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Coming into effect of New Attributed Liability Concept – Part XII (Market Conduct) of the...

October 2012 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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Securities and Futures Act

This update discusses the concept of attributed liability which has recently come into effect under the Securities and Futures Act ("SFA") whereby an employer may face liability resulting from a contravention of market conduct provisions of the SFA by its employee, officer, partner or manager. Some practical recommendations for an employer to mitigate such risks are also discussed.


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Established in 1889, Drew & Napier LLC is one of Singapore's leading and largest law firms, with over 250 lawyers and fee-earners. Consistently rated top tier in dispute resolution over the years by international ranking organisations such as Asia Pacific Legal 500, Chambers Global, Practical Law Company, Best Lawyers and Asia Law, the firm has 7 Senior Counsel. The firm is headed by chief executive officer, Davinder Singh, Senior Counsel. Drew & Napier LLC is also rated top tier in Corporate Insolvency & Restructuring, Intellectual Property (Patents and Trademarks), Competition & Antitrust, Telecommunications, Media & Technology and Tax, with market leading practices in Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Finance, and Admiralty & Shipping. For more information, please visit