Winston Wong

Winston WONG, Attorney and Counselor-at-law, New York State, US (2003); Advocate and Solicitor, Republic of Singapore (2001); Commissioner for Oaths (Republic of Singapore).

Winston Wong, Director, Flint & Battery LLC, Law Firm licensed to practice in Singapore

Director, Flint & Battery LLC
Mobile: +65 90091081 . Tel: +6562580901 . Skype: winstonwong6 . Email: winstonwong@flintbattery.com

EXPERIENCE

1. Corporate/Commercial

  • Represented clients in Australia, Cambodia, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, North Korea, PRC, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, US, Vietnam.
  • Transactions include:
    • acquisitions
    • joint ventures
    • shareholders’ agreements
    • leases
    • manufacturing contracts
    • distribution contracts
    • sale of goods and services
    • franchises
    • licensing contracts
    • technology transfer contracts
    • corporate restructurings
  • Transactions include:

2. Funds

  • Funds: Formation, Subscription Documents, Information Memorandum.
  • Compliance with private equity regulations.

3. Private equity

  • Represented investors relating to investments of Singapore, PRC, Indonesia, Malaysian assets.
  • Transactions include Joint Ventures, Shareholders’ Agreements, Investment / Funding Agreements, Share/ Asset Purchase Agreements.
  • Advised technology startups: Set-up, A Series and subsequent funding, exits.
  • Advised technology private equity funds: Transactions include investment and funding startups.

4. Capital markets

  • Counsel for Underwriters.
  • Counsel for SGX listcos: Share placements, bonus and warrant issue transactions, loan restructure, rights issue and term loan facility, voluntary liquidation, public float compliance, capital reductions, initial listings, reverse takeovers of SGX listcos, major acquisitions.
  • Counsel for Shareholders: Privatisation of SGX listco.

5. Real Property

  • Represented buyer for purchase of and construction for real property in Tokyo.
  • Represented principal for leasing of and construction for real property in Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Sydney.
  • Conveyances of:
    • Singapore private commercial, residential property
    • JTC industrial property
    • HDB residential property
    • Financing, refinancing, mortgages, discharges, etc. in Singapore
    • Landlord and tenant transactions
    • Powers of attorney, wills, trusts

6. Technology industry

  • In-house Asia counsel in US and Singapore global technology businesses
  • US/Nasdaq-driven compliance requirements
  • Asia compliance matters
  • Operations, tenders, procurement
  • Corporate functions.

7. Securities industry

  • Advised securities and futures broking companies on regulations and compliance issues.
  • Implemented scheme of arrangement / capital reorganization

8. Tobacco industry

  • Advised global tobacco businesses in respect of Asia-Pacific expansion, manufacturing, operational and compliance matters.
  • Drafted manufacturing and distribution contracts for global tobacco businesses.

9. Sports industry

  • Selection Committee, Singapore Ice Skating Association (Asian Winter Games 2016, South East Asian Games 2017)
  • Netball Singapore (NS) (Accredited National Sports Association, Singapore Sports Council)
    • Member, Management Committee, NS (2005-2012)
    • Chairman, Audit Committee, NS (2010-2012)
    • Chairman, legal and disciplinary sub-committee, NS (2005-2012)
    • Chairman, legal sub-committee, Singapore Netball Super League tournament (2005-2012)