Linklaters has hired financial regulatory lawyer from Ashurst Evan Lam as a partner in the firm’s financial regulation and structured finance and derivatives practices in Singapore.
He had been a partner and head of the Singapore financial regulation practice at Ashurst for more than two years.
Lam advises international and domestic clients on the full spectrum of Singapore financial regulations, with particular expertise in sectors such as banking and securities regulation, fintech, and funds.
He is also experienced in supporting industry bodies and financial institutions in connection with derivatives regulatory reform, netting and collateral enforceability, and derivatives and structured product transactions.
Chua Peiying, Linklaters’ partner and Singapore head of the financial regulation group, said the firm has seen growing opportunities in the city state’s financial regulation market.
“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,” said Chua.