Linklaters expands Asia financial regulation and structured finance and derivatives practices

Evan Lam joins from Ashurst

Linklaters expands Asia financial regulation and structured finance and derivatives practices

Linklaters has welcomed Evan Lam as a partner in the firm’s financial regulation and structured finance and derivatives practices in Singapore.

Joining from Ashurst, Lam was a partner and head of the Singapore financial regulation practice. Prior to this he was a partner at Allen & Gledhill in Singapore.

Lam has extensive experience advising international and domestic clients on the full spectrum of Singapore financial regulations, with particular expertise in sectors such as banking and securities regulation, fintech, ESG and funds. He also advises clients on derivatives, supporting industry bodies and financial institutions in connection with derivatives regulatory reform, netting and collateral enforceability, and derivatives and structured product transactions.

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“Evan is a fantastic addition to our financial regulation practice,” said Peiying Chua, Linklaters’ partner and Singapore head of the financial regulation group. “We have seen growing opportunities in the Singapore financial regulation market, and Evan’s strong technical expertise will further expand our offering on complex regulatory work as we continue to deliver best in class service to our clients.”

Lam’s clients include global financial institutions and financial market infrastructures, as well as players in the fintech ecosystem such as crowd-funding platforms, blockchain exchanges and virtual asset service providers. 

 “We are excited to welcome Evan to Linklaters,” said Chin-Chong Liew, partner and Asia head of structured finance and derivatives. “His deep industry knowledge and technical expertise on the ground in Singapore will further strengthen our regional capability to meet the increasing demand for sophisticated structured financing solutions in this fast-growing region.”

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