Donna Wacker is a partner in the Hong Kong litigation and dispute resolution practice and a core partner of the firm’s Asia regulatory group. She is admitted in Hong Kong, Australia, and England and Wales and has been practising in Asia since 1999.
Donna advises on contentious and advisory regulatory matters in the financial sector, as well as complex banking and commercial litigation. She has advised investment banks and brokerages in a wide range of regulatory investigations, including into insider dealing and other forms of market manipulation, global investigations into rate fixing, short selling, algorithmic trading issues, IPO sponsor work, reporting failures, and a range of system and control issues. Donna is also currently advising on a number of litigation matters involving alleged mis-selling of derivatives and other structured products. Donna also leads the firm’s contentious insolvency practice and is advising a number of financial institutions in respect of their resolution planning activities.
Donna is ranked as a leading individual in Chambers for litigation, contentious regulatory, and restructuring and insolvency work, and is also recognised in The Legal 500.