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AREAS OF PRACTICE
Solicitor of HKSAR, 1994
Solicitor of England and Wales, 1997
Mr. Lawrence Yeung
Partneris a founding partner of Messrs. Yu, Chan and Yeung established in 1997.
He was admitted as solicitor of HKSAR in 1994 and England and Wales in 1997. He also worked for an international and state-owned bank carrying on banking business in Hong Kong prior to his admission. Since the 1990s, he actively acts for Hong Kong licensed banks and securities firms in a wide range of transactions and is knowledgeable about and experienced in banking-related operations, securities-related transactions and other business and commercial arrangements. His clientele includes both local and international banks, listed companies, securities firms and other international corporations. Further, he also acted for listed corporations in acquiring landed property or other business assets in Hong Kong and PRC, and drafting legal documents for complicated commercial transactions (whether loan, security or otherwise documents). He is also retained as external legal adviser for listed corporations incorporated in Hong Kong and is approved by the Ministry of Justice of PRC to practice in Hengqin Free Trade Zone of Zhuhai in a joint venture law firm established in PRC.
Lawrence is highly experienced in acting for clients throughout the entire SFC licensing cycle which includes, without limitation, application for licenses for regulated activities under the SFO, waivers or other regulatory approvals and permits thereunder as well as dealing with regulatory inspections, investigations, enforcements and disciplinary proceedings. He also advises clients on licensing, regulatory, market conduct, broker-dealer and compliance related issues and is engaged in drafting documents for the capital market transactions. He is also retained by securities firms to act as service provider for the outsourced compliance functions and review their internal control system to ensure compliance with the regulatory requirements.
In addition, Lawrence has extensive experience in banking business and providing advice on banking operations and compliance related matters. He is regularly engaged by licensed banks in Hong Kong in providing legal advice, drafting banking and finance documents (e.g. loan, security, mortgage, pledge, syndication, ISDA, internet banking, import and export bills financing documents and offering documents of the derivative and structured products). He has also acted for licensed bank in enforcement action taken by the regulator.
Lawrence is also frequently speaker of professional continuous training courses provided to staff of the licensed banks, securities firms and members of the brokers’ associations.
• SFC licensing cycle
• Regulatory Compliance
• Merger and Acquisition
• Capital Market
• Banking and Finance
• Mainland China Practice
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