King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has a dedicated derivatives team
Our unparalleled expertise in derivatives in the Asia Pacific region assures our clients of a smooth and streamlined process with settlement and execution of all exchange-traded or over-the-counter derivative transaction documents.
With an in-depth understanding and insight into the latest PRC regulatory developments, KWM regularly participates in the development of innovative and complex financial instruments and tools, including cross-border structured derivatives, exchange-traded derivatives, over-the-counter derivatives, domestic and international repo agreements, margining finance and short-selling.
We act for industry bodies, including International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA), the Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA), the Hong Kong Association of Banks (HKAB) and the National Association of Financial Market Institutional Investors (NAFMII), assisting them with the important regulatory developments.
Particularly, KWM is an active member of the ISDA in relation to the Hong Kong SAR and PRC laws, and its permanent PRC law counsel. We have prepared for the ISDA and its members a great number of significant legal memos and white papers, as well as letters of petition and consultation submissions to regulators and judicial authorities.