Qualifications: New York, Singapore
Appointments: Commissioner for Oaths, Notary Public (Singapore)
- Represented clients in Australia, Cambodia, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, North Korea, PRC, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, US, Vietnam.
- Transactions include:
- joint ventures
- shareholders’ agreements
- manufacturing contracts
- distribution contracts
- sale of goods and services
- licensing contracts
- technology transfer contracts
- corporate restructurings
- Formation, Subscription Documents, Information Memorandum.
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.
- Technology startups: Set-up, Seed, subsequent funding, exits.
- Advised technology private equity funds: Transactions include investment and funding startups.
4. Technology industry
- In-house Asia counsel in US global technology businesses, technology startups
- US/Nasdaq-driven compliance requirements
- Operations, tenders, procurement
- Corporate actions
5. Securities industry
- Compliance for securities broking companies
- Scheme of arrangement / capital reorganization
6. 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.
7. Real Property
- Represented principal for leasing/purchasing 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
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
- Executive Ombudsman, Singapore Ice Skating Association (2020 – present)
- Executive Ombudsman, Singapore Cycling Federation (2019 – present)
- Selection Appeals Committee, Singapore Ice Skating Association (South East Asian Games 2019)
- 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)