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Chris Whiteley

Hong Kong, China Asia-Pacific Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Capital Markets: Derivatives & Structured Products (International Firms)
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Chris Whiteley remains an esteemed adviser across a comprehensive range of derivatives and structured finance mandates. A client considers him "very experienced and hands-on," saying that "he comes up with creative solutions and angles on legal problems and is very practical with his approach."
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Chris Whiteley is a finance partner at Ashurst Hong Kong.

Chris specialises in structured finance, particularly over-the-counter derivative transactions. He advises in relation to traditional hedging and trading activities and complex strategic and funding transactions, together with related credit support arrangements. Chris has extensive experience of central clearing and other credit risk mitigants. He also advises in relation to the regulatory aspects of financial markets, especially wholesale markets.

Chris was a UK delegate and attended drafting and expert committee meetings for the 2001 Vienna Convention on Assignments of Receivables in International Trade. He has previously worked as a lawyer in London and Paris, as well as with JP Morgan in London where he worked in the credit portfolio group and corporate derivatives group.

Chris is the lead partner in multiple cross-border securities and derivatives transactions across jurisdictions. He is highly experienced in working with leading international banks and other financial institutions (e.g. securities houses).

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