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Marissa Lee

Marissa is a Senior Associate in Global Counsel’s Singapore office. She was previously a writer at Preqin, where she produced data-driven insights on the alternative assets industry. Prior to that, she was a journalist at Singapore Press Holdings for six years, first as a government and economy reporter and later as a companies and markets correspondent.

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Southeast Asia’s emerging super apps: key regulatory trends to watch

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Indonesia’s two most valuable homegrown tech companies announced on May 17th that they are merging, marking an important turning point in the growth of Southeast Asia’s digital economy. Ride-hailing decacorn Gojek and e-commerce leader Tokopedia will be combining their businesses into a new entity called GoTo. At an expected valuation of at least $18 bn, GoTo will be the…

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Restructuring the media, Singapore style


The ongoing restructuring of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), one of Singapore’s two legacy media organisations and the sole publisher of English, Malay, Tamil and Chinese language newspapers in the country, has revived questions about the merits of state support for local news production and the price that should be paid for it. Newsrooms across the world have been in…

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Investing trends in a post-covid era

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Global Counsel convened a webinar, bringing together senior investment professionals across three continents to reflect on the critical issues shaping investment post-covid. The session was chaired by Ying Staton, GC’s advisor in Singapore and our previous Head of Asia, and featured:

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