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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

1 PROTEA PLACE, SANDTON, JOHANNESBURG 2196, SOUTH AFRICA
Tel:
Work +27 11 562 1000
Fax:
Fax +27 11 562 1111
Email:
Web:
www.cliffedekkerhofmeyr.com
Cape Town, Johannesburg

Bridget King

Tel:
Work +27 (0)11 562 1027
Email:
Web:
www.cliffedekkerhofmeyr.com/en/people/bridget-king.html
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Work Department

Finance and Banking

Position

Bridget’s areas of expertise include financial services and markets regulation, banking regulation, the exchange control regime and over the counter and listed derivatives. She is local South African counsel to ISDA Inc., provides ISDA with industry opinions on the collateral, clearing and margin arrangements under ISDA agreements and assists with ISDA's initiatives in Africa. Her clients include major financial institutions (including foreign banks and financial services providers) who require advice and assistance with margin and clearing requirements under the new Financial Markets Act. She also assists foreign clients to establish (or de-register) a presence in South Africa under the Banks Act, and/or obtain Financial Services Board registration in terms of the Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act and/or Banks Act. She advises FinTech companies on fractional share rights trading, derivatives, CFDs, mobile money and non-bank lending.

Career

Bridget King is a Director in our Finance & Banking practice.

Member

  • Law Society of the Northern Provinces

Education

  • BCom Law and LLB (Cum Laude) and RPE (Equities).


South Africa

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr remains noted for preference share fundings, derivatives, structured lending and bank regulatory matters. It advised Harmony Gold on a $200m equity take out bridge loan facility to fund part of the acquisition of the Moab Khotsong and Great Noligwa Mines from Anglo Gold Ashanti. Deon Wilken heads the department, which also includes seasoned figure Ludwig Smith, DCM specialist Pierre Swart and derivatives expert Bridget King.

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