Etelka Bogardi > Norton Rose Fulbright > Hong Kong, Hong Kong > Lawyer Profile

Norton Rose Fulbright
Hong Kong

Work Department

Financial services regulatory


Lawyer Rankings

Hong Kong > TMT

(Next Generation Partners)

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Led from Kong by the ‘responsive and thoughtful‘ Anna Gamvros and able to draw upon deep experience from mainland China and Singapore (as well as from the firm’s wider international network), Norton Rose Fulbright has a ‘good knowledge of the local market‘ and is well-positioned to advise clients across the spectrum of domestic and cross-border advisory, regulatory, transactional and M&A work in the sector. Although she is also engaged in IT-related commercial contracts work, including outsourcing, Gamvros has developed a particularly strong reputation in relation to data protection and cybersecurity matters. In this niche area, as well as advising on risk management measures to avoid any potential data breaches, she has been brought in by numerous large Asia headquartered entities to project manage the incident response following high-profile breaches/cybersecurity incidents. Etelka Bogardi is well-versed at advising clients navigate the rapidly evolving regulatory landscape impacting on fintech-related activity and is the Asia lead of the firm’s Global Payments Practice.

Hong Kong > Regulatory

Norton Rose Fulbright‘s team, led by Etelka Bogardi, has expertise across a broad spectrum of contentious and non-contentious regulatory work. Fintech matters have been prominent in the group’s recent workload, alongside assisting financial institutions with licensing issues, among other areas.

Hong Kong > Insurance

Norton Rose Fulbright has particular strength in cross-border M&A transactions, and reports an uptick in instructions involving regulatory issues; Etelka Bogardi is very experienced in advising insurance companies on financial regulatory matters. Emma de Ronde and James Parker lead the practice.

China > TMT: foreign firms

Norton Rose Fulbright is a recognised leader in data protection, cyber breaches and compliance, and fintech. It represents some of the biggest regional and international names that operate in Asia Pacific. It has deep specialist TMT expertise within the team and has advised big-name clients on a series of major data breaches and data protection matters. Anna Gamvros is a prominent specialist in data protection, data privacy and cybersecurity, while having considerable experience in broader commercial and regulatory TMT matters. Etelka Bogardi is an established name in fintech and global payments, while insurance partner Declan McDaid is another key figure in cyber/data breach response engagements. Former key Beijing partner Barbara Li has joined Rui Bai Law Firm.

Comparative Guides

Hong Kong: Insurance & Reinsurance April 2021 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Insurance & Reinsurance laws and regulations that may occur in Hong Kong.