Corporate and M&A
Kevin Chua is a Senior Director at Yuen Law and Head of the Regulatory and Compliance Team in the Corporate Practice Group.
During his distinguished career of over 20 years in both public service and private practice, Kevin has developed a depth and breadth of expertise in corporate and commercial law, and a special focus on regulatory laws and compliance.
His public sector record saw him serving in the Attorney-General’s Chambers, the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore. He had a critical role in the team (secretariat) overseeing the 2003 amendments to the Companies Act, among other legislation administered by ACRA, where he held management positions in the Compliance Division and the Registration Division.
Kevin later joined MAS, and became one of its Assistant General Counsels. Advising on a spectrum of legal issues, his responsibilities centred particularly on investment agreements, commercial contracts, and government tenders.
Kevin is a published author, having written "Contract Smart — Understanding Contract Law in Singapore”.
1) Provided legal counsel to one of Singapore’s pioneers in robo-advisory and fund management services. Assisted in the application to amend the scope of its Capital Markets Services licence.
2) Represented a crypto-mining company with operations in the United States and Australia. We reviewed and negotiated agreements to mine cryptocurrencies, lease of premises and facilities, and loan agreements involving digital tokens as collaterals.
3) Represented a Singapore fund manager in establishing a multi-strategy variable capital company, drafting of the information memorandum and subscription documents.