transfer of Shares for Singapore Companies

Private limited companies in Singapore may appoint a minimum of 1 and up to 50 local or foreign shareholders. The shareholders of a company are considered its owners and they may wish to sell or transfer their shares for reasons such as retirement, gifting or raising funds. In this guide, we will refer to the […]

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6 Misconceptions about the Company Secretary that Should be Corrected

It is not uncommon for company secretaries to believe that their role is beyond the administrative duties assigned to them because of all the misconceptions attached to its role. This is a list of 6 misconceptions about the company secretary that must quickly be adjusted or be completely eliminated to facilitate better, stronger working relationships […]

Amended Statute

Companies Amendment Act of 2017: What are the New Provisions Included in the Amended Statute?

The latest amendment to the Singapore Companies Act, the Companies Amendment Act of 2017, was introduced on March 10, 2017 and became effective on March 31, 2017. The latest legislative amendment seeks to attain the following purposes: Improve ease of doing of business in Singapore Lessen regulatory burdens Enhance transparency of ownership and control over […]

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The Employer’s Guide to the Singapore Employment Act: Essentials of Singapore’s Primary Labour Law

Employee-employer relationships are governed by the Singapore Employment Act. Considered as the primary labour law in Singapore, the Employment Act provides the minimum statutory requirements for wages, hours of work and other terms and conditions of employment for all types of employees. Singapore Employment Act Prevails Over Contractual Provisions In Singapore, both the employee and […]