Han Ming Ho
Name: Han Ming Ho
Firm Name: Sidley Austin LLP
Country: Singapore
Expertise: Investment Law

Telephone: +65.6230.3966
Fax: +65.6230.3939
Email: hanming.ho@sidley.com

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Professional Biography:

Han Ming Ho is a partner in Sidley’s Singapore office and co-head of the Asia Investment Funds practice. He focuses on fund formation and related regulatory matters and regularly advises fund managers on the establishment of business operations in Singapore, as well as the establishment, structuring and registration of investment funds in Singapore and various other Asian jurisdictions. In addition, Han Ming’s regulatory experience includes advising compliance and licensing issues relating to Singapore securities and financial advisory law as well as liaising regularly with the Singapore regulators.

Han Ming has extensive experience counseling clients on the structuring and formation of a broad range of investment funds, including hedge funds, private equity funds, real estate funds, exchange traded funds and other structured financial products. He has advised leading fund sponsors and managers, investment banks, financial institutions, venture capitalists and institutional investors.

Han Ming is ranked by Chambers Asia Pacific as one of Asia’s leading lawyers in investment funds for many consecutive years. He is ranked as Band 1 by Chambers Asia Pacific in the Singapore market rankings from 2008 to 2014. He is recognized as a leading authority in the funds area in Asia, having been involved in various significant landmark deals in the region over the last few years.

In Chambers Asia Pacific, Han Ming was described as “a premier name for real estate and private equity funds work and his wide range of expertise makes him a top choice for establishing, structuring and registering funds.” and he was also praised as one who “knows the market very well” and is a “terrific hedge funds lawyer.”

He was also recently recognized in the sixth edition of “Best Lawyers”, for the areas of Investment Funds and Mutual Funds in Singapore

Firm Overview:

Sidley provides a broad range of legal services to meet the needs of our diverse client base. The strategic establishment of our offices in the key corporate and financial centers of the world has enabled us to represent a broad range of clients that includes multinational and domestic corporations, banks, funds and financial institutions.

Sidley has a broad transactional practice. Major practice disciplines include corporate and securities, mergers and acquisitions, securitization, intellectual property, funds and other pooled investments, bankruptcy and corporate reorganization, bank and commercial lending, public finance, real estate, project finance, tax and employee benefits, as well as trusts and estates.

We offer clients extensive litigation experience in trial, appellate and arbitration matters spanning virtually every area of substantive law. Main practice areas include general and commercial litigation, regulatory and financial litigation, antitrust, white collar criminal defense, environmental, life sciences, patent and other intellectual property litigation, product liability and mass tort litigation, international commercial arbitration and dispute resolution, and international trade law.

Sidley’s regulatory practice in Washington, D.C., Brussels and elsewhere provides communications, energy, environmental, food, drug and device, healthcare, insurance, financial institutions and securities regulatory services to our clients in virtually every major industry, especially those industries that have been strictly regulated worldwide, such as the life sciences, energy, telecommunications and financial industries.

We are one of only a few US law firms with a continuous presence in Asia for the past 30 years. During that time, we have earned a reputation among our clients and industry publications as a leading law firm in the Asia Pacific region.