The Finance Monthly Legal Awards 2021 70 JEFFREY H. CHEN Partner at Dentons CHINA ABOUT JEFFREY H. CHEN Jeff Chen heads the structured finance practice at Dentons Hong Kong LLP with a coverage that spans all of Asia. Jeffhasover18years’ experience inAsiaasa legal practitioner in all areas of fixed income, including debt capital markets, securitization, structured finance, project finance and distressed debt. His practice is focused on limited recourse and cross-border financing structures of all types. He is also familiar with structured notes and derivatives. Jeff is currently involved in establishing distressed debt facilities and special situations funds for cross-border investments into NPLs, real estate and workout arrangements in China and Asia. Jeff has consistently enjoyed prominent league table rankings. He was named a leading lawyer in structured finance in the 2008 IFLR Global Guide to the World’s Leading Structured Finance and Securitization Lawyers. Most recently he received distinction as an “Acritas Star – independently rated lawyer” for 2021 in the Thomson Reuters survey of global senior in-house counsels as well as a leading lawyer in Capital Markets: Securitisation in the 2021 Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific Guide. Jeff was the lead lawyer on PeopleFund P2P Korean loan securitization which was awarded IFLR 2020 Structured Finance and Securitisation Deal of the Year. Jeff received his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School and his M.A. and B.A. degrees from The University of Michigan. He is admitted to practice in New York and the District of Columbia and is a licensed solicitor in Hong Kong. He serves on the Professional Advisory Board of the Asian Institute of International Financial Law, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong. Activities and Affiliations Presentations • Panelist, “TheOpportunity andDemand of Foreign Funds Entering Chinese Special Asset Investment Market”, The 4th China International NPL Investment and Development Forum: Shenzhen, April 2018 • Panelist, “Restructuring Approach of Chinese Distressed Corporate & Discussion of Cross-Border Bankruptcy Mechanism”, The 3rd Annual China NPL Investment & Distressed Corporate Restructuring Forum: Shanghai, June 2017 • Panelist, “NPL Investment Opportunities”, The 2nd China International NPL Investment and Development Forum: Hong Kong, September 2016 • Panelist, “Global RMBSComparison”, ChinaSecuritization Forum 2016 Annual Conference: Beijing, April 2016 • Presenter, “China Securitization - Overview and Issues.”, US Structured Finance Industry Group (SFIG) and IMN: “ABS West” Las Vegas, February 2015 • ISDA Over-the-Counter Derivatives Conferences: Beijing, September 2014; Taipei, February 2014; Singapore, January 2014; Beijing, September 2013; Singapore, July 2013; Seoul, July 2013; Sydney, May 2013; Hong Kong, March 2013; Singapore, February 2013; Tokyo, October 2012; Singapore, October 2012; Beijing, September 2012; Shanghai, June 2012; Singapore, May 2012; Taipei, April 2012; Seoul, March 2012; Hong Kong, February 2012; Shanghai, June 2011; Taipei, May 2011; Seoul, March 2011; Singapore, January 2011; Hong Kong, October 2010 • ISDA Asia Regional Conferences: Sydney/Singapore/ Tokyo, October 2014; Hong Kong, October 2011; Hong Kong, October 2010 • ISDA 2011 Asia Pacific Regulators Summit, Bangkok, May 2011 • ISDA Master Agreements and CSA Conferences: Hong Kong, June 2019; Hong Kong, June 2018; Hong Kong, June 2016; Hong Kong, June 2015; Singapore, August 2014; Hong Kong, July 2014; Hong Kong, June 2013; Hong Kong, July 2012; Hong Kong, September 2010; Beijing, August 2010 (in Mandarin); Shanghai, June 2010 (in Mandarin); Taipei, June 2010 (in Mandarin); Seoul, March 2010 FINANCE MONTHLY LEGAL AWARDS 2021 FIXED INCOME LAWYER OF THE YEAR LEGAL 2 0 2 1 AWARDS 2 0 2 1 CONTACT DETAILS T: 852 2533 3616

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