Siti Zurina is a leading Malaysian capital market legal counsel, with over 17 years of experience in the Malaysian capital market, venture capital and private equity space. Siti Zurina was attached to tier one Malaysian law firms, namely Zul Rafique & Partners and Azmi & Associates prior to founding Messrs Zurina in 2016.
Zurina’s area of expertise is diverse, from capital market to technology practice. Her in depth knowledge and industry experience in venture capital and private equity deals, merger and acquisition, technology and information technology, fund management and structuring of fund set up, initial public offering and take over exercises, make her one of the most versatile fintech and corporate legal counsel in Malaysia.
From equity and peer to peer crowdfunding, crypto exchanges, tokenized venture capital funds, robo-advisory / digital investment, emoney to supply chain, Zurina is consistently sought after by financial technology and technology companies for her top notch regulatory and compliance advice and submission of applications (on behalf of companies) of licences to Securities Commission Malaysia, Central Bank Malaysia or other relevant regulatory authorities. As a recognition of her legal expertise, Zurina was named as a leading individual for Capital Market – Asia Pacific Legal 500 in 2015. And in August 2018, Messrs Zurina was nominated by Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), the Malaysian government’s agency and had received the “Intellectual Property Rights Advisory Firm” for 2017 from the Malaysian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association.
In 2015, she spearheaded the successful application of the peer to peer (P2P) licence for Nusa Kapital Sdn Bhd to the Securities Commission, Malaysia, and in August 2017, led to the setting up a private equity firm (registered with the Securities Commission, Malaysia), Widuri Capital Management Sdn Bhd.