Yong Khai Si, Kay

Yong Khai Si, Kay
Senior Associate

LL.B. (Hons), University of Manchester

Called to the Singapore Bar: 2015

T | (65) 6220 9388
E | kayyong@jtjb.com

Kay’s area of practice is Corporate Law. She has experience in advising on a spectrum of corporate and commercial issues, including having assisted in cross-border acquisitions and joint ventures, providing advice and recommendations on the corporate and financing structure of clients’ business ventures to ensure compliance with the laws of applicable jurisdictions, all the whilst ensuring that parties’ business needs are met.

Kay’s notable transactions include:

• Assisting Myanmar National Airlines in their aircraft acquisitions amounting to USD 70 million and their expansion of operations into Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan and China;
• Advising a global leader in marine services for offshore oil and gas in the structuring of their Thailand operations;
• Acting for a leading supplier of marine services for the offshore energy industry in the preparation of their master service agreements for operations in Indonesia and Vietnam;
• Assisting in a transaction involving a global acquisition of a life science logistics and freight provider group of companies, with a focus on the legal issues which presented itself within the Singapore jurisdiction;
• Advising on the structure of a group of companies for the development of an island in Myanmar estimated to have an investment undertaking of USD 40 million whilst taking into account the requirements of the Myanmar Investment Commission, and drafting and negotiating various agreements for the joint venture between parties;
• Acting for an industry market leader in the distribution of smart card issuance equipment and identity systems in their intended digital innovation business venture into Myanmar, for the purposes of introducing its digital technology to different business sectors within Myanmar, and preparing all required documentation for the project;
• Acting for several international companies in respect of their ICO projects, involving advising on the feasibility of their ICO business models, reviewing and amending the Whitepapers, preparing legal opinions (for submission to MAS or relevant exchanges or investors) as to the nature of the tokens;
• Advising one of the largest vessel fleet operators in its employment related issues;
• Advising a Singapore construction company on the terms of construction for a mock-up resort villa in the Republic of Palau;
• Acting for a Singapore company in its joint venture with an innovative lifeboat manufacturing company with the drafting and negotiation of a joint venture agreement for the manufacture and sale of lifeboats and survival capsules, involving investments of up to USD 750,000;
• Assisting a public listed company dealing primarily in the manufacturing and distribution of electronics, in various acquisition transactions, including drafting and amending the share purchase agreements.