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MAN Karen

Ms Karen Man


Baker & McKenzie


Karen is a partner in Baker McKenzie’s Hong Kong office and leads the non-contentious financial services regulatory practice in Hong Kong.   She is also the global chair of the firm's financial services regulatory practice, and co-chair of the APAC financial institutions group.

Karen regularly advises financial institutions on a wide range of financial services legal and regulatory issues.  Her clients span the financial services and fintech sectors, and include traditional and virtual banks, fund and wealth managers, robo-advisers, broker-dealers, payments and cryptoasset firms.  She has extensive experience advising them on all manner of issues, including establishment, structuring and operation of financial services businesses, structuring of cross-border operations, development of new product /service offerings, licensing and ongoing compliance matters, and responding to regulatory issues and inquiries.  She has been recognized by several of the world's leading legal directories.