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Tan Chong Huat is the Senior Partner and one of the founding members of RHTLaw Asia LLP. Chong Huat is the Non-Executive Chairman of RHT Group of Companies which is involved in sectors such as Fintech & Financial Services, Training, Learning & Development, Consulting & Advisory and Wealth & Asset Management. Chong Huat is also the chairman of China ASEAN Business Alliance (CABA), a regionally focused think tank and business network.

His experience and track record, set out below, as a leading finance and corporate lawyer, successful entrepreneur and investor, reputable corporate leader and public service champion, and dedicated law professor coupled with his strong practical and academic grounding throughout his career has made Chong Huat the trusted go-to expert for regulatory issues, complex financing (corporate finance and project finance) transactions, deals structuring, funding and matching, corporate governance and board matters, and reputational management matters for corporate leaders and major corporates in the region and internationally.

Chong Huat was involved in the drafting of the initial SIMEX and SGX rules, and is a regular contributor to roundtables and consultation papers initiated by the regulatory authorities and agencies in Singapore. He is currently the deputy chairman of the SGX disciplinary committee and a member of the SGX Appeals Committee. He was a member of the first corporate governance council set up by the Monetary Authority of Singapore. Chong Huat led the regulatory applications, formation and operational set up of numerous leading financial institutions including the Investment Company of the People’s Republic of China, a subsidiary of the People’s Bank of China.

Chong Huat is a Fellow with the Singapore Institute of Director and Hong Kong Institute of Directors. He has been appointed to boards of directors as non-executive chairman, and independent director of listed companies in Singapore and Hong Kong. He also co-founded RHT group of companies which is the leading professional services group in Asia. Over the years he has successfully invested in start-ups, SMEs and listed companies. Notably, he is knowledgeable and passionate in blockchain, distributed ledger and related technologies, and cryptocurrencies having invested into 2 exchanges which apply the DLT technology.

Chong Huat is also active in public service and charity work. Chong Huat sits as a council member in the Singapore Road Safety Council. He is also a member of the International Affairs Committee of Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry. He also sits as a Lay Person on the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants’ Investigation and Disciplinary Panel. The Financial Planning Association of Singapore has also conferred on Chong Huat an honorary membership. He is also chairman of the RHT Rajan Menon Foundation and a member of the executive board of the Singapore Golf Association. He has also established a National University of Singapore Grant in favour of the Law Faculty under the name of his deceased father. An award named RHT Tan Chong Huat Corporate Crime Award has also been established by the School of Law, Singapore Management University. Chong Huat was also invited to be a member of the Selection Panel of SIM University Law School.

Chong Huat taught at the Law Faculty, National University of Singapore (AY 2007- 2013), Business School, National University of Singapore (AY 2008-2009), Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University (AY 2008-2012) and various other universities in Asia. Besides authoring two leading books on PRC Investment laws, he has co-authored leading titles on Corporate Governance and Corporate Finance Law.

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