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Singapore Exchange Ltd is proposing introducing regulations to allow the listing of Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) or blank cheque firms that have taken U.S. markets by storm.
The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) witnessed a record 1080 new case filings in 2020, a 125 percent increase from the 479 cases filed in 2019, and the first time SIAC’s new caseload crossed 1,000.
All six lawyers that comprised Essex Court Chambers Duxton (Singapore Group Practice) have left to set up a new practice, following the Chinese government’s sanctions on the UK’s Essex Court Chambers.
Watson Farley & Williams has hired four hospitality lawyers from Withers, including partners Lada Shelkovnikova and Robert Williams. Williams and two other lawyers will be based in Sydney, while Shelkovnikova joins in Singapore.
India’s second-largest firm, Khaitan & Co, is set to open an office in Singapore next month. The office will be manned by Anuj Shah, a partner focusing on M&A and private client work, and director Jean Muller.
Following the collapse of commodities giants Agritrade International Pte Ltd (“Agritrade”) and Hin Leong Trading (“Hin Leong”), the fragility of the commodities market became painfully clear, with financiers, banks and traders alike scrambling to secure cargo amounting to millions in trade financing.
Zico Insights Law, the ZICO Law network’s Singapore member firm, has hired corporate expert Jeremiah Huang as a director from RHTLaw, where he was a partner.