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Christopher & Lee Ong Offices
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Yon See Ting
Partner, Christopher & Lee Ong, Malaysia
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Competition & Antitrust
- Capital Markets
- Corporate Commercial
See Ting is a Partner in the Corporate practice of Christopher & Lee Ong. She is also the Head of our Capital Markets Practice Group and co-heads the Competition & Antitrust Practice Group. She is ranked in Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners for both Corporate/M&A and Competition and Antitrust and listed as a distinguished practitioner in Asialaw for Competition.
Since January 2021, she is a member of Bursa Securities’ Market Participants Committee which has oversight over compliance with Rules of Bursa Malaysia Securities and prior to that since 2014, a member of Bursa Securities’ Listing Committee, which has oversight over compliance with the Bursa Listing Requirements. She is also a Securities Commission Malaysia appointed Public Interest Director since 2019 in the Federation of Investment Managers Malaysia, a self-regulatory organization (SRO) with purview over the unit trust scheme (UTS) and private retirement scheme (PRS) industry.
She has more than 25 years of experience as a corporate lawyer in Malaysia in advisory as well as in transactional work, including leading negotiations and cross border exercises. She is focused on M&As, takeovers, debt and securities offering, initial public offerings (IPOs), corporate restructurings and competition law.
Her competition law experience extends from acting in dawn raids and investigations (including for cartels and abuse of dominance matters), merger approvals, acting as competition law counsel in M&A transactions, structuring of vertical and horizontal arrangements, review anti-competitive agreements such as distribution or supply agreements, advising on joint ventures covering RPMs, market sharing and exclusivity issues or on rebate structures.
- Member of the Market Participants Committee of Bursa Malaysia
- Public Interest Director in the Federation of Investment Managers Malaysia (FIMM)
- LLB (Hons), University of London
- Barrister, Lincoln’s Inn, United Kingdom (non-practising)
- Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya
- ACCA Certified Diploma in Accounting & Finance (C.DipAF)
- MA (Merit) in EU Competition Law, King’s College London
Lawyer Rankings(Leading individuals)
The well-established competition practice at Christopher & Lee Ong is headed by ‘renowned’ Yon See Ting. On account of its association with Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP, the team is well-equipped to advise multinational companies, in addition to regional PLCs and trade associations, on the full spectrum of competition law matters. This involves evaluating net economic benefits and immunity considerations, assisting in exemption applications and merger notifications, acting as counsel in M&A transactions and conducting due diligence. Standout work includes the team’s representation of two leading Malaysian insurance companies in the high-profile investigation brought by the Malaysian Competition Commission against the General Insurance Association of Malaysia. Jane Guan is a partner to watch in the team.
Christopher & Lee Ong’s ‘reliable and responsive’ corporate practice advises on the entire deal lifecycle, from competitive M&A bidding and structuring to eventual execution and implementation. The team has expertise in joint venture and shareholder’s agreements, takeovers and equity capital markets. The firm represents an array of clients, including multinational companies, government-linked corporations and SMEs from various sectors. Yon See Ting and Kuok Yew Chen regularly advise on cross-border transactions and are familiar with regulatory authorities for competition and telecoms. Other key members of the team include Christopher Lee, Por Chuei Ying, Yau Yee Ming, Chor Jack, Tracy Wong and Lee Hock Chye.
Christopher & Lee Ong is a member firm of Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP, and its Malaysia-based capital markets team is co-headed by Yon See Ting, Anette Soh and Fiona Sequerah. The offering is well-equipped to advise on mandates concerning the listing of companies, IPOs and debt fundraising exercises across Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong. The team has demonstrable experience across the IT, telecoms, shipping, banking, infrastructure and energy sectors. Daphne Lam joined the firm from Halim Hong & Quek in October 2021 and soon-after, Anette Soh joined from Azman Davidson & Co in January 2022.
- Antitrust and competition Malaysia
- Corporate and M&A Malaysia
- Leading individuals Malaysia > Corporate and M&A
- Leading individuals Malaysia > Antitrust and competition
- Capital markets Malaysia
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Antitrust and competition
- Corporate and M&A
- Intellectual property
- Projects and energy
- TMT (including Fintech)