All posts by Wei Min Chua

Wei Min specialises in cross border corporate and commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions and private equity, and regulatory compliance. She has extensive experience in advising on legal and compliance issues in foreign direct investments in all sectors and works closely with clients on practical solutions. She is also experienced in private client work involving trusts and foundations (family and philanthropic). She also advises on the use of such structures for commercial and restructuring purposes. She advises trustees regularly on their roles and duties on trust and foundation set ups. She is a director of ZICO Allshores Trust (S) Pte Ltd, a Singapore trust company licensed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore, and a director and trust officer of ZICO Trust Limited, a Labuan trust company licensed by the Labuan Financial Services Authority. Wei Min was the lead consultant in the law reform exercise undertaken by the Labuan Financial Services Authority in 2007 and headed the exercise to revamp the regulatory framework of the laws relating to the Labuan International Business and Financial Centre which translated into 8 new Labuan acts in February 2010. Wei Min commenced her career in 1995 as a legal practitioner in Singapore. Prior to joining the ZICO network in 2000, she practised as a corporate lawyer with major Singapore law firms. Wei Min speaks regularly at regional events organised by the Labuan IBFC and STEP Malaysia on trusts, foundations, charities and related matters. Wei Min also publishes regularly: • Trust Law in Malaysia, Planning and Administration of Onshore and Offshore Trusts, Bloomsbury Professional (2018) • Lexis Nexis, Malaysian Precedents and Forms (Labuan Corporate Module) and Practical Guidance (Offshore Company) (2017) • Thomson Reuters – Labuan Securities and Banking Guide (2018) • STEP Directory Jurisdictional Country for Malaysia (2018) Education and Qualification • Bachelor of Laws, National University of Singapore (Second Class Upper) Singapore • Advocate and Solicitor, Singapore Bar • Registered Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) from Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)

Common Reporting Standards – Impact in Malaysia and ASEAN

The Common Reporting Standards (“CRS”) aims to enable tax authorities to tackle offshore tax evasion by providing a greater level of information on their residents’ wealth held abroad. As a party to the Convention on Mutual Administrative […]