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Data Protection Regulation and Requirements in Singapore in 2021

Businesses are handling more and more personal data as technology advances make this easier each year. In response, government and legislators are continuously issuing new guidance and requirements to keep consumers informed and their data safe. Regulations vary between countries, and it can be challenging to ensure compliance when you operate in multiple jurisdictions. Below we outline some key aspects your company should note

Risk and crisis management in the Covid-19

Risk and crisis management in the Covid-19 era : a complete guide by Rosemont (RBA)

RISK AND CRISIS MANAGEMENT IN THE COVID-19 ERA Companies are facing unprecedented times as the measures being deployed to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (“COVID-19”) are impacting capital markets, supply chains, and business operations. The uncertainties of the current environment serve as a powerful reminder to the Management of the demand for risk management and crisis planning.   WHAT TO DO WHEN

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Tightening measures to Singapore’s immigration rule – Dependant’s Pass holders must apply for work passes from 1 May 2021

The Ministry of Manpower announced that from 1 May 2021, Dependant’s Pass (“DP”) holders who wish to work in Singapore will have to apply for a relevant work pass, instead of being able to seek employment via a Letter of Consent (“LOC”). With Singapore known as a business-friendly country, with laws and tax system which attract foreigners to live and work here, these individuals

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Singapore Employment Act explained in details (2021)

The Employment Act of 1968 is Singapore’s primary labour legislation which governs the relationship between the employer and the employees in an organization. The main purpose of the Act is to maintain good employment standards and safeguard working conditions for employees. Employment related regulations are an important area of legal requirements that Singapore companies must follow. All businesses, in their capacity as an employer,

The tax treatment of ex-gratia payments to a Singapore employee upon termination of employment contract

The tax clearance obligation for employees In the event of a termination of an employment contract with a non-Singapore Citizen employee, the employer must proceed to a tax clearance by filling the Form IR21 one month before: The employee ceases to work for you in Singapore; The employee starts an overseas posting; or The employee leaves Singapore for any period exceeding three months. In


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