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Christina S. C. Kow

Christina S. C. Kow

Partner

Expertise

  • Financial Services
  • Personal Data Protection and Privacy Laws
  • Technology, Media & Telco

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

WSG Leadership

Financial Services
Co-Chair
Profile
Christina provides strategic legal advice on foreign exchange policy, the regulation of financial institutions, the regulation of securities (including collective investment schemes, securities borrowing and lending, licensing of regulated activities) and the regulation of derivatives.

She has extensive documentation experience in banking and financing transactions that include financing from conventional banks for project financing and working capital purposes, treasury products, debt capital market offerings, Islamic financing (both domestic and cross border), structured finance products and investment products.

In the developing fintech and regtech space, Christina gives advice on structures involving financial services or capital markets including cryptocurrencies, electronic payments and electronic platforms.

Bar Admissions

► Malaysia (1986)

Education

► LL.B, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
► Bachelor of Commerce, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
► Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya

Areas of Practice

Financial Services | Personal Data Protection and Privacy Laws | Technology, Media & Telco

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

► The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific (2020) - "Recommended Lawyer" in TMT
► The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific (2019 and 2020) - "Recommended Lawyer" in Islamic Finance
► The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific (2014 to 2020) - "Leading Individual" in Banking and Finance
► The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific (2010 to 2015 and 2019) - "Recommended Lawyer" in Capital Markets
► The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific (2010 to 2013) - "Recommended Lawyer" in Banking and Finance
► IFLR1000 (2018 to 2021) - "Highly Regarded Lawyer" in Banking
► IFLR1000 (2015 to 2017) - "Leading Lawyer" in Banking
► IFLR1000 (2011 to 2014) - "Leading Lawyer" in Banking and Project Finance
► Expert Guide (2018 and 2019) - "Leading Practitioner" in Banking and Women in Business Law
► Asialaw Profiles (2011, 2013 to 2016) - "Recommended Individual" in Banking and Finance
► Asialaw Leading Lawyers (2017 to 2019) - "Market Leading Lawyer" in Energy & Natural Resources and Financial Services Regulatory
► Asialaw Leading Lawyers (2015 and 2016) - "Leading Lawyer" in Banking & Finance, Energy & Natural Resources and Financial Services Regulatory
► Asialaw Leading Lawyers (2013 and 2014) - "Leading Lawyer" in Banking and Capital Markets
► Chambers Global (2013 and 2014) - "Band 3" in Banking & Finance
► Chambers Asia-Pacific (2010 to 2014) - "Band 3" in Banking & Finance

Professional Associations

► Malaysian Bar
► International Bar Association (IBA)
► International Swaps and Derivatives Association Inc (ISDA)
► Firm representative at the International Swaps and Derivatives Association Inc (ISDA)


Professional Activities and Experience

► Christina is one of the partners who issue the Malaysian jurisdictional opinions to the International Swaps and Derivatives Association Inc., the International Capital Market Association, the International Securities Lending Association and the Futures Industry Association respectively.
Articles

Shearn Delamore & Co. Newsletter December 2021
Shearn Delamore & Co., January 2022

Employment Law An examination of the case ofTelekom Research andDevelopment Sdn Bhd v Ahmad Farid Bin Abdul Rahman by the Court of Appeal Introduction The Industrial Court had ruled that the company, Telekom Research and Development Sdn Bhd (“Telekom”), had proven the misconduct against a former employee, the claimant Ahmad Farid Bin Abdul Rahman (“Ahmad”), and that the dismissal was justified...

Shearn Delamore & Co. Legal Updates December 2021 (2)
Shearn Delamore & Co., January 2022

Dear valued clients, colleagues and friends, We are pleased to bring you the latest legal updates for December 2021...

Shearn Delamore & Co. Legal Updates December 2021 (1)
Shearn Delamore & Co., December 2021

Financial Services   Climate risk — progress of Joint Committee on Climate Change In a joint statement, Bank Negara Malaysia (“BNM”) and Securities Commission Malaysia announced on 10 December 2021 the following: the Joint Committee on Climate Change (“JC3”) will issue a Reference Guide on Climate Risk Management and Scenario Analysis, which sets out expectations for financial institutions to integrate climate-related risks considerations in finan

Additional Articles

Articles & Publications:

► The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Fintech 2018 - Global Legal Group, 2018-2020 [co-author]


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