Chia Ling has broad experience advising fast-growth companies and MNCs in the technology, media and communications, Fintech, payments and blockchain sectors in regulatory and litigation matters.
With more than 20 years law firm experience, Chia Ling is the Managing Partner of OC Queen Street LLC, a member of Osborne Clarke's international legal practice. He has experience in advising on a broad spectrum of regulatory issues relating to:
- Payment licenses requirements and exemptions for Fintech companies and payment services providers under the Payment Services Act;
- Blockchain, cryptocurrency, decentralised finance and non-fungible tokens (NFT) and other digital assets, ICOs and SAFTS under the Payment Services Act and Securities and Futures Act;
- Data protection and data privacy issues under the Personal Data Protection Act and Banking Act; and
- General licensing matters under the Payment Services Act, Securities and Futures Act, Telecommunications Act and Cyber Security Act.
Further, Chia Ling has substantial experience in litigation for complex intellectual property, information technology and commercial disputes.
He holds a Master of Technology in Knowledge Engineering and a Master of Laws in Media, Communications & Information Technology Law. He is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
Helping you succeed in tomorrow's world
As Managing Director, I believe in leading from the front. That means keeping a finger on the pulse of the latest pioneering developments in the FinTech, cyber security and digital business landscapes, so I can stay one step ahead of this rapidly developing market.
“No other senior lawyer in Singapore is as knowledgeable as Chia-Ling Koh in the business of new technology in particular fintech, AI, blockchain and cyber security."
“They are the go-to lawyers with your new digital business models. In fintech, they are probably the only two-in-one lawyers in the industry.”
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