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Time to put Singapore law on par with foreign law in bond issuances

There has been an emerging trend of increased adoption of Singapore law in Asian cross-border transactions.

Law Minister K Shanmugam with UN Assistant Secretary-General for Legal Affairs Stephen Mathias (left) at the Singapore Convention on Mediation signing ceremony.

SINGAPORE is a popular venue for capital raising. Latest statistics show that the Singapore Exchange attracted 733 new bond listings to-date in 2019 with amount issued totalling just over S$336 billion. A significant portion of these listings were by Asian issuers comprising sovereigns,...

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