Chi-Yen regularly acts in a wide range of cross-border matters involving working capital, trade finance, structured finance, acquisitions, project, syndicated and asset financing. He also advises banks and financial institutions with compliance, AML/KYC and other regulatory requirements.
His clients comprise multinational lenders, including local and foreign banks, financial institutions, and leasing companies in jurisdictions such as Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, India, South Korea and Japan. He also has particular expertise in working with borrowers from commodities houses, traders and shipping lines. He is able to advise on complex insolvency and corporate restructuring scenarios and the realisation of securities/enforcement of non-performing accounts and provides lenders with practical and economical solutions.
In addition, Chi-Yen has a breadth of experience in all aspects of non-contentious shipping work and frequently acts for shipping lines and banks in the financing, sale and purchase of vessels, registration and mortgages in local and international ship registries, including leasing arrangements, charterparties, carriage and freight. His practice includes real estate and conveyancing and covers the acquisition, disposition and securitisation of residential, industrial and retail/ commercial properties.