Benjamin A. Tan



Benjamin A. Tan joined Sichenzia Ross Ference Carmel LLP in January 2008. Mr. Tan is head of the firm's Asian Practice Group. Mr. Tan’s practice has recently included advising on mergers and acquisitions, capital raising efforts through public and private offerings both domestically and overseas and secured and unsecured private equity financing transactions (PIPEs), venture capital financing and lending transactions. In addition, Mr. Tan has also advised on general corporate and securities matters relating to ’33 and ’34 Act ongoing reporting and compliance matters to both local and foreign-based reporting companies, ranging from start-ups and small growing businesses to middle market and larger companies, with a significant percentage of foreign-based businesses from the People’s Republic of China. Recently, Mr. Tan has been advising companies on delisting from major US stock exchanges, ‘going private” transactions and responding to SEC and stock exchange inquiries, investigations and subpoenas. He has also been active in capital raises in EB-5 programs, having acted as counsel for both investors and developers.


Mr. Tan had been involved in and advised on numerous cross-jurisdictional corporate and finance projects in South-east Asia and various parts of Europe. His general corporate experience includes advising on non-disclosure, information technology-related, real estate, employment, joint venture and intellectual property agreements.

Prior to joining our firm, Mr. Tan had worked at a few large and small boutique law firms both in New York and in Singapore. Mr. Tan was also General Counsel for a NASDAQ-listed technology company as well as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel for a privately-held information technology company.

Speaking Engagements

Speaker Panelist, "EB-5 & Its Impact on the U.S. Economy" (March, 2015)

Awards & Recognitions

Finance Monthly's 2014 Dealmaker of the Year

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National University of Singapore, LL.B., (Honors)

University of London, LL.M.

Bar Admissions

He is admitted to the Bars of the State of New York, the United Kingdom and Wales and Singapore.


Mr. Tan is fluent in both English and Mandarin (Chinese).

Recent Publications

Contributing author to The Practice of Law (2012) published by LexisNexis.

Practice Areas

Corporate law group

Mergers & Acquisitions

Legal Services for Entrepreneurs

Hedge Fund Formation

Capital Markets

Securities law group

Restricted Stock & Beneficial Ownership Filings

Registration Statements

Exchange Act Reporting & Compliance Matters

APOs & Reverse Mergers

Asia Practice Group

Contact Address

Office: New York

Phone: (212) 930-9700

Direct: (646) 810-0609

Fax: (212) 930-9725


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