Charlotte Robins

Partner, Allen & Overy

Charlotte Robins is the Head of Allen & Overy’s Hong Kong regulatory practice. She acts for a wide range of national and international financial institutions including investment and private banks, asset and wealth managers (including hedge fund and private equity managers and advisors) and insurance companies.
Her practice includes advising on setting up regulated businesses in Hong Kong, on-going compliance with regulatory laws, codes and guidelines and the impact of regulatory change. Some selected areas of expertise include licensing, product offering, regional and global cross border issues, regulatory corporate governance, ESG, anti-money laundering and data privacy. She has been actively involved in responding to regulatory consultations; recent examples include client suitability requirements, manager in charge regimes, amendments to the SFC Fund Manager Code of Conduct and the HKMA regulation and supervision of Trust Business.

Financial services regulators across the globe have been focused for a number of years on the need to address ‘Rolling Bad Apples’.  This is where individuals engage in misconduct during their…
May 2021
As we move into the year of the rat, Allen & Overy partners Matt Bower and Charlotte Robins consider some of the key areas of financial regulatory development that are expected this year in the…
February 2020