Willa Legal and Willa Chan has been nominated as a finalist in Rising Law Firm of the Year, and Young Lawyer of the Year (Law Firm), respectively.
Willa Legal has been recognized as a “Notable Firm for Hedge Funds 2023” by #IFLR1000. Our Founding Principal, Willa Chan, has also been named as the “Rising Star Partner in Investment Funds 2023” by IFLR1000.
Willa Legal offers to HSBC Business Go members Hong Kong Limited Partnership Fund (LPF) set up service. This is suitable for SFC licensed managers who wish to set up closed-ended funds (e.g. PE, VC, case funds and pre-IPO funds) that are offered to Asian investors.
SFC updated OFC FAQs on 12 April 2023. The key updates are on waiver application for extension of the 4-month deadline for publishing and filing annual report, and the appointment of different custodians for each OFC sub-fund.
HKU LLM Financial Crime Compliance course welcomed Willa Chan as a guest speaker. Willa delivered a guest lecture from fund and fund management perspectives.
Willa shared her experience with students and alumni of CUHK Faculty of Law in a panel of experienced lawyers from private practice, in-house legal counsels and barristers.
Willa is one of the winners of the LexisNexis Women to Watch 2023 in recognition of her achievements, leadership qualities and passion in the legal industry.
The Annotated Ordinances of Hong Kong: Limited Partnership Fund Ordinance (Cap. 637) is authored by Willa Chan, our Founding Principal and has been published since January 2023.
What do fund managers need to do regarding Phase 2 of the new inspection regime administered by the Hong Kong Companies Registry (effective from 24 October 2022)?
If you are (i) a Hong Kong SFC licensed manager, (ii) a general partner of a Hong Kong Limited Partnership Fund (HKLPF), and/or (iii) managing a fund with Hong Kong incorporated portfolio companies or intermediate entities, this compliance reminder would be relevant to you.
Willa did a CPT-accredited corporate training to the business, legal and compliance teams of a large Chinese-backed investment group that has global operations on the Fund Manager Code of Conduct.
Willa delivered an online corporate training titled “General Overview of the Fund Manager Code of Conduct (for Private Equity Business)” to the business, legal and compliance teams of a large Chinese-backed investment group that has global operations. The training was designed for its private equity business team. If you would like to have a copy of the presentation materials for reference, please feel free to reach out to us by email at email@example.com. We would be happy to share our know-how.