Announcement – Appointment of Dato’ R. Krishnan as Senior Consultant of Signature Trust Ltd

We are pleased and proud to announce the appointment of Dato’ Krishnan as the Senior Consultant of Signature Trust Ltd (a member of QX Group).

Dato’ Krishnan is no stranger to the financial services industry with his excellent credentials and impeccable experience.

He is an Advocate and Solicitor who holds a Bachelor of Law and Masters in Law (Advance Company Law) from the University of London, Bachelor of Economics from the National University of Malaysia, STEP Diploma in International Trust Management, STEP Advanced Certificate in Family Business Advising, STEP Advanced Certificate in Trust Disputes, Diploma in International Compliance (International Compliance Association, UK) and Diploma in Education.

Dato’ Krishnan is an Approved Trust Officer with the Labuan Financial Services Authority (LFSA), a current Committee Member of the Disciplinary Panel, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Worldwide, full member of STEP Glasgow, Scotland and the Fellow of the International Compliance Association (FICA).

He was the former director of the British Virgin Islands’ Financial Services Institute (FSI) and Labuan Borneo Trustees Limited, a regulated Trust and Fiduciary Services Company in Labuan, Malaysia.

Currently, Dato’ Krishnan serves as an adviser of the Family Trust Legal Affairs Centre (FLTAC) of King & Capital Law Firm, the oldest legal firm and a First Tier Law Firm in China, Senior Consultant of a blue chip New Zealand Fiduciary Services provider, Helmores Wealth Limited, regulated and licensed by the New Zealand Financial Markets Authority and the New Zealand Law Society, Senior Consultant of GRC Advantage Pty, an Australian Compliance Consulting Company, Director and the Lead Program Tutor of ProNumeris Training Centre Ltd, a leading Consultancy and Training Company based in Mauritius, Non-Executive Director of the Board of several Companies and Specialist Advisor to several private and charitable Foundations. He also serves as the Protector of Trusts and Foundations and acts as an Advisory Council Member of Private Foundations and Charitable Foundations.

Having great passion in education, Dato’ Krishnan is an accomplished law lecturer and ICSA approved International tutor having lectured and tutored at several law institutions. His expertise and core subjects are Commercial Law, Company Law, Law of Evidence, Law of Succession and Trust Laws. He has successfully delivered and produced many distinction students on at the British Virgin Islands (BVIs) Financial Services Institute. He is currently a Visiting Lecturer (Law and Offshore Financial Services) at Nankai University, Tianjin, Beijing, China.

Dato’ Krishnan is also an accomplished writer, having published a legal text on English Criminal Law. He has also co-authored – “The Competitive Edge – Workforce Development”, STEP Journal, March 2015. He presents regularly to Regulators, Private Banks and privately organised Groups in various jurisdictions on the subject of regulatory compliance, corporate administration and governance, wealth preservation, and structuring.

Dato’ Krishnan specialises in advising on multi-national fiduciary services including providing advice on Foundations, Trusts, International Business Companies, Family Office, Compliance and Regulatory aspects, corporate governance and Estate Planning with particular specialist knowledge in the area of structuring for wealth management and asset protection, and family and business succession planning.

He is well-versed in the psychology of family governance structures and family offices, inter alia, the effective drafting of the governing family constitution and subordinate constituent documents. Dato’ Krishnan specializes in the provision of family specific coercive mechanisms within the constituent documents of each family office to ensure each generation within the family adheres to the governing rules. He is a trusted advisor to a number of Asian and European based families in providing strategic and structural advisory work for UHNW families and their businesses (often multi-jurisdiction).

He has successfully guided and advised a range of entities in obtaining approval to issue cryptocurrency coins and tokens through Labuan, Malaysia. He has also assisted entities to obtain licenses to operate a cryptocurrency and fiat currency money broking business.

We are very confident that with Dato’ Krishnan on board, we will soar to greater heights by providing bespoke and specialised services for our clients in the area of digital innovative and financial services, cross border structures planning, private wealth preservation, business and personal succession planning and private client wealth structuring and management.

Please contact us to learn more about how we can help you to achieve your goal. You tell us your goal and we will tailor-made the services to meet your goal. By engaging our services, you can start any place, go anywhere and work in the way that best suits your own working practices. We will take care of regulatory compliance and other paper work for you. We provide you transparent and reasonable costs, deliver value for money, and most importantly efficient, excellent and bespoke services that meets your personal objectives and requirements.

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