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In order to qualify for relief under the Covid-19 (Temporary Measures) Act, you would first need to serve a Notification for Relief (‘NoR’) on the relevant parties. A NoR must follow a prescribed template set out at Form 1. You may make modifications but you should adhere to the prescribed template as far as possible…

It is an understatement to say that SMEs has been hit hard by Covid-19. The unprecedented and widespread disruptions to business operations have thrown many businesses into financial disarray. SMEs often does not have deep pockets to weather a prolonged period of cessation of business operations and it is understandable that SME owners are concerned…

(1) Performance bonds in construction-related contracts If you are a party to a construction or supply contract entered into before 25 March 2020, you may have been required to procure a performance bond issued by a financial institution or an insurance company. As a result of COVID-19 and the resulting Circuit Breaker measures, you may…

COVID-19-Temporary-Measures-Act

The COVID-19 outbreak has affected a lot of people. Events were cancelled, various works had to be stopped, and many could not proceed with business as usual. As the inability to perform one’s contractual obligations arose from circumstances beyond anybody’s control, Parliament passed the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act (“TMA”) on 7 April 2020 partly to…

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Employment Contract - Silvester Legal Article

What is an Employment Contract? An employment contract is a legal document that set out the terms and conditions which would govern the relationship between an employer and an employee. Every employment relationship is governed by an employment contract. A well-drafted employment contract would provide both parties peace of mind as it would reduce the…

Distributorship Agreement - Silvester Legal Article

What is a distributorship agreement? A distributorship agreement is typically a contract between a manufacturer and a distributor. This agreement would stipulate the rights and regulations to the distributor to resell the manufacturer’s goods and services.

Shareholder Agreement

What is a Shareholder Agreement? A Shareholder Agreement is a contract that governs that relationship between the shareholders and stipulates the rights and obligations of the shareholders. It can also act as a supplement to the company’s constitution by adding on an extra layer of protection in terms of regulations.

Personal Data Protection Act_PDPA Article NRIC

Overview In recent years, the Protection Data Protection Act 2012 (“PDPA”) of Singapore has been a trending topic for discussion, especially due to the trend of storing valuable personal data virtually online instead of in physical storage. The PDPA is crucial as it protects the personal data for individuals while recognising the need for organisations…

Personal Data Protection Act-PDPA Article 2B

Overview This is the last articles in this series which looked at the main data protection obligations set out by the Personal Data Protection Act (“PDPA”). 1 These obligations were termed the Main Data Protection Obligations by the Personal Data Protection Commission and the purpose of it is to allow for individuals or organisations to…