Ascendant Legal LLC
Providing a comprehensive dispute resolution and litigation service in Singapore
We are a Singapore law practice comprising a team of experienced lawyers with a wide spectrum of expertise, particularly in the areas of litigation and arbitration, insolvency and restructuring, regulatory compliance and investigations, antitrust and competition, intellectual property, and real estate.
Our Formal Law Alliance (FLA) with global law Firm Norton Rose Fulbright offers our clients with complete coverage in Singapore and across the globe.
Ascendant Legal and Norton Rose Fulbright are registered as a Formal Law Alliance
In 2018, Ascendant Legal LLC entered into a Formal Law Alliance (FLA) with global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright.
Proposed Statutory Developments in Singapore’s Foreign Direct Investment Regime – Significant Investments Review Bill
Singapore has long been recognised as a leading global hub for business and trade, attracting foreign investors from across the globe. Foreign direct investment (FDI) regulation has become an increasingly relevant consideration in cross-border acquisitions and investments, and more and more countries are adopting FDI regimes to safeguard their critical industries and national assets.
The European Commission’s proposed directive harmonising certain aspects of insolvency law
In this article, we will focus on this most recent Insolvency Law Proposal.
The SICC’s first restructuring decision: recognition of Garuda Airlines PKPU proceedings
In October 2022, the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC)’s procedural rules were amended to provide it with the jurisdiction to hear cross-border corporate insolvency, restructuring and dissolution proceedings. Highly respected restructuring and insolvency judges were also appointed to SICC’s panel of international Judges, to cement Singapore’s position as the Southeast Asian jurisdiction for cross-border restructuring.
Singapore proposes Governance Framework for Generative AI
On 16 January 2024, Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), in collaboration with the AI Verify Foundation, announced a public consultation on its draft Model AI Governance Framework for Generative AI (Draft GenAI Governance Framework), showing the areas where future policy interventions relating to generative AI may take place and options for such intervention.