April 26, 2012

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing congratulates RHT Capital on her appointment as sponsor for China Yongsheng Limited

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing congratulates RHT Capital on her appointment as the Sponsor for China Yongsheng Limited with effect from 26 April 2012. China Yongsheng Limited and its group of Companies is primarily engaged in the production and supply of concrete and related products in addition to quarrying and processing of rocks used for construction.
April 23, 2012

Partner appointed as Registered Professional on Catalist board

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing congratulates Corporate and Securities Partner Ms Amanda Chen on her appointment as a Registered Professional on Catalist, the sponsor-supervised board of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited. She joins the team of Registered Professionals in RHT Capital, which is wholly owned by RHTLaw Taylor Wessing. RHT Capital has also recently grown its outfit by bringing in three compliance officers, namely Leong Chuo Ming, Wong Yong Fei and Chu Leng Hock. Please click here for more information on the team in RHT Capital.
April 17, 2012

Impact of upcoming Personal Data Protection Bill on businesses

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s Managing Partner Tan Chong Huat shared his views in this week’s topic in the Business Times’ weekly column, Views from the Top. In response to the queries as to what positives can businesses take from the upcoming Personal Data Protection Bill and other initiatives to protect consumer data and privacy, and how it will impact companies' use of social media and other online/mobile strategies, he is quoted saying: “The proposed Personal Data Protection Bill gives businesses a certain level of certainty and clarity on how to manage the collection and use of personal data. In balancing the need to protect privacy of individuals against the use of personal data for legitimate purposes, it is laudable that the government has set out guidelines on the collection and use of personal data, having taken into account the views and concerns of the public. The proposed Do-Not-Call Registry, in particular, is a novel concept in Singapore that will require parties to revise their marketing strategies accordingly.” The Firm’s Data Protection Practice Group is led by Intellectual Property & Technology Partner, Mr Wun Rizwi.
April 2, 2012

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s China Practice Bulletin Issue No. 02

In Issue 2 of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s China Practice Bulletin, our China Practice team shared key insights on the “New Foreign Investment Industrial Guidance Catalogue” (New Catalogue), which has taken effect from January 30, 2012. The New Catalogue released recently replaces the 2007 version. A summary of the key amendments and adjustments introduced in the New Catalogue can be found in the bilingual bulletin. Please click on the link below to view it: China Practice Bulletin Issue No. 2 As part of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s value added services, our China Practice team will be sharing key legal insights about China through the quarterly bulletin. To subscribe, please send an email to newsletters@rhtlawtaylorwessing.com.