November 16, 2011

RHT Law Partner recognised by Euromoney as world’s leading real estate lawyer

Ms Amita Dutt, Partner and co-head of RHT Law’s Finance and Real Estate Practice has been nominated by in-house counsel and professional peers as one of the outstanding practitioners in Euromoney’s 9th edition of the Guide to the World's Leading Real Estate Lawyers, to be published in December 2011.   To qualify as an outstanding practitioner, each individual must meet a strict threshold of nominations from his or her peers after analysis and screening for firm, formal network, group or alliance bias. The research involved a survey over 3,000 questionnaires to senior in-house counsel, partners at pre-eminent law firms, and other specialists in over 60 jurisdictions, as well as interviews with a select group of specialists in leading commercial centres worldwide.   This is the latest addition to her list of accolades, which include recognition as one of the top Real Estate lawyers by the International Bar Association in the 2008 edition of Who's Who Legal-Singapore and by AsiaLaw as a Leading Lawyer in Banking and Real Estate in 2010. This is also her second consecutive nomination as an outstanding practitioner in her field in the Guide to the World's Leading Real Estate Lawyers. RHT Law congratulates and supports Amita on her pursuit of excellence in this field.
November 11, 2011

RHT Law to share insights at talk for Chinese enterprises

RHT Law’s Corporate & Securities Partner, Mr Lawrence Wong, will be delivering a talk in Chinese at the Chinese Enterprise Management Seminar (中资企业管理交流研讨会) on 15 November 2011, on the Proposed Changes to Companies Act and the amendments to the SGX Listing Manual. Organised by the China Enterprises Association (Singapore), Lawrence will join representatives from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, who will cover topics on financing, tax risk management, and enhancing competitiveness through restructuring of the supply chain for Chinese enterprises. Lawrence has acted as the leading partner in numerous initial public offerings, secondary fund raising and merger and acquisitions exercises and was recognised as a 'Leading Lawyer' in IFLR 1000’s 2011 rankings. He is a director of several public listed companies and is also a registered professional with RHT Capital Pte. Ltd., an approved continuing sponsor on Catalist, the sponsor-supervised board of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited.
November 9, 2011

SIArb celebrates 30th anniversary

RHT Law congratulates the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (SIArb) on its 30th anniversary. In celebration of this special occasion, RHT Law is proud to be one of three Platinum Sponsors for the anniversary dinner held on 18 November 2011 at the Pan Pacific Hotel. Judge of Appeal Justice V. K. Rajah will grace the event as their Guest of Honour. Since its inception in 1981, SIArb has played a pivotal role in the professional development of arbitration in Singapore, and the region. RHT Law's International and Domestic Arbitration Practice Area is actively involved in international and domestic arbitration as arbitrators or counsels, in cases involving multi-million dollar claims from parties which are multinational companies from Asia, Europe and the United States of America. Our lawyers have been involved in many international arbitration cases as the presiding arbitrator, co-arbitrator, sole arbitrator or counsel in Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), and ad hoc arbitration.
November 8, 2011

RHT Law to give talk on copyright and geographical indications law to TCM physicians

RHT Law's Intellectual Property & Technology Partner, Mr Ung Gim Sei, will be speaking on 'Copyright and Geographical Indications Laws' at Zhong Hwa Hospital in Toa Payoh on 2 January 2012. Mr Ung is an experienced journalist with about 27 years in the Media industry under his belt. He will be addressing a group of Chinese physicians who are lecturers of the Singapore College of Traditional Chinese Medicine.