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Ryan Middlemas

Ryan Middlemas represents commercial clients and individuals in white-collar and US regulatory defence matters, internal investigations, and insolvency and debtor-creditor disputes, often with cross-border components.

His experience includes representing clients, particularly those in the financial services industry, in enforcement actions brought under the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and by Hong Kong regulatory authorities such as the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, and the Hong Kong Independent Commission Against Corruption.

He has also acted for trustees, liquidators, creditors and debtors in contentious insolvency proceedings, restructurings and financial distress situations.

Before joining Kobre & Kim, Mr Middlemas practised at Allen & Overy in Hong Kong and London, and completed a secondment in Japan with Nissan Motor Co, Ltd.