RHTLaw Taylor Wessing is pleased to announce the promotion of Ms Suleen Ding as a Partner in our Corporate Practice with effect from 1 April 2015. Suleen specialises in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and foreign direct investments across the ASEAN region. She has assisted clients in putting together various legal documentation such as investment agreements, subscription agreements, shareholders’ agreements, joint venture agreements and sale and purchase agreements. Suleen has also led legal due diligence teams and coordinated cross-border transactions with professional advisors located in other jurisdictions.
RHTLaw Taylor Wessing is pleased to announce the addition of Mr Chong Eng Wee as a Partner in our Capital Markets and Corporate Practice with effect from 1 July 2015.
Eng Wee is a corporate practitioner whose areas of practice include corporate and securities laws, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, corporate restructuring, joint ventures, corporate and commercial contracts, regulatory compliance, corporate governance advisory and corporate secretarial work.
Prior to joining RHTLaw Taylor Wessing, Eng Wee practised at a leading joint law venture firm and a leading local law firm in Singapore and worked as in-house legal counsel at several major companies listed on the main board of Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited. Eng Wee was also the Representative for the Shanghai Representative Office of the joint law venture and possesses a good working knowledge of foreign investment laws in China. Eng Wee was also the joint Company Secretary for 3 main board listed companies.
Lawyer Awards for its work in securing planning permission for Brentford FC's new stadium.
Taylor Wessing has worked with Brentford FC to secure planning permission on a new 20,000 seater stadium for the club, the first new stadium to be built in London for ten years. This was the first time that the Social Value Act had been used in a planning context, demonstrating the contribution that the stadium would bring to the local community.
The Lawyer Awards, hosted by the publication of the same name, celebrate excellence across the legal industry. Now in their 21st year, the awards are judged by an expert panel which looks to reward firms and companies which have demonstrated excellence and set themselves apart from the rest of the legal industry.
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RHT Holdings is planning a listing on the Catalist board in the first half of 2016.
In an interview with The Straits Times, RHT Holdings CEO Jayaprakash Jagateesan spoke about the company’s plans to expand regionally and reiterated the broad range of services that is on offer. ASEAN Plus Group and the new city studio were also featured in the interview. Prakash touched on the importance of Corporate Social Responsibility in the DNA of the organisation and highlighted the amount raised at the inaugural RHT Rajan Menon Foundation Charity Golf event last Friday.
He commented, “Right now there are actually no competitors who can match the broad range of services we offer. We want to grow the business and take it regional. We have already started rolling out a plan for regional expansion.”
RHT Holdings consists of RHT Academy, RHT i-Assets, RHT Compliance Solutions, RHT Corporate Advisory, RHT Capital and RHT Management Services.
The full article can be read on the 28 May 2015 edition of The Straits Times.