VCC goes live




VCC goes live

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Date Published: 15 January 2020 

Authors and Contributors:  Amit DhumeBill Jamieson and Abel Ho.


The variable capital company (“VCC“) framework has become live. This attractive new corporate structure will be a very useful addition to the funds space in Singapore. With this new legal framework in place, it is envisaged that investment managers will have greater operational flexibility in the constitution of funds in Singapore, elevating Singapore as a leading fund centre in the Asia region.

Disclaimer: This update is provided to you for general information and should not be relied upon as legal advice.


CNPLaw’s Investment Funds Lawyers

Amit Dhume Partner at CNPLaw LLP


Amit’s practice focuses on corporate law, investment funds, mergers and acquisitions and regulatory and compliance matters. He has over 15 years’ experience in these areas of law. Amit’s expertise has been recognised in Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2020 as “Recommended Lawyer for Corporate and M&A as well as Investment Funds”. In December 2016, Amit was named by Singapore Business Review as one of the 70 most influential lawyers in Singapore under the age of 40.

Bill Jamieson is a Partner at CNPLaw LLP. Bill is an English lawyer who is also registered to practise Singapore law in the areas of corporate law, banking and finance and securities laws. He enjoys working in the diverse and dynamic Asian market and helping his clients to achieve their goals.

Bill is an English lawyer who is also registered to practise Singapore law and he is recognised by professional and commercial publications. According to Chambers and Partners, Bill is “experienced in providing regulatory advice and drafting fund documentation.” For 2020, investment funds,  IFLR1000 has rated him as “Highly Regarded” and  Asialaw Leading Lawyers has ranked him as a “Distinguished practitioner”. Bill is also recommended by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020 for the Investment Funds practice.

Abel Ho Legal Associate at CNPLaw LLP


Abel is in the Funds team. His main areas of practice are in investment funds, mergers and acquisitions, and regulatory and compliance matters.

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