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Tiang & Partners
Website: www.tiangandpartners.com
Tel: +852 2833 4900
Fax: +852 2833 4902

Managing Partners: Joseph Tse, David Tiang
Number of Partners: 10
Number of Lawyers: 27
Languages: Cantonese, English, French, German, Italian, Mandarin

FIRM OVERVIEW
Tiang & Partners is an independent Hong Kong law firm associated with PwC Legal International Pte. Ltd. (a licensed Foreign Law Practice) in Singapore. Through this association, Tiang & Partners has access to the most geographically extensive legal services network in the world with over 3,600 lawyers in nearly 100 countries. In addition to this unparalleled geographic reach, Tiang & Partners lawyers frequently work closely with PwC professionals in other disciplines to deliver seamless end-to-end integrated solutions to business needs. This full service offering includes legal, tax, risk, strategy and financial considerations, helping clients to not only solve any issues, but drive their business forward holistically.

MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE

Aviation Finance
Highly recognised and rated in this industry, Tiang & Partners’ Aviation Finance team have the capabilities and expertise in providing premier integrated services in the area of Trading, Financing and Leasing of Aircraft and Aeronautic Equipment. With access to the PwC network, the team can offer a holistic view on clients’ projects and investments with PwC professionals from tax, deals, financial due diligence, assurance and consulting, where needed. The team have represented numerous well-known financial institutions, airlines, leasing firms, business aircraft companies and aeronautic equipment manufacturers, etc. from both home and abroad.

Contact: Tejaswi Nimmagadda
Email: [email protected]

Capital Markets (Equity & Debt)
Tiang & Partners’ Capital Markets team have extensive experience in capital markets transactions including debt financing, bond issues, pre-IPOs, IPOs and regulatory work. The team have in-depth knowledge of the rules and regulations governing Hong Kong capital markets. They work closely with PwC capital markets professionals to help clients navigate every phase of their fund raising process.

Contact: Michelle Taylor, Gigi Woo
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Corporate
Tiang & Partners’ corporate lawyers have a wealth of experience in Hong Kong, Mainland China and wider Asia region, with a unique end-to-end approach allowing them to work closely with PwC professionals in other disciplines to ensure that the insights gained throughout the transaction are incorporated into post transaction support. The team deal with all aspects of corporate matters in the course of clients’ operations in where they are, whether corporate governance, regulatory requirements, restructurings, compliance, HR, IP, commercial matters, etc. The team have both extensive experience in international and premier PRC law firms as well as, in many cases, valuable in-house legal experience.

Contact: Rebecca Silli
Email: [email protected]

Public & Private M&A
Tiang and Partners’ M&A lawyers understand the importance of delivering value at all stages of an M&A transaction and that the success of the deal usually comes from unlocking the value of a target post-completion. Tiang and Partners’ unique end-to-end approach means the lawyers work closely with PwC professionals in other disciplines to ensure that the insights gained throughout the transaction are incorporated into post transaction support.

Contact: Rebecca Silli, Martin Robertson
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Banking & Finance
With rich experience in banking and finance transactions, Tiang & Partners’ Banking & Finance team execute deals across-borders to achieve finance solutions for clients in Asia-Pacific. The team have supported clients in various industries including financial services, aviation, shipping, consumer credit, energy and real estate. Working closely with PwC professionals in other disciplines, this end-to-end integrated approach has given the team deep experience in a full range of products, from bilateral and syndicated lending to structured debt solutions and asset-backed finance.

Contact: Michelle Taylor
Email: [email protected]

Competition Law
Tiang & Partners’ Competition team provide integrated, responsive and solution focused advice across the full range of competition and antitrust issues, including merger clearance and authorisations, regulatory investigations, strategic competition law advice, and compliance.

Contact: Martyn Huckerby
Email: [email protected]

Projects & Infrastructure
Tiang & Partners’ Projects & Infrastructure team can package together the right mix of lawyers with PwC consultants, commercial advisers, tax advisers, accountants, strategists and actuaries to help clients execute every phase of their deal, from strategy and structuring to post financial close, in the most efficient way possible.

Contact: Rebecca Silli
Email: [email protected]

International Trade & Supply Chain
Tiang & Partners’ International Trade & Supply Chain team focus on mission-critical supply chain matters that determine the business outcomes of clients. Legal advice focused on the modern supply chain not only requires expertise in traditional customs and trade regulation or commercial law but demands multi-specialist lawyers with deep knowledge of clients’ operations. The team deliver superior client value by ensuring clients are appropriately advised by senior lawyers with this unique sophisticated experience. With access to the PwC network, the team work alongside with PwC professionals in relevant disciplines to provide legal and strategic advice that is practical, actionable and free from the usual friction associated with outside legal counsel. It is this focus on clients’ business, taking a genuine interest in their commercial success.

Contact: William Marshall
Email: [email protected]

Structured Finance & Derivatives
Tiang & Partners’ Structured Finance & Derivatives team are ranked as one of the leading teams in the Asian securitisation and structured finance markets. With more than 20 years’ experience in structuring cross-border securitisations across Asia, the team help clients create a bespoke structure in order to monetise assets and revenue streams across multiple jurisdictions. Applying their knowledge of the laws and regulation applicable to this market across the region, the team work closely with PwC tax and accounting professionals to provide complete legal and accounting true sale analyses and tax efficient structuring for our clients. Typical clients are financial institutions, private equity funds, consumer credit companies, airlines and large corporates seeking cross-border financing solutions.

Contact: Michelle Taylor
Email: [email protected]

Regulatory Compliance
The Compliance team have extensive knowledge and broad experience in all areas of regulatory risk, including: o Anti-bribery and corruption o Anti-monopoly and sanctions o Crisis management services o Cybersecurity/data protection o Financial Crime (including anti-money laundering, sanctions and tax evasion) o Governance/risk management The team have successfully provided cross border compliance, legal consulting and investigatory services for various enterprises both at home and abroad. Through the network access, the lawyers work with a team of accountants and investigators to offer a diverse yet integrated view of the pitfalls which an M&A transaction might bring.

Contact: David Tiang
Email: [email protected]

Digital & Technology
Tiang & Partners’ Digital & Technology team are one of the leading teams in the cryptocurrency market. The digital asset client base and actual variety of projects is very extensive and encompasses not only providing legal advice on token sales/initial coin offerings, but also M&A relating to crypto assets, crypto mining businesses, crypto exchanges, blockchain projects and consortia and SFC licensing arrangements in Hong Kong. Tiang & Partners’ clients are based across the world and their projects cover a wide range of territories. The team also connect extensively with fellow ICO legal specialists across the world in PwC’s network of law firms, ensuring up to date knowledge of ever-evolving market practices and regulatory updates in this very fast-moving area.

Contact: Gigi Woo
Email: [email protected]

International Business Reorganisations
The team offer a broad range of legal services focused on the reorganisation of businesses, whether for commercial or deal-related reasons and local, regional or global. The team’s expertise spans pre-sale reorganisations, post-deal integrations, intra-group financing & refinancing, business transformation projects and corporate simplification and entry rationalisation exercises. Typically performed alongside market-leading tax specialists, Tiang & Partners’ lawyers have extensive credentials in this area.

Contact: David Tiang
Email: [email protected]

Private Client Services
The Private Client Services team work closely with PwC professionals in other disciplines to take a holistic view of managing efficiency and risk with regard to clients’ personal wealth. The team help their clients to achieve their goals on estate and succession planning through various legal instruments, such as family governance advisory, trust, will, gifting, marriage agreements, guardianship arrangement, philanthropy and life insurance planning etc. The team also advise private businesses to balance the relationship between family and business operation and minimize legal and compliance-related risks, which include compliance, corporate governance, advice on IPO structure and support on their mergers and acquisitions. We focus on protecting the family wealth and the family itself through asset protection structures, facilitating the inter-generational transfer of the family wealth using the stewardship principle, preserving and developing the human capital and potential of the family through an appropriate family governance structure and the appropriate family policies and avoiding (to the extent possible) disputes among family members and recourse to courts. The team has extensive experience advising family offices of high net worth families on appropriate family structures, charter documents and constitutions and on the appropriate interaction with the structures owning the family wealth.

Contact: Otto-Hans Nowak
Email: [email protected]

PRACTICE AREAS
• Aviation Finance
• Capital Markets (Equity & Debt)
• Corporate
• Public and Private M&A
• Banking & Finance
• Competition Law
• Projects & Infrastructure
• International Trade & Supply Chain
• Structured Finance & Derivatives
• Regulatory Compliance
• Digital & Technology
• International Business Reorganisations
• Private Client Services

OFFICES
Tiang & Partners Room 2010,
20/F Edinburgh Tower, The Landmark,
15 Queen's Road Central,
Hong Kong
PRC

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