OTC and Derivatives

Overview

We have substantial experience with over-the-counter (OTC) and derivatives products including in respect of the management of credit risks and legal risks.

Experience

  • Counsel to a Fortune Global 500 financial institution in respect of the establishment of a securities options dealing service

  • Counsel to a leading Asia region investment firm in relation to the launch of a new securities borrowing and lending service

  • Counsel to an Asia based financial services firm in relation to its ISDA agreement

Awards

  • Co-counsel to a private investment firm in relation to its US$500 million acquisition of a global asset management operation

  • Co-counsel to a Fortune Global 200 financial institution in a US$80 million spin-off of its global private wealth management operations

  • Co-counsel to a private funds manager in relation to its acquisition of the private equity real estate firm with US$300 million of assets under management

  • Lead counsel to a US$1 billion hedge fund on its acquisition of a Hong Kong brokerage

  • Lead counsel to a Fortune Global 200 bank on its acquisition of a Hong Kong private client financial advisory business

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