Minny Siu

Minny Siu

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

  • Structured products and warrants (acting for international financial institutions on structuring, listing and/or retail offering of structured products in Hong Kong and Singapore from time to time, establishing retail ELI programmes)
  • Structured debt capital markets (including note issuance under Luxembourg listed EMTN Programmes, and retail offering/ private placement of equity-linked, commodity linked and other asset linked investment products)
  • Structured funds and registration of offshore funds in Hong Kong
  • Complex derivatives and ISDA related enquiry (including CPPI structure and equity, index, commodity or other asset linked OTC confirmations)
  • Regulatory issues relating to the offering/ marketing of securities in the Asia-Pacific region, including QDIIs related enquiries

Minny speaks Mandarin and is qualified in Hong Kong.

Clients describe Minny within Chambers Asia 2015 as "very knowledgeable and approachable, and really understands how the market works and what we want to achieve".

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Experience

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

Recent Matters

  • Advising on private equity investment by way of convertible bonds
  • Advising on ISDA documentation from time to time
  • Advising international financial institutions on QDII related issues from time to time
  • Advising financial institutions on regulatory issues relating to securities offering in the Asia Pacific region from time to time
  • Acting for international financial institutions in the establishment of structured funds and registration of offshore funds in Hong Kong
  • Acting for financial institutions on privately placed structured notes and OTC Confirmation templates for equity derivatives transaction from time to time
  • Acting for international financial institutions in the listing of warrants/structured products on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited from time to time
  • Advising on professional offering of repackaging secured notes under a SPV structure
  • Acting for international financial institutions in the establishment of retail structured note programmes in Hong Kong and Singapore and equity linked investment programmes

Location

Legal insights

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

ISDA recently published the updated Legal memorandum on enforceability of close-out netting of privately negotiated derivatives transactions... This alert summarises the key points.

03 April 2017