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LPA Singapore advised ELIS on the acquisition of Wonway Manufacturing

LPA Singapore advised ELIS on its recent acquisition of Wonway Manufacturing, a Malaysian company specializing in the rental of cleanroom garments. Elis, a listed company (Euronext Paris),  is a leader in circular services at work, specializing in hygiene, well-being and protection in a sustainable way. The group employs 54,000 people across 29 countries. Founded in 1984, Wonway provides reusable garments services in cleanrooms, primarily

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Our founding partner recognized in the Legal One Stellar Accolade 2024

We are proud to announce that our founding partner, Arnaud Bourrut Lacouture, has been honored with the 2024 Stellar Accolade from Legal One. This notable recognition highlights the exceptional work and dedication of our M&A and corporate team. In less than six years since its establishment, LPA Singapore has proven to be a reliable and renowned boutique firm for transactions in Singapore and Southeast

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Past event: a cocktail conference organized in Paris by our offices in Asia

On the occasion of their visit to Paris, the partners from the Asia offices of LPA-CGR avocats – LPA Hong Kong, LPA Shanghai, LPA Singapore, and LPA Tokyo – hosted a cocktail conference at the Paris office on June 13th, in presence of clients, partners, colleagues, and friends. This “Asian” event featured a presentation by David Baverez, investor and essayist, marking the release of

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Celebrating the reunion of LPA Singapore’s Alumni in Paris

On the occasion of their visit to Paris on 12th June, Bérengère Roig and Arnaud Bourrut-Lacouture, Managing Partners of LPA Singapore, hosted an Alumni reunion at LPA-CGR avocats Paris office. The cocktail lunch was a wonderful opportunity to reconnect, remind, and celebrate our shared experiences and accomplishments.It was heartening to see former colleagues catch up, share their journeys, and discuss future possibilities and collaborations.

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Taxation of dividends paid by a company established in Singapore depending on the tax residence of the shareholder

Singapore is home to many French expatriates, who have made French one of the top foreign languages studied in Singapore. Among this large French community, a number of individuals are shareholders of Singaporean companies. In this Smart Alert Singapore issue of April 2024, we would like to evidence the difference in tax treatment between two individual shareholders receiving dividends from a company established in

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New mandatory guidelines for flexible work arrangement requests to be effective from December 1, 2024, in Singapore

The Government has accepted the new guidelines on flexible work arrangement (“FWA”) requests, as stated in a release[1] from the Ministry of Manpower dated April 16, 2024. The release indicates that “employers are expected to abide by the guidelines”, and that they would come into force as of December 1, 2024. The guidelines were established by the Tripartite Workgroup, composed of the Ministry of Manpower,

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