July 25, 2014

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s Practice Areas Recognised by Asia Law Profiles 2014

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP, a leading law firm in Singapore was recognised by Asia Law Profiles for having highly recommended practice areas. The practice areas recognised were: Banking & Finance Capital Markets Corporate/M&A Dispute Resolution IT, Telco & Media In addition, Managing Partner Tan Chong Huat, Senior Partner Subhas Anandan and Partners Jonathan Kok, Ch’ng Li-Ling and Wun Rizwi were recognised as leading lawyers in their area of practice. Client quotes include: The firm has good domain knowledge in the fields of corporate finance, capital markets, corporate secretarial work and intellectual property work, which are the main areas we engage the firm for, Ch’ng Li-Ling is “very responsive” and “provides timely service notwithstanding her busy schedule,” The firm congratulates RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP and the recognised partners for this achievement.
July 16, 2014

Xyec Holdings Co. Ltd. Praises RHTLaw Taylor Wessing and RHT Corporate Advisory Pte Ltd for the Successful Conclusion of the First Dual AGM in Tokyo and Singapore

Xyec Holdings Co. Ltd.’s first Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) after its listing in Singapore was successfully held in Tokyo and Singapore concurrently on 27 June 2014. According to Mr. Manabu Kobayashi, Executive Chairman, President, CEO and Representative Director of Xyec Holdings Co. Ltd, “The success of the concurrent AGM in both countries would not have been made possible without the support of our legal adviser RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP and our corporate secretarial service provider RHT Corporate Advisory Pte. Ltd. The RHT teams worked tirelessly with us on addressing legal, technical, and logistical issues in the period leading up to the AGM. As RHT’s video conference facility was to be used for the concurrent AGM, we had multiple testing sessions with RHT so as to ensure that the shareholders in Tokyo was able to clearly see, hear and understand (through translation aids) the conduct of the meeting in Singapore. All these would not have been made possible with the help and assistance from the teams at RHT.” Ch’ng Li-Ling, Partner and Deputy Head, Capital Markets, RHTLaw Taylor Wessing comments, “We thank Mr Kobayashi for his compliments. Here at RHTLaw Taylor Wessing and RHT Corporate Advisory, we strive to deliver intelligent and innovative legal and business solutions for our clients.  We are driven to help our clients succeed. This translates to finding solutions to all kinds of issues. We shall continue to work closely with our clients, to anticipate their needs and to help them succeed by thinking innovatively about their business issues.” J Prakash, Chief Operating Officer, RHTLaw Taylor Wessing and RHT Group of Companies comments, “We are delighted to have been able to deliver a successful Annual General Meeting in two different locations. The is testament to the creativity of the team and their constant desire to innovate for clients. The team at RHT Corporate Advisory will continue to delight their clients at every opportunity with business solutions that are both practical and innovative. Congratulations to Xyec Holdings Co. Ltd on their first Annual General Meeting!”
July 2, 2014

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing announces the addition of Mr Arvin Lee

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing is pleased to announce the addition of Mr Arvin Lee as a Partner and Head (China-Related Disputes) in our Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice with effect from 27 June 2014. Arvin’s international dispute resolution experience was given a strong institutional foundation through earlier roles as Deputy Head (China) and Counsel at the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (the “SIAC”), and consultant Manager for Law and Policy at the Dubai International Financial Centre (“DIFC”) Courts. Arvin has acted in international commercial arbitrations under ICC, CIETAC and SIAC Rules. He is also regularly invited by arbitral centres, General Counsel forums, and commercial dispute resolution publications to chair, present and publish on strategic and tactical aspects of arbitration procedural rules involving Chinese parties.  Arvin also has Chinese deals experience that gives his dispute resolution work commercial sensitivity. Recent experience includes advising on Singapore law aspects of suite of definitive agreements in a USD 50 million Chinese private equity investment in Indonesia’s largest ferro-nickel project to date, which he was instructed on.
June 27, 2014

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing is Ranked as a 2014 Employer of Choice in Singapore according to ALB

Leading Singapore law firm RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP was ranked as a 2014 Employer of Choice in Singapore by the Asian Legal Business (ALB). The ALB Employer of Choice Rankings were compiled taking into account responses from thousands of law firm employees across Asia, ranging from managing partners to support staff. The report highlights RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s “excellent working conditions surrounded by great people who are willing to teach and impart their expertise”.  The report adds that the firm also promotes a work-life balance. Tan Chong Huat, Managing Partner, RHTLaw Taylor Wessing comments, “We are delighted with this recognition. As a people centric firm, we put a lot of emphasis on our people’s professional and personal development. We go beyond just an ‘open-door’ policy but are constantly pushing towards a culture of open-mindedness. Our partners know that they have responsibility to guide, nurture and impart their expertise.  More importantly, we also listen and pay close attention to what our staff tell us. This recognition is for everyone associated with the firm.”