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Jacqueline Loke is a partner in Rodyk & Davidson LLP's Corporate Practice Group.
Jacqueline's areas of practice include corporate finance and securities law, mergers and acquisitions, unit trust and asset management, regulatory matters and corporate governance.
Jacqueline has extensive experience in compliance issues and regularly provides regulatory advice to various organisations in the public and private sectors. She advises clients on regulatory compliance, particularly on regulations in the financial industry - Securities and Futures Act, Financial Advisers Act, Insurance Act and requirements and guidelines issued by the Monetary Authority of Singapore. She has advised on the establishment of the scripless trading system implemented by the then Stock Exchange of Singapore Limited as well as advising the Public Utilities Board on the choice and implementation of the regulatory regime for the establishment of district cooling systems in Singapore. She has also advised the Energy Market Authority on the drafting and implementation of the Gas Codes.
Her experience in corporate governance includes advising on compliance with statutory duties and obligations, best practices codes and guidelines. She has advised corporate clients generally in all aspects of their business, including commercial agreements, employment issues and management obligations. She has acted for listed companies on compliance with listing requirements and corporate governance.
Jacqueline has acted for medical institutions and individuals in relation to regulatory matters, joint ventures, investment and shareholder agreements.
In relation to collective investment schemes and asset management, she has advised on Singapore unit trust schemes encompassing single, feeder, umbrella, capital guaranteed, capital protected structures as well as offshore funds, advising both manager and trustee. She was adviser to the investment arm of Yayasan Mendaki on the establishment of the first Islamic unit trust scheme, followed by a second, both promoted by Mendaki Holdings Pte Ltd.
Jacqueline advises corporations, investment bankers, underwriters and placement agents on corporate finance & securities law and on the raising of finance through the issue of securities. She has advised on compliance with the listing rules of the Singapore Stock Exchange and the Takeover Code, and acted for the first listing of a Singapore-incorporated company on the Australian Stock Exchange and related cross border legal and regulatory issues.
Jacqueline is well versed in M&As and joint ventures where she has acted for vendors, acquirors and financiers across a wide spectrum of industries including the insurance, financial, manufacturing, real estate and technology industries.
Jacqueline has given talks and written papers on licensing requirements for fund managers, establishment and offerings of collective investment schemes and other securities in Singapore, and the regulatory aspects of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), securities regulations in Singapore and other regulatory and compliance matters.