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Victor Ho

Managing Partner, Beijing/Shanghai

Beijing

Ho Victor
Victor Ho

Managing Partner, Beijing/Shanghai

Beijing

Victor has extensive experience of working on Asian and PRC-related transactions, having lived and worked in the region since 1991. Victor’s practice is characterised by its depth and breadth of experience and involves representing multinational clients with their China-related matters, and Chinese clients investing globally. As a strategic adviser to his key clients, his corporate and M&A practice involves advising on a wide range of cross-border transactions, as well as sensitive, significant regulatory and compliance issues.

Victor has spearheaded the build-out of A&O’s multidisciplinary China platform, including actively leading the development of the group’s antitrust, data, IP, regulatory and compliance offerings. Increasingly, this has involved advising clients on the development of their China-related strategies, in which M&A, antitrust, data, digitalisation, partnerships and IP play key and integrated roles. Victor speaks English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

Experience highlights

Office

Beijing

Allen & Overy LLP Beijing Representative Office (UK)
46th Floor China World Tower A, No. 1 Jian Guo Men Wai Avenue Beijing
Beijing
100004

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted to the bar, State of California, USA, 1992

Academic

BA (Hons), Amherst College, 1988

Certificate, International Institute for International Law and Human Rights, Strasbourg, 1989

JD, University of California, Los Angeles, 1991

Recognition

News & insights

News: 07 JANUARY 2020

Allen & Overy expands China capabilities through Joint Operation with Shanghai Lang Yue Law Firm

Allen & Overy announced today that it has received approval from the Shanghai Bureau of Justice for its Joint Operation with Shanghai Lang Yue Law Firm (“Lang Yue”) in the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone.

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Publications: 01 JANUARY 2020

Digital transformation

Digital transformation, built on IT cornerstones of cloud, mobile, social and big data, is affecting all industries. 

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Publications: 17 OCTOBER 2019

Latest updates on the China financial sector: lifting foreign shareholding caps

On 11 October 2019, the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) announced a clearer accelerated timeframe for lifting foreign shareholding caps (i.e. 51%) in futures companies, public securities investment fund management companies and securities companies. Qualified foreign firms now have a clearer road map towards full ownership of financial service institutions in China.

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Publications: 03 OCTOBER 2019

Allen & Overy’s Fintech group partners with leading fintech community and platform, FINTECH Circle, to co-author the second edition of the FINTECH Bridge Journal

A Fintech Bridge represents a bespoke agreement outlining collaboration between two governments, cooperation between regulatory bodies and connectivity between two markets and ecosystems. This encourages the sharing of information, including emerging trends and regulatory issues, with counterparts and discussions around areas of best practice.1

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