Emma Tong, a lawyer qualified in Hong Kong, is a Senior Associate at Deacons. She joined Deacons in July 2017. Emma worked at the SFC for over 10 years and was a Senior Manager in Licensing. At the SFC, she handled supervisory as well as licensing matters for hedge fund managers, PRC financial institutions, dark-pool operators, sponsors, fintech companies and brokers, and was also involved in the policy work on the credit rating agencies regulatory regime and fintech regulatory matters. Emma has also worked in private practice specialising in personal injuries litigation. She is now focusing her practice on advising on SFC licensing, compliance and regulatory matters.