Stanley Tan

Stanley Tan

Stanley Tan is an Associate at Setia Law. Stanley has acted in a broad range of cross-border disputes and investigations where he specialises in the prosecution of claims involving multi-jurisdictional fraud, and the tracing and recovery of digital assets. His experience and familiarity with cryptocurrency and emerging technologies often sees him working together with experts and industry leaders on complex briefs and dealing with novel issues of law. Stanley’s portfolio includes acting for both public and private companies, state-owned companies, liquidators, and directors across a wide range of industries including those involving cryptocurrency, payment processing, and algorithmic & high-frequency trading. Notably, Stanley was part of the team that obtained the first reported freezing injunction against “persons unknown” in the Singapore courts for cryptocurrency assets stolen from the claimant. He has also acted for a group of foreign state-owned companies in investigating and successfully obtaining disclosures in Singapore against entities in relation to a multi-jurisdictional fraud claim in excess of SGD 3.5 billion.

Publications

Cryptoassets | 1mo

Chapter: Singapore

This first edition of the Cryptoassets Law Over Borders Comparative Guide gives a practical overview of the law regulating cryptoassets in key jurisdictions around the world. It covers issues such as licensing and anti-money laundering requirements, the regulation of cryptoasset promotion, rules gov...

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