Cindy Shek

Cindy is a Partner in the Corporate & Securities group of King & Wood Mallesons in Hong Kong, where she specialises in all aspects of funds management, including both retail and private funds establishment, fund registrations (with both the SFC and the MPFA), ongoing compliance, regulatory and licensing issues.

Cindy is experienced in a diverse range of investment funds, including ETFs, SFC authorised funds, approved pooled investment funds, private equity funds, property funds, cross-border funds, SPCs and hedge funds. Cindy also has experience in IPOs and advises on general corporate matters.

Cindy has acted for numerous global, local and PRC-owned asset management houses, and was previously seconded to a global ETF fund house as acting Head of Legal, Asia (ex-Japan).

Cindy is qualified in Hong Kong and Australia and speaks fluent English, Cantonese and conversational Mandarin. She is a member of the regulatory committee of the Hong Kong Investment Funds Association and Committee Member of the Asia Pacific Chapter of Women in ETFs.


Legal insights

When should asset managers decide to call off a proposed private fund, or a discretionary account arrangement? We analyse SFC's guidance on these.

11 December 2019

The Inland Revenue (Profits Tax Exemption for Funds) (Amendment) Bill 2018 has introduced notable benefits to Hong Kong’s tax regime for funds.

28 December 2018

This alert sums up the key regulations applicable to UK and HK Covered Funds seeking registration under the MRF.

31 October 2018

This article explains the Hong Kong open-ended fund company (OFC) regime.

31 July 2018

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