Corporate & Commercial

Our general corporate and commercial team undertakes and provides a wide spectrum of fundamental legal services which every business needs including corporate secretarial services, regulatory advice and compliance, corporate governance, general legal consultancy, contract drafting and review, employment and labour law assistance, immigration and tax advice. 

Mergers and Acquisitions

Our experienced corporate lawyers advise on a broad range of domestic and cross- border investment transactions including joint ventures, mergers, divestments and acquisitions of businesses and assets, amalgamations, private equity investments, leverage buyouts, divestments, hive offs and spin offs, privatizations, schemes of reconstruction, capital restructuring and corporate reorganizations.

We have a wealth of experience to provide creative solutions to the regulatory and tax law problems inherent in today’s corporate transactions. Our law corporation delivers resourceful deal structures, planning, designing and implementing strategies for both acquirers and potential acquisition targets in domestic and cross-border transactions.

Our expertise extends to:

  • Advising on company group and share capital structures to meet clients’ objectives
  • Transaction structures and financing issues
  • Stamp duties and tax implications of transactions
  • Drafting transactional documents
  • Assisting in due diligence
  • Corporate governance issues
  • Ongoing regulatory compliance
  • Regulatory matters concerning the establishment of special purpose vehicles in Singapore
  • Incorporation and corporate secretarial services
  • Takeovers and Reverse Takeovers

Where acquisitions involve listed companies, we also advise on takeovers and reverse-takeovers including preparation of the documents thereof./p>

Our expertise extends to:

  • Advising on The Singapore Code on Take¬overs and Mergers and regulatory compliances thereof
  • Transaction structures and financing issues
  • Drafting transactional documents
  • Assisting in due diligence
  • Corporate governance issues

Share Options

We advise companies on the law, mechanics and legal requirements of various share allocation and share option schemes including the design and implementation of dedicated employee share option schemes.

Corporate Affairs

We take care of all of our clients’ corporate affairs from inception, ensuring statutory and regulatory compliance with applicable legislations in Singapore including the Singapore Companies Act as well as notices and other requirements imposed by the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) and licensing requirements under the Banking Act, the Securities and Futures Act and their Subsidiary Regulations. In addition to the areas covered above, on an ongoing basis, we handle corporate re-organisations and restructuring plans of our corporate clients including drafting and negotiating transactional documents.

As part of a comprehensive suite of legal services to our clients, we support our clients on their intellectual property matters which include trademark registration applications.