Gavin Cumming

Gavin Cumming

Gavin Cumming

Partner

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My Story

Mr. Cumming joined the firm in 2005 and has day-to-day responsibility for the firm’s non-contentious financial services practice. He is recognized by AsiaLaw Leading Lawyers as a leading lawyer in financial services regulation..

Education

Mr. Cumming holds an LL.B and an LPC from Nottingham School of Law, Nottingham Trent University and is admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong and England and Wales.

Experience

Mr. Cumming has broad and deep experience in corporate, commercial and tax matters with a particular focus on strategic and operational initiatives of asset managers, investment banks, private banks and other wealth managers, insurance companies, broker-dealers and market infrastructure operators. He has a wealth of experience in Securities and Futures Commission ("SFC") regulation of electronic trading and clearing systems, the formation of private funds, including hedge funds and private equity funds, capital raising for funds, SFC authorization of unit trusts and mutual funds for sale to the retail public, private equity portfolio transactions, change of control transactions involving regulated financial institutions including SFC regulated hedge fund managers and Insurance Authority ("IA") regulated insurance companies, and ongoing compliance issues for SFC, IA and Hong Kong Monetary Authority ("HKMA") regulated financial institutions.