Eddie has almost 2 decades of experience in the financial services regulatory sector along with extensive knowledge of the Singapore market. He was a part of Regulatory and Compliance practices at major accounting and professional service firms across Singapore. Possessing strong technical skills in Singapore regulations and guidelines, he has extensive knowledge in the Banking Act, Securities and Futures Act, Financial Advisers Act, Know-Your-Customers and Anti-Money Laundering requirements.
He has served as the Head of Compliance for a family office and headed the Regulatory desks in his previous appointments. He was the appointed Compliance Officer and Deputy Head for the Corporate Finance arm of a professional services firm. Other than regulatory experience, he also has experience in coordinating deals and performed due diligence work in this area.
Eddie graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Business and holds a Diploma in Compliance awarded by the International Compliance Association.
Winston is an attorney licensed to practice in New York State and Singapore. His strength is in having a diverse background in transactions as well as being experienced in fund formation, fund compliance, licensing, private equity transactions, corporate/commercial transactions, and capital markets, amongst others.
He has represented numerous clients in various jurisdictions including Australia, Cambodia, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, North Korea, PRC, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, US and Vietnam.
In addition to working for funds, Winston has also represented investors as well as the target businesses of funds. Transactions include funding agreements, share/asset purchase transactions, Series A and subsequent funding, exits, etc., and he has also worked on capital markets transactions including IPOs, placements, voluntary liquidation, etc. Winston has furthermore acted as in-house counsel for US technology multinationals, and is experienced in real property transactions, capital markets compliance, and construction transactions across Asia.
Winston has previous appointments in Netball Singapore and the Singapore Ice Skating Association, both renowned National Sports Associations in Singapore, in the capacities of Management Committee, Audit Committee, Legal and Disciplinary Sub-Committee, and Selection and Appeals Committee.
Stuart is a security professional with over 16 year’s global experience in the digital forensics, incident response and cyber security space. In total he has 33 years criminal, corporate, cyber investigation and cyber security experience and has worked across many industry sectors including finance, retail, insurance, manufacturing and oil & gas.
Working at senior manager and executive board level over a number of years, Stuart has broad experience in leading, managing and developing digital forensic investigation, incident response and security consulting teams. Throughout his executive career Stuart has maintained advanced skills in digital forensics and cyber incident response as well as developing a broad range of cyber incident management consulting knowledge and experience. He has successfully implemented efficient and cost-effective cyber incident and cyber security management protocols within a number of complex globally recognised brands.
Peter's wealth of experience and wisdom in fraud and corruption matters across multiple industries focusing on Asia along with his easy-going sincerity and pragmatism makes him one of the best people to work with.
Originally from Melbourne, Australia, Peter has been based in Asia since 1994. He has lived and worked in Singapore and Indonesia since 2005.
With more than 30 years of experience in law enforcement in the public and private sector, Peter meets all challenges with unquestionable passion, intuition and principled eagerness in equal measures. Over that period, Peter has worked for clients in a range of countries across Asia such as China, Japan, Hong Kong, Philippines, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and the Maldives. Additionally, he has executed engagements in South Africa, South America, the USA, and Europe.
Peter has previously led forensic practices for PwC Australia, Hill & Associates, BDO Indonesia, and Deloitte Southeast Asia. Prior to this Peter has also worked for other international organisations in Australia, Malaysia and the USA. He served with the Victoria Police in Australia for 16 years, mostly as a Crime Department Detective.
Nakoorsha has substantial experience in commercial litigation, arising from years of practice in leading private law firms. He has represented clients in commercial disputes, building and construction matters, corporate and shareholders disputes, insolvency matters, defamation, employment and insurance disputes.
Nakoorsha was previously a Deputy Public Prosecutor dealing mainly with white-collar offences. He was attached to the Commercial Affairs Department to advise on investigations relating to fraud, misappropriation of assets, money laundering as well as offences under the Securities and Futures Act (SFA). Nakoorsha also spent several years with the Enforcement Division, Monetary Authority of Singapore, where he was involved in several high profile cases involving corporate misfeasance, insider trading, market manipulation and other forms of securities contraventions. He was involved in the first two civil penalty regime cases that were heard in the Supreme Court of Singapore, as well as the review of SFA and Financial Advisers Act contraventions – arising from the sale and marketing of structured notes linked to Lehman Brothers Inc.
Given his unique background, Nakoorsha is frequently engaged for regulatory and compliance advisory work by private equity and investment firms. He also advises officers of public listed companies in matters arising out of investigations by various enforcement agencies.
Nakoorsha is an Advocacy Tutor for the Part B Course conducted by the Singapore Institute of Legal Education. He actively contributes to the community as a volunteer with the Law Society’s Criminal Legal Aid Scheme and as an Assigned Solicitor with the Legal Aid Bureau, under the Ministry of Law. He is also an elected member of the National University of Singapore Society Management Committee.
Nakoorsha was called to the Singapore Bar in 2001. He is fluent in English and Bahasa Melayu, and conversant in Bahasa Indonesia and Tamil.