Simmons & Simmons JWS
Grace has over a decade of experience advising financial firms on regulatory and fintech matters in Southeast Asia, with a focus on Singapore and Hong Kong. A former in-house counsel at MAS, Grace regularly interacts with key regulators and is closely involved in regional regulatory reform initiatives, including working with ASIFMA to develop AML/KYC best practice guidelines for financial institutions and digital asset exchanges.
Grace advises payments providers, digital assets exchanges and brokers, SVFs, merchant acquirers, and other companies on licensing and payments services regulations, and AML policy uplift and implementation in Asia. She sits on the board of Singapore's key blockchain association ACCESS, is part of GDF’s AML Working Group, and is a member of the Anti-Money Laundering Committee of the Law Society of Singapore.