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Breakfast Seminar: Data Centres in Asia

Singapore, Singapore

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Past event
15 May 2019, 08:30 - 10:30

With a surge in data generation in recent years, Asia Pacific will soon be home to 40% of the world’s data centres. Join us for interactive discussions on the issues and pitfalls spanning the entire data centre life cycle, from funding, design and construction, to power, environmental considerations and rounding up with data centre operations and the drivers for data centres.

Key Speakers

Our key speakers include:

Jeremy Tan, Director, CMS Holborn Asia

Jeremy Tan is the head of the Commercial and TMT team in CMS Holborn Asia, the Formal Law Alliance between CMS Singapore and Singapore law practice, Holborn Law LLC. He is an international technology lawyer with a focus on technology sourcing, outsourcing, FinTech, communications and data protection. He advises clients in a wide range of sectors, including the financial services, healthcare and telecommunications sectors. Jeremy is recognized in legal directories as a leading individual in the TMT space. He has extensive experience in large scale multi-jurisdictional sourcing and outsourcing arrangements, services arrangements, commercial transactions and technology tenders including for data centre projects.  He has particular expertise in advising on the legal, regulatory and commercial issues arising in the digital space and in specific fields such as payments, the internet of things, artificial intelligence, distributed ledger technology, cybersecurity and cloud computing.

Kelvin Aw, Director, CMS Holborn Asia

Kelvin Aw is a Director in CMS Holborn Asia, the Formal Law Alliance between CMS Singapore and Singapore law practice, Holborn Law LLC. Kelvin represents clients in their transactional and litigation matters in the construction, engineering, and infrastructure industries. He provides advice throughout the changing dynamics of a project cycle, ranging from front-end structuring and procurement to back-end work in which disputes have arisen. In Singapore, he represents clients in large-scale, landmark development matters. He also advises parties with projects in China, India, Indonesia, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Myanmar, and the Middle East.

Lynette Chew, Director, CMS Holborn Asia

Lynette Chew is a Director of CMS Holborn Asia, the Formal Law Alliance with CMS Singapore and Singapore law practice, Holborn Law LLC. Her main practice areas are in infrastructure, construction and engineering projects where works on both on contentious and non-contentious work. She also represents clients in a wide range of commercial disputes, including matters involving project insurance claims, workplace health and safety related disputes.

Adrian Wong, Partner, CMS Singapore

Adrian Wong specialises in the energy and infrastructure sector. Adrian has advised power generation, transmission, renewable energy, petrochemical and construction companies as well as companies in the oil and gas industry in relation to their infrastructure and construction projects internationally. Adrian has provided comprehensive and integrated advice on all aspects of infrastructure project development ranging from negotiations with government authorities relating to project concessions; lenders providing project financing (and other forms of financing) to projects, EPC contractors, feedstock and utilities suppliers and potential offtakers and O&M service providers