Yong Khai Si, Kay

Yong Khai Si, Kay

LLB (Hons), University of Manchester

Called to the Singapore Bar: 2015

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

Kay read law at the University of Manchester and graduated with honors. She was called to the Singapore Bar in 2015 and joined the Firm as an Associate.

Kay’s area of practice is Corporate Law. She has assisted in a range of legal matters for corporations engaged in cross-border acquisitions and joint ventures, including providing advice and recommendations on the corporate and financing structure of their business venture to ensure compliance with the laws of that particular jurisdiction, whilst ensuring that their business needs are met. She also has experience in advising on a spectrum of corporate and commercial issues faced by corporations doing business in Singapore.

With the proliferation of digital currency offerings, Kay also has had the opportunity to assist clients looking to invest in such fintech businesses. She has been involved in the preparation of investment agreements to regulate investments into such business models and has advised on the safeguards and pitfalls that are material to an investor’s interest under the Singapore regulatory landscape.

Some notable transactions include:

  • Advising on the legal structure for a joint venture in Thailand involving a large international marine service provider company;
  • 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 system in their intended digital innovation business venture into Myanmar.