MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
Our M&A team has been involved in cross border M&A transactions, acting for MNCs, listed companies, private equity and venture capital funds, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and start-ups, in selling or acquiring businesses, and making investments.
We also advise and assist our MNC clients in corporate reorganisations, amalgamations, and redomiciliation of corporate entities into Singapore.
COMMERCIAL, FUNDS & REGULATORY
We advise clients on joint ventures, distributorship agreements, franchise agreements, commercial/industrial leases, fund management agreements, private placement memorandums, and advise on corporate governance and compliance and regulatory issues relating to the Securities and Futures Act, Financial Advisers Act, Personal Data Protection Act, Moneylenders Act and Charities Act, amongst other legislation.
We regularly prepare or review employment contracts, employment share award or stock option plans, advise on statutory employment benefits, termination, dismissal and retrenchment issues.
TAX & TRUST
We advise on interpretation of double tax treaties, GST implications, tax incentives (including Section 13R or 13X fund tax exemption schemes), apply for advance tax rulings, stamp duty reliefs pursuant to reorganisations or amalgamations, and assist high net worth individuals and licensed trustee companies with review of trust deeds and constitutions of private trust companies.