August 1, 2013

New Litigation and Dispute Resolution Partner joins RHTLaw Taylor Wessing

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing is pleased to announce the addition of Mr Conrad Campos as a Partner in our Litigation and Dispute Resolution with effect from 1 August 2013. Conrad has more than 20 years of experience in a wide range of litigation and dispute resolution matters. He has successfully represented clients before the Singapore Court of Appeal, High Court and in arbitration proceedings. He is a member of the Reserve Panel of Accredited Arbitrators of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrator, and a member of Panel of Accredited Arbitrators, Law Society Arbitration Scheme. Conrad was selected by Who’s Who Legal 2007/08, the Official Research Partner of the International Bar Association, as one of Singapore’s leading lawyers under the management, labour & employment segment (see attached). He was also appointed by the Acting Minister for Manpower as a member of the Appeal Board of the Commission for Foreign Manpower on 19 February 2013 for a term of 2 years. Conrad actively volunteers in the social service sector.
July 22, 2013

New Banking and Finance Partner joins RHTLaw Taylor Wessing

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing is pleased to announce the addition of Mr Gerard Ng as a Partner in our Banking and Finance Practice with effect from 15 July 2013. Gerard is qualified to practise in Singapore, England and Wales. His areas of practice include banking, finance, general corporate, and mergers and acquisitions. He was previously with an international law firm practising corporate, banking and finance law, where he acted for financial institutions and listed companies on a wide range of transactions such as acquisition financing, mergers and acquisitions, and restructurings.
July 12, 2013

Private Client Seminar at the Amara Sanctuary

Last Friday, 5 July 2013 saw 60 private wealth bankers gather at the Amara Sanctuary Resort at Sentosa. The topic of the seminar was “Family Disputes: Prevention and Resolution.” Attendees had the opportunity to listen to a group of experts speak about  key topics such as – Strategies to Minimise the Risk of Disputes, Stress-testing Family Wealth Holding Structures, Preserving Confidential Information, Resolving Disputes and The Use of Proceedings to Divide up Family Assets. Head of Private Wealth at RHTLaw Taylor Wessing, Mr Tan Choon Leng, kicked off the morning with a welcome address. This was followed by presentations from Mr Ryan Myint, Ms Tan Siew Kim and our Taylor Wessing guest speakers, Mr Andrew Goodman and Ms Kirstie McGuigan. Participants had the opportunity to speak to the presenters and network over a three course lunch. According to a senior banker from a foreign bank, “The seminar was pitched at the right level. I took away many lessons today and of course it is always good to meet your fellow colleagues in the industry. Kudos to RHTLaw Taylor Wessing for organising such a wonderful seminar.”
July 11, 2013

New Corporate Partner joins RHTLaw Taylor Wessing

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing is pleased to announce the addition of Mr Nizam Ismail as a Partner in our Corporate and Securities Practice with effect from 1 July 2013. Nizam also spearheads RHT Compliance Solutions, a dedicated financial services compliance consultancy/solutions provider. He brings with him 20 years of experience and expertise in financial services regulatory compliance and litigation. Previously Nizam was Executive Director and Head of Compliance for Southeast Asia in Morgan Stanley Singapore. Nizam was also formerly Senior Vice President and Head of Compliance for Southeast Asia at Lehman Brothers Singapore, Executive Director (Legal and Compliance) in Nomura Singapore and Senior Legal Counsel of Citigroup (Corporate and Investment Bank). Prior to these appointments,  Nizam was Director/Division Head (Market Conduct Policy Division) of Monetary Authority of Singapore where he worked on capital markets reform, including the enactment of the Securities and Futures Act and the Financial Advisers Act.