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Dechert LLP

Investment Funds (International Firms)

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What the team is known for

Broad funds practice frequently engaged by asset management clients to advise on the authorisation, listing and regulatory maintenance of registered funds. Provides particular expertise with regard to unit trusts and mutual funds. Extensive offshore experience covering formation, structuring and management, and also well versed in advising on cross-border mandates. Active counsel on hedge and hybrid fund formations and increasingly involved in the private equity sphere.

Strengths

The team's ability to tailor services to the mandate is often recognised by clients, who observe that the team "has proven itself to be flexible and to have the experience to provide customised solutions to its clients."

One client also appreciates the team's up-to-date knowledge of fund regimes, noting the value of "its insight into the latest regulation frameworks."

Work highlights

Represented Apeiron on the restructuring of the Apeiron Global Opportunities Fund from a standalone corporate fund into a master-feeder structure.

Notable practitioners

Michael Wong leads the team's broad funds practice and is often called upon by PRC asset managers for his wide expertise. A client singles out his "very good local knowledge" and likes that he "always provides leading insight from the legal perspective."

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Overview

Qualified in multiple jurisdictions and fluent in several languages, we provide commercially minded solutions that bridge the business cultures of East and West.

Financial services entities of all types — from banks to broker-dealers, from investment managers to insurance companies — rely on Dechert’s investment fund lawyers. With a reputation as market leaders in the funds space, we excel at hedge and registered fund work.

Fund managers regularly call us for practical, results-based advice on:

  • compliance and governance
  • fund formation and offerings
  • fund restructuring and consolidation
  • product development and regulation
  • investigative proceedings and enforcement actions

Investment Funds (International Firms)

Dechert LLP

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Location

31/F Jardine House

One Connaught Place

Central

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

China

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Investment Funds (International Firms)


Michael Wong
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