Amendments to the Singapore Companies Act Improve Transparency of Company Ownership and Control

Shen Yang Lee, Casey G. Watters

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[Extract] The Companies (Amendment) Act 2017 (CAS), passed by Singapore’s Parliament on 10 March 2017 sought to strengthen Singapore’s role as a regional restructuring hub, permit foreign companies to re-domicile to Singapore and increase transparency of corporate ownership and control. This update addresses the reforms which establish greater transparency with regard to corporate ownership and control, thereby "reducing opportunities for the misuse of corporate entities for illicit purposes".
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)416-417
Number of pages2
JournalCompany Lawyer
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2018
Externally publishedYes


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