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Wei Kang

T: +852 2533 2727 Email Wei | vCard Office: Hong Kong

Wei Kang Partner

Contact details

Wei Kang

Wei Kang
Partner

T: +852 2533 2727 Email Wei | vCard Office: Hong Kong

Wei is a partner of the private wealth team in Hong Kong. She focuses on advising high net worth families on a wide range of issues including international estate and asset protection planning, the use of tax-efficient structures for investment into Canada and the development of family governance structures to facilitate the succession of wealth from generation to generation. She designs appropriate asset protection plans for high net worth clients and works with professional advisors in various jurisdictions to implement as well as assist in the administration of such plans.
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Wei is qualified in Canada and has completed the In-Depth Tax Course of Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada. She has extensive experience in a variety of corporate transactions including the mergers and acquisitions of private corporations, corporate reorganizations and trust planning transactions. Her practice is global in nature and she collaborates with counsels in foreign jurisdictions to address cross-border issues, international wealth transfer issues and financial regulatory compliance issues in connection with the set up and operation of complex investment and asset protection structures.

Wei is frequently invited to speak in Vancouver and Asia countries on global estate planning and family governance topics at major business organizations and private banking functions.

Wei is fluent in English and Mandarin.

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  • Corporate trusts

Advised on and implemented the corporate reorganization for an ultra high net worth family involving family members in Hong Kong, Canada and Japan and real estate assets in Canada, U.S. and Hong Kong to facilitate succession of wealth.

Provided family governance consulting and prepared family charters for high net worth families in P.R.C. and Southeast Asia.

Advised on and implemented a holistic global asset protection plan for an ultra high net worth family having bankable assets in Hong Kong, commercial real estate in Canada and private equity investment in Europe. 

Advised on and implemented a tax-efficient asset protection structure for an ultra high net worth family prior to the IPO of a company in Nasdaq.

Advised the founder of a Hong Kong listed company on the design, set up and operation of his philanthropic foundation.

Advised the founder of a PRC restaurant chain owner and his family on the design and set-up of a family trust structure to hold the overseas operations. 

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  • North America

Advised on and implemented a holistic global asset protection plan for an ultra high net worth family from Hong Kong prior to their immigration to Canada.

Implemented a complex Canadian corporate reorganization for the second and third generation of a Canadian ultra high net worth family involving more than five family branches.

Advised on and implemented a tax-efficient offshore structure for investment in Canadian commercial real estate for an ultra high net worth family from P.R.C.

Advised high net worth individuals on Canadian income tax issues including the determination of Canadian tax residency.

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08 Nov 2021

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Stephenson Harwood expands Asia private wealth capabilities with arrival of Wei Kang as partner

Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has bolstered its international private wealth practice with the arrival of Wei Kang as partner in its Hong Kong office.

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