April 6, 2016

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing Partner Vernon Voon and Legal Manager Ian Li featured in World Golf article titled “Addressing legal issues at Business Management Institute Course”

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.
April 4, 2016

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing Partner Wun Rizwi featured in a Singapore Business Review article titled “Is there a need for new cyber security bill?”

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing Intellectual Property & Technology Partner Wun Rizwi was featured in the March edition of a Singapore Business Review article titled “Is there a need for new cyber security bill?”. The article highlights the Singapore government’s initiatives to pass a legislative cyber security bill which aims to strengthen the country’s information infrastructure from possible cyber-attacks designed to target governments, industries and individuals. To read the full article, please visit www.sbr.com.sg.
March 23, 2016

ASEAN Plus Group Firm Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners participating in an international conference titled “Partnering in Opening the Skies of East Asia, with Special Reference to the Position of Indonesia”

ASEAN Plus Group (APG) Firm Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners (HPRP) aviation team is participating in an international conference titled “Partnering in Opening the Skies of East Asia, with Special Reference to the Position of Indonesia”, held by the Indonesian Air Law Society. This event is in close collaboration with the International Institute of Air and Space Law (IIASL) of Leiden University and the Sarin Foundation. HPRP Partner Andre Rahadian, who is also Chairman of the Indonesian Air Law Society, will be leading this event. The conference will address issues regarding the ASEAN Open Skies, including competition under ASEAN Open Skies, the readiness of airports and meeting the challenges in aviation safety. Featuring distinguished experts across various institutions and countries, the conference will enrich your expertise and knowledge about the current situation related to the ASEAN Open Skies.  To register for the event, please click here.
March 16, 2016

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing congratulates Taylor Wessing UK on being ranked European Trade Mark Firm of the Year at the MIP Global Awards 2016

Taylor Wessing UK has won the award for European Trade Mark Firm of the Year at the 2016 Managing IP Global Awards, organised by Managing Intellectual Property (MIP), a leading global resource for IP news and analysis. Now in its eleventh year, the Managing IP Global Awards are the culmination of MIP’s five month-long World IP Survey – using market research, client feedback and in-depth interviews to pinpoint the firms, individuals and corporations excelling in IP across Asia-Pacific, Europe and Latin America. The Taylor Wessing IP team works with a number of high profile clients across a range of sectors including technology, fashion, retail and food and drink. This year, alongside winning Trade Mark Firm of the Year, Taylor Wessing was nominated for three other awards including UK Firm of the Year for Patent Litigation, European Patent Firm of the Year and European Copyright Firm of the Year. Olaf Gillert, head of the international Trade Marks team said: “We are delighted to have won this prestigious award and it is an honour to be recognised by experts who research the market so thoroughly. This award is a testament to the hard work of our IP group across all of our offices and illustrates our high-quality service and continued innovation.”