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Press releases and law firm thought leadership

This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

If your firm wishes to publish press releases or articles, please contact Shehab Khurshid on +44 (0) 207 396 5689 or shehab.khurshid@legalease.co.uk

 

Regulating our green future

Despite its small land area and lack of natural resources, Singapore has made great strides in mitigating greenhouse gas emissions and improving energy efficiency.

Carbon market in Singapore

In conjunction with the Singapore International Energy Week (21 October - 4 November, 2010), the Singapore government announced its intention to introduce carbon pricing if a global treaty is reached to curb carbon emissions.

Singapore GOING GREEN!

Should one do a web search on topics relating to clean technology today, one will easily get at least 100,000 relevant hits, reflecting an inevitable fact – the β€œCleanTech” era is here. Singapore, a financial and trading hub, has realized the great potential of clean technologies and has implemented various strategies to attract clean technology dollars to its shores.

Proposed Introduction of Catalist Listing Rules for Mineral, Oil and Gas Companies

Singapore Exchange Ltd (β€œSGX”), in August 2009, issued a consultation paper inviting public comments on its proposed rules to allow early stage mineral, oil and gas (β€œMOG”) companies to list on Catalist, its sponsor-supervised board for fast growing companies.

Carbon Market in Singapore

In conjunction with the Singapore International Energy Week (21 October – 4 November, 2010), the Singapore government announced its intention to introduce carbon pricing if a global treaty is reached to curb carbon emissions.

Singapore GOING GREEN!

This following summarises Singapore’s recent progress in Going Green:

Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR): the green way forward

Just as extreme weather, flooding and altered habitats are heralding the potentially devastating effects of climate change, increasingly stringent governmental intervention and acute public interest harbinger the corporate environment in which a business will have to operate in the near future. This article examines some of the regulatory and policy trends which may potentially impact on an enterprise with Singapore operations and offer suggestions on particular practices which an enterprise may consider implementing to stay ahead of the curve.

EROSION OF REMITTANCE BASIS OF TAXATION AND REVIVAL OF THE SOURCE ISSUE

The charging section in the Income Tax Act brings within Singapore’s taxing jurisdiction not only income that is sourced in Singapore, but also income which is received in Singapore from outside of Singapore. In the light of criticism against remittance of income as a basis for taxation and the persistent lobbying of businesses in Singapore, recent amendments to the Income Tax Act have been steadily chipping away at the remittance basis of taxation in Singapore.

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Law firm partners and practice heads explain how their firms are adapting to clients' changing needs

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