Author: Mark

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    After a tumultuous year, will November see Immigration again take centre stage in discussions on world events? With frequent terrorist atrocities, record numbers of migrants arriving on Europe’s shores and the EU free movement of persons start to see its first cracks after Brexit, 2016 is heading into the records books as a defining year on Immigration for the global economy. After returning from Mexico …

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    This weekend saw the match-up between the Single Market and the Free Movement of Persons, which undoubtedly are the key themes with respect to the negotiations concerning the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union (“Brexit”). A Whitehall turf war has reportedly broken out over the United Kingdom’s blueprint for Brexit, with UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet split over what a withdrawal from the …

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    “An Entrepreneur’s Dream?” “A shot in the arm for the Commonwealth” were just a couple of comments I heard at a Senior Business Leaders Luncheon in Singapore last week, whilst discussing the implications of the referendum result held on 23 June 2016 – commonly referred to as “Brexit”. So two months on, where are we with Brexit? As many of you may have seen, last …

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    Britain’s decision to leave the European Union in the June 23 referendum sparked market chaos. But now that the dust is settling, were the predictions of apocalyptic meltdown overstated, or is the worst still yet to come? We examine what Brexit means for Britain’s relations with the world, as well as its implications for Singapore and the region. Between The Lines Every Wednesday 6:00 PM …

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    The British Chamber of Commerce Singapore (BritCham) announced a new board at its 62nd Annual General Meeting (AGM), including a new President, Vice President, three new board members, and a Secretary. Dr Bicky Bhangu, Director for Rolls-Royce Singapore, assumed the post of President on the 6th May 2016 following the AGM. He took over from Mr Hugo Walkinshaw, Partner at EY, who completed two terms …

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    Singapore: Lawyers Urge Employer Caution in Addressing New Rules Favoring Singaporean Workers Oct. 23—Lawyers are advising foreign companies in Singapore to advertise job openings on a government website rather than try to get an exemption from the new rule requiring this. Before companies can apply for employment passes for foreign staff, the new Fair Consideration Framework mandates that they make the positions available to Singaporeans …

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