Derek Tsang is a partner of Mayer Brown JSM and a co-lead of the Corporate & Securities practice. He has nearly 20 years of experience advising on corporate finance and commercial legal affairs involving the listings of companies on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, mergers and acquisitions, rights issues, open offers, share placements, spin-offs, takeovers of listed companies, privatisation, capital reduction, share repurchases, issuing of convertible securities, debt restructurings, and compliance and licensing matters in respect of securities laws and regulations.
In addition to his legal qualifications, Derek is also qualified in the US as both a Certified Public Accountant (CPA - Inactive) and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA Charterholder). Before embarking upon a career in law, Derek engaged in the sales and marketing of computer systems for 10 years in Hong Kong and the PRC.
Derek speaks fluent English, Cantonese and Mandarin.