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Brendan Hannigan



Brendan Hannigan



Brendan Hannigan is a Singapore based ASEAN corporate partner with a practice concentrated on M&A transactions across the ASEAN region. He has experience in a wide range of commercial and corporate finance matters including public takeovers, private acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, strategic investments, restructurings and general corporate work. He acts for a range of clients including large listed corporations, family owned companies, growth corporates and financial sponsors.

An "excellent lawyer" - Chambers 2018

"A good operator. Someone who is easy to deal with." Brendan is also praised for having "a good grasp of the local dynamics" - Chambers 2017

"Described by sources as a ‘very good tactician who gets the commercial issues and understands the risks, especially in Indonesia’." - Chambers 2016

"A strong reputation for handling corporate transactions across the ASEAN region… Clients describe him as ‘a good operator, very commercial and pleasant to deal with’." - Chambers 2015

News & insights

Publications: 13 DECEMBER 2019

Key Regulatory Topics: Weekly Update 29 November 2019 to 5 December 2019

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

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Publications: 12 DECEMBER 2019

What is the direction of travel of European pre-insolvency reforms?

Associates Musonda Mutati and Harini Viswanathan have authored an article for Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, highlighting the differences between the European and proposed UK reforms.

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Publications: 11 DECEMBER 2019

Australia proposes robust new foreign bribery laws

On Monday 2 December, the Australian Government introduced into the Senate the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Combatting Corporate Crime) Bill 2019 (Cth) (“Foreign Bribery Bill”). This Bill proposes to fundamentally shift the criminal liability landscape for corporations with respect to foreign bribery

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Publications: 10 DECEMBER 2019

Registered AIFMs and internally managed non-AIFs: the CSSF’s reminder of your AML/CFT obligations

The CSSF continues to raise awareness of AML/CFT obligations to the fund industry. Following a conference addressed to registered (sub-threshold) AIFMs and internally managed non-AIFs, the CSSF published a list of common AML/CFT pitfalls.

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Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2005


BCL, University College Dublin, 1996