The corporate and commercial law practice of the firm has considerable transactional experience in the banking, mergers and acquisitions, stock-broking, telecommunications, oil and gas, power and infrastructure sectors. The advisory work involves aspects of operations such as supply and construction, maintenance and support services, financing, land rights, project management, interconnectivity, intellectual property, regulatory and public policy issues.
Due diligence exercises relating to mergers and acquisitions, issues of new securities, listings on the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (now known as the Bursa Malaysia) and MESDAQ and foreign security offerings are conducted by specific teams.
In the area of foreign investment, SRL has advised extensively on the local regulatory framework for foreign investment in Malaysia and the establishment of a business presence in Malaysia. The firm is well versed in the regulatory regime and procedure for such purposes and is frequently called upon to advise on the establishment of investment and securities houses and local and foreign fund and asset management companies in the country.
The firm also acted in the establishment of a premier proprietory golf club including the drafting of its by-laws and the obtaining of regulatory and other approvals.
The firm advises on the establishment of various private, public, charitable and Islamic trusts.