QWP’s Mergers & Acquisitions practice ranked in Asialaw Profiles 2021

QWP’s Mergers & Acquisitions practice was identified under “Other Notable Firms” for “Corporate and M&A” in Asialaw Profiles 2021. Director, Kenneth Leong, was also ranked as a “Notable Practitioner” under “Corporate and M&A” For more information on the rankings, please click here: https://lnkd.in/fx2UXEN

Kenneth LeongDirector, Quahe Woo & Palmer LLC

Quahe Woo & Palmer LLC advised Beecash (BuKukas), an Indonesia-based digital ledger application for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Indonesia, in its US$9 million Pre-Series A investment

Our Venture Capital team led by Keith Oh advised Beecash (BuKukas), an Indonesia-based digital ledger application for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Indonesia, in its US$9 million Pre-Series A investment round with a host of investors including Surge by Sequoia India, Speedinvest, S7V, January Capital and Cambium Grove Capital. The investment validates the […]

Kenneth LeongDirector, Quahe Woo & Palmer LLC

Quahe Woo & Palmer LLC advised Doyobi, a Singapore edtech start-up in its US$1 million seed investment

Our Venture Capital team comprising Keith Oh and Joy Lee advised Doyobi, a Singapore edtech start-up in its US$1 million seed investment round led by 500 Startups and XA Network, a syndicate of ex-Google angel investors, with a greenshoe option which was eventually fully subscribed. The round also saw participation from venture firms Hustle Fund […]

Kenneth LeongDirector, Quahe Woo & Palmer LLC

Are You Affected by the Blackbaud Ransomware Attack?

In July, Blackbaud, a U.S.-based cloud computing provider and one of the world’s largest providers of education administration, fundraising, and financial management software, notified users of its services that it had suffered a ransomware attack in May 2020 in relation to personal data stored on its servers. Numerous colleges, universities, high schools, foundations, and other […]

Brian O'NeillPartner, Tucker Ellis LLP

California, Illinois, and New York Sue to Invalidate OCC “Valid When Made” Rule

In late May, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) adopted a rule that allows transferees of loans from national banks to rely on federal law that preempts state laws limiting legal interest rates. In our June 2020 Client Alert announcing the rule, we noted concerns that the rule could allow some lenders to avoid […]

Brian O'NeillPartner, Tucker Ellis LLP

This Week in Real Estate: Why are Delaware Real Estate Settlements SO Different?

Contrary to just about every jurisdiction in the country, all real estate settlements for real property located within the State of Delaware must be performed by a Delaware licensed attorney.  The Delaware Supreme Court has designated just about all aspects of a real estate transaction as the practice of law.  As such, each and every […]

Howard K. KurmanPrincipal, Offit│Kurman

Recent Amendments to the Maryland LLC Act –What Happens After the Last Member Dies?

A problem that occurs not too infrequently in the realm of businesses owned by individuals organized as limited liability companies (LLCs) is how to deal with the death or incompetency of the last remaining member. This is particularly true in the case of single-member LLCs. Under the Maryland LLC Act, Section 4A-902(a)(4) and (b), an […]

Howard K. KurmanPrincipal, Offit│Kurman

Supreme Court of Ohio Clarifies that Class Action Settlements Are Res Judicata as to Class Members Who Do Not Formally “Opt Out”

When defendants settle class actions, one of the chief things they are “buying” is peace of mind – the predictability of knowing that litigation is behind them. That is one reason why courts routinely hold that a valid class action settlement is res judicata as to class members. True, class members may “opt out” of […]

Brian O'NeillPartner, Tucker Ellis LLP

GB KVK – Right to be forgotten and its criteria – 240720

You can reach the board decision dated 23.06.2020 and numbered 2020/481 issued by the Personal Data Protection Authority on 17.07.2020 and the information notes we have prepared for the Criteria for Indexing The Results in Searches conducted through persons’ first and last name and search engines at the link below. Kişisel Verileri Koruma Kurumu tarafından […]

Erdem BalkanPartner, Guzeldere & Balkan Law Firm

E-Marketplace Platforms Sector Review was initiated by the Competition Board (16.7.2020)

The Competition Board has now decided to review the e-marketplace platforms sector following an investigation into chain markets selling retail food and cleaning products and its suppliers.During the review period, it is stated that the platforms themselves as well as initiatives using the platform will be discussed.As a result, in addition to traditional sales methods, […]

Erdem BalkanPartner, Guzeldere & Balkan Law Firm