Amanda Chen

Partner (Foreign Lawyer), RHTLaw Asia LLP; Head, International China Practice

Amanda is a partner in RHTLaw Asia’s Corporate and Capital Markets Practice and heads the International China Practice. She has been working as a registered foreign lawyer in Singapore since 2003, specialising in the laws of the People’s Republic of China (PRC). Previously, she practiced law in the PRC for four years. Her main area of expertise is in transactions involving PRC elements such as initial public offerings (IPOs), mergers and acquisitions (M&As), joint ventures and foreign direct investments. With over 20 years of work experience in both PRC and Singapore, Amanda has extensive industry knowledge and experience across many different industries such as water treatment, healthcare, education, precision engineering, manufacturing and real estate.

People pass an electronic stock board at The SGX Centre on 12 March, 2020. (SPH)

Singapore vs Hong Kong: Who will benefit more with greater legal market opportunities from US-China competition?

In the context of China-US competition, US-listed China concept stocks companies may find it advantageous to get secondary listings on the Hong Kong or Singapore stock exchange. US companies may also veer towards Singapore and Hong Kong when it comes to international arbitration cases. In the final analysis, will Singapore or Hong Kong have the edge?