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Singapore is a hub for South East Asia and our Singapore office is an intrinsic part of Allen & Overy's Asia Pacific network. We offer clients first class advice on Singapore, English and U.S. law.

Our philosophy is to maintain a high level of personal contact with clients and to ensure those clients have access to our resources and skills at all times. We manage transactions proactively, act both as legal advisers and project coordinators and believe in the effective worldwide management of know-how.


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Publications: 20 December 2022

Catching lightning in a bottle: Regulatory developments concerning crypto assets in Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia

Depending on who you talk to, crypto assets represent either the most significant evolutionary shift in finance since coins were minted or the greatest bubble since tulips.

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Publications: 15 December 2022

Singapore Court affirms that contract of sale and buyback intended for financing purposes was not a sham transaction

The Singapore High Court considered a round trip sale-and-buyback transaction paid using a letter of credit facility in UniCredit Bank AG v Glencore Singapore Pte Ltd [2022] SGHC 263.

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Blog Post: 06 December 2022

Emergency arbitrator award in a foreign seated arbitration found to be enforceable by the Singapore High Court

The Singapore High Court has confirmed, for the first time, that a foreign seated emergency arbitrator award is enforceable under the Singapore International Arbitration Act 1994 (the IAA).

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Publications: 01 December 2022

Podcast: ASEAN data protection and privacy developments: Episode 1 – An overview

In the first episode, our team of ASEAN data experts gave a high level update on the latest happenings in the region. Among other developments, we know that: 

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Our Singapore team is well positioned to help clients assess risk, as well as take advantage of the opportunities across ASEAN where we offer local law capability in our offices in Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia, in addition to Singapore.