National Report on Singapore

  • Samantha S. TangEmail author
Part of the Ius Comparatum - Global Studies in Comparative Law book series (GSCL, volume 43)


As in many other advanced economies, corporate groups are an important part of Singapore’s business landscape. This Chapter provides a general overview of Singapore’s regulatory regime relating to corporate groups; while this regime arguably lacks a clear awareness of corporate groups as a distinct phenomenon that calls for specific and tailored regulation, it does contain features that may in some circumstances perform the function of corporate group regulation; examples include the regimes on related party transactions, director duties, and shareholder remedies.



I thank Dan W Puchniak and Alan K Koh for their comments and advice on earlier drafts. I have endeavoured to state the legal position as of 30 June 2018. Funding support from the Centre for Asian Legal Studies, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore is gratefully acknowledged.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Law, National University of SingaporeSingaporeSingapore
  2. 2.Asian Journal of Comparative Law (Cambridge University Press)CambridgeUK

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