Legislative and regulatory changes to rules that govern almost every aspect of the Hong Kong and China financial markets in the wake of the economic downturn have presented many immediate challenges to our clients. At Baker & McKenzie, we have the experience, practical advice and collaborative relationships with regulators to help our clients effectively react to and participate in the rapidly evolving regulatory environment, as well as prepare for further financial regulatory reform.
An integrated and multidisciplinary practice group, our team is made up of lawyers with deep industry and regulatory knowledge across various financial services areas, including banking, securities, insurance, investment funds, MPF/pensions, corporate/M&A, investigations and dispute resolution. We can advise on a wide range of financial services matters, including structuring various on-shore and off-shore banking, securities, advisory and insurance operations; advising on the development and marketing of financial products, licensing, compliance and other regulatory issues; providing transactional support to our M&A team on acquisitions, disposals and restructurings; and representing financial institutions and intermediaries in connection with investigations, disciplinary and dispute resolution proceedings.
With our unparalleled resources and reach throughout Asia Pacific and across the world, we offer cutting-edge domestic and cross-border legal and industry knowledge on financial service matters.
Our clients include banks, investment banks, private banks, insurance companies, fund managers, local and international brokerage groups, trustee companies and multinational insurance groups.
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Awards & Recognition
- Tier 1 Law Firm for non-contentious work in Insurance (China / Hong Kong), Chambers Asia 2011
- Leading Law Firm for Insurance (Hong Kong), Chambers Asia 2009-2010
- Recommended Law Firm for Insurance (Hong Kong), PLC Which Lawyer? 2010, 2011