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Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

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Larry Lim

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Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP


Deputy Head, Financial Institutions Group
Partner, Energy & Resources Practice


Larry practises in the specialist area of financial services regulation, compliance, transactions and documentation. With almost two decades of experience in this area, his practice encompasses advising on licensing, regulatory and compliance requirements in the conduct of financial services business and in respect of the design, structure, sale, trading and documentation of financial products and services, and assisting in the drafting, negotiation and execution of financial products and services documentation. His range of clients include major banks, exchanges, clearing houses, central depositories, brokers and dealers, custodians, financial advisers, funds and fund managers, insurance companies, payment systems operators and trust companies.

Larry also regularly advises on energy, commodities and resources-related matters. He has advised energy and commodities exchanges, markets, clearing houses, central counterparties, electronic trading platforms, custodians, broker/dealers, traders, advisers and other participants on a wide range of energy and commodities trading-related issues.

Singapore: Financial services regulatory

Financial services regulatory – Local firms

Within: Financial services regulatory – Local firms

Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP's 'knowledge and insight is impressive, and it is good value for money' and is especially noted for its work related to investment funds. It has expertise in a range of derivatives, structured and other investment products and has been involved in the establishment of a number of exchanges such as the derivatives exchanges and the Singapore Commodity Exchange. Regina Liew, Larry Lim, David Yeow and Benjamin Liew are the key partners for financial regulatory work and Arnold Tan and Philip Yeo are names to note on the investment funds side of the practice. The team is acting for Asia Pacific Exchange and Asia Pacific Clear on the establishment of a new futures exchange and a new futures clearing house as an approved exchange and an approved clearing house respectively, the establishment of both is subject to regulation by the Monetary Authority of Singapore. The team has a history of advising on the derivatives-related financial crisis in addition to assisting clients with licensing and regulatory issues.

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Singapore: Projects and energy

Projects and energy – Local firms

Within: Projects and energy – Local firms

Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP has broad geographic coverage and handles a mix of contentious and non-contentious front-end work. The team is 'very knowledgeable, gives practical advice and tries to propose solutions to issues that address the concerns of various parties'. Highlights included advising a consortium on its potential bid for the Kuala Lumpur–Singapore High Speed Rail AssetsCo PPP project. Shemane Chan is described as 'simply the best infrastructure lawyer in Singapore', and 'extremely familiar with public infrastructure documents'. Soh Lip San and Larry Lim are also recommended.

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