Yu-En Ong is a banking and finance lawyer based in Singapore. His practice includes all aspects of structured finance such as acquisition finance, asset finance, structured trade and commodities finance, telecoms finance and cross border real estate finance.
Chambers Asia Pacific 2012 ranks Yu-En as a leading lawyer in Banking & Finance and clients were “most impressed by his eye for commercial implications”, remarking that “he is good at highlighting all our options, and this is where you see the difference between good and bad lawyers, being able to tell us what we need to focus on, helping us with the deal instead of just giving legal advice.”
Yu-En has had experience dealing with Asian, European and Middle Eastern transactions and was the lead partner on various deals awarded Euromoney Deal of the Year 2010 and Deal of the Year 2008/2009 by Trade Finance Magazine, Global Trade Review and Trade & Forfaiting Review Magazine, culminating in our practice being awarded Best Trade Law Firm Asia 2009-2014 as voted by readers of Trade Finance Magazine.
Along with English law, Yu-En is qualified to practice Singapore law and Hong Kong law.
- Advocate & Solicitor (Supreme Court of Singapore, practising under section 36E of the Legal Profession Act)
- Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales
- Solicitor, qualified in Hong Kong
A European directive has recently been passed which will have significant implications for those documenting financing transactions globally, not just in Europe..
February 17, 2016
The legal framework for offshore financing and taking security in Myanmar is governed by the recently enacted Foreign Investment Law 2012 (FIL)..
December 22, 2014
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised DBS Bank Ltd on a S$190m debt refinancing, governed by Singapore law, to Eu Yan Sang International Ltd and certain subsidiaries..
October 03, 2016
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised Frasers Centrepoint Limited on a A$620 million real estate cross-border asset acquisition financing. .
July 13, 2016