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Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

9 BATTERY ROAD, #25-01, SINGAPORE 049910, SINGAPORE
Tel:
Work +65 6535 3600
Fax:
Fax +65 6225 9630
Email:
Web:
sg.rajahtannasia.com

Benjamin Liew

Tel:
Work +65 6232 0686
Email:
Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

Position

Partner, Financial Institutions Group

Career

Benjamin Liew is a Partner with the firm’s Financial Institutions, and has acted for a diverse range of financial institutions including investment banks, private banks, local and foreign retail banks, insurance companies, investment advisers, fund managers, securities brokers, derivatives dealers and commodity traders.

He regularly advises and represents clients on regulatory, licensing and compliance, and enforcement matters in the financial services industry. In addition, he is  also involved in transactions such as corporate acquisitions and sale and purchase of financial services businesses in Singapore.


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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