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The key role of the company secretary in Singapore

The Company Secretary is the vital officer in the internal governance and running business of the company. Responsible for ensuring the legal compliance of the company with the Singapore authorities and the law, the Secretary also operates as a key advisor between directors and shareholders as well as ensure the interest of the company. Singapore law requires every company to appoint one or more

How to set up a set up a Private Company Limited by Shares in Singapore (Pte Ltd) : the complete guide !

Member of the ASEAN since 1967, Singapore maintains an optimal position within South-East Asia to attract foreign investments. Its entire English legislation makes it very accessible for everyone. Moreover, Singapore offers a secure and stable economic environment which suits perfectly any company project. With low corporate tax and many other conveniences, the Private Company Limited by Shares is the go-to entity form. Necessary requirements

Singapore’s 2021 Budget Stance

Singapore’s Minister for Finance, Mr. Heng Swee Keat, has recently delivered a speech about the future 2021 Budget to the Parliament. Here is a summary. The year 2020 was extremely concerning for Singapore evidently due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Although this sanitary crisis received strong awareness from the government (100S$ billion budget plan), the country has faced the biggest deficit in its history since

2021 filing obligations for Hong-Kong and Singapore : reporting timelines and requirements

As we close out 2020 and plan for 2021, January is a good time to revisit the various reporting timelines and requirements. As a company director or finance professional, there are a range of filing obligations to note. These include company registration confirmations, filing of accounts and tax filings. In the article below we will summarise these requirements for private companies in Singapore and

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Rosemont Business Asia congratulates the EDHEC Endowment Funds and its subsidiary, Scientific Beta 

Singapore Exchange (SGX) has recently acquired 93 per cent of Scientific Beta* shares. The Singapore holding of the EDHEC Endowment Fund (SHEEF) will own the rest 7 per cent to allow the EDHEC Business School to retain a board seat. The cost of this operation reached 279S$ million and will offer a much diverse range of products to investors. *Scientific Beta, initially established in 2011 by the EDHEC Business School, is a research-based

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Singapore’s hawker culture added to UNESCO list of intangible cultural heritage 

The Hawker culture in Singapore has officially been included in the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The process took nearly three years of work by the National Heritage Board which was instigated back in February 2018. A 24-member international committee unanimously accepted Singapore’s application through virtual proceedings in December 2020.     This successful nomination constitutes Singapore’s first item on this distinguished list