Bryan’s practice focuses on disputes related to financial services, regulatory investigations, white-collar crime, commercial disputes and insolvency-related matters.
He advises international financial institutions in investigations and disciplinary proceedings by the Securities and Futures Commission, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. He conducts and manages complex cross-border internal investigations and reviews. He is also experienced in advising on strategy in managing and reviewing electronic data.
Representative Legal Matters
Representing international banks, financial institutions and insurance companies in investigations under Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing (Financial Institutions) Ordinance.
Advising various investment banks and commercial banks in mis-selling claims brought by their customers and investigations by the SFC.
Advising and representing various listed companies in the SFC's investigations for breaches of disclosure obligations and market misconduct.
Representing sponsors in the SFC investigations concerning IPOs of listed companies.
Advising and representing listed companies in investigations and disciplinary proceedings and other proceedings by the HKEX.
Acting for an international bank in conducting an extensive review of HIBOR submissions.
Representing an investor of a listed company in defending insider dealing allegations in the Market Misconduct Tribunal
Advising financial institutions in relation to anti-corruption issues and investigations, including investigations relating to hiring practices.
Advising an asset management company in investigations by the SEC and the SFC in respect of alleged insider trading.
Advising the court-appointed receivers of Shanghai Land Holdings Limited.
- Leading Lawyer (Dispute Resolution: Litigation – International Firms, China/Hong Kong) – Chambers Greater China Region (2022)
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Law Society of Hong Kong
- Hong Kong (2004)
- The University of Hong Kong (P.C.LL.) (2002)
- The University of Hong Kong (LL.B.) (2001)