Jennifer is a director at PK Wong & Associates LLC (PKW), a Singapore law practice. She heads PKW’s Corporate Regulatory department consisting of lawyers specialising in various aspects of corporate regulation in Singapore. An experienced corporate lawyer with over 20 years of experience on various transactions, Jennifer has worked with clients ranging from start-ups to Singaporean public companies, global corporations and Fortune 500 companies.
Jennifer’s areas of work cover three main areas, general corporate regulatory matters, employment and immigration law, and data protection law. With data protection having become an increasingly crucial area of legal compliance in Singapore and the greater Asia-Pacific region, Jennifer’s department has recently expanded to better cover this new and dynamic area of law.
Jennifer’s corporate law experience includes representing companies in roles ranging from principal external counsel to local counsel for mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance-related projects. She has also served as lead lawyer in the negotiation of company and business sales and purchases, outsourcing agreements, franchising agreements and also in transactions involving private equity fundraising. She has advised on regulatory disclosure requirements and other compliance issues relating to commercial banks. Her employment and immigration law experience includes providing advice on whistleblowing issues in the context of employment law, advising companies on Singapore employment law aspects of mergers, and setting up Employee Share Ownership Plans.
Her data privacy law experience includes conducting Data Protection law compliance audits, structuring cross-border data transfers in order to ensure compliance with Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA), and liaising with the Personal Data Protection Commission on behalf of multi-national corporates in investigations regarding potential breaches of the Personal Data Protection Act of Singapore.