Biography

Philip Liu is counsel in the firm’s corporate and finance practice. With over 15 years of experience in the financial sector, Philip advises banks and financial institutions on legal matters concerning asset management, securities regulation, commodities and derivatives, and structured products.

Philip joins Manatt having served as general counsel at a leading alternative investments asset management company in the managed futures space. There, he regularly advised on regulations concerning the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the National Futures Association (NFA), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA). Prior to that, Philip practiced for several years as a securities and corporate attorney, concentrating on issues surrounding commercial lending, bankruptcy, financial structuring and development, acquisition financing as well as capital markets transactions. He is a former senior vice president and legal structurer at HSBC Bank in New York.