Ying Yeo

Norton Rose Fulbright Hong Kong

Hong Kong SAR
Hong Kong SAR
T:+852 3405 2579
Hong Kong SAR
Hong Kong SAR
T:+852 3405 2579
Ying Yeo

Ying Yeo


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Ying Yeo is a corporate lawyer based in Hong Kong and a member of the firm's US securities practice in Asia. Her practice includes capital markets, M&A and venture capital matters, with a particular focus on crypto and other FinTech clients.

Ying is US-qualified and is experienced in advising on equity and debt capital markets transactions, including Rule 144A/Regulation S offerings and listings of ordinary shares, as well as notes and MTN programs, on stock exchanges in Hong Kong and Luxembourg. She also regularly advises venture capital funds and asset managers on a wide variety of investment and corporate matters.

Ying is a member of the firm's global FinTech practice. She advises leading FinTech innovators and financial investors on token sales, NFTs, DeFi products, crypto exchange investments and joint ventures, and DAO sponsorship and governance. Ying also works closely with the firm's global FinTech team to advise on regulatory and compliance matters for crypto exchanges and other FinTech players in a host of jurisdictions worldwide.

Professional experience

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  • LL.M., Peking University
  • LL.B. (Hons), University of Nottingham
  • Attorney at Law, admitted in New York

Corporate & Securities

  • Bond offerings, liability management and compliance matters – Agile Property, Car Inc., Central China Real Estate, China Aoyuan Property, China Evergrande Group, China Overseas Grand Oceans, China State Construction, China Taiping Insurance, CNOOC, Golden Wheel Tiandi, Kaisa Group, Longfor Group, Redco Properties Group, Republic of Maldives, Renhe Commercial, Sunac China, Times Property, Xinyuan Real Estate, Yanlord Land
  • IPOs and listings – AK Medical Holdings Limited, Continent Pharmaceutical, Henan Jinma Energy Company Limited, JBM (Healthcare), Liwayway (Global), Zoina T-Park Group


  • A leading crypto exchange – global expansion and operations of its trading platform, including securities laws, regulatory and licensing advice, acquisitions and joint ventures, IP and sponsorship, as well as litigation and disputes, across more than 15 jurisdictions
  • One of the world's largest DAOs – token sales, DAO structuring and funding/collaboration with various DAO projects
  • A DAO funding platform – a fully accountable funding platform for student-run blockchain organizations at top universities around the world
  • A virtual asset investment manager – collaboration with crypto players on financing, staking and other investment management products involving a variety of virtual assets, including stablecoins and NFTs
  • A leading online brokerage platform – regulatory advice on provision of crypto trading services
  • A disruptive InsurTech player – securities laws and regulatory advice on proposed blockchain-based vehicle protection products in US and other markets
  • A Hong Kong-based VC fund – various investments in Web3 startups, including Series A investments in an OTC crypto products investment service platform and in a cloud-based AI video analytics solution provider
  • An angel investor – investment in a start-up developer of online games and virtual assets

Innovation and Technology Venture Fund (ITVF) Advisory Committee, Hong Kong SAR

  • English
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin Chinese