July 9, 2014

Hong Kong—Dentons continues to grow its finance practice in Hong Kong with the lateral hire of Jeff Chen as Partner from Cadwalader.

Jeff has extensive experience in capital markets, structured finance and derivatives, with an emphasis in limited recourse and cross-border financing structures of all types, including asset-backed securities and asset backed loans. Jeff also advises on compliance with the Volcker Rule and on the regulation of OTC derivatives under the Dodd-Frank Act.

Commenting on the hire, Hong Kong Managing Partner, Keith Brandt, said, "Jeff enjoys a strong reputation in the market and is praised by clients for his technical expertise. He will be an excellent addition to the Hong Kong team."

Asia Pacific Partner in Charge, Mitch Dudek, added, "Jeff is an outstanding lawyer with an impressive client portfolio including leading international banks and hedge funds. He fulfills our need for a strong finance partner in Hong Kong, a strategic priority and part of our ongoing commitment to growth across the Greater China practice."

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