WanHsi Yeong
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Yeong WanHsi practices at ArrowGates LLC. She has extensive corporate experience including multi-jurisdictional mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, initial public offerings, private equity investments, regulatory compliance, financial markets, corporate restructuring and general corporate work. Always seeking to be at the forefront of evolving markets, WanHsi has continually expanded her capabilities to cater to the emerging start-up and Fintech markets. WanHsi is also the founder and benefactor of the Love Changes Nations charity which has done voluntary work over the last 8 years in disaster stricken countries all over the world, including Philippines, Mozambique, Pakistan, Nepal, and Brazil.

[Infographic] A Guide to Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)
Business,Business Advice,Cryptocurrency,Funding,Personal

Reading Time: 1 minutesWhat are the differences between an Initial Public Offering (IPO) and an Initial Coin Offering (ICO)? Have a question about ICOs? If you have any questions relating to legal issues surrounding ICOs and would like to speak a lawyer, you can request a Quick Consult with WanHsi Yeong or lawyers with similar expertise for a transparent, flat fee of […]

Guide to Data Privacy: Considerations for Companies (Part 2 of 2)
Business,Business Advice,Cybersecurity,Legal Updates,Regional Law

Reading Time: 8 minutesIn this two part series, Lawyer Yeong WanHsi discusses the various data protection regimes which have been implemented across the globe, the types of protection that they provide and  the legal considerations which companies should bear in mind. In the second part of this series, WanHsi elaborates on the various data privacy policies and data […]

Guide to Data Privacy: Primer (Part 1 of 2)
Business,Business Advice,Cybersecurity,Legal Updates,Regional Law

Reading Time: 5 minutesIn this two part series, Lawyer Yeong WanHsi discusses the various data protection regimes which have been implemented across the globe, the types of protection that they provide and  the legal considerations which companies should bear in mind. In the first part of this series, she compares the European Union’s GDPR with Singapore’s PDPA and […]

A Guide to Initial Coin Offerings (Part 2 of 3)
Business,Cryptocurrency,Fintech,Startups

Reading Time: 6 minutesIn the first of my 3-part series on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), I touched on the characteristics, types, risks, benefits and examples of ICOs. In this second part, I will be covering the current regulation of ICOs in various jurisdictions. By and large, most financial regulatory authorities around the world have stated that initial coin […]

A Guide to Initial Coin Offerings (Part 1 of 3)
Business,Business Advice,Cryptocurrency,Fintech,Startups

Reading Time: 9 minutesThis is a three part series on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). In this series, lawyer Wanhsi Yeong will cover: An introduction to Initial Coin Offerings Overview of the current regulation of Initial Coin Offerings in various jurisdictions Framework of Initial Coin Offerings In the first part of this series, WanHsi explains the characteristics, types, risks, […]

Cryptocurrency regulation – now and the future
Business,Business Advice,Cryptocurrency,Fintech,Startups

Reading Time: 9 minutesA burgeoning popularity of cryptocurrency Widespread usage of the Internet has resulted in the emergence of various new technologies which have altered the way society functions, affecting both human relationships and commerce. In our previous article, we had discussed financial technology – also known as fintech. Recently, there has been a lot of news regarding […]

A Breakdown of InsurTech Regulations in Singapore
Business,Fintech,Startups

Reading Time: 14 minutes#1   InsurTech – What is it? The word ‘InsurTech’ is a portmanteau of the words ‘Insurance’ and ‘Technology’. Essentially, it is the use of technology to innovate and facilitate efficiency and cost-savings in all areas of the insurance industry. InsurTech is seeking to disrupt the insurance industry Just as we are witnessing a radical […]

An updated & practical guide to schemes and grants for startups in Singapore for 2017
Business,Business Advice,Fintech,Startups

Reading Time: 12 minutesIn this article, lawyer WanHsi Yeong from ArrowGates LLC talks about funding and offers practical advice for existing and aspiring startup entrepreneurs. Funding is undeniably a priority for startups. Staying true to its renowned reputation as a business friendly hub, Singapore offers a myriad of schemes and grants to aid startups in growing and expanding their […]

A Definitive and Practical Guide to the Regulatory Sandbox in Singapore
Business,Business Advice,Fintech,Startups

Reading Time: 13 minutesFinTech is on the rise globally There has been a surge in popularity and interest in FinTech all over the world. Not only are startups spearheading FinTech innovation, but many banks and financial institutions are also exploring the idea of FinTech and committing significant resources to it. FinTech also brings about new regulatory challenges However, […]

Fintech Regulation in Singapore — What you need to know, simplified
Business,Business Advice,Cybersecurity,Fintech,Startups

Reading Time: 20 minutesWe asked the FinTech startups in the alumni of Startupbootcamp FinTech Singapore what burning questions they had for a FinTech lawyer and in this article, lawyer WanHsi Yeong from ArrowGates LLC simplifies and demystifies regulation around FinTech in Singapore, and offers practical advice for existing and aspiring FinTech entrepreneurs.  The 3 Regulatory Pillars of FinTech Where […]