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Leonard Ng

Leonard Ng
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Who's Who Legal Banking: Regulatory

Leonard Ng is co-head of the EU financial services regulatory group and a member of the firm’s investment funds, advisers and derivatives and banking and financial services practices. Based in Sidley’s London office, Leonard advises a wide range of financial institutions on UK and EU financial services regulatory issues and has particular experience in advising investment fund managers and other clients on operating under the post-financial crisis regulatory framework. From 2014 to 2016, Leonard was a member of the board of the Managed Funds Association (MFA), the global trade association for hedge funds.

Recent representative matters include: advising a global investment funds trade association, investment managers and other financial institutions on the implications of, and strategies for dealing with, EU legislation such as the AIFMD, MiFID/MiFID II, short selling regulation, market abuse regulation, EMIR, REMIT and the shadow banking regulatory framework; advising some of the world’s largest alternative investment fund managers on operating under the new AIFMD regulatory framework; and advising a global private equity fund manager on the establishment of a new European investment management and advisory platform.

In addition to UK and EU regulatory matters, Leonard has extensive experience in advising international clients on the Basel regulatory capital framework, as well as assisting EU-based clients assess the implications of US legislation such as the Dodd Frank Act, in conjunction with colleagues in Sidley’s US offices.

WWL says: Ng is known for offering clients “clear, sophisticated advice” in relation to international regulations including Basel III and the US Dodd Frank Act.

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