25 Jan 2022

Partners Hank Lo and Heidi Chui Named in The A-List China’s Elite 100 Lawyers 2021 by China Business Law Journal

We are delighted to announce that China Business Law Journal (CBLJ) has named our Partner Hank Lo, who is Head of our firm’s Corporate Finance Department, and Partner Heidi Chui, Head of Banking and Finance and the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Departments, on their A-List China’s Elite 100 Lawyers (Foreign Lawyers) for their extensive experience and exceptional recognition by clients.

21 Jan 2022

Partner Gordon Tsang was Guest Speaker at the 2022 Hong Kong Virtual Investment Forum

Our Partner, Mr. Gordon Tsang was invited to speak on the regulations and risks of Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPAC) at the 2022 Hong Kong Investment Forum held on 20 January 2022 and also, act as a panel speaker for “Strategies in Maximizing Investment Returns for Investors and Start-ups”. The full-day forum “Invest for a Better Future with Innovation- From SPAC to METAVERSE” was organised by LBS Communications Consulting Limited. Distinguished experts and industry-leading companies, including AAX and Huobi Tech, were invited to discuss up-and-coming investment trends and opportunities of the Metaverse and SPACs in Hong Kong.

18 Jan 2022

Stevenson, Wong & Co. Recognised by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific for 2 Consecutive Years

We are delighted to announce that our SW Private Client Practice has once again been recognised by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific Guide- Private Client (Tax, Trusts, Wealth Management and Contentious Probate) for the 2nd consecutive year. The Legal 500’s research team surveyed and interviewed more than 300,000 corporate counsels globally in the past year. Firms listed in the guide are highly regarded and recommended by counsels and clients.

17 Jan 2022

THE HONG KONG MONETARY AUTHORITY PUBLISHED DISCUSSION PAPER ON CRYPTO-ASSETS AND STABLECOINS

Introduction

On 12 January 2022, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (the “HKMA”) issued a discussion paper on crypto-assets and stablecoins (the “Discussion Paper”), inviting industry and public views on the applicable regulatory approach. Against the backdrop of increasing global adoption of crypto-assets and enhanced use of technology in financial systems, the HKMA has visited the regulatory regimes of Hong Kong as well as other major countries and the recommendations from the global regulators on this nascent field. The two keys of the Discussion Paper are the regulatory frameworks regarding (i) the Authorized Institutions (“AIs”) and (ii) payment-related stablecoins.

11 Jan 2022

Partner Hank Lo Named ALB Dealmakers of Asia 2021

We are pleased to announce that our Partner and Head of Corporate Finance, Mr. Hank Lo, has been named one of the “Dealmakers of Asia 2021, Hong Kong” by Asian Legal Business (ALB). In addition, our firm has also been recognized in the “ALB Asia M&A Rankings 2021”.