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Anne-Marie Godfrey has extensive experience advising investment managers throughout Asia on the establishment and regulation of hedge funds, private equity funds and retail funds. She counsels extensively on Hong Kong regulatory and fund structuring issues, and has considerable experience regarding the acquisition of fund management companies and in drafting and negotiating seed agreements. She also advises sovereign and institutional investors on private equity, seed and hedge fund investments, as well as the listing of investment funds on various stock exchanges.

Anne-Marie speaks and publishes extensively on investment funds and regulatory issues and is a member of a number of regulatory committees which are influential in the development of regulatory policy in Hong Kong. She is a recipient of numerous awards for her work as an investment funds lawyer. For more than a decade she has been listed as a leading lawyer for investment funds in the Asia Pacific editions of Chambers, Legal 500 and the IFLR1000. She is also listed as a top practitioner in the Who’s Who Legal’s Private Funds 2022 Guide, the 2021 IFLR1000 Women Leaders Guide, and in three 2021 Euromoney Expert Guides: Women in Business Law, Banking, Finance and Transactional, and Investment Funds.

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Investment Funds (International Firms) - China
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Band 3

Anne-Marie Godfrey co-leads the investment funds practice of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld. She is noted for her representation of private equity and hedge fund clients on a range of formation, structuring and regulatory matters. She is praised by a client for being "extremely responsive" and for being "able to strike a balanced tone in terms of presenting issues to the SFC."

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