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.
November 4, 2011

RHT Law Managing Partner spoke at SIAS Corporate Governance Week Workshop

As part of RHT Law's commitment to excellence in corporate governance, the firm's Managing Partner, Mr Tan Chong Huat, contributed his views as a panellist in a corporate governance workshop held on 25th October 2011, at Marina Mandarin Singapore. The workshop was one of many workshops organised by the Securities Investors Association Singapore (SIAS) as part of the 2011 Corporate Governance Week, and focused on board matters such as the indicators of board performance, changes in the Companies Act/ Code of Corporate Governance and Key Priorities for 2011. The panel discussion covered key issues such as board practices, succession, diversity, risk management, and matters relating to corporate governance. The other panel members include Mr David Chew, Executive Director of Deloitte & Touche Risk Consulting, Mr Chong Yoon Chou, Investment Director of Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Limited, and Mr Shariq Barmaky, Partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP.
November 2, 2011

Proposed changes to the Code of Corporate Governance and Companies Act

RHT Law presented in a series of seminars organised by KPMG Board Advisory Services on the "Proposed changes to the Singapore Code of Corporate Governance and Companies Act". Held over 3 sessions in October, RHT Law's session covered the proposed changes, and the implications and practical considerations organisations may face when the changes come into effect. Attendees at the event include C-level, directors and senior management, as well as Board members of listed companies. Managing Partner Tan Chong Huat, and Corporate and Securities Partners Ch'ng Li-Ling and Billy Lau represented RHT Law at the seminars.
November 1, 2011

RHT Law congratulates RHT Corporate Advisory Pte. Ltd. on securing retainer mandate for Duty Free International Limited

RHT Law congratulates RHT Corporate Advisory Pte. Ltd. on securing listed company Duty Free International Limited ("DFI") to engage their corporate secretarial services. DFI (formerly known as Esmart Holdings Limited) is the largest local duty-free trading group in Malaysia with strategic presence at all leading entry and exit points in Peninsular Malaysia. DFI's core business is in the trading of duty-free merchandise and hospitality services which are marketed under the well-known brand name, 'Zon' in Peninsular Malaysia. As part of the Group's hospitality business, DFI owns the Zon Johor Bahru Duty Free Complex. The Group manages the shopping mall (the Zon Mall) and hotel (the Zon Regency Hotel by the Sea), and operates the international ferry terminal (Johor Bahru International Ferry Terminal) located within the duty-free zone. In addition, DFI also owns an 18-hole golf club (Black Forest Golf And Country Club) located at Bukit Kayu Hitam, Kedah, near the Malaysia-Thailand border. RHT Law's Corporate & Securities Partner, Lawrence Wong and RHT Corporate Advisory Manager, Shirley Tan are the named Company Secretaries for DFI.