Minny Siu

Minny Siu

Minny Siu is a partner in our Hong Kong office where she specialises in:

  • Regulatory issues relating to RQFII, QDIIs and cross-border RMB settlement related issues, and the offering/ marketing of securities in the Asia-Pacific region generally
  • Product platform and infrastructure projects in Hong Kong and China
  • Representing financial market participants and industry organisations in general regulatory developments in Hong Kong 
  • Structured funds and registration of offshore funds in Hong Kong advising participating dealers in ETFs
  • Payment and settlement system related issues in Asia Pacific
  • Minny is an active participant in various industry working groups and committees, including the Capital Markets Committee of ASIFMA, a working group for an industry paper of FSDC and the regulatory committee member of Investment Fund Association and the Offshore RMB Working Group (since 2013)

Minny speaks Mandarin and is qualified in Hong Kong.

Clients describe Minny within Chambers Asia 2017 “Extensive regulatory expertise, especially in relation to OTC derivatives and securitisation transactions." Clients single [Minny] out for her "practicality and user-friendly advice.”

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Experience

  • 1998: Admitted as a solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong

Recent Matters

  • Advising ISDA on the PRC close out netting legal memorandum published in 2014 and the PRC collateral legal memorandum published in 2016
  • Advising a leading exchange platform in Asia on the establishment of a commodity trading and clearing platform in China
  • Advising a major PRC payment system entity in establishing a global payment and settlement system platform, and innovative trading infrastructure for cross border securities trading
  • SDR/RMB Currency Swap to support the first SDR Bond issuance by The Worldbank in the Interbank Bond Market in 2016
  • Acting for a European bank in setting up its mobile business platform in Asia Pacific
  • Representing 16 warrant issuers in an industry working group in 2013 in formulating an industry paper for enhanced liquidity services for warrant trading
  • Acting for financial institutions on privately placed structured notes and OTC Confirmation templates for equity derivatives transaction
  • Acting for international financial institutions in the establishment of retail structured note programmes in Hong Kong and Singapore and equity linked investment programmes.

Reputation

  • Leading Lawyer, Financial Services: Non-Contentious Regulatory (China) – Chambers Asia Pacific, 2017
  • Leading Lawyer, Capital markets (structured finance/products, derivatives and securitisation) (Hong Kong) – IFLR1000, 2017
  • Leading Lawyer, Capital Markets: Debt (Hong Kong) – IFLR1000, 2017
  • Leading Lawyer, Investment Funds (Hong Kong) – IFLR1000, 2017
  • Leading Lawyer, Structured Finance and Securitisation (Hong Kong) – Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2017
  • Leading Lawyer, Capital Markets: Derivatives and Structured Products (China) – Chambers Asia Pacific, 2017

Location

Legal insights

This client article will primarily examine the key features and legal issues relating to Northbound Trading.

03 July 2017

Investment funds and financial products tracking these indexes globally will now be mandated to invest in the China A-shares market from June 2018.

21 June 2017

MSCI’s decision in the upcoming review will ultimately be based on its Global Investable Markets Indexes Methodology, which includes 18 measures across its market accessibility criteria.

19 June 2017

The report sets out the FSDC’s key findings following its comprehensive review of the listed structured products market, particularly in comparison to European markets.

19 April 2017