Sarah’s principal area of practice is in investment funds, specialising in retail collective investment schemes and exchange traded funds.
Her experience broadly comprises the establishment and seeking of regulatory approval/registration of collective investment schemes and advising fund management companies on both retail and restricted offers of funds in Singapore, including related marketing/advertising and on-going regulatory or compliance matters.
Sarah has extensive experience in advising fund managers on the listing of exchange traded funds on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited and the on-going listing obligations and compliance issues. She also regularly advises trust companies and approved trustees of retail collective investment schemes on fund offering and constitutive documents and related regulatory and compliance issues.
Sarah is recommended for her expertise in investment funds by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019 and is noted to be a “responsive and hands-on” lawyer who “provides advice that is commercially viable” to her clients.
Sarah co-authored the chapter entitled “Regulatory Framework: Singapore” in the Exchange Traded Funds in Asia (Courses & Seminars, 2010/2011), and was named as one of the endorsed/recommended lawyers in the Investment Funds field in Singapore in the 2011 Practical Law Company (PLC) Cross-border Investment Funds Handbook.
Sarah joined the Firm in 2005 and has been a Partner since 2008.