CNPLaw has added Cinda Sim as a partner in January 2020. Sim was admitted to the Singapore bar in 1991 and chose conveyancing as her specialisation. She has worked through many “firsts” in Singapore’s real estate scene, including the collective sales trend of private estates, the birth of executive condominiums in Singapore, and the conversion of land in Singapore, which was then largely unregistered, to the Torrens system of land registration.
Eversheds Harry Elias has added Tan Weiyi as a partner in the litigation and dispute management practice. Tan specialises in advising clients on internal and regulatory investigations, with a particular focus on investigations arising from allegations of corruption, financial fraud and other white-collar crimes. She has advised US, Europe, UK and Singapore-based organisations on a range of issues, including allegations of corruption, forex offences, corporate governance issues and accounting irregularities, together with investigations by various regulators, including the US Department of Justice, the Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Competition Commission of Singapore. Prior to joining the firm, Tan worked with a leading international firm. She recently completed an assignment as an extern with the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC, where she advised on guidelines to assist member countries in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing.
Paul Hastings has added Shaun Wu to its investigations and white collar defense practice as a partner in Asia. Wu is an accomplished investigations and litigation partner, who focuses on corporate investigations, anti-corruption compliance and white collar defense. He has extensive experience advising corporate clients in China and across the Asia-Pacific for the past decade. Wu represents multinational corporations in investigations and compliance reviews involving China, with a focus on the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, bribery, corruption, fraud, misconduct and other enforcement matters. He has also served as compliance monitor and investigator to various corporations debarred by the World Bank for fraudulent practices, assessing and monitoring the implementation of their compliance. In addition, Wu has acted in a wide range of cross-border disputes involving governments, state-owned enterprises, multinational corporations and financial institutions in the US, UK, Asia and offshore court litigation, as well as international arbitration.