Hsiao Tien Tan | Singapore | Hogan Lovells

Hsiao Tien Tan

Associate Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment


English, Chinese


Hsiao Tien Tan
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Prior to joining the firm, Hsiao Tien was a Deputy Public Prosecutor and State Counsel at the Attorney-General’s Chambers of Singapore where she focused on white collar, corruption, and fraud offences. 

While at the AGC, Hsiao Tien collaborated closely with law enforcement agencies such as the Commercial Affairs Department, Corrupt Practices Investigations Bureau, and Singapore Customs, to oversee complex white collar investigations and prosecutions. She has successfully prosecuted and tried significant fraud, money-laundering, and corruption cases in the Singapore State Courts and High Court. 

With her in-depth understanding of law enforcement, investigations, and policy-making, Hsiao Tien is a valuable resource in our Asia Pacific investigations, white collar crime and fraud team.

Representative experience

Advising a global biomedical company in an internal investigations into a whistleblower complaint concerning alleged FCPA violations.

Advising a Chinese technology company on compliance with Singapore export control laws.

Advising a leading US-listed pharmaceutical company on compliance with Singapore sanctions laws, in connection with the export of pharmaceutical products from Singapore.

Oversaw investigations into a complex cross-border bribery scheme in the oil and gas industry where large sums of bribes were paid through third parties to an offshore state-owned company.*

Oversaw investigations into a complex and syndicated SGD$39 million fraud perpetrated against the Singapore Government.*

Oversaw investigations and prosecutions into a complex tax evasion fraud ran by a motor vehicle importer.*

Successfully conducted multiple trials and Magistrate’s Appeals involving syndicated investment fraud, motor-insurance fraud, invoice financing fraud, and corporate embezzlement.*

Successfully acted for the State in a Criminal Motion in the Court of Appeal involving a syndicated procurement fraud committed during a government audit.*

Successfully conducted the first prosecution in Singapore against a group of Precious Stones and Metal Dealers for offences of failure to file cash transaction reports under the CDSA.*

Advised multiple law enforcement agencies and regulatory agencies on matters relating to regulations and policies.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.


  • LL.M., Columbia University, 2022
  • LL.B. (Hons), National University of Singapore, 2017
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Singapore
  • The Law Society of Singapore
  • Singapore Academy of Law