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Donna Wacker

Donna Wacker

Clifford Chance

Central, , HKG


Donna is a partner in the Hong Kong Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice and a core partner of the Asia Regulatory Group. She is admitted in Hong Kong, Australia and England & Wales and has been practising in Asia since 1999.

Donna advises on contentious and advisory regulatory matters in the financial sector, as well as complex banking and commercial litigation.  She has advised investment banks and brokerages in a wide range of regulatory investigations including into insider dealing and other forms of market manipulation, global investigations into rate fixing, short selling, algorithmic trading issues, IPO sponsor work, reporting failures and a range of system and control issues. Donna is also currently advising on a number of litigation matters involving alleged misselling of derivatives and other structured products.  Donna also leads the firm's contentious insolvency practice and is advising a number of financial institutions in respect of their resolution planning activities.

Donna is ranked within the Chambers and Legal 500 guides for her expertise and is noted for being"a damn good litigator" and is "very hard-working, approachable and reasonable."

Donna Wacker is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Francis Edwards, et al., Clifford Chance, Client Briefing, SFC Introduces Manager-in-Charge Regime to Heighten Senior Management Accountability (December 2016) - Fifth Annual Institute on Corporate & Securities Law in Hong Kong 2017, Thursday, May 18, 2017
Edward Johnson, et al., Clifford Chance, Client Briefing, SFC Loses Landmark Hong Kong Discovery Battle (January 2017) - Fifth Annual Institute on Corporate & Securities Law in Hong Kong 2017, Thursday, May 18, 2017
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