Zhi Feng specialises in financial services regulations. His practice focuses on advising financial institutions on regulations affecting their business, and their relationship with the regulator.

He regularly advises banks, fund managers, broker-dealers, prime brokers, corporate finance advisers, market operators, payment services firms and insurers. He has experience in licence applications, the structuring of product offerings, the implementation of policies and processes, preparing client documentation, transactions involving financial institutions and regulatory investigations.

He also has expertise in the documentation of derivatives transactions, and advising on netting issues and collateral arrangements relating to derivatives.  

Zhi Feng graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) from the National University of Singapore. He also spent a year at Stanford Law School, where he was awarded an academic prize and several distinctions. He joined Allen & Gledhill after being called to the Singapore Bar in 2014 and has been on secondments with two major banks.

Work Highlights

  • Securities and Futures (Amendment) Act 2017 – advocating on behalf of the industry to the Monetary Authority of Singapore and advising banks on the changes to the regulatory regime.
  • Assisting fintech firms to start up in Singapore.
  • Drafting rules and codes of conduct for the industry and self-regulatory organisations.