January 27, 2012

RHT Law’s China Practice Bulletin Issue No. 01

In Issue 1 of RHT Law’s China Practice Bulletin, our China Practice team shared key insights on the changes in the legal and regulatory environment in China regarding “Foreign direct investment in China using offshore Renminbi" and “Administration measures on registration of debt-for-equity conversion”. The newsletter is available in both English and Chinese.   Please click the link below to view it: http://www.rhtlawllp.com/images/edm/ChinaPracticeBulletin_170112_v2.pdf   As part of RHT Law’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@rhtlawllp.com.
January 16, 2012

RHT Law congratulates RHT Capital on her appointment as sponsor for Asian Micro Holdings Limited

RHT Law congratulates RHT Capital on her appointment as the Sponsor for Asian Micro Holdings Limited with effect from 14 January 2012. Asian Micro Holdings Limited is a Catalist listed company and is in the electronics and manufacturing industry. They provide compressed natural gas supply related products and services and are engaged in the recycling and precision cleaning of packaging trays and media/disk cassettes used in the hard drive and semi-conductor industries.
January 10, 2012

Former Court of Appeal and High Court Judge joins RHT Law

RHT Law warmly welcomes former Court of Appeal and High Court Judge Mr LP Thean, who joined the firm as a Senior Consultant on 3rd January 2012. Mr LP Thean’s appointment with RHT Law was featured as one of the key moves at the start of the year in The Straits Times published on 5 Jan 2012. Mr LP Thean has extensive legal and judicial experience. He was in legal practice in Kuala Lumpur from July 1958 to November 1964 and in Singapore from November 1964 to January 1984. He was appointed as a Judge of the High Court of Singapore from 1984 to 1993 and as a Judge of Appeal in the Court of Appeal from 1993 till his retirement in February 2002. The judgments which he delivered as a Judge of the High Court and as a member of the Court of Appeal have been extensively reported in the Singapore Law Reports. Mr LP Thean is currently a member of the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority of Singapore, Chairman of the Public Accountants Oversight Committee, Chairman of the Competition Appeal Board, Chairman of the Market Surveillance and Compliance Panel of National Electricity Market of Singapore, and a Director of Singapore Deposit Insurance Corporation Limited. In the last 5 months, RHT Law has bolstered its strength with 4 veteran hires, namely Mr John Wang, Mr Sim Yong Chan and Ms Tan Siew Kim to the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice, and Mr Ung Gim Sei to the Intellectual Property and Technology Practice. The Firm currently has a total of 58 lawyers and legal professionals.
December 16, 2011

RHT Law congratulates RHT Corporate Advisory Pte. Ltd. on her appointment by Mercator Lines

RHT Law congratulates RHT Corporate Advisory Pte. Ltd. on her appointment as the corporate secretarial agent by Mercator Lines (Singapore) Limited, a Mainboard Listed Company as well as its group of 12 private entities with effect from 30 November 2011. Mercator Lines is a leading Indian-owned international dry bulk shipping company focused on India and other high growth markets, such as Indonesia and China. They have established a strong market presence in the transportation of coal into India having rapidly grown our young and modern fleet, with repeat business from reputable customers. Mercator Lines (Singapore) Ltd with its high standards of performance and strong corporate governance has been winning the Singapore Corporate Awards for three consecutive years in a row, inclusive of this year’s Best Investor Relations Award (Silver).  In June 2011, the Company was placed 18th in overall performance amongst listed shipping companies in the world by Marine Money Survey and they rank amongst the top 50 Singapore public listed companies according to the Governance and Transparency Index (GTI) jointly conducted by NUS and Business Times. The Company has also been presented with the prestigious "Global Entrepreneur of Year" 2010 from CNBC-TV18/ICICI Bank.