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Tan Wee Liang

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Wee Liang is an Associate in the Funds and Financial Services Practice Group. His main areas of practice include investment funds as well as banking and finance matters. He has advised fund managers on establishing multi-jurisdictional funds, financial institutions on licensing issues and continuing compliance obligations, and clients on general corporate matters, such as acquisitions and incorporations. Wee Liang also regularly assists clients with matters involving blockchain, cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings, and charity and philanthropy.

Wee Liang graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2022 with a Bachelor of Laws and was called to the Singapore Bar in 2023. He is also a member of the Law Society Equity Capital Markets Law Committee, and Visiting Researcher at the Centre for Technology, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence & the Law at the Faculty of Law, NUS.

As part of his broader interest beyond the law, he interned at a food tech venture capital firm in Shanghai, and completed technopreneurship modules at Fudan University and NUS, as part of the NUS Overseas Colleges programme.

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Financial Services

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Investment Funds

We offer a wide range of services to asset managers and investment funds, including:

Fund structuring and formation: We help asset managers structure and form the fund, including drafting fund

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Banking And Finance

We offer a wide range of services to borrowers, non-bank lenders, and financial institutions, including:

Debt financing: We advise on the structuring, documentation, and

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Blockchain, Cryptocurrency And Initial Coin Offerings

We have a particular passion and interest in blockchain technology applications, cryptocurrencies, and initial coin offerings (ICOs). We provide comprehensive legal advice to clients involved in this space on Singapore

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Corporate

Being a corporate lawyer is more than just translating legalese and churning out documents based on clients’ instructions. Our corporate lawyers understand that their role extends far beyond what is

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Corporate Advisory

Every business involves an amalgam of various stakeholders, such as investors, shareholders and directors. Ideally, each of these stakeholders should have a common vision of what is best for the

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Commercial Contracts

Business transactions normally involve some form of contractual arrangement between parties. It is important that each party fully understands the legal risks involved in any contractual arrangement prior to agreeing

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Wills And Trusts

Having a will enables one to go further than just providing for

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Charities And Philanthropy

We believe that philanthropy is an important part of wealth and legacy

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JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  • Wee Liang Tan and David Tan, “AI, Author, Amanuensis” (2022) 5(2) Journal of Intellectual Property Studies 1
  • Tan Wee Liang, “Fair Use for Parody, Satire, Caricature, and Pastiche” (2021–2022) 39 Sing L Rev 136

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MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS

Acted as local counsel for CitizenPlane SAS in its acquisition of 97.63% of Travel Technology Interactive, the holding company of TTI group listed on the Euronext Growth Paris Stock Exchange.

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FINANCIAL SERVICES REGULATORY

Advising a co-sponsor of a digital tokenisation of high-grade nickel wire to trade on a digital token exchange.

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INVESTMENT FUNDS

Advised an investment manager in setting up a sub-fund, of a Singapore-incorporated variable capital company umbrella fund, to provide for private equity investments into a company incorporated in India and involved in steel manufacturing.

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INVESTMENT FUNDS

Advised an investment manager in setting up a sub-fund of a Singapore-incorporated variable capital company to invest in private fixed-income securities and credit instruments as well as pre-IPO companies.

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INVESTMENT FUNDS

Advised an investment manager in setting up a sub-fund of a Singapore-incorporated variable capital company structured fund to invest in Indian public equities, through its onshore securities account in India, as an open-ended fund.

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INVESTMENT FUNDS

Advised an investment manager in setting up a Singapore-incorporated variable capital company umbrella fund and a sub-fund to invest in the securities of listed and unlisted companies in the technology and supply chain sectors.

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INVESTMENT FUNDS

Advised a local company on its application to be a Registered Fund Management Company.

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CORPORATE ADVISORY

Advised an American staffing and consulting solutions agency on incorporating a local subsidiary company.

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CRYPTOCURRENCY LAW AND PRACTICE

Advised a privacy-focused blockchain company on its contractual dispute with a cryptocurrency exchange.

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PRIVATE CLIENTS

General private client work, including advising on wills, codicils, LPAs, trusts and share transfers.

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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

General advice on trademark registrations, domain name registrations and intellectual property disputes.

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Singapore proposes Model AI Governance Framework for Generative AI
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Recovering lost cryptocurrencies
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What is the law on execution of deeds under Singapore law and how could the law be changed to allow for electronic deeds?
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Potential Copyright Issues with Generative AI Systems
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