October 2, 2014

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing Congratulates the RHT Group of Companies on the establishment of RHT ARC Comms & Relations

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing congratulates the RHT Group of Companies on the establishment of RHT ARC Comms & Relations, the Group’s newest division dedicated to providing public relations consulting services to clients in Singapore and the ASEAN+ region. RHT Comms & Relations focuses on core practice areas, namely public relations consulting, investor relations consulting, reputation management, brand development, media relations, media training, crisis issues management and digital communications solutions. The establishment of RHT Comms & Relations comes following the Group’s acquisition of Archipelago Marketing & Communications Pte Ltd (“Archipelago Communications”), a Singapore-based boutique public relations consultancy with experience in core economic sectors including financial services, infrastructure, logistics, oil and gas, shipping and technology. RHT Comms & Relations Director Mr Tan Chong Huat said, “The establishment of RHT Comms & Relations serves as an opportunity for the RHT Group of Companies to further strengthen its inter-disciplinary consulting abilities. As clients have come to expect greater integration in professional consulting services, we see enormous potential for RHT Comms & Relations to provide value-add services to clients in conjunction with our Group’s existing strength in matters related to law, compliance, corporate advisory, technology and risk management.”
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.