Kwah Chee Hian

Senior Associate


Chee Hian advises banks, brokers, asset managers, payment services providers and other financial institutions on a broad range of legal, regulatory and compliance matters, including licensing, business conduct rules, product marketing and offering rules, outsourcing and risk management controls, sanctions compliance, and anti-money laundering compliance. He has specific expertise in helping clients with various Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) licence applications, such as capital markets services licence, financial adviser licence, payment institution licence and digital bank licence.

Chee Hian also advises on contentious financial regulatory matters, including advising on internal and regulatory investigations, regulatory enquiries, and enforcement actions relating to breaches of anti-money laundering regulations.

Chee Hian graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) from the National University of Singapore, where he was awarded the Lo Hwei Yen Memorial Scholarship and a variety of book prizes. He is admitted to practice law in Singapore.