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Non-compete clauses in Singapore: Between the development of guidelines and the debate on a potential ban

The Tripartite partners (Ministry of Manpower (“MOM”), National Trades Union Congress, and Singapore National Employers Federation) are currently crafting guidelines on non-compete clauses in employment contracts, sparking speculation on a potential ban akin to the United States. The Tripartite partners aim to shape norms and offer employer guidance, but an outright ban seems unlikely. Common in Singapore, these clauses, initially meant to safeguard employers’

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LPA Singapore advised HAVAS on the acquisition of Klareco Communications

LPA Singapore, part of LPA-CGR avocats, advised HAVAS on the acquisition of Klareco Communications, Southeast Asia’s premier strategic communications consultancy company headquartered in Singapore with offices in Malaysia and Indonesia. Klareco Communications serves mainly global multinational corporations and large companies located in Asia. HAVAS is a global advertising and communications agency with more than 22,000 people in over 100 countries. Through this strategic move

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New Bill to strengthen measures against misuse of companies

In order to provide stronger oversight to weed out illicit corporate activities, Singapore has adopted a whole-of-government approach to combat money laundering and terrorism financing. Under the proposed Corporate Service Provider Bill (the “Bill”), targeted to be passed in early 2024, the proposed legislative amendments seek to address the risks presented by the misuse of nominee arrangements in the creation of shell companies to

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LPA Singapore advised Alan Allman Associates with its acquisition of the Asian branch of an international IT consulting Group

LPA Singapore, part of LPA-CGR avocats, advised Alan Allman Associates on the acquisition of the Asian branch of an international IT consulting Group. Alan Allman Associates is specialized in 4 areas: high-tech consulting, industrial transformation consulting, digital marketing consulting and strategy and management consulting. This acquisition marks a significant milestone in the ongoing expansion strategy of Alan Allman Associates. Our LPA Singapore team was led by Bérengère Roig, with the

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