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Eversheds Harry Elias is a proud recipient of several significant awards this year. The Firm took home the "Matrimonial Law Firm of the Year" award at the Asian Legal Business SE Asia Law Awards held in July 2017. The Firm's Family and Matrimonial team... [More]
*This article, written by Shiwen Yap of Deal Street Asia, was first published by Deal Street Asia on 10 November 2017. Sze-Hui Goh, a corporate partner at Singapore-based law firm Eversheds Harry Elias, believes that M&A activity (i.e. trade... [More]
Background The Singapore All Healthcare Index (“SGXHC.SI”) has gained 2.7% this year, outperforming the 1.9% gains in the MSCI AC Asia ex Japan Health Care Index. The best performing medical stocks in the SGXHC.SI have averaged an impressive 63.8... [More]
New Tripartite Standards on employing fixed term contract employees   The Tripartite Standards on the Employment of Term Contract Employees (the “Standards”) was launched on 31 July 2017. Jointly developed by the Ministry of Manpower (... [More]
Eversheds Harry Elias Partner, S Suressh was quoted in The Straits Times article titled ‘Over 5,000 lawyers and counting as Law Society turns 50’ The article was first published in The Straits Times on 5 October 2017. Between September 2016... [More]
Introduction 1.  With effect from 23 May 2017, the provision in the Companies (Amendment) Act 2017 (the “Act”) became operative. The modifications to the Companies Act come as part of Singapore’s push to become an international choice of... [More]
The Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (“PDPA”) came into force in phases starting with the provisions relating to the formation of the Personal Data Protection Commission (“PDPC”) on 2 January 2013. The PDPC serves as Singapore’s main authority in... [More]
On July 25, 2017, the United States Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (“PCAOB”) issued a settled disciplinary order censuring the registered public accounting firm Crowe Horwath (HK) CPA Limited (“Crowe Horwath (HK)”), a partnership located in... [More]
The United States maintains an “open door” policy on foreign investment, and generally welcomes overseas investors, including from mainland China.  The key organisation responsible for reviewing inbound investment is the “Committee on... [More]