(Au3) (Live Presentation and Webinar) A Practical Analysis of the Companies Ordinance for M&A Lawyers

Date:     31 August 2023 (Thursday)   Time: 2:30pm–5:45pm   Language: English  Level: Intermediate

Speaker:          David Yun, Senior Counsel, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

Lawyer CPD / ACCA CPD / SFC CPT / Insurers’’ CPD Pts: 3    Fee: HK$1,790

HighlightTo provide a comprehensive introduction to M&A lawyers in respect of the key provisions of the Companies Ordinance, its application on M&A transactions and its correlations with the Listing Rules and the Takeovers Code in a M&A context, covering a wide spectrum from the basics to the fundamentals of the regulatory environment, the commercial requirements, the legal implications and the practical applications so far as M&A lawyers are concerned.

–             Introduction

–             Basic Principles

–             Terminology

–             Key provisions of the Companies Ordinance

–             Applications in M&A transactions

–             Applications under the Listing Rules in a M&A Context

–             Applications under the Takeovers Code in M&A Context

–             Q&A



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David Yun
David Yun is a corporate lawyer who has been based in Hong Kong since 1994. David has represented major corporations, investment banks and private equity firms in a wide variety of corporate matters including public takeover, M&A, private equity, corporate finance and joint venture transactions. Whilst David specialises in the area of Hong Kong and regional M&A (for both public and private work), David also advises on corporate finance, regulatory and compliance, corporate governance, pre-IPO restructuring and investment, convertibles and structured products, corporate and debt restructuring, debt financing, stamp duty and employment matters as part of his full service corporate practice. David’s in-depth knowledge of financial and accounting matters are invaluable to his extensive corporate practice. In addition to regularly speaking at professional education courses, David authored a chapter for two Practitioner’s Guide to the Hong Kong Takeovers Code, and served as the consulting editor for one of those guides, as well as the Hong Kong chapter for Practical Law: Shareholders’ Rights Global Guide by Thomson Reuters. David is also a member of the consulting editorial board for LexisNexis Practical Guidance in corporate law.

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