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Jason Yang

T: +65 6835 8673 Email Jason | Vcard Office: Singapore

Awards

Recommended Lawyer for Shipping: Local Firms / Labour and Employment: Local Firms

Recommended Lawyer for Shipping: Local Firms / Labour and Employment: Local Firms

Winner - The i-law Maritime Law Award

Winner - The i-law Maritime Law Award

Listed as a name to know in Singapore by Global Restructuring Review

Listed as a name to know in Singapore by Global Restructuring Review

Jason Yang Partner

Contact details

Jason Yang

Jason Yang
Partner

T: +65 6835 8673 Email Jason | Vcard Office: Singapore

Jason is a partner at Virtus Law* whose main practice areas are vessel finance and leasing, restructuring and insolvency and corporate law.
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  • Services

Jason has acted for leading vessel finance banks, ship owners, lessors and operators in range of complex financing and sale and leaseback transactions. He also excels in advising banking clients and other creditors on the Singapore law aspects of asset recovery, restructuring and enforcement strategy and has been extensively involved in the recent Emas, Ezra, Swiber, Swissco and Rickmers Maritime insolvencies.

In addition to the above, Jason has considerable experience advising on private mergers and acquisitions, corporate compliance, general corporate advisory, personal data protection and non-contentious employment law matters.

*Virtus Law LLP (T13LL0339K) and Stephenson Harwood LLP (T13LL0821C) are registered as a Formal Law Alliance in Singapore under the name Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance. Both firms are registered in Singapore under the Limited Liability Partnership Act (Chapter 163A) with limited liability. The term "partner" is used to refer to a member in one of the constituent law firms.

  • Employment
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Ship and offshore finance

Jason's practice focuses on the non-litigious aspects of employment law and has advised clients on a wide range of matters including employment contracts, service agreements, compliance and personal data protection matters, negotiations with trade unions, termination of employment, sexual harassment and various employment related matters in connection with large scale M&A transactions.

Advising Tricorn Energy on the transfer of employees in relation to the acquisition of Noble Group's petrochemical business.

Advising on employee transfer and secondment arrangements in Singapore in connection with joint venture arrangements between Fujifilm and Xerox.

Advising a listed Japanese manufacturing company on the removal of the chief executive of its Singapore subsidiary.

Advising a Singapore subsidiary of a listed Japanese chemicals company on updating its personal data protection policy.

Advising a Japanese recruitment company on preparation of a personal data protection for its Singapore subsidiary.

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Advising a New York based shipping fund on the redelivery and orderly sale of an accommodation barge on bareboat charter to the Swiber Group (presently undergoing judicial management).

Advising one of the key lending syndicates to Rickmers Trust Management (as trustee manager of Rickmers Maritime, a shipping business trust listed on the Main Board of the SGX-ST) on restructuring and recovery options in the lead up to the winding up of Rickmers Maritime, the first listed business trust to be wound up in Singapore.

Advising a leading Norwegian bank on the enforcement of security over the Singapore based assets of the listed offshore services Dolphin Group which filed for bankruptcy in Norway and on subsequent winding up matters involving its Singapore subsidiary.

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Advising a major Chinese bank on a US$1 billion loan for the financing of 51 offshore support vessels to leading European owner.

Advising a syndicate of banks on a US$380 million loan to a leading Greek owner for the financing of five newbuild LNG carriers.

Advising a leading British owner on the disposal of four bunkering tankers.

Advising a listed Singapore owner on the sale and leaseback of a US$100 million offshore support vessel to the leasing division of a major Chinese bank.

Advising a leading British bank on a US$119.5 million financing and sale and leaseback of six LNG carriers to a shipping business trust.

More: Ship and offshore finance

Awards

Recommended Lawyer for Shipping: Local Firms / Labour and Employment: Local Firms

Recommended Lawyer for Shipping: Local Firms / Labour and Employment: Local Firms

Winner - The i-law Maritime Law Award

Winner - The i-law Maritime Law Award

Listed as a name to know in Singapore by Global Restructuring Review

Listed as a name to know in Singapore by Global Restructuring Review

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03 Apr 2017

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An update on the restructuring and insolvency regime in Singapore: amendments to the Companies Act and adoption of JIN guidelines

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