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John Hwang

Partner

New York

Hwang John
John Hwang

Partner

New York

John is a U.S. securitization partner with extensive experience in SEC-registered offerings, private placements (Rule 144A, Regulation D and Section 4(a)(2))and Regulation S offerings. He has represented issuers, underwriters, placement agents, trustees, and investors in corporate finance transactions, covered bonds, collateralized loan obligations and asset-backed securities, including securitizations of auto loans and leases, dealer floor-plan financings, credit card receivables, student loans, trade receivables, mortgage loans, servicer advances, tobacco fee settlement awards, tobacco quota payments, life settlements and utility stranded costs. John has represented numerous clients on the development of innovative structures involving structured finance products. His work also includes advising clients in connection with tender and exchange offers in liability management transactions and restructurings and in connection with asset purchases and dispositions.

John has played a key role in the drafting of comment letters for industry groups regarding various proposed regulations affecting offerings of asset-backed securities.

John has been listed as a recommended lawyer in ranking directories. Most recently, it was noted that "John Hwang is recognized across a wide spectrum of traditional and esoteric asset classes" and that "John Hwang is commended for ‘client service, his ability to explain complex issues in an understandable manner, and impressive technical expertise.'"

News & insights

Key regulatory topics: 20 December 2019 to 9 January 2020

Publications: 17 JANUARY 2020

Key Regulatory Topics: Weekly Update 20 December 2019 - 9 January 2020

Allen & Overy publish weekly updates on key regulatory topics affecting the financial services sector. 

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News: 15 JANUARY 2020

Allen & Overy advises on Leonard Green and Novo Holdings' acquisition of WCG Clinical

Allen & Overy has advised the lead arrangers and administrative agent on the USD1.045 billion syndicated financing for the acquisition of WCG Clinical by Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. and Novo Holdings A/S. 

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Publications: 14 JANUARY 2020

Podcast: G&R launches ‘G&R Airtime’ – a fintech focused podcast

The number of Fintech and tech based start-ups coming out of Indonesia in recent times has been significant. Global investors seeking the next big thing have taken notice of the Indonesia macro-economic story, which sees a young, growing, tech-savvy, middle-class consumer looking to achieve their dreams and, in the process, leapfrog old technologies. Investors are fighting over which start-ups to invest in. 

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Publications: 16 FEBRUARY 2018

"Transfer" means transfer: LSTA CLO decision raises broader questions regarding U.S. risk retention rules

On February 9, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit Court (the “Court”) issued a significant decision in the case of Loan Syndications & Trading Ass’n v. SEC, No. 17-5004, --- F.3d ---, 2018 WL 798290 (D.C. Cir. Feb. 9, 2018) (the “LSTA Decision”).1

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Office

New York

Allen & Overy LLP
1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York
NY 10020

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted: Bar of the State of New York, 2002

Academic

L.L.M, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 2000

J.D., Emory University School of Law, 1999

B.A., Boston University, 1996