Principles and Practice of Securities Regulations in Singapore, 3rd Edition
The third edition discusses the changes since the last edition: (1) the Penny Stock crash; (2) changes to the Corporate Governance Code 2012; (3) the SF (Amendment) Acts of 2012 and 2017 and other proposed changes to the market abuse regime; (4) dual class shares and other changes from the Companies (Amendment) Act 2014; (5) overseas developments such as the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act; (6) changes to the SGX listing and business rules.
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This third edition covers legislative developments as well as changes and developments to the securities industry, SGX-ST Listing Manual and the SGX-ST Business Rules. Substantive changes have been introduced by the Securities and Futures (Amendment) Acts of 2012 and 2017 since the second edition of this book was published in 2011. Major events since then include the penny stock crash, problems with land-banking and alternative investments and rule changes in that regard. This book also discusses a number of significant Singapore cases which referred to the last edition of the book. These include: - Mahdavan Peter v Public Prosecutor  SGHC 153; Lew Chee Fai Kevin v MAS  SGCA 12 and Tan Chong Koay v MAS  SGCA 36. Recent decisions like TMT Asia Ltd v BHP Billiton Marketing AG (Singapore Branch  SGHC 21 and Vintage Bullion DMCC v Chan Fook Yuen  SGCA 49 are also reviewed.