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Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP

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Global Vice-Chair & ASEAN CEO: Philip Jeyaretnam, SC
Number of Managing Partners: 1
Number of partners: 89
Number of lawyers: 200
Languages: English, Japanese, Malay, Mandarin and various Chinese dialects, Tamil

Firm Overview:
Trusted since 1861, Dentons Rodyk is one of Singapore’s largest and oldest law firms. The team of around 200 lawyers represents a diverse clientele across a broad spectrum of industries and offers a full suite of legal services necessary to do business locally and globally. Dentons Rodyk is a member of global law firm Dentons and has over 9,000 lawyers serving over 70 countries globally.

In Southeast Asia, Dentons ASEAN was formed in 2018 comprising offices in Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar and Singapore, offering deep local expertise with a global perspective and helping clients grow regionally and globally.

Main Areas of Practice:

Experienced in arbitral proceedings including ICC, SIAC, CIETAC, HKIAC, ICSID, AAA, LCIA, LMAA, SCC, UNCITRAL and WIPO.

Banking & Finance:
From regulatory and compliance advisory services to complex structured finance.

Capital Markets:
Domestic and cross-border IPOs, secondary offerings (placements, rights issues and bonus issues), spin-off transactions and REITs, ICOs, debt capital and structured product offerings.

Competition & Antitrust:
Competition compliance programmes and innovative solutions to complex regulatory issues.

Full range of legal advice from inception and structuring of projects to contract administration and dispute resolution.

Corporate compliance and governance issues, continuous, up-to-date information on duties and responsibilities of corporate officers.

Employment issues, employment disputes and organisational restructuring.

Development, acquisition, financing, procurement, construction, fuel supply, operation and maintenance of power projects.

Franchising & Distribution:
Franchising and related distribution models across a broad spectrum of industry sectors and representing international franchise systems of all sizes.

Infrastructure & PPP:
Assisting public owners, concessionaires, lenders and contractors with all aspects of PPP arrangements across a broad range of infrastructure sectors.

Advising insurers, underwriters and professional firms on insurance coverage issues and disputes.

Intellectual Property & Technology:
Legal counsel and advisory services from the registration and management of intellectual property to transactions and contentious actions.

Islamic Finance:
Advising on a wide range of Islamic finance products, dispute resolution and acting for individuals in respect to Islamic wealth management and waqf/trust advisory services.

Life Sciences:
Advising on a product’s life cycle, from regulatory advice, monetisation and commercialisation, to litigious representation.

Litigation & Dispute Resolution:
Advising on high-profile and complex regulatory breaches and private prosecution cases; partnership disputes between local and international firms.

Mergers & Acquisitions:
Advising financial vendors and acquirors across a wide spectrum of industries, including financial, healthcare, manufacturing and technology.

Privacy & Cybersecurity:
Designing real-world strategies to unlock the power of data while building trust in brands.

Private Equity:
Legal and regulatory aspects including continuing compliance requirements and standards of corporate governance.

Real Estate:
Advising on a diverse range of high-value, complex and innovative transactions, which includes advising on the financing aspects.

Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy:
Legal and commercial solutions to creditors, insolvent companies, insolvency practitioners and professionals, administrators, managers and liquidators.

Tax advisory services for transactional matters, inbound and outbound investments, and structuring work.

Trade, WTO & Customs:
Various types of trade finance facilities, including factoring, purchase order financing, pre-export and post-shipment commodity financing, counter trade and letters of credit.

A ‘P&I’ practice, ship registration and ship finance, shipping corporate and tax work, shipping IPOs, and restructuring.

Trusts, Estates & Wealth Preservation:
Advising on trusts, estates, wealth planning, family business succession and probate.

Venture Technology & Emerging Growth Companies:
Advising founders, entrepreneurs, start-ups, emerging growth companies, accelerators and incubators, seed and venture capital funds and other institutional investors.

White Collar & Government Investigations:
Advising clients in investigations by enforcement agencies right up and throughout the courtroom process.

International Offices:
Africa, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada, Central Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, China, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, Middle East, Russia, CIS and the Caucasus, UK, USA