Top ranked FinTech-lawyer joins SNIC-programme


– We are proud to contribute with top class legal competence at SNIC, says SVW’s Resident Partner in Singapore, Torgeir Willumsen, who joins SNIC as a Gold sponsor.

Norwegian law firm Simonsen Vogt Wiig has been established in Singapore since 2007. The office assists a num­ber of Nor­we­gian and for­eign clients within sev­eral areas of inter­ests in Sin­ga­pore and Asia and is well known for their strong mar­itime focus.

SVW also has Norway’s largest team of lawyers in the field of information technology and will , during the Singapore Norway Innovation Conference (SNIC) on 5 March showcase its FinTech-expertise. SVW was recently ranked as the number one FinTech law firm in Norway by Chambers & Partners.

SVW-partner Morten Winther will join the Tech at Work-panel at SNIC and share his expertise within FinTech practice.


Morten Wilhelm Winther
Forward-looking: “Morten Winther is widely recognised for his expertise within financial regulatory law. Winther is valued by sources for his “curious and forward-looking” approach within the FinTech space, and for his “passion of supporting startup companies”, says Chambers & Partners.

Winther has a lot on offer for both established businesses and startups who can benefit from his wide expertise within financial services and regulatory matters, including his experience assisting companies like iZettle, Klarna and Mastercard entering the Norwegian market.

SVW have also confirmed they will be a gold sponsor at SNIC and will be present with several lawyers during the conference.

– We are excited to have Simonsen Vogt Wiig on board for SNIC. Access to the best legal advice is a necessary aspect for all innovative startups and established companies to succeed and expand in the market, says Leonard Stornes, President of Norwegian Business Association Singapore (NBAS).


Simonsen Vogt Wiig, Torgier Willumsen Og Leo Stornes
Partnership: SVW’s Resident Partner in Singapore, Torgeir Willumsen (left), is proud to be a gold sponsor for SNIC and to contribute with top class competence at the event. NBAS-president Leonard Stornes (right) is excited to have SVW onboard.

NBAS will be hosting SNIC on 5 March at the Singapore Exchange, in partnership with the Royal Norwegian Embassy of Singapore and Innovation Norway in Singapore.

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