Corporate and Commercial Practice

The Firm offers an extensive range of corporate advisory services with the depth of its practice built on the strength, expertise and experience of its lawyers. The Firm’s clients benefit from prompt, efficient and quality legal services aimed at their practical, business needs.

The experience of the Firm’s Corporate and Commercial Practice includes:

  • Agency & Distributorship
  • Anti-Competition
  • Banking
  • Building & Construction
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate Compliance & Governance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Corporate Secretarial Practice
  • Employment
  • Equipment Leasing & Hire Purchase
  • Franchising
  • Funds
  • Immigration
  • Insolvency Insurance
  • Licensing
  • Manufacturing
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Sales and Purchases
  • Sale and/or Supply of Goods and Services
  • Technology and Media Contracts
  • Tax

The Firm’s clients include various foreign and domestic entities from a wide range of fields, amongst which are multinational corporations and government bodies. They also include leading Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX) and foreign exchange-listed corporations, financial institutions and multinational corporations with strong household brand names, complementing the Firm’s well established IP Practice.

Leveraging on the international platform offered by the Firm’s membership with the MultiLaw global network, the Firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Practice largely involves cross-border transactions, drawing participation or support from esteemed, international law firms all across the globe.  The Capital Markets Practice provides timely advice to SGX-listed companies on their disclosure obligations under the SGX-ST Listing Manual and assists with preparation of shareholders circulars for various major corporate actions. The Private Equity & Venture Capital Practice is also actively engaged in all aspects of private equity and venture capital fund transactions, including initial fund establishment, transaction structuring, regulatory advice and exit strategies. The Tax Practice Group also complements the above Corporate & Commercial Practices by providing practical and optimal solutions for various tax issues arising from underlying transactions such as joint ventures, bond/debt financing, asset or share acquisitions, corporate amalgamations, restructurings and securitisation transactions.  The Firm assists its clients with making submissions to the Singapore tax authorities and the Singapore Ministry of Finance, and also with the application for tax incentives from relevant governmental bodies.

Members of the Firm’s Corporate and Commercial Practice work closely with well-known venture capitalists, private equity funds, angel investors and start-up funds.  They regularly advise international MNCs, especially those with regional headquarters in Singapore, on employment and immigration issues, data protection, corporate governance and other regulatory and licensing requirements in Singapore, and is well supported by the Firm’s very experienced and efficient Corporate Secretarial arm.