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Matthew O'Callaghan

Hong Kong, China Asia-Pacific Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Financial Services: Non-contentious Regulatory (International Firms)
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Financial Services: Non-contentious Regulatory (International Firms) - China

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Matthew O'Callaghan joined the team as head of the firm's Asia financial services practice in April 2020 and advises financial institutions and banks on all manner of regulatory issues. A client observes: "Matt brings a unique skill set for the financial services industry, on the basis that he spent a considerable amount of time in house at Goldman Sachs covering the APAC region." The client adds: "He gets the nuances and interactions between the different regulators and he really knows and understands the various push-pull factors in financial institutions."
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Matthew heads Freshfields’ financial services practice in Asia and co-leads the firm’s fintech/digital team in Asia. He is based in Hong Kong.

Matthew rejoined Freshfields from Goldman Sachs where he held a number of roles across Europe and Asia. He has extensive in-house and private practice experience advising on a wide range of legal and regulatory issues affecting financial institutions across Asia and Europe.

Matthew’s practice covers regulatory and transactional support for banks, non-bank lenders, insurers, broker-dealers, fund managers, financial sponsors, and fintech providers in the payments space across the Asia-Pacific region.

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Matthew O'Callaghan

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