About Chan & Goh LLP
We are a boutique law firm specializing in funds and asset management for more than 20 years.
We assist in establishing Singapore-domiciled funds and obtaining regulatory approval for offshore funds for offers to retail investors and accredited/institutional (AI) investors, including exchange traded funds (ETFs), hedge funds, private equity funds, real estate funds, venture capital funds and various other fund structures, business trusts, limited partnerships and the new Singapore Variable Capital Company (S-VACC).
We advise and act for international fund managers as well as boutique, start-up managers on various matters including licensing applications, regulatory compliance, structuring of funds and tax. We also act for fund administrators, trustees, distributors, prime brokers and other service providers to the fund management industry.
We have a good working relationship with the Monetary Authority of Singapore and Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) and have assisted clients on passporting of funds under the ASEAN CIS framework as well as the establishment and listing of various ETFs on the SGX, including several REIT ETFs, Singapore and Asian-focused ETFs and fixed income ETFs.
Apart from fund registrations, we also assist in drafting and advising on joint venture agreements, shareholders agreements, sale and purchase agreements, ISDAs and other corporate agreements and assist managers in conducting legal due diligence on target companies.