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Sidley Austin

LEVEL 39, TWO INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CENTRE, 8 FINANCE STREET, CENTRAL, HONG KONG
Tel:
Work +852 2509 7888
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Fax +852 2509 3110
Web:
www.sidley.com
Beijing, Boston, Brussels, Chicago, Dallas, Geneva and 14 more

Yuet Ming Tham

Tel:
Work +852 2509 7645
Email:
Sidley Austin LLP

Work Department

White Collar: Government Litigation & Investigations

Position

Partner

Career

www.sidley.com/Yuet-Ming-Tham/


China: Dispute resolution

Foreign firms

Within: Foreign firms

Sidley Austin LLP hired Friven Yeoh in Hong Kong from O'Melveny, while former Hong Kong commercial litigation head Charles Allen joined Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP. The firm has a significant commercial litigation, arbitration and contentious financial services practices in Asia, as well as a growing reputation for insolvency matters and outbound US securities-related class actions. Yuet Ming Tham - and Alex Rovira are key contacts in Hong Kong, and Henry Ding is the name to note in Beijing.

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Hong Kong: Dispute resolution

Litigation

Within: Litigation

An impressive team with great capabilities to handle China-facing disputes’, the group at Sidley Austin is praised for its ‘ability to leverage the firm’s global network to deliver seamless results’. Friven Yeoh and Yuet Ming Tham are the key names, and counsel Dominic James ‘consistently demonstrates outstanding qualities and is a genuine talent for complex regulatory work’. The team is defending a subsidiary of E*TRADE against a criminal prosecution for alleged contravention of section 114/115 of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (SFO). Alan Linning departed for Mayer Brown JSM in August 2017.

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Hong Kong: Regulatory

Anti-corruption and compliance

Within: Leading individuals

Yuet Ming Tham - Sidley Austin

Within: Anti-corruption and compliance

Sidley Austin’s Hong Kong team has impressive regional coverage, frequently handling investigations in multiple jurisdictions, including in North, South and South-East Asia. The team is especially highly regarded for its FCPA expertise, with Asia Pacific head of compliance and investigations Yuet Ming Tham recognised for her white-collar, compliance and anti-corruption experience. The team also features a number of native speakers of Asian languages and has particular experience in healthcare, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, energy and financial services.

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