Gurjoth Kaur

Supervising Associate

Singapore

T +65 6831 5595
M +65 8876 3729
gurjoth.kaur@simmons-simmons.com

General Experience

Gurjoth specialises in financial services regulatory work in Singapore. She regularly advises on various contentious and non-contentious regulatory matters, including on licensing and business conduct requirements to market and sell various banking and investment products and services, and on issues such as anti-money laundering, sanctions, corruption, insider trading and other market misconduct, share disclosure, data protection, outsourcing, cybersecurity, and banking secrecy.

She also provides specialist advice to asset managers on the establishment of their fund management operations in Singapore, and advises on the establishment, registration and marketing of onshore and offshore private and retail funds and managed accounts investing in a spectrum of asset classes.

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Recent Work
  • advising various asset managers on the establishment and licensing/registration of their fund management operations in Singapore, and on ongoing regulatory compliance and employment-related matters
  • advising on the marketing and sale of various investment products and services (including funds, securities and derivatives)
  • notified private funds as restricted schemes and applied for the recognition of foreign retail funds
  • listed wholesale debt securities on the Singapore Exchange
  • advising various FIs and a cryptocurrency exchange on anti-money laundering, data protection, and outsourcing compliance projects.
Background

Gurjoth was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 2011. She speaks English, Mandarin and Punjabi.

Publications

Gurjoth is a regular contributor to publications on Singapore financial services regulatory compliance matters. Recent publications involved in include:

  • Co-author, Singapore Chapter, Getting the Deal Through: Fintech 2019
  • Interview on MAS Notice 610 in the Asian Private Banker (16 March 2018)