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Clifford Chance LLP

FinTech Legal

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What the team is known for

A pre-eminent financial industry adviser, Clifford Chance is a leader in a wealth of practice areas in Mainland China and Hong Kong. The firm acts on both sides of FinTech investment deals and assists disruptors or incumbent-backed FinTech companies with their initial public offerings. Clifford Chance has significant experience in the Hong Kong cryptospace, having provided counsel to cryptoexchanges, cryptoinvestors and token issuers. The firm also contributed to the Financial Services Development Council of Hong Kong’s research paper on the future of FinTech. Standout expertise in financial services regulation makes it a strong player in the virtual banking and digital payments space.

Strengths

"We have had a historically long tenure with their office in Hong Kong. We have worked with them for many years now, this is testament to the strength of their client service."

Work highlights

Advised Zheng He Capital Management as lead investor in the USD30 million Pre-B round financing of Magnum Research Limited.

Notable practitioners

Rocky Mui is a partner in the Funds and Investment Management group and co-heads the Hong Kong FinTech practice, specialising in blockchain and digital funds work. Rocky handles legal and regulatory due diligence on cryptocurrency funds and provides regulatory advice to virtual banks in response to recent Hong Kong Monetary Authority measures. A client notes: "In my view he is very client-focused, he understands the business aims and always asks the right questions. He is always practical in the solution he provides. My experience of working with Rocky and the firm has always been positive."

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FinTech Legal

Clifford Chance LLP

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Location

27th Floor

Jardine House

One Connaught Place

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

China

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