Banking, Finance and Corporate

The firm has advised on various forms of corporate, project and trade financing as well as loan syndication. Our services include the drafting of loan and security documents and rendering legal opinions on a range of banking and financing issues.

The firm acts for banks, financial institutions and borrowers in mortgage finance and other securities-related transactions. We also provide services relating to cross border transactions, documentary credits and international trade.

In the areas of securities and corporate finance, the practice has been involved in public flotations on the local bourse, private placements of shares and other security instruments.

We have a Corporate Practice advising both individuals and corporations from various industries in the use of different corporate vehicles to optimise the needs of both our local and foreign clients. In the area of general company law, we offer advice on corporate governance, directors' duties, responsibilities and liabilities, shareholders' rights (working with the Litigation Practice Group) as well as regulatory compliance with local business legislation and the requirements of the Singapore Exchange.

We provide registered office, corporate and secretarial services for both private and listed companies. In addition, we provide advice on other commercial areas such as joint venture arrangements, distribution agreements, corporate mergers and restructuring, public offerings, share and business acquisitions.

We also have an insolvency practice that has acted for liquidators in one of the world's largest corporate insolvencies. The Corporate Practice (liaising jointly with the Litigation Practice Group) has also advised Scheme Administrators and Judicial Managers in various corporate recovery regimes.

The practice also advises on various aspects of employment law issues ranging from incentive programmes such as employee share option schemes to executive service agreements. In contentious employment issues, we work together with the Litigation Practice Group to advise in respect of issues such as restraint of trade and protective covenants.

Our firm also gives advice on immigration law issues.

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