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Yi Lee

T: +65 6622 9562 M: +65 9880 5935 Email Yi | vCard Office: Singapore

Yi Lee Managing associate

Contact details

Yi Lee

Yi Lee
Managing associate

T: +65 6622 9562 M: +65 9880 5935 Email Yi | vCard Office: Singapore

Yi is a managing associate, in our private wealth team based in Singapore, who specialises in trusts and private wealth matters. Her experience includes assisting high-net worth individuals and families in setting up complex trusts, family offices and developing efficient structures for succession planning. Yi is recognised by the Legal 500 Asia Pacific for "her client handling skills".
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Yi has experience in setting up family-owned charities, immigration and relocation advisory, corporate and regulatory compliance as well as advising on international tax regulations.

On an institutional level, Yi works closely with trust companies, international banks, family offices, MNCs, fiduciary service providers in all aspects of trusts, tax, charitable giving, compliance and regulatory advisory.

On an individual level, Yi routinely assist Forbes-listed individuals and Asia’s wealthiest families in their wealth structuring, business and succession planning needs.

  • Private wealth
  • Private client, trusts and fiduciary services

Advising clients on the establishment of single-family offices and advising on the tax incentives applicable to such structures.

Advising clients on consolidation of charitable trusts, restructuring of family-owned business and set up of various trusts.

Advising on the preparation of complex worldwide wills and jurisdiction specific wills for clients.

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Advising on the establishment of a first-of-its kind, novel trust structure based in Singapore to provide catastrophe disaster relief in the Southeast Asia region.

Structuring succession planning trusts spanning multi-generations including the setting up of private trust companies.

Advising professional trustees and fiduciary service providers on regulatory and compliance matters, international tax regulations such as Common Reporting Standard and risk management.

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06 Dec 2022

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Family offices become a safe haven in troubled times

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03 Nov 2022

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Changes to corporate disclosures in Singapore

On 4 October 2022, the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority announced the implementation of new corporate disclosures under the Companies Act 1967 of Singapor..

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01 Sep 2022

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01 Sep 2022

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Variable Capital Companies (VCC)

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13 Apr 2022

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Changes to eligibility requirements for key tax incentives

On 11 April 2022, the Monetary Authority of Singapore announced that it has updated the conditions required for fund vehicles managed, or advised directly, by family o..

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18 Jan 2022

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Family offices and tax incentives

Singapore has established itself as one of the leading wealth management and private banking centres globally and in Asia. With sound financial regulation, strong rule..

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02 Nov 2021

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"You reap what you sow": The new philanthropy – impact investing and the rise of Singapore Family Offices

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24 Sep 2021

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27 Jul 2020

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A spotlight on global investment migration options for private clients

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16 Mar 2020

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Greater China podcast

This series of podcasts provides an overview of key legal developments in the Greater China region and how they impact on your business, as well as practical tips on c..

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