Katrina Banh joined Duff & Phelps in January 2015 from Kinetic Partners. As a result of Duff & Phelps’ acquisition of Kinetic Partners, Duff & Phelps created a dedicated Compliance and Regulatory Consulting Practice.
Katrina is a director in the compliance consulting team. She joined the Hong Kong office in 2012, having previously worked as a Funds Management and Regulatory lawyer in global top tier law firms for over 5 years.
Katrina qualified as a solicitor in Australia in 2007 while working within the Funds Management and Regulatory practice of a global law firm. She has experience with authorizing and listing funds to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, including various Exchange Traded Funds as well as providing regulatory advice on various funds structures and strategies. She has worked on and led projects across the establishment of global fund management offices in Hong Kong, licensing and authorization of various regulated activities as well as cross-border management of regulatory projects.
Now focusing exclusively on clients in the financial services sector, including hedge funds, private equity funds, asset management firms and private banks, Katrina specializes in working closely with COOs and CCOs to identify risks, develop and review regulatory assessment programs, as well as providing regulatory advice on the application of Hong Kong SFC and US SEC rules. She has a particular focus on advising on the application of the Alternative Investment Fund Management Directive to non-European fund managers.