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Stella Cramer is a technology and innovation lawyer based in Singapore. She is Head of Technology and Innovation Asia Pacific and Head of FinTech SE Asia. She has been based in Singapore for over nine years.
Stella specialises in complex, digital and transformational technology and commercial transactions, outsourcings, related regulatory issues and global compliance programmes for global financial institutions and major corporates across all industry sectors in the region. She has acted for clients on significant FinTech projects, including the set up of industry sandboxes. She also leads cyber and data breach issues for clients, co-ordinating the management of the breach and regulatory investigations across multiple jurisdictions.
Stella leads Singapore's technology, media and telecommunications team which is ranked tier one by Legal 500 Asia Pacific since she joined the firm in 2014. She is also individually ranked by Legal 500 2015-2019 as a leading individual in the sector, and is described as an "exceptional practice head [who] excels in finding practical and commercial solutions". She has been selected by Who's Who Legal: Banking 2018 as being among the world's leading Fintech Lawyers.
Stella has been appointed to the Advisory Council of the SWIFT Institute. She is the first lawyer to be appointed to the committee, and is the sole representative for Asia. The SWIFT Institute, set up by SWIFT, funds independent research, supports knowledge-led debate and provides a forum where academics and financial practitioners can learn from each other. The primary focus of the SWIFT Institute is transaction banking, covering the areas of payment, clearing and settlement, cash management, trade finance and trust & securities. It is overseen by the Advisory Council, an independent advisory council that includes leaders from academia and finance.
February 08, 2019
Norton Rose Fulbright advises on the establishment of the ASEAN Financial Innovation Network FinTech sandbox
November 14, 2018
Norton Rose Fulbright advises ASIFMA on response to consultation on changes to the Singapore Personal Data Protection Act
September 27, 2017