Let us bring you through an overview on the use of offshore/onshore investment vehicles in South East Asia in a private equity context. Consider potential options available to you when things go wrong, including the possibility of obtaining urgent injunctive relief, access to documents and information, the appointment of provisional liquidators, the appointment of liquidators, the appointment of receivers and shareholder remedies and strategies. Find out more!
12:00PM Networking Lunch
Eddee Ng, Joint Managing Partner and Head of Insolvency, Restructuring and Investigations, Tan Kok Quan Partnership
A seasoned lawyer, Eddee has been engaged in some of the most significant cross-border insolvency and restructuring matters in Singapore and across Asia, notably acting for a US bank creditor in the restructuring of Asia Pulp & Paper in 2000 and for the Drydocks group of companies (subsidiaries of Dubai Ports World) in applying for a scheme of arrangement in 2012.
Eddee’s work has garnered plaudits from clients and independent legal directories such as The Legal 500 Asia Pacific where he is ranked as a Recommended Lawyer for Restructuring and Insolvency, and Dispute Resolution, 2017-2018, which also notes that “the ‘impressive’ Eddee Ng ‘knows his way around the Singapore courts’”.
Eddee has also been named as one of the leading lawyers in the fields of Banking and Finance, and Litigation in Singapore by the Best Lawyers since 2014. In addition, he was a finalist for the Asian Legal Business SE Asia Law Awards’ Singapore Managing Partner of the Year 2017 award and Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards’ Disputes Star of the Year 2016 award.
Robert Foote, Partner, Walkers
Robert joined Walkers in 2013 and is a partner in the firm's Global Insolvency & Dispute Resolution Group. He specialises in contentious corporate, commercial and trusts disputes and contentious and non-contentious insolvency and restructuring matters, including shareholder disputes and applications for urgent injunctive relief.
Robert advises insolvency practitioners, law firms, directors, companies, creditors, debtors, shareholders, beneficiaries and trustees on all issues arising out of formal insolvency procedures, restructurings and commercial, corporate, trusts and insolvency disputes. He is also a registered lawyer by the Singapore International Commercial Court.
He previously worked for Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London before being called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1999. Having completed pupillage, Robert then worked for another international law firm in London before relocating to and being called to the bar in the British Virgin Islands in 2007.
Recognised as one of the leading offshore lawyers in his field, in both the International Who's Who of Asset Recovery Lawyers and the International Who's Who of Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers since 2013, Robert has written and contributed to numerous articles on British Virgin Islands' law and is the co-author of the British Virgin Islands' chapter of International Asset Tracing in Insolvency.
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