Cindy Shek

Cindy is a Partner in the Corporate & Securities group of King & Wood Mallesons in Hong Kong, where she specialises in all aspects of funds management, including both retail and private funds establishment, fund registrations (with both the SFC and the MPFA), ongoing compliance, regulatory and licensing issues.

Cindy is experienced in a diverse range of investment funds, including ETFs, SFC authorised funds, approved pooled investment funds, private equity funds, property funds, cross-border funds, SPCs and hedge funds. Cindy also has experience in IPOs and advises on general corporate matters.

Cindy has acted for numerous global, local and PRC-owned asset management houses, and was previously seconded to a global ETF fund house as acting Head of Legal, Asia (ex-Japan).

Cindy is qualified in Hong Kong and Australia and speaks fluent English, Cantonese and conversational Mandarin. She is a member of the regulatory committee of the Hong Kong Investment Funds Association and Committee Member of the Asia Pacific Chapter of Women in ETFs.


Legal insights

We sum up the SFC’s consultation conclusions on its enhancements for the Open-ended Fund Companies regime and customer due diligence requirements.

11 September 2020

We sum up the SFC's latest scheme to allow the cross-listing of two ETFs in Mainland China and Hong Kong.

03 September 2020

We identify the key issues fund managers and sponsors should consider in light of the new Limited Partnership Fund regime.

29 July 2020

We examine the new regulatory regime for insurance linked securities in Hong Kong.

27 July 2020

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