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Terry Yang

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Terry Yang

Terry Yang specialises in derivatives, structured products and financial regulatory matters.

Terry has worked on a number of significant structured finance projects in Greater China, including China Connect, Bond Connect and the establishment of OTC Clear. He regularly advises both buy-side and sell-side clients on structured note investments, margin financing transactions and cross-border acquisitions involving OTC derivatives.

Terry speaks regularly at industry conferences on financial regulatory developments affecting China and Hong Kong.

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Career and qualifications

  • University College London (LL.B) 2003
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 2007
  • Admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong 2013
  • Partner since 2017

Professional bodies

  • Director, Asia-Pacific Structured Finance Association

Awards and citations

  • Promoted to partner in 2017, Terry Yang is an up-and-coming figure in the Chinese derivatives space, with a client saying: "Terry Yang is very good technically, and commercially aware." He is often involved in advising buy-side clients on entry into derivatives documentation.
    Chambers 2018: Derivatives & Structured Products
  • Up and Coming, Capital Markets
    Derivatives & Structured Products (International Firms) China – Chambers Asia Pacific 2018
  • Mentioned
    Structured Finance and Securitisation Hong Kong – Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018
  • "Terry Yang is very good technically, and commercially aware."
    Capital Markets: Derivatives & Structured Products (International Firms) China – Chambers Asia Pacific 2018
  • Associates to Watch
    Capital Markets China – Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017