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Eric Chan

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Shook Lin & Bok LLP

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Financial Services Regulatory; Banking & Finance


Eric Chan is a Partner of Shook Lin & Bok LLP. His practice focus is in financial services regulation. His work includes advising and helping banks and other financial institutions to understand and comply with Singapore financial regulatory rules and regulations. He works with financial institutions new to the Singapore market in helping them secure the requisite approvals, authorisations or exemptions, as well as existing financial institutions in relation to ongoing compliance issues. Eric’s work covers the full spectrum of the financial services sector in Singapore, and he works regularly with banks, financial advisers, insurers and insurance brokers, fund managers, securities brokers and other intermediaries. He is also extensively involved in advising various financial institutions as well as corporate clients on privacy and personal data protection issues.

Eric continues to write on a variety of issues relating to financial services regulation and privacy in Singapore, and regularly participates and speaks at legal seminars and conferences on these subjects.


English; Mandarin


Member of the Complaints and Disciplinary Panel of the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority


LLB (Hons), National University of Singapore (1992); Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore (1993); LLM, University College of London (1998)

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Shook Lin & Bok LLP acts for IT and telecoms sector clients and investors on IP, financing and asset acquisition. Its client roster ranges from early stage local start-ups to well-known international corporations including Amazon, Billboard, SoftBank and WPP Group. It acted for a fintech company in its successful negotiations with the Monetary Authority of Singapore concerning its remittance licence application to provide services in the international payment industry. Key contacts in the team include David Chong, Eric Chan  and Ho Ying Ming.

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Singapore: Banking & Finance (2nd edition)

March 2019. By Eric Chan, Partner

This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to banking and finance laws and regulations that may occur in  Singapore . This Q&A is part of the global guide to Banking & Finance. [Continue Reading]

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