Hannah Cassidy

Partner, Head of Financial Services Regulatory, Asia
Herbert Smith Freehills Hong Kong

Hannah is a contentious regulatory partner who also advises financial services clients on regulatory policy and compliance. She leads the award-winning Financial Services Regulatory practice in Asia.

Hannah helps international and regional banks, asset managers and listed companies with contentious regulatory cases and cross-border investigations involving, for example, anti-money laundering failures, IPO sponsor misconduct, corporate misfeasance, mis-selling, and insider dealing. Hannah also regularly advises clients on regulatory developments, including in relation to licensing, senior management accountability and fintech. She is leading the firm’s thought leadership efforts in the Asia-Pacific region on benchmark reforms, including the litigation and regulatory risks arising from IBOR discontinuation.