Reed Smith has further enhanced its position as one of the largest law firms in the Asian legal market with the opening of an office in Singapore. Singapore marks the firm’s fourth location in Asia, which provides us close proximity to the Singapore International Arbitration Centre. We have the ability to meet the needs of our major institutional clients with burgeoning business activities in the energy and natural resources sector, and to address a full range of foreign law needs with our additional strengths in trade & commodities, shipping and dispute resolution – in-person. In June 2016, Reed Smith in Singapore entered into a Formal Law Alliance (FLA) with Singapore law practice Resource Law LLC. The Reed Smith Resource Law Alliance significantly expands our offering in Singapore and our ability to service our clients’ legal requirements in handling multijurisdictional transactions, disputes and cross-border work involving Singapore law. The full service offering of the FLA includes advisory, transactional, corporate, and dispute resolution expertise in all of Singapore’s core industries and practices, including energy and natural resources, maritime, financial industries, insurance, regulatory, restructuring and life sciences.