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Allen & Gledhill LLP

ONE MARINA BOULEVARD, #28-00, SINGAPORE 018989, SINGAPORE
Tel:
Work +65 6890 7188
Fax:
Fax +65 6327 3800
Email:
Web:
www.allenandgledhill.com
Singapore, Yangon

Francis Mok

Tel:
Work +65 6890 7786
Email:
Web:
www.allenandgledhill.com
Allen & Gledhill LLP

Work Department

Financial Regulatory & Compliance.

Position

Partner and Co-Head of the Financial Services Department.

Career

Francis specialises in regulatory issues, in particular, financial services and commodities regulations. He regularly advises banks, financial institutions, investment banks, securities dealers, futures brokers and fund managers. His expertise also includes the structuring and documentation of derivatives transactions.

Francis is listed as a Leading Individual in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific for Financial Services Regulatory.

He was called to the Singapore Bar in 1997 and joined Allen & Gledhill in 1998.

Languages

English.

Education

Francis graduated from the National University of Singapore with an LLB (Hons) degree (First Class) in 1996.


Singapore: Financial services regulatory

Financial services regulatory – Local firms

Within: Leading individuals

Francis Mok - Allen & Gledhill LLP

Within: Financial services regulatory – Local firms

Allen & Gledhill LLP's team provides 'first-class advice' and is 'extremely good value for money'. It handles the gamut of advisory and disputes cases in respect of banking, securities, futures and commodities trading, in addition to advising on the regulatory aspects of mergers and acquisitions. The team also has good links with a variety of regulators. The well-regarded Francis Mok and Karen Tiah jointly head the team and Adrian Ang is 'an excellent lawyer with a first-class mind, who always ensures his clients’ interests are properly protected and is a real pleasure to work with'. Wong Sook Ping is also a name to note. The team advised HSBC and Maybank on the transfer of its retail banking operations from its respective Singapore branches into newly incorporated subsidiaries. It also assisted a well-known UK bank with regulatory issues pertaining to the transfer of its Singapore operations from an existing bank and merchant bank in Singapore to a new bank entity in order to comply with UK ring-fencing regulations.

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