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Yvonne Siew

Partner

Hong Kong

Siew Yvonne
Yvonne Siew

Partner

Hong Kong

Yvonne Siew is a derivatives and structured finance partner, based in Hong Kong. She is qualified in Hong Kong and England and Wales.  Yvonne has a broad finance and transactional regulatory practice.

Yvonne has extensive experience on a wide range of structured finance transactions including repackagings, total return swap structures, structured equity derivatives trades (including margin loans and collar financing), credit-enhanced bond structures and other structured securities for leading investment houses.  She has also advised on a wide range of OTC derivatives matters relating to ISDA and GMRA documentation (including close-out procedures and collateral structured arrangements).  She has advised on OTC derivatives regulatory reform including margin for uncleared swaps as well as mandatory clearing and reporting in Hong Kong and other APAC jurisdictions.

In addition, Yvonne has advised on the inaugural Panda bond issuances and the HKSAR sukuk issuances.  She also has experience in advising in relation to complaints of mis-selling regarding derivatives products and other derivatives disputes.   On the regulatory front, Yvonne’s experience includes advising on disclosure of interests and market misconduct in Hong Kong.

She regularly presents at and participates in industry conferences and other events, including ISDA.

News & insights

News: 24 SEPTEMBER 2020

ICBC issues offshore Additional Tier 1 preference shares

Allen & Overy has advised the joint bookrunners and joint lead managers on the issuance of USD2.9 billion 3.58% non-cumulative perpetual offshore preference shares by Industrial and Commercial Bank of…

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shopping bags

News: 22 SEPTEMBER 2020

Shopping centre specialist ECE relies on Allen & Overy for debut bond issue

Allen & Overy has advised ECE Real Estate Partners, the fund management company of Hamburg-based commercial property specialist ECE, on the issuance of an innovative real estate bond.

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Bank of China issues its first blue bond in offshore markets

News: 22 SEPTEMBER 2020

Bank of China issues its first blue bond in offshore markets

Allen & Overy has advised the joint lead managers and joint bookrunners on the inaugural dual-currency blue bond offering by Bank of China Limited, Paris Branch and Bank of China Limited, Macau…

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Publications: 21 NOVEMBER 2018

CFA curtails ambit of the "innocent purpose defence" to insider trading

In Securities and Futures Commission v Yiu Hoi Ying Charles and Others[1], the Court of Final Appeal (CFA) curtailed the ambit of the “innocent purpose defence” to insider dealing under s271(3) of the…

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Hong Kong

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Hong Kong

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1996

Admitted as solicitor, Hong Kong, 2009

Academic

BA, Law, University of Cambridge

BCL, Oxford University, 1992