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Recommended lawyer for Fintech: Foreign Firms - China

Recommended lawyer for Fintech: Foreign Firms - China

Anthony Wong Associate

Anthony is an associate in the banking and finance group of Stephenson Harwood’s Hong Kong office with a focus on general banking, international trade finance, fintech and regulatory matters.
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Anthony specialises in advising leading banks, financial institutions, fintechs and insurers on the drafting of different documentation (e.g. loan, security, trade finance, credit insurance, platform service and standard client documentation) as well as product structuring. He also advises on trade finance and credit insurance disputes (e.g. debt recovery and fraud) regularly.

Further, Anthony has extensive experience in advising clients on issues regarding regulation and compliance (particularly those relating to the HKMA and the HKIA), anti-money laundering and sanctions, money lending and data privacy.

Anthony also has experience on a wide range of TMT-related matters (e.g. licensing, outsourcing, data protection, partnerships and loyalty programmes), having been seconded to a Hong Kong telecom conglomerate.

"Associate Anthony Wong is very attentive and knowledgeable in this area of practice [Fintech: Foreign Firms]."

The Legal 500 China 2023

  • Trade finance

Advised various international and Chinese banks as well as fintechs in their preparation of all trade finance product-related documentation project (e.g. LCs, SBLCs, invoice financing, receivable/payable financing and risk participation, etc).

Assisted a Chinese bank in its claim against a UAE oil and gas exporter for outstanding payments under various invoices.

Advised various international and Chinese banks, financial institutions and fintechs on matters in relation to trade-based anti-money laundering and sanction issues.

More: Trade finance
  • Banks and banking
  • Technology
  • Insurance

Advised United Overseas Bank's (UOB) in its US$1.5 billion loan to Shimao, one of China’s largest real estate developers, for the ongoing construction and preservation of the value of Shimao's Tai Wo Ping project in Kowloon, Hong Kong, as part of Shimao's restructuring.

Advised a Hong Kong developer in its various receivable financing programmes.

Advised a number of banks on various commodity pre-delivery finance facilities to energy companies.

Advised  a virtual bank on the launching of its banking services following its successful application of the banking license.

Advised a number of virtual banks on the launching of different loan products and preparation of standard client documentation.

Assisted various local and international banks in various debt recovery matters.

More: Banks and banking

Advised a Chinese bank in relation to its adoption of blockchain technology for its trade finance practice.

Advised various Hong Kong- and Singapore-based fintechs in its product structuring and the drafting of standard client documentation as well as platform service agreements.

Advised different virtual banks and fintechs on data privacy issues regularly.

More: Technology

Advised a Hong Kong credit insurer in the structuring of a number of credit insurance products and the subsequent preparation of corresponding insurance policies.

Advised a Hong Kong fintech in its successful credit insurance claim against a UK credit insurer.

Advised a Hong Kong long-term business insurer in respect of regulatory investigations conducted against it and various outsourcing matters.

More: Insurance

Awards

Recommended lawyer for Fintech: Foreign Firms - China

Recommended lawyer for Fintech: Foreign Firms - China

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