Andy has specialised in white-collar and criminal matters for a good 2 decades. His expertise is in anti-fraud investigations, securities and banking regulatory compliance and in white-collar criminal defence. He is also a very popular Fintech regulatory advisor.
Andy has great span and depth in advising and handling matters involving the UN Sanctions, complicated fraud, anti-corruption (FCPA & UKBA), market misconduct and corporate governance, compliance and risk management, money laundering, as well as issues relating to sanctions and counter-proliferation laws.
He has also helmed a number of complicated confidential investigations into multi-jurisdictional fraud as well as highly sensitive matters involving senior management misconduct. He acted and advised on numerous regulatory and enforcement matters for many premium clients including international financial institutions, sovereign wealth funds and listed companies. He is particularly sought after as an advisor for family offices and UHNW individuals for his solutions.
Andy‘s sub-speciality is in Fintech Regulation and Crypto investments – in particular the global compliance and regulatory issues. He is a strong advocate of the blockchain for its reliability, transparency, and especially, its disruption potential. He is currently serving in a few ICOs as their Compliance and Governance advisor. He believes in de-regulation and his valuable skills have been recognised by many in this industry as a beacon for self-regulation.
Clients prefer him because of his “out of the box and pragmatic solutions” as well as “his sheer dependability” especially in crisis management. The Global Investigations Review featured him as a very important contact for all AML and MAS/regulatory enforcement related work and has been cited as “hard to get” because of his clients’ demands on his work schedule. He is also serving as an independent director on a couple of Singapore listed companies.