J.P. Morgan General Counsel Exits

Antony Yung, Howse Williams Bowers

Antony Yung, Howse Williams Bowers

Hong Kong law firm Howse Williams Bowers, has announced the addition of a heavyweight specialist to the firm as a partner in the banking practice.

Antony Yung joins Howse Williams Bowers (HWB) from J.P. Morgan where he was an executive director and assistant general counsel.

Yung set up and headed the bank's APAC trade finance legal team as well as the APAC lending practice group from 2011. He also co-headed the bank's APAC transaction services legal group in recent years. He has an excellent understanding of banking products, internal operations and risk appetite as a result of his in-house banking experience.

Leading Practitioner

Yung has experience in a broad range of banking and finance matters, including bilateral and syndicated lending, international trade finance, project finance, acquisition finance, ship finance, general cash management and liquidity products, asset and debt recovery, security enforcement actions, banking regulation and compliance, sanctions, AML, KYC and various regulatory project and remediation works.

He also specialises in a diverse range of trade finance matters, structured trade finance, and credit risk portfolio management.

«We are delighted to welcome Antony to the HWB partnership. He is a leading practitioner in his field and brings an important area of expertise to HWB,» said Chris Williams, HWB founding partner.

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