Baker McKenzie

FinTech Legal Department

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What the team is known for Wong & Partners is a full-service Malaysian firm and a member firm of Baker McKenzie International. It combines its local expertise with the global reach of Baker McKenzie to help FinTech companies operate both domestically and across the Asia-Pacific region, regularly advising foreign FinTechs on market entry strategies. It has a broad scope of expertise within the FinTech sector, from digital payments to issues relating to the emerging robo-advisory field. Wong & Partners is a member of the FinTech Association of Malaysia.

Strengths"The advice was practical, timely and commercial. In particular, the partner on the file was very professional in that she continued to ensure our matter was expeditiously attended to despite some personal difficulties."

"Wong & Partners were technically strong on their regulatory advice, and both the partners and associates were highly responsive to our project's demands. Apart from understanding the local markets, they also understand the requirements of stakeholders based in the region."

Work highlights Assisted Hoolah with the implementation of a 'buy now, pay later' factoring model in Malaysia for both online and in-store sales.

Notable practitioners Sue Wan Wong is the lead partner of the firm's financial services regulation practice.