Capital Markets & Corporate Finance
Our team has been involved in some of Singapore’s and Asia’s most noteworthy IPOs, RTOs, VSAs and other post-listing corporate actions (such as secondary listings, placements and rights issues), and we have experience advising both issuers and issue managers. Indeed, some of our team even has continuing sponsorship experience, and we are well-placed to advise on pre-IPO matters, continuing listing requirements and corporate governance issues.
Corporate Commercial / Employment
As specialist corporate counsel, we advise on all aspects of a business’ lifecycle. From regulatory approvals to internal stakeholder management (such as employment matters), you can count on us for accurate and commercial advice. We have advised on all types of arrangements (such as outsourcing, licensing, franchising, management, technology, debt and security) and are due diligence experts.
Investment Funds & Global Mobility
We have assisted in the formation of numerous investment funds, and are able to advise on structuring, licensing and offerings of the same. In connection therewith, we have also assisted in permanent residency applications under Singapore’s Global Investor Programme.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Whether it is domestic or cross-border, private or public, we can do it all. We have led everything from share and asset/business acquisitions and disposals, hostile takeovers, mergers, schemes of arrangement, joint ventures, corporate reorganisations, capital restructuring to PE/VC investments.
Our Special Abilities
Board/Shareholder Fights & Crisis Management
Having been involved in so many deal negotiations, and board and shareholder fights, we are routinely called upon to manage difficult situations and assist with stakeholder management. Particularly, we are able to provide mediation services and facilitate commercially sensible resolutions.
All of our lawyers have experience and expertise with corporate secretarial work and matters. Accordingly, we can provide an integrated and end-to-end solution out of Icon Law beyond just legal work.
Data Protection & Privacy
We are well aware that data is now the world’s most valuable resource. Apart from auditing your external notices and internal policies, and ensuring regulatory compliance, we are able to advise on the management of the entire data lifecycle and provide training to data protection and privacy teams.
We are used to being on the cutting edge of developments, and recognise the potential of the new frontier, Web 3.0, and virtual assets as a legitimate asset class. Our lawyers are well-versed with regulation in the area and are on retainer for leaders in the space.