RHTLaw Taylor Wessing Head of Private Wealth Practice Tan Choon Leng was featured in The Edge Singapore article titled “Spotlight on Shadowy Money”.
The article discussed about the Panama Papers leak which involved many country leaders and well known celebrities. It also highlighted the current trend of corruption, money laundering, tax evasion and offshore tax havens. Such cases have garnered a strong public interest and have made many headlines in the media.
Choon Leng gave his opinion on how to overcome and manage the risks involved in investments made with offshore companies. He commented that, “For some transactions, good planning can make the difference between a profitable and non-profitable investment.”
The full article dated Monday 2 May 2016, can be found in The Edge Singapore.
RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s Partners Vernon Voon and Patrick Dahm will be speaking at a Breakfast Briefing organised by the Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (SGC) titled 'Legal Action and Enforcement in Singapore for Debt Recovery Claims' on 24 May 2016 at Orchard Hotel. The SGC is one of the largest National Business Chambers of Europe in Singapore.
This briefing will cover issues regarding the legal enforcement regime in Singapore to recover debts and what you can do to protect yourself from recalcitrant debtors. Given today’s slowing global economic conditions and political uncertainties, companies need to keep abreast of their cashflow situation and know what systems there are to put in place to recover their account receivables.
To find out more about the event and to register, please click here.
RHTLaw Taylor Wessing Litigation & Dispute Resolution Partner Vernon Voon and Corporate Legal Manager Ian Li were featured in a World Golf article titled “Addressing legal issues at Business Management Institute Course”.
The article highlighted the Firm’s participation in an educational event organised by the Asian Golf Industry Federation titled “BMI Asia Pacific”. Held in conjunction with Club Managers Association of America (CMAA), the event focused on various management competency areas defined by the CMAA's Certification and Club Management Institute Committees that are required in club managers across the Asian region.
Both Vernon and Ian addressed legal issues that club managers needed to know such as the Tripartite Alliance on Fair Employment Practices, sexual harassment and workplace bullying, and legal employment matters in China.
Other notable speakers included Jeffrey Kreafle, General Manager of America’s Congressional Country Club and Dr Larry Ross PHD, Professor of Florida Southern University.
The full article dated Monday, 4 April 2016 can be found on www.worldgolf.com.