Jeremy Lua is a dispute resolution lawyer based in Singapore.
His practice focuses on advising on compliance issues and conducting internal investigations on business ethics, anti-corruption, anti-money laundering / countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT), cybersecurity and other related matters, often involving the Prevention of Corruption Act and the Corruption Drug Trafficking and Other Serious Crimes (Confiscation of Benefits) Act. He also advises on risk management, risk mitigation measures, follow-on disputes and other regulatory matters.
Jeremy received his law degree from the National University of Singapore. He is effectively bilingual in English and Mandarin Chinese. Prior to joining Norton Rose Fulbright, Jeremy was a Deputy Public Prosecutor at Criminal Justice and Financial Crime and Technology Crime Divisions of the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) in Singapore and prosecuted cybercrime offences under Computer Misuse and Cybersecurity Act.
- Advised the operator of an online commodities trading platform on its obligations relating to trade sanctions and AML/CFT related matters.
- Advised and assisted a leading reinsurer in designing its AML/CFT compliance policy.
- Advised a vision care service provider on its AML/CFT obligations.
- Advised a global service provider on a contentious termination of a senior employee involving issues of internal fraud.
- Led the prosecution of the individual responsible for breaching and stealing SingPass credentials: PP v Sim Guan Liang James  SGDC 92.
- Advocate & Solicitor (Supreme Court of Singapore, practising under section 36E of the Legal Profession Act)
Singapore’s Ministry of Home Affairs has announced amendments to the Republic’s cybersecurity laws, i.e. the Computer Misuse and Cybersecurity Act (CMCA), after a series of high-profile cyberattacks in recent years..
March 23, 2017
Corruption is by nature a secretive economic crime that is both difficult to detect and prove..
October 17, 2016