Peter Ch’ng is a Partner in the Hong Kong office of Conyers Dill & Pearman. He joined Conyers in 2001 and was a Director in the Bermuda office prior to relocating to Conyers’ Hong Kong office in 2017.
Peter is a multi-disciplinary lawyer with over 25 years of experience. His offshore law practice spans across mergers and acquisitions, insurance and reinsurance, licensing and formations launches including ILS structures, investment funds, segregate portfolios company (SPC) and segregated accounts company (SAC) structure, private equity partnership formations, structured finance, special purpose vehicles and ownership-remote structures including charities, debt and equity offerings, IPOs and private placements, banking and financial services including financial derivatives, credit and security and general corporate and commercial matters across multiple jurisdictions.
Peter also leads Conyers’ Private Client & Trust Asia practice from the Hong Kong office. In that role, he focuses on Greater China and Asia-based clientele with the establishment and administration of offshore trusts. He specialises in non-contentious advisory work for commercial and private wealth structuring purposes. He is experienced in advising high net-worth individuals, business owners, investors, corporates and charitable entities on trusts and estate planning work, including succession planning, family and pre-IPO planning, asset protection, family business succession and governance as well as setting up employee benefit trusts and other bankruptcy-remote structures.
Peter plays a guiding role in the firm’s Financial Derivatives practice in Bermuda, the BVI and Cayman in providing netting and collateral enforceability opinions to leading banks and industry organizations such as International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA), International Capital Markets Association (ICMA), International Securities Lending Association (ISLA) and the Securities Industry Financial Markets Association (SIFMA). Peter counts many global commercial banks and financial institutions (including The World Bank Group, NASDAQ), Canadian public pension funds and US-based global private equity fund managers amongst his long-standing key clients.
He has also served as a director on the boards of Irish software technology and consumer goods companies based in Bermuda.
Peter is consistently recognised by independent legal directories including Legal 500 for his work in corporate and commercial and insurance/reinsurance. Peter is admitted to the Bar Associations and the Law Societies in BVI, Bermuda, United Kingdom, New York and Singapore.
Conyers’ Bermuda and Cayman Islands Private Client & Trust practices have been recognised in Chambers & Partners’ High Net Worth Guide 2019, with Band 1 and Band 2 rankings respectively.
1 Nov 2019
Conyers advises Tongchuangjiuding Investment Management Group Co., Ltd and FTLife Insurance Company Limited in connection with the sale of all of the issued shares in FTLife to New World Development Group