Financial Services (Regulatory)

We are a thought-leader in the emergent FinTech and Blockchain space and a go-to legal advisor for domestic and international banks and financial institutions for legal and regulatory compliance in banking and finance.

Our Financial Services (Regulatory) Practice is recognised as an eminent team in Singapore. Our client-centric lawyers and practitioners are experienced in advising domestic and international banks, financial institutions, and corporations. Serving both local and international clientele, our practice is consistently appointed by the largest financial institutions and leading corporates operating in the region. We handle a wide variety of domestic and international loan financing, and act for financiers, borrowers and security providers. The team also advises on banking and financial regulations and regulatory compliance issues.


As a thought-leader in the emergent FinTech and Blockchain space, our team members are regular speakers at industry events and authors of a range of legal journals and media platforms.


In Singapore, as a leading global financial services centre that is actively moving towards being a smart nation, is positioned as Asia’s hub for fintech innovation. Within the context of a sandbox regulatory environment, this brings attendant legal challenges, such as those arising from new digital assets, financial services regulation, securities regulation, data protection and privacy, intellectual property, and contract and consumer laws.


In this emergent sector, RHTLaw Asia has worked with international companies in the financial services and technology sectors, providing a wide variety of legal and regulatory solutions to issues faced by more than 200 FinTech platforms globally. Our approach is practical and risk-focused, with an objective of facilitating our clients’ business objectives.

  • Regulatory compliance & Governance
  • Data protection
  • Employment & HR
  • Real estate
  • IT/commercial contracts
  • Intellectual property
  • Corporate secretarial services
  • General banking transactions and facilities
  • Standard form banking documentation
  • Acquisition finance
  • Asset & asset-backed financing
  • Bilateral, club & syndicated loans
  • Loan restructurings & refinancing
  • Project development & financing
  • Property finance
  • Trade & commodity finance
  • Financial Disputes resolution
  • Enforcement and loan recovery
  • Corporate insolvency
  • Regulatory analysis of impact of business model
  • Regulatory sandbox applications
  • Regulatory licensing applications
  • Designing of compliance framework
  • Drafting of transactional & other legal documentation
  • Ongoing legal & compliance advisory
  • Fund-raising
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Intellectual Property
  • Issuance of securities & utilities tokens
  • Training
  • Litigation & dispute resolution
  • Advising on various insurance products & related documentation
  • Advising insurers and re-insurers on compliance & regulatory issues
  • Bespoke financing for high-net-worth individuals
  • Advising on personal wealth structures, locally & globally
  • Legal and financial services regulatory compliance solutions
  • Consultation, policy-making & best practice advisory
  • Pre-inspection strategic preparation, post-inspection remediation program
  • Crisis management

At the requests of our financial institution clients, we have seconded our lawyers to assist in their internal legal support needs. We are therefore familiar with the day-to-day operations of a diverse range of financial institutions.

Key Contacts

Head of Practice

Senior Consultant

Senior Partner

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