May 28, 2013

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing celebrates 2nd Anniversary

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing, the leading local international law firm celebrated its 2nd anniversary today in Singapore.  Tan Chong Huat, Managing Partner for RHTLaw Taylor Wessing, speaking at a celebration event attended by many of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s staff in Singapore said, “This is a significant milestone for the firm. Over this time we have seen the firm grow into one that offers a full suite of legal services to our clients. Our talent pool has grown as well from about 50 lawyers to 70 lawyers over the last 20 months with many talented legal practioners opting to join the firm.” RHTLaw Taylor Wessing was established on 28 May 2011 as a limited liability partnership in Singapore. On 16 March 2012, the firm joined the Taylor Wessing Group as a member firm. This development means that the firm is now able to offer clients access to a network of over 900 legal professionals across 22 offices in Asia, the Middle East and Europe. RHTLaw Taylor Wessing is also the exclusive Singapore member of The Interlex Group, a global network of leading law firms. Tan Chong Huat added, “These are exciting times for the firm. Our clients can expect intelligent and innovative legal and business solutions from a team that has the pulse of Asia, with expertise of an international law firm. We look forward to the continued support of our clients and staff!”
April 19, 2013

Finalist for ALB’s CSR Law Firm of the Year Award

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP has been nominated for the Corporate Citizen / CSR Law Firm of the Year Award at the upcoming ALB SE Asia Law Awards 2013. The ALB SE Asia Law Awards 2013 recognise the excellence and outstanding achievements of SE Asia's leading law firms and in-house legal teams as well as the top deals and dealmakers of 2012. Winners will be announced at the gala dinner on 17 May 2013 at the Shangri-la Hotel, Singapore.
April 17, 2013

Finalist for ALB’s Managing Partner of the Year Award

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s Managing Partner, Mr Tan Chong Huat, has been nominated for the Managing Partner of the Year Award at the upcoming ALB SE Asia Law Awards 2013. The ALB SE Asia Law Awards 2013 recognise the excellence and outstanding achievements of SE Asia's leading law firms and in-house legal teams as well as the top deals and dealmakers of 2012. Winners will be announced at the gala dinner on 17 May 2013 at the Shangri-la Hotel, Singapore.
April 9, 2013

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing congratulates RHT Corporate Advisory on securing retainer mandate for China Bearing (Singapore) Ltd.

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing congratulates RHT Corporate Advisory on its appointment as the corporate secretarial agent by China Bearing (Singapore) Ltd. ("China Bearing"), a Mainboard Listed Company with effect from 8 April 2013. Strategically located in Yinan County, Shandong Province of the People’s Republic of China (“PRC”), China Bearing specialises in the design, development, manufacture and sale of bearings under the “Yimeng” brand for use in automobiles, equipment and machinery for the PRC’s industrial, agricultural and automotive sectors. China Bearing has ISO/TS16949:2002 accreditation – an international certification for technical standards required by the European and US vehicle manufacturers. With a focus on high precision, high value-added tapered roller bearings, the Group designs and produces more than 200 different types of bearings to cater to the varied needs of our customers. China Bearing today owns two production facilities with 96,772 square metres in gross floor area and a combined annual production capacity of approximately 20.3 million sets of micro-sized, light and heavy bearings. Since its establishment in 1988, the Group has established stable and long-term working relationships with renowned manufacturers in China, including Shandong Shifeng (Group) Co., Ltd, Liaoning SG Axle Joint Stock Co., Ltd, Yantai Timken Co., Ltd, Shaanxi Hande Axle Co., Ltd and Zhucheng Yihe Axle Co., Ltd. To ensure the competitiveness of its products, the Group places strong emphasis on continual product research and development, and has developed more than 100 new and improved products for its customers since 2003. The Group’s “Yimeng” product brand name is an established, reputable brand in the PRC, known for its product performance, quality and reliability. To date, the Group has been conferred numerous awards and certifications including, Shandong Production and Research (Industrial Design) Governance Council’s Innovation Award in 2010, named as Shandong Industrial Design Centre in 2010; received a bronze award in the Shandong Province Industrial Design Grand Competition in 2011; Bearing Industry’s Star Enterprise award by the Shandong Province Bearing Association in 2011; National Bearing Industry’s Leading Enterprise award by the China Bearing Industry Association in 2011; Shandong Province Research (Industrial Design) Gold Award in 2011, and Shandong Machinery Science and Technology Progress Award in 2011. RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s Corporate and Securities Partner, Mr Chew Kok Liang and RHT Corporate Advisory's Associate Director, Ms Shirley Tan are the named Company Secretaries for China Bearing.