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WongPartnership LLP

Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

Maintains its reputation as a leading banking team advising an impressive cohort of major banks, financial institutions and blue-chip companies. Frequently acts for large property groups. Known for its deft handling of bank lending and corporate borrowing matters, and additionally active in acquisition and project financing, as well as on securitisation mandates. Offers impressive financial services regulatory expertise, advising clients on the full suite of regulatory mandates from licensing applications and fintech-related advice to regulatory investigations.

Notable practitioners

Alvin Chia enjoys a robust property financing practice and is praised by a client for being "commercially minded" and "helping us think outside the box when we hit roadblocks."

Christy Lim has experience of financing including property mandates and is widely considered an active practitioner. "She knows what we want legally and commercially, and the turnaround times are quick," a client says, adding that "she ensures that our objectives are met and remain protected."

Elaine Chan remains a market leader in banking and finance regulatory matters, with expertise in fintech regulation. "She definitely has strong technical knowledge," a client says, adding: "She is able to see how companies can best use the pieces of the puzzle to get workable solutions for business." Another praises the quality of her advice, calling it "comprehensive and fulsome."

Susan Wong heads the banking and finance practice, and has expertise in areas including project and real estate financing. She is praised by a client who describes her as "detailed, strategic and comprehensive."

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Overview

Our Banking & Finance Practice specialises in structuring, documenting and advising on various types of finance transactions. As advisers to domestic and international banks, financial institutions and corporations on a wide variety of loan transactions, we have a depth of knowledge that allows our highly regarded team to be a preferred choice for some of the largest and most intricate transactions in town.

Our expertise extends to bilateral, club and syndicated loans; acquisition, project, trade, construction, asset, and asset-backed financing; sale and purchase of loans; advising on and documenting of security structures; restructuring of loans and reviewing and drafting of bank standard documentation.

As a cross-disciplinary practice, our Financial Services Regulatory Practice offers practical advice on a broad range of financial services regulatory and compliance matters in a rapidly changing regulatory environment. We possess deep knowledge and practical insights on the various regulatory regimes that govern financial institutions.

Our expertise enables us to provide comprehensive advice on banking secrecy issues, anti-money laundering concerns, outsourcing arrangements, and rules relating to the sales and marketing of investment products, among other matters.

Our disputes lawyers guide clients through rigorous enforcement investigations under the securities regulation and anti-money laundering legislation.

Members

Ng, Rosabel (Head of Department)

Tan, Joy (Head of Department)

Wong, Susan (Head of Department)

Chan, Elaine

Chan, Jia Hui

Chia, Alvin

Chou, Sean Yu

Hui, Choon Yuen

Khoo, Yuh Huey

Lee, Felix

Leo, Lionel

Lim, Christy

Tan, Bernadette

Tan, Joy

Tan, Li Wen

Tian, Sion Yoong

Industries

- Automobiles & Parts

- Banks

- Commercial & Professional Services

- Consumer Product Manufacturing

- Education

- Energy

- Financial Services

- Food & Drink Producers

- Government

- Health Care

- Insurance

- Mining & Metals

- Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

- Private Clients/Individuals

- Real Estate

- Real Estate Finance

- Retail

- Sports

- Technology, Hardware & Electronics

- Telecommunications

- Transportation

- Utilities

Banking & Finance Department

WongPartnership LLP

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Department location

12 Marina Boulevard Level 28 Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 3

12 Marina Boulevard Level 28

Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 3

Singapore

Singapore Island

Singapore

018982

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Singapore

Banking & Finance: Domestic


Christy Lim
Band 2
Elaine Chan
Band 1

Banking & Finance: Regulatory


Elaine Chan
Band 1