Chin Yong Kwek is an associate managing director in the Business Intelligence and Investigations practice of Kroll, based in the Singapore office. Chin Yong has a broad skill set in the legal sector and is skilled at working with clients to address pre-transaction issues such as those surrounding due diligence, business intelligence, market entry, as well as post-transaction issues such as dispute resolution, asset tracing, and investigative projects in support of litigation.

Chin Yong joined Kroll from the Financial and Technology Crimes Division of Singapore's Attorney-General's Chambers, specializing in the prosecution of complex financial crime, including corruption, fraud, market manipulation, and money laundering. He is an experienced litigator and was part of Singapore's Financial Action Task Force team, providing advice on whether Singapore's anti-money laundering and countering of terrorist financing (AML/CFT) regime was consistent with international standards. He has also advised on various other matters such as production and seizure orders under the Criminal Procedure Code, banking secrecy, and insurance-related regulatory offences.

In addition, Chin Yong spent a year with the Singapore Exchange (SGX), the primary securities and derivatives exchange in Singapore. He was attached to the department charged with regulating entities listed on the exchange and providing advice on whether listed entities were compliant. Chin Yong was also engaged with the department tasked with real-time trade monitoring conducted through the exchange, and advised on whether trades were in violation of the exchange’s rules or the local statutory laws.

Professional Experience
  • Investigations and Dispute Advisory
    Extensive experience in conducting corporate and regulatory investigations and providing dispute advisory and litigation support services to clients.
  • Anti-Money Laundering
    Extensive experience working within the Singaporean AML/CFT regulatory framework.
  • Securities and Derivatives
    Experienced in the enforcement, regulation, advice, and corporate compliance of entities listed in the Singapore Exchange (SGX). Engaged with the real-time trade monitoring, and experienced in identifying legal breaches.
  • Asset Tracing
    Experienced in cases involving the movement of assets over multiple regional and global jurisdictions.

Education and Certifications
  • Bachelor of Laws, National University of Singapore
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