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.
Singapore publishes Final Report on upcoming Workplace Fairness Legislation
On 4 August 2023, the Tripartite Committee on Workplace Fairness (Tripartite Committee) released its final policy recommendations on the proposed legislative framework to enhance workplace fairness (referred to as the Workplace Fairness Legislation, or WFL), by way of a Final Report that has been accepted by the Singapore Government (Final Report).
Practical Law: How to obtain recognition of a foreign insolvency process and how to enforce insolvency-related judgements
This practice note provides a guide to the domestic process and requirements for gaining legal recognition of a foreign insolvency process in Singapore. This guide also details any seperate considerations around the enforcement of insolvency-related judgments in Singapore.
Vroon restructuring: A lesson in adapting to and overcoming challenges
The restructuring of the Vroon group after years of negotiation and challenges serves as a lesson in how to adapt to changing conditions and to overcome the same to achieve a successful restructuring.
The Singapore High Court rules that Crypto Assets are “things in action” capable of being held on trust: ByBit Fintech Ltd v Ho Kai Xin and others  SGHC 199
The Singapore Courts have issued yet another landmark decision on the nature of crypto assets. In ByBit Fintech Ltd v Ho Kai Xin and others  SGHC 199, the High Court was presented with the issue of whether crypto assets are property capable of being held on trust, and if so, what type of property they are.
CCCS seeks public feedback on Guidance Note for Environmental Sustainability Collaborations
On 20 July 2023, the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) announced a public consultation to seek feedback on its proposed Guidance Note on Business Collaborations Pursuing Environmental Sustainability Objectives (Environmental Sustainability Collaboration GN). The consultation will run until 27 August 2023.