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Teresa Ko

Teresa Ko

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Hong Kong, , HKG


Teresa is China chairman of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and the founding partner of the firm’s renowned Asia equity capital markets practice.

Specialising in securities and M&A work,  Teresa has advised on many high profile and first of its kind M&A and IPO transactions involving Hong Kong listed companies, state-owned enterprises, privately-owned enterprises and multinational corporations.   She often speaks on corporate governance issues, crisis management, regulatory risk and compliance issues, and leadership and diversity issues.

Teresa is a Non-Executive Director of the Securities and Futures Commission in Hong Kong and a deputy chairman of the Hong Kong  Merger and Takeovers Panel.  Teresa served on the Listing Committee of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange from 2006 to 2012, the first three years as a deputy chairman and the last three years as chairman. She has also served as a member of the Exchange Fund Advisory Committee of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and as a member of the Expert Advisory Committee for M&A by the China Securities Regulatory Commission.

Teresa earned a first class master’s degree in law from Jesus College, Cambridge, England.

Teresa Ko is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Georgia Dawson, et al., Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Enforcement Trends in Hong Kong (March 2, 2017) - Fifth Annual Institute on Corporate & Securities Law in Hong Kong 2017, Thursday, May 18, 2017
Teresa Ko, et al., Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Response to HKEX Concept Paper on Weighted Voting Rights (November 30, 2014) - Fifth Annual Institute on Corporate & Securities Law in Hong Kong 2017, Thursday, May 18, 2017
Teresa Ko, et al., Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Consultation on Changes to the Decision-Making and Governance Structure for the Listing of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (June 20, 2016) - Fifth Annual Institute on Corporate & Securities Law in Hong Kong 2017, Thursday, May 18, 2017
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