LexisNexis® 40 UNDER 40 2022 律商聯訊「40位40歲以下精英」榜單

Katy Lau 劉佩琪

Head of Legal & Compliance 法務合規總監

Tencent (TPP Investments) 騰訊(TPP)

LexisNexis® 40 UNDER 40 2022 律商聯訊「40位40歲以下精英」榜單

Katy Lau’s high level of dedication, innovation and efficiency both in private practice and in-house services have earned her the moniker of “entrepreneur of the practice”. As an example, she has gone over and beyond, including building an impressive list of accolades for the practice groups which she has worked with throughout her career.

Some of the more notable transactions she has led on include, representing a major private equity fund in acquiring a NYSE listed conglomerate, one of the rare cross-border transactions by an Asian sponsor closed during the height of the COVID-19, whilst juggling a myriad of regulatory and geopolitical consideration such foreign exchange controls and CFIUS.  That transaction won various awards, one of which is US M&A Advisor “Cross Border Restructuring Award of the Year.” The accolade also enhanced the reputation of the law firm in Tier 1 rankings under Legal 500.

In 2022 she moved to TPP Investments (the private equity/venture capital arm of Tencent Holdings Limited), as its core member of the legal department, and led the legal and compliance function, as well institutionalising best practices and policies as the platform grows.  By working with the various cross functional teams to build the department’s systems and processes from the ground up, whilst taking on the challenges of the technology investments spanning a myriad of sectors, amidst the very uncertain geopolitical times of the year(s) ahead.

Aside from legal work, she’s active in improving Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. She keenly advocates for women to step up at work, and facilitates female mentorship sessions and “leaning-in” circles related work.

As a dedicated community supporter, she performs pro bono work at multiple organisations including The British Red Cross.

Katy Lau(劉佩琪)在私人執業和公司法务服務方面的高度奉獻、創新和高效率為她贏得了“法律界執業企業家”的稱號。 例如,她經常超越了以往,包括在整個職業生涯中為與她共事的法律執業團體带领和取得了令人印象深刻的工作成就和荣誉。

其中一些她带领团队做过較引人注目的交易包括,代表一家大型私募股權基金收購紐約證券交易所上市的企業集團,這是亞洲保薦人在新冠肺炎疫情最嚴重時期完成的罕見跨境交易之一,也在其中一些是最具挑戰性的環境中完成,同時還要兼顧各種監管和地緣政治考慮,如外匯管制和CFIUS等。該交易也贏得了多項獎項,其中包括美國並購顧問“年度跨境重組獎”。 該獎項還提升了該律所在法律500强中的一級排名中的聲譽。

2022年,她加入TPP Investments(騰訊控股有限公司的私募股權/風險投資部門),擔任其法律部門的重要成員,領導法律和合規職能部門,並隨著平台的發展將最佳實踐和政策制度化。 通過與各跨職能團隊合作,牵頭構建部門的系統和流程,同時在未來几年極不確定的地緣政治時期,應對科技界跨越眾多行業的的投資挑戰。牵头建立部門的系統和流程,擔任多個職能角色。 她在科技界的具挑戰性環境中領導著該部門,巧妙地做出關鍵決策,並在政策和戰略上取得令人矚目的成就,并滿足機構投資者的各类需求。