We advise Hong Kong listed companies and other issuers regulated by Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (“HKEX”). We have a deep understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities that public entities face.
We are adept at complex acquisition and divestiture strategies.
Complemented by our internationally recognized Financial Services Regulatory and Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) practices, we help our clients to traverse their commercial landscape, minimizing adverse tax and regulatory implications and maximizing growth opportunities. We tailor our work to align with each client’s distinctive business objectives and risk appetite.
Leveraging more than twenty years of experience serving clients in the financial sector, our firm has carved out a formidable standing as the preferred organisation for businesses in search of tailored and inventive legal guidance.
GETTING THE DEAL DONE
Compliance Contact Us
We ensure adherence to Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (“SEHK”) Listing Rules, the Model Code for Securities Transactions by Directors of Listed Issuers and the Securities and Futures Ordinance (“SFO”). For corporate governance, we can advise on board composition and policies, director duties (e.g. duties of care and fiduciary duties), conflicts of interest and compliance with the HKEX Corporate Governance Code).
We advise on transaction regulations, including compliance with regulatory requirements under the Codes on Takeovers and Mergers and Share Buy-backs (“Takeovers Code” and “Share Buy-backs Code”) and under Chapters 14 and 14A of the SEHK Listing Rules in respect of share transactions, disclosable transactions, major transactions, very substantial disposals, very substantial acquisitions, reverse takeovers) and connected transactions
Leadership Contact Us
We assist directors and executives on developing and reviewing policies and procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements including in respect of corporate disclosure and financial reporting, insider dealing restrictions, market misconduct prohibitions and statutory disclosure duties (e.g. disclosure of interests and inside information).
Corporate Contact Us
Providing strategic legal guidance for corporate turnarounds and reorganizations including negotiated debt restructurings, schemes of arrangement, and provisional liquidations, as well as corporate restructurings for capital raising, tax and regulatory compliance purposes, we streamline the transformation process, helping to achieve commercial objectives.
Our legal team has been recognised by:
“Highly Regarded Lawyer”
“Market Leading Lawyer”
Establishment of Broking-Dealing Office in Hong Kong for a Fortune Global 200 Financial Institution
Lead counsel to a Fortune Global 200 financial institution in relation to the establishment of a non-equities broking and dealing business in Hong Kong.
HOW CAN WE HELP?
With a deep expertise in handling listed and public company matters, our legal team can offer guidance with compliance, governance advisory, and corporate transactions.
Contact us if you need assistance.