Alan is Head of Allen & Overy's APAC Regulatory Group, based in Hong Kong. He established the Group in 1995. He is qualified in Hong Kong and England & Wales.
His experience includes advising private banks on a wide range of regulatory, risk management and compliance issues, including ongoing banking compliance, on regulatory investigations and dispute resolution and on a broad range of matters relating to the regulatory aspects of offering structured products in Hong Kong. He ensures that advice is coordinated on a regional basis to ensure that our service in this practice area is as seamless as possible. He regularly presents at industry conferences and other events, including ISDA regional conferences and the Thomson Reuters Pan-Asian Regulatory Summit.
His recent experience includes advising a multinational bank on its suitability and other client on-boarding procedures and documentation, advising a private bank on its structural arrangements in Hong Kong, including licensing requirements, in the context of an HKMA investigation, and a regional private bank on the upgrade of its Hong Kong regulated status.
Alan is a member of the Hong Kong Law Society's Investment Products and Financial Services Committee and is also a member of the International Securities Regulation Committee of the International Law Association.