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Shuhui Kwok

Counsel

Singapore

Kwok Shuhui
Shuhui Kwok

Counsel

Singapore

Shuhui has experience in a wide range of corporate matters and transactions including mergers and acquisitions (private), joint ventures, divestments, share buybacks, capital reductions and general corporate and employment law advice across various industry sectors.

Shuhui is Singapore law qualified and also regularly advises banks, insurers and capital markets intermediaries on regulatory and compliance matters in respect of establishment and day-to-day compliance matters. She has advised on a broad range of financial products and services, including over-the-counter and exchange traded derivatives trading and regulatory issues relating to custody and collateral arrangements as well as payment systems.

Prior to joining A&O, Shuhui trained and qualified as an advocate & solicitor at a leading local law firm.

News & insights

Publications: 13 FEBRUARY 2020

Financial Regulatory Focus: Expected Developments in the Year of the Rat

As we move into the year of the rat, we consider some of the key areas of financial regulatory development that are expected this year in the Asia-Pacific region. 

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Singapore Legal Update - January 2020

Publications: 20 JANUARY 2020

MAS consultations on the regulation of digital payment tokens

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has issued three new consultations each dealing with different aspects of the regulation of digital payment tokens (DPTs) under the Payment Services Act (PSA). It has also recently clarified that where a DPT may be characterized as either a debenture or as e-money, its policy approach will be to regulate it as e-money. Note that the PSA will come into force on 28 January 2020.

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Singapore company wound up in the U.S not allowed to block enforcement of charge over its shares

Publications: 20 JANUARY 2020

Singapore company wound up in the U.S not allowed to block enforcement of charge over its shares

In a recent case, the High Court had to consider whether to apply a moratorium to the enforcement of a share charge taken over the shares in a Singapore company where that company was subject to insolvency proceedings in the United States. It held that it had no basis to do so under section 259 of the Companies Act which renders void a transfer of shares in company made after the commencement of a winding up by the Singapore Court as that section did not apply to a foreign proceedings.

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Publications: 03 OCTOBER 2019

Allen & Overy’s Fintech group partners with leading fintech community and platform, FINTECH Circle, to co-author the second edition of the FINTECH Bridge Journal

A Fintech Bridge represents a bespoke agreement outlining collaboration between two governments, cooperation between regulatory bodies and connectivity between two markets and ecosystems. This encourages the sharing of information, including emerging trends and regulatory issues, with counterparts and discussions around areas of best practice.1

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