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Jane Ng

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Stephenson Harwood

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Jane is a corporate partner with over 20 years’ experience in corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions transactions, broadly with a PRC and regional focus.

She regularly advises listed companies on regulatory and compliance matters and has extensive experience advising on corporate governance, corporate secretarial practices, charities and employment.


English, Mandarin and Cantonese

China: Fintech

Fintech: foreign firms

Within: Fintech: foreign firms

Exhibiting a wide range of expertise, Stephenson Harwood's team advised a Chinese e-commerce company on the compliance and regulatory matters related to its B2C e-commerce platform and represented All In Pay Network Services, a Chinese third-party payment service company on its opposition of UnionPay's trade mark application. Financial services specialist Mark Reed is advising a licensed money lender in connection with the structuring, setting up and operation of a P2P secured lending platform, Ivan Tan handled an initial coin offering transaction, and Jane Ng assisted TNG (Global) with the series A financing made by New Margin Capital. IP specialist Jonathan Chu is also a name to note.

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Hong Kong

Corporate (including M&A)

Within: Corporate (including M&A)

Stephenson Harwood ramped up its Greater China corporate offering in April 2018 by hiring 11 fee-earners from Troutman Sanders LLP, which has closed its operations in the region. Although most of the practitioners increased Stephenson Harwood's headcount in Beijing, one of the individuals to move across was Allen Shyu, whose practice is split between Beijing and Hong Kong. In addition to advising clients on Hong Kong and US capital markets transactions, Shyu also provides assistance with M&A, as well as venture capital and private equity transactions. Paul Westover, who heads the Hong Kong corporate group, has a wealth of experience in handling deals across Asia in sectors such as technology, manufacturing, sports and entertainment. In a notable matter in the insurance industry, Westover and senior associate Andrew Carpenter were among the advisers to US-headquartered healthcare benefits provider Aetna International on its acquisition of the Hong Kong-based Canadian Insurance Company; this deal means the client is now licensed to provide health insurance in Hong Kong. Also notable is that Jane Ng and associate Sherman Wong acted for TNG (Global) on an investment in the company by PRC private equity fund New Margin Capital as part of a $115m Series A financing round. Ivy Wong recently made partner.

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Legal Developments by:
Stephenson Harwood

  • Companies should plan now to minimise their pension protection levy

    The amount that pension schemes have to pay to the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) for the year 2006/07 may have increased by as much as five times the previous year's levy. Employers who ultimately bear the cost of many pension schemes will need to make plans now to ensure the levy payable for the year 2008/09 is kept to a minimum.
    - Stephenson Harwood

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