Marcus Tan & Co Malaysia
142C, Jalan Ampang
Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Malaysia
About Marcus Tan & Co
Marcus started off his legal related journey in 2011 by gaining practical experience in a litigation department of prestigious boutique legal firms in Kuala Lumpur. Among others, he was involved in the infamous Batang Kali Massacre suit’s legal team initiated by the representatives of 24 unarmed civilians against the British Government whom were killed by the British Scot Guards during the Malayan Emergency. He also involved and headed the legal suits pertaining to drug trafficking, cyber-terrorist and other matters.
With his experiences in litigating commercial and corporate dispute in the courts of law involving pre-IPO and public listed as well as unlisted companies such as minority oppression, shareholders and directors dispute, he also advises corporate entities on corporate finance, business restructuring, off-shore transaction, corporate conveyancing transaction, take over, merger & acquisition and drafting of corporate agreements.
Marcus heads the consultation and legal compliances of various foreign ICO and digital token and assets (cryptocurrency) trading platform (exchanges) locally and in offshore jurisdictions. He represents and assists clients in technology laws related legal matters such as issuance of token offering, compliance of foreign and local digital assets trading platform’s internal guidelines for listing of tokens, advisory on compliance of laws and structuring of KYC / e-KYC etc for fintech companies and the application of blockchain. Marcus also headed the completion and submission of application for digital asset exchange operator to the Securities Commission for technology corporate client.
He often dispensing legal advices on commercial compliances framework to the Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Malaysia, in particularly on the Companies Act, Anti Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act (AMLA), Contracts Act, Financial Services Act (FSA), Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA), cyber laws and other corporate related laws. He conducts seminars and workshops on corporate law related issues. He is also the guest speaker DJ for various medias' legal talk show such as CityPlus FM, AiFM, 988 FM, NTV7 and etc in Malaysia.
- Diploma in Business Administration, Tunku Abdul Rahman College (Merit)
- Bachelor of Laws (Honour), University of London (Second Upper 2:1)
- Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP), Malaysia Legal Profession Qualifying Board (LPQB) (Second Upper 2:1)
- Practicing Advocate & Solicitor