ASEAN Summit 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

ASEAN offers much potential in playing centre stage in the future global economy, considering the multitude of shifts in the current economic and political backdrop, including Brexit and the commencement of the Trump administration.

ASEAN Conversation Series "Leveraging on the Growing Business Opportunities in Indonesia"

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

ASEAN Conversation Series - Leveraging on the Growing Business Opportunities in Indonesia

Event Date: 

Tue, 28 Feb '17,
2:30pm to 5:00pm


RHTLaw Taylor Wessing, Level 10, 6 Battery Road, Singapore 049909


RHTLaw Taylor Wessing Deputy Managing Partner Azman Jaafar interviewed by Channel NewsAsia

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing Deputy Managing Partner Azman Jaafar was interviewed by Channel NewsAsia and featured in an article titled "Slow start, but future remains bright for ASEAN Economic Community: Analysts".

The article makes reference to an interview with Channel NewsAsia on Singapore Tonight segment, where Azman shared his views on the impact of ASEAN Economic Community on local SMEs in Singapore.

The article was first published in Channel NewsAsia on 29th December 2016. 

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

ASEAN Plus Group congratulates member firms on largest law firm rankings by Asian Legal Business

The ASEAN Plus Group (APG) congratulates our member firms on their largest law firm rankings, released by Asian Legal Business (ALB) for 2016.

APG congratulates:

Monday, November 28, 2016

Jean Loi

Jean Loi
Managing Partner
Asean+ Contact: 
Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos
+85523964430(Cambodia), +85621454679(Laos), +951371902(Myanmar)

Jean Loi is widely recognized as one of the region’s most experienced tax specialists. She was formerly a tax partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Southeast Asia, RSM Chio Lim in Singapore and with DFDL. Jean is a highly successful tax adviser with a CPA background. She has advised on a large number of project transactions in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand, such as hydro and coal power plant projects, oil exploration blocks, and the market entries of international banks and multinationals. She has particular expertise in projects related to the infrastructure, energy, telecommunications and financial services industries in the region, as well as having extensive experience with supply chains. Jean has assisted investment funds and other clients with their international tax structures, addressing their tax risks and formulating their transfer pricing strategies in Southeast Asia. She oversaw the growth of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Cambodia and has been recognized for her outstanding practice in Cambodia, Myanmar and Vietnam with a number of awards. She speaks Mandarin, Bahasa Malay, Cantonese and English.

Jean is accredited for Income Tax and GST Advisory by the Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals (SIATP). Jean is also a member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. She graduated with a Bachelor’s of Commerce and obtained a Master’s of Taxation from the University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Mark Chan

Mark Chan
Managing Partner
Asean+ Contact: 
Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam.
Practice Groups: 
Corporate, Capital Markets
+852 3700 4001

Mark Chan is the Managing Partner and one of the founding members of H.M. Chan & Co in association with Taylor Wessing.

Mark has a wealth of experience in corporate and capital markets transactions, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, reorganisations, private equity, capital raisings, initial public offerings and secondary offerings in Hong Kong. Mark’s clients include private and public companies, investment funds and private investors.

Prior to setting up H.M. Chan & Co, Mark was a corporate partner in the Hong Kong office of an international law firm headquartered in UK. Mark is admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong, Singapore and England. He is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

Villaraza and Angangco (“V&A Law”) was awarded a bronze ranking for its Prosecution, Rights Litigation, and Commercialization, Licensing and Franchising.

Villaraza and Angangco (“V&A Law”) was awarded a bronze ranking for its Prosecution, Rights Litigation, and Commercialization, Licensing and Franchising expertise, while Head of the Intellectual Property Department, Bienvenido I. Somera, Jr. was ranked silver in the Philippine section of the World Trademark Review 1000 (“WTR 1000”).

Friday, February 12, 2016

Asia Financial Crime & Compliance Symposium: Navigating the Tightrope Amidst Increasing Complexity and Risks

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

An increasingly borderless financial and commercial environment, innovation and technology and increasing complexity of businesses and financial transactions have brought about emerging complexity and risks that financial institutions and multinational corporates need to navigate and address.

IM Sung-Hoon (Sonny)

IM Sung-Hoon (Sonny)
Head of International Transaction Team (NY Bar)
International Transactions, International Dispute Resolution, M&A, Media/IT, Energy/Resources, Corporate Restructuring and insolvency
Michigan State University (B.A.), Michigan State University (M.A.), College of Law at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (J.D., cum laude), Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M. in taxation).
Asean+ Contact: 
Vietnam. Singapore. South Korea. Indonesia. Malaysia. Thailand. Taiwan. Philippines. Myanmar. Laos.
Practice Groups: 
International Transactions, International Dispute Resolution
+82 2 3016 5216

Mr. Im is the head of DR & AJU’s International Transaction Team. He represents many domestic and international clients, including clients from North America, Europe, South East Asia and more. Mr. Im advises clients on cross-border transactions that involve Korean companies or entities, including M&A deals, purchases and sales of real estate, dispute resolutions, and litigation matters. Mr. Im has advised major companies and foreign investors of industries including energy and resources, banking, electronics, construction, and hospitality.



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