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RHTLaw Asia LLP clarifies that it operates independently: Letter to the Editor

RHTLaw Asia LLP clarifies that it operates independently: Letter to the Editor

Source: Business Times
Article Date: 13 Feb 2020

RHTLaw Asia LLP has operated and does continue to operate independently of RHT Capital and other entities in the RHT Group of Companies.

We wish to clarify the following points presented in the article "Sponsors' conflicts symptomatic of a bigger issue" (BT, Feb 11, 2020).

Taylor Wessing and RHTLaw Asia's joint decision to move towards a collaborative relationship in place of formal links was reached in 2019, and precedes the Notice of Compliance issued to RHT Capital. The move was solely driven by long-term business objectives in accordance with the two firms' respective strategies.

Taylor Wessing's relationship was solely with RHTLaw Asia, and they had no involvement with the activities of RHT Capital.

Roy Ling Chung Yee was never at any time a consultant of the law firm RHTLaw Taylor Wessing and has no current relationship with RHTLaw Asia LLP.

As a law firm, RHT Law Asia LLP is regulated under the Legal Profession Act as well as applicable regulations and directives of the Legal Services Regulatory Authority and the Law Society of Singapore, which include rules governing conflicts of interest that are strictly adhered to.

RHTLaw Asia LLP therefore has operated and does continue to operate independently of RHT Capital and other entities in the RHT Group of Companies.

AZMAN JAAFAR
Managing Partner
RHTLaw Asia LLP

Source: Business Times © Singapore Press Holdings Ltd. Permission required for reproduction.

 

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