We advise many financial institutions and corporates, including established industry players and new-entrant challenger businesses – on the scope of the Hong Kong regulatory regime. We provide initial feasibility planning through to transactional execution for group reorganisations, start-ups, M&A, joint ventures, digital transformation, portfolio rebalancings, sales and purchases and new business lines. We give practical advice on the scope of the Hong Kong regulations in the context of market practice and with the benefit of our knowledge of international standards and best practice.
We advise on responses to regulatory investigations and inquiries by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKSE), the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), the Hong Kong Competition Commission (HKCC), the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data Hong Kong (PCPD), the Hong Kong Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC), the Joint Financial Intelligence Unit (JFIU) and the Hong Kong Police Force (HKPF).
Our regulatory advice extends to data privacy, both in an Asian and European context.
Our regulatory team is supported by the competition team, listing rule compliance team, company secretarial service team and corporate team to provide a seamless service across a range of interlocking disciplines.
Clients remark upon the quality of the firm's lawyers, stating that they are “professional, learned and able to offer quality advice” Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2019