WongPartnership wins TMT Deal of the Year at Asia Legal Awards 2020 for its involvement in the Joint Venture Between IronNet Cybersecurity and Ensign InfoSecurity

29 Sep 2020

Singapore, 29 September 2020 – We are pleased to announce that WongPartnership has won the TMT Deal of the Year for our involvement in the joint venture between IronNet Cybersecurity and Ensign InfoSecurity at the recent Asia Legal Awards 2020.
 
WongPartnership advised Temasek Holdings, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, and Ensign Infosecurity, a cybersecurity joint venture between Temasek Holdings and StarHub Ltd, on Ensign’s joint venture with IronNet Cybersecurity and on various technology licensing and distribution agreements between Ensign and its technology partners, which include IronNet Cybersecurity and D’Crypt, in the establishment of its marquee client offering, the Cyber Analytics Centre for Excellence.
 
Since its establishment, Ensign has grown to be a major player in the cybersecurity market in Singapore and the region, and today has a good market share of the cybersecurity business in Singapore. The technology agreements our firm worked on were with strategic partners of Ensign and are instrumental in laying the foundations for key service offerings and initiatives for Ensign.
 
Our Managing Partner Ng Wai King; Head of Intellectual Property, Technology & Data Group Lam Chung Nian; and Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Partners Milton Toon and Lydia Ong led the Firm’s team in this deal.
 
As Asia’s most renowned ceremony for the legal elite, The Asia Legal Awards, hosted by The Asian Lawyer and Law.com, honour the best work in the region. Across their coverage of practice areas and disciplines, the most important transactions and cases with the most complex and outstanding legal work in Asia have been identified for these awards.

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About WongPartnership

Headquartered in Singapore, WongPartnership is an award-winning law firm and one of the largest in the country. With offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Yangon, as well as in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur and Manila, through member firms of WPG, a regional law network, we are a leading provider of legal services in ASEAN, China and the Middle East. Together, WPG offers the expertise of over 400 professionals to meet the needs of our clients throughout the region.

About WPG

As part of WongPartnership's 25th anniversary celebrations, the firm has launched WPG, a regional law network. WongPartnership brings together a group of five prominent law firms across seven countries in a collaboration to provide clients with legal services in ASEAN, China and the Middle East. The WPG law network comprises WongPartnership and its member firms Al Aidarous Advocates and Legal Consultants (Middle East), Foong & Partners (Malaysia), Makes & Partners (Indonesia) and ZGLaw (Philippines). Doing business together is not only better, it is now easier.

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