Contract Law

Legalization of documents in Singapore

A reminder: an apostille is a stamp that confirms the legality of documents issued in a member state of the 1961 Hague Convention, allowing the use of such documents abroad. With the use of an apostille, the complicated procedure of document legalization can be avoided. However, an apostille can only be used in countries that [...]

Document attestation in Dubai

Document legalization in Dubai Any person willing to obtain residency, work or start a business in Dubai must legalize their documents. Document legalization, in simple terms, is the process of giving documents issued in the UAE legal validity beyond the country's borders. In many countries, the procedure of document legalization is replaced by a [...]

Depositary receipts: what they are, types, and differences from stocks

What are depositary receipts? A depositary receipt is a financial instrument that represents ownership rights to the stocks of a foreign company. In other words, it is a certificate that allows investors to buy stocks of foreign companies without the need to directly invest in these companies' stocks. Instead, depositary receipts are issued by [...]

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