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 130N of the Legal Profession Act)
Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales
Solicitor, qualified in Hong Kong
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
China’s State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) has issued new regulations on the administration of security provided in cross-border banking transactions..
August 28, 2014
Norton Rose Fulbright has been named best commodity/trade finance law firm for the fifth consecutive year by the Trade Finance Awards for Excellence 2015..
June 11, 2015
Norton Rose Fulbright has advised a syndicate of banks on a US$1.5 billion prepayment financing for the purpose of purchasing commodities from a Chinese supplier..
January 09, 2015