Danny Ong

Danny Ong

Partner, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP
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Danny Ong specialises in complex international investigations and commercial disputes across a multitude of industries. In particular, on the banking and finance front, he has led cross-border investigations involving complex financial products, cryptocurrencies, securitisation transactions, commodities, bonds, market manipulation, insider trading, layering and spoofing, interest rate fixing, currency fixing and money laundering, to name a few.

      In his role as counsel to liquidators, he has also been called upon to oversee cross-border investigations into the affairs of Lehman Brothers, MF Global Singapore, Dynamic Oil Trading (of the OW Bunker Group) and BSI Bank. Danny also has a very broad experience and is well known for his work in cross-border fraud and asset recovery investigations and litigation. Most recently, he successfully prosecuted the first cryptocurrency claim before the Singapore International Commercial Court, which raise raised novel and complex legal issues as to the nature and trading of cyrptocurrencies. He has been recognised in these areas of expertise by international legal directories, with clients describing him as ‘a formidable force’, ‘an excellent litigator’, ‘our go-to guy’, an ‘outstanding lawyer’, ‘very switched on’, ‘good when you need someone to fight your corner’, ‘very commercial, he knows when he has to be aggressive and commercially aware at the same time’, and with Who’s Who Legal ranking him as one of 40 Thought Leaders globally in asset recovery.

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