Chong Mei Mei

Partner – Corporate & Commercial
+603-2632 9887 | [email protected]

Currently practising in the Corporate and Commercial Practice Group, Mei Mei handles a wide spectrum of corporate and commercial work ranging from day-to-day commercial matters to mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance and real estate. Apart from this, Mei Mei is active in regulatory and compliance work for clients in a myriad of industries (including but not limited to clients from industries such as oil and gas, banking, factoring, hire-purchase, peer to peer (P2P) financing and hotel management). She also advises foreign entities which have businesses in Malaysia or seek to invest in Malaysia or enter the Malaysian market in regard to the establishment of their presence in Malaysia, local licensing/regulatory requirements and exchange control issues.

In recent years, Mei Mei has gained experience and expertise in regard to financial technology, or “Fintech”, and digital assets acting for various clients in different sectors including start-ups, e-commerce companies, P2P operators, online social networking service providers, mobile companies and international cryptocurrency exchanges. She advises on licensing and regulatory compliance with respect to various forms of payment methods and processes and financial products delivered through the use of technology, such as remittances from customer to customer (C2C), customer to business (C2B) and business to business (B2B), online and mobile remittance services, the issuance of electronic money (e-money), payment services, payment gateways, storing of payment instruments, payment solutions and aggregators, payment systems, merchant acquiring businesses, digital banking and the provision of micro-financing; multiple cross-border issues arising from such payment methods and financial products; and anti-money laundering and counter-financing terrorism (AML/CFT) laws.

TERTIARY QUALIFICATION

  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (University of London)

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION & MEMBERSHIP

  • Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya
  • Admitted to the Malaysian Bar: 7th January 2005
  • Certificate in Legal Practice, Malaysian Legal Profession Qualifying Board
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