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Oliver Lin

Oliver is a professional with more than 40 years of practical working experience and is on a mission to assist Compliance Officers to understand and to acquire specific skill in Anti- Money Laundering and Counter Financing Terrorism (“AML/CFT”) compliance assignment.  Trained as an Investment Banker, Accountant, MCSI Practitioner and Legal Advocacy Support Specialist in Corporate Law, he has a unique sound background in corporate finance, regulatory compliance, and regulatory investigation.

He has held a political appointee position as Trade Commissioner for 15 years.  He also held the post of President and Director of a U.S. listed a public company for about 8 years.  Oliver is currently the Director of the AFS Singapore (Paralegal) Pte Ltd (since June 2010) and Access Finance and Securities (NZ) Limited (since June 2009).  AFS Singapore provides specialised services such as AML/CFT consulting and training, preparing the AML/CFT operations manual, and AML/CFT IPPC independent assessor. Website:

In 2009, Oliver read law at the Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University, UK.  He took a 4-year Qualifying Law Degree, and in 2013, he graduated and conferred a Bachelor of Law Honours degree with an award Second Class (First Division).  Subsequently, Oliver took a two-year postgraduate course with Nottingham Law School specialising in Corporate and Insolvency Law.  He graduated in 2016 and was conferred with a Master of Laws, Corporate and Insolvency Law with an award Commendation.  He wrote a dissertation: Insider Dealing and the Criminal Regime: Are Criminal Sanctions Necessarily Effective in Deterring Insider Dealing?  Oliver is a Fellow Member of the Association of International Accountants (UK), Fellow Member of the Institute of Public Accountants (Australia) and Fellow Member of the Institute of Financial Accountants (UK).  He is also a Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (UK), Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (UK), and a Member of the Singapore Corporate Counsel Association.

Oliver contributes to his writing of articles with LinkedIn.  He wrote articles on money laundering.  Theme: Combating Money Laundering, the Frontline Soldier which runs in series.  He enjoys sharing his knowledge with those who have an interest in AML/CFT compliance and corporate finance (Capital Market).  His LinkedIn URL is  His email:


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