With the largest presence in China among Singapore law firms, our award-winning China Practice is a recognised market leader.
Our China Practice works closely with our other regional offices and practices to seamlessly support the legal needs of clients across jurisdictions. We have a strong track record advising our clients on their China-related fund-raising activities, investments, acquisitions and disposals.
On the dispute resolution front, in addition to providing support and assistance in lawsuits in the Chinese courts, our experienced dispute resolution practice also represents Chinese and foreign parties in international arbitrations at CIETAC, and advises China-based entities in international arbitrations conducted at major arbitration institutions such as the SIAC, HKIAC, AAA, LCIA and ICC.
Some significant matters the team has worked on include having acted for the following:
- Two Claimant entities in the Republic of Korea, in a Singapore-seated ICC arbitration proceedings commenced against three Respondents incorporated in the People's Republic of China, Cayman Islands and the Republic of Korea. This is a highly complex arbitration involving multiple parties, multiple contracts as well as issues of Korean law, Chinese law and Singapore law. The arbitration relates to a claim for approximately US$100 million for breaches of a software licensing agreement for a popular massively multiplayer online role-paying game.
- Sunpower Group Limited, a SGX-ST listed company in its issuance of US$70 million convertible bond due in 2022 with an initial conversion price of S$0.60 to Blue Starry Energy Limited and Glory Sky Vision Limited.
- Shanghai Textile Group Limited, as Singapore Counsel, in its proposed restructuring of its 35% shares in SIIC International Trade Singapore Pte Ltd with SIIC International Trade Group at a price of RMB9 million.
- Juewei Food Limited, as Singapore Counsel, a PRC listed company in its issuance of RMB1 billion convertible bond.
- A subsidiary of Keppel Land China in its disposal of a 51% shareholding in the holding company of Beijing Aether Property Development Co., Ltd., which is developing a prime commercial site in Chaoyang District, Beijing. The consideration for the share sale is US$297.9 million.