Nick Chan Named in Asian Legal Business Super 50 TMT Lawyers List

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Asian Legal Business has named Nick Hiu Fung Chan, Medal of Honour recipient, Hon Fellow (HKUST) and Justice of the Peace, in its 2024 Super 50 TMT Lawyers list. This is the second time that Mr. Chan has made the list, which reflects the views of in-house counsel and legal practitioners in Asia.

With a background in computer science, in-house experience at two Fortune 100 technology companies and qualified on the roll of solicitors in Hong Kong, England and Wales, Australia and as a China Appointed Attesting Officer, Mr. Chan advises governments, private sector clients, funds and non-governmental organizations on an array of different projects across Asia Pacific, the US and the EU. His expertise includes commercial, intellectual property, compliance, data privacy, data security, cybersecurity, M&A, PE/VC and public policy advocacy with a focus on 5G, metaverse, artificial intelligence, advertising and media, anticorruption, autonomous vehicles, big data, blockchain, cloud services, commercialization, content acquisition and licensing, cryptography technology, EduTech, FinTech, IaaS, IoT, LawTech, LifeScience, ODR, Research-to-Industry, PaaS, PropTech, RetailTech, SaaS, smart data, Smart City and V2X. Mr. Chan regularly teaches law and technology and international law in universities in Hong Kong and Beijing. He chairs the $2 billion government Innovation and Technology Venture Fund Advisory Committee, and the Knowledge Transfer Committee of one of the world’s top 100 universities.

Mr. Chan has worked on the liberalization of telecommunications markets in many jurisdictions, including market entry and exit, joint ventures, multibillion-dollar technology projects, data center projects and spectrum allocation projects as well as drafting and implementation of competition guidelines, IP and commercialization policies.

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