October 1, 2014

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing Sponsors Islamic Financial Services Conference 2014 in Singapore

The Islamic Financial Services Conference in 2014 brought together more than 300 practitioners and promoters of Islamic banking and financial services from Singapore and Malaysia. They  participated in a lively discussion on the future of the sector. Themed “Revitalising the Islamic Finance Landscape” the conference brought together speakers who are eminent thought leaders from the region. Partner Nizam Ismail participated in a panel discussion entitled “Singapore Islamic Finance Regulation & Direction: Analysis, Critique and Recommendations”.
September 30, 2014

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s Senior Partner Subhas Anandan stars in The Best I Could – Season 2

Inspired by his best-selling book, ‘The Best I Could’ by Senior Partner Subhas Anandan, this series is a dramatization of the high profile criminal cases he handled. While many of us may have read about his cases, this series aims to personalize the story telling angle. In Season 2, Senior Partner Subhas Anandan will appear as himself and share his well known cases to give the viewer a better understanding of how he deals with his clients. Criminals will also be interviewed on camera to share their motivation for committing their crimes. Through these insights, you will gain a better understanding of the criminal mind and gather insights about Singapore’s judicial system. Tune in every Monday on Media Corp Channel 5 at 10pm. To view previous clips, please visit http://entertainment.xin.msn.com/en/tv/channel-5/
September 30, 2014

SIIC Environment Holdings transaction featured in Lawyer Monthly

Lawyer Monthly magazine in its September edition featured a transaction led by RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s Partner Ch’ng Li-Ling. The SIIC Environment Holdings transaction saw the company entering into a placement agreement with global investment banking firm, Jefferies Singapore Limited and Credit Suisse (Singapore) Limited. The Joint Placement Agents have agreed on a placement of up to 1,000,000,000 ordinary shares at the placement price of S$0.158 per Placement share. To view the complete article, please visit page 75 of this link: http://headley.co.uk/headturner/LM0914
September 26, 2014

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing is pleased to announce the addition of Lee Bagshaw as a Partner (Foreign Lawyer) in our Corporate Practice

Lee Bagshaw is a Partner in the Corporate Technology practice group in Singapore and has considerable experience in advising businesses in the technology sector at various stages of the corporate life cycle, both in Singapore and across Asia, including venture capital financing, inward investment across the ASEAN+ jurisdictions and cross border M&A. Lee advises international venture capital funds together with technology companies from early stage to listed entities, originating from across Asia, Europe and the US. Lee’s experience in Asia advising technology businesses includes: advising both investors and companies on all aspects of venture capital financing, ranging from initial investments, subsequent funding rounds and convertible debt investments; managing complex legal and regulatory issues relating to setting up operations or transacting in unfamiliar jurisdictions across Asia; advising technology companies across Asia on acquisitions or disposals and joint ventures with international counterparties; providing added value on M&A and other transactions, coordinating input from dedicated specialists experienced in advising technology businesses; assisting US and European technology businesses on inward investment into various territories across Asia, coordinating advice through the firm’s dedicated ASEAN+ platform.