22 November 2021

KWM HK speaks at Macao Legal and Judicial Training Centre's “Hong Kong Debt Capital Markets Know-How” webinar

King & Wood Mallesons Hong Kong is delighted to speak at the “Hong Kong Debt Capital Markets Know-How” webinar on 20 November, as part of “Deepening Debt Capital Markets and Legal Know-How” series. Hosted by the Legal and Judicial Training Centre of the Government of the Macao SAR (澳门特别行政区政府法律及司法培训中心) and the Monetary Authority of Macao (澳门金融管理局), the training series aim to deepen Macao legal practitioners’ understanding of the bond and financial markets, as well as the relevant laws to align with China’s strategy to strengthen Macao SAR’s positioning in the financial markets.

With more than 180 attendees across the legal and financing sectors, Counsel Cynthia Tan, Counsel, and Malisa Leung, Senior Associate, of the KWM Hong Kong DCM team provided an overview of the bond markets and discussed the procedures in debt issuance, legal and transactional risks and documentation considerations, as well as relevant case studies.

Hao Zhou, Co-Chief Executive of KWM Hong Kong said, “We would like to thank the Government of Macao SAR’s Legal and Judicial Training Centre for inviting KWM to take part in this meaningful initiative to help foster Macao’s economic development. This is a testament to the market’s recognition of our capability in offshore bond issuance and our footprint in the Greater Bay Area region.”

The KWM DCM practice has grown to become one of the most active practices in the region with a dedicated team experienced in a range of debt securities products. The practice has been consistently recognised by international reputable legal directories and has been ranked Band 1 in Capital Markets: Debt, Asia-Pacific region in the recent Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide 2021. The firm’s overall capital markets capability has been awarded “Best Law Firm in Hong Kong” by FinanceAsia awards for the third consecutive year. King & Wood Mallesons now stands as the largest international law firm in Hong Kong by lawyers’ headcount according to the Asian Legal Business Top 50 Firms Survey 2019, 2020 & 2021.

 

*Any reference to “Hong Kong” or “Hong Kong SAR” and “Macao” or “Macao SAR” shall be construed as a reference to “Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China” and “Macao Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China”.

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