WONG TAT CHUNG

Partner



LL.B, LL.M (Public International Law) (King’s College, University of London), Barrister-at-law, Lincoln’s Inn, Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya.

Member of the Curriculum Advisory Committee for the LLM (Applied Law) in ASEAN+6 Legal Practice, The College of Law, Sydney

He has practised since 1989.

His practice areas are primarily in the equity corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions areas and is active in relation to the impending competition law. He is however also involved in various other corporate and commercial matters.

He has been involved in both domestic and cross-border transactions. His experience includes, debt and equity securities offerings, corporate restructurings of insolvent companies, takeovers, mergers and acquisitions of companies and businesses, initial public offerings, infrastructure, privatisations, debt restructurings, venture and development capital financing, timesharing, unit trusts and investment funds, loan syndications and debt financing, foreign direct investment joint ventures and technology transfers, placement and underwriting arrangements, employment matters and commercial property transactions and property joint ventures.

He is a regular speaker at seminars and courses involving corporate and commercial matters. He has spoken on areas which include, mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, stock exchange listing rules, corporate governance, cross border transactions, joint ventures, due diligence and other corporate and commercial matters.

He is also the chairman of the Sub-Committee on Corporate Law Review and the Sub-Committee on Prospectus Registration and Readable Prospectus of the Corporate and Commercial Law Committee of the Bar Council of Malaysia.  He is also a member of the Due Diligence/Securities Commission and Takeovers Sub-Committees of that Committee.

LL.B, King’s College, University of London (1985)

Barrister-at-Law, Lincoln’s Inn, Bar of England and Wales (1986)

LL.M, King’s College, University of London (1987)

Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya (18 October 1988)

Senior Partner, Wong Beh & Toh

Chairman, Corporate and Commercial Law Committee, Bar Council Malaysia

Chairman, Sub-Committees under that Committee:

– Limited Liability Partnership (formerly, the LLP Task Force)

– Competition Law

– SSM

Vice-Chair, Banking, Finance and Securities Committee, Inter-Pacific Bar Association

Member:

– Company Secretarial Sub-Committee

– Accounting and Audit Sub-Committee

– Insolvency Sub-Committee

under the Corporate Practice Consultative Forum established by the Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM)

Special Committee Member for the Personal Property Securities Registration established by Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM)

Member, Curriculum Advisory Committee, LLM (Applied Law) in Malaysian Legal Practice, The College of Law, Sydney

Competition Law

Corporate, Financial Services and Securities Law Advisory

Corporate Private Acquisitions and Disposals

Corporate Restructurings, Mergers, Demergers and Reorganisations

Equity Capital Markets

Fund Investments

Partnerships and Limited Liability Partnerships

Personal Data Protection

Takeovers

Trusts, Charities and Succession