Qian Hu advises financial institutions, investment funds, and corporations on the regulatory and transactional aspects of complex OTC (over-the-counter) derivatives, structured repos, securities lending transactions, and investment products. She has strong experience in equity derivatives, including strategic acquisition, disinvestment, hedging, share buyback transactions, portage, shareholding financing or refinancing, as well as equity-linked securities. She has handled several high-profile cross-border strategic equity transactions. Qian is also active in ESG (environmental, social, and governance) derivatives, renewable energy credits trading, VPPAs (virtual power purchase agreements) negotiations, structured credit derivatives, and synthetic securitization.
Qian has significant experience advising institutional clients on the new financial regulatory environment in Europe, including the interbank offered rate (IBOR) transition, initial margin implementation, bank resolution, and Brexit-related issues. She is experienced in reporting, clearing, margining, and capital treatment of derivative products and reorganization of credit institutions and in market abuse regulations (MAR) and securities law issues. Since the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, she has been active in force majeure issues and early stress cases.
Qian is a member of the Markets Consultative Commission to the board of the French Financial Markets Authority (AMF).
Before joining Jones Day, Qian practiced in the Paris, London, and Beijing offices of a major French law firm. During her time in Beijing, she advised numerous French clients in their negotiations with Chinese authorities. In addition, she assisted several French clients in the creation of joint ventures and in handling prelitigation matters with Chinese partners.
SIDRU Judgment: Hedging Transaction Not Rendered Speculative Even if It Exposes Party to Unlimited Risk
- 21 novembre 2018
Séminaire sur les nouveaux contrats-cadre ISDA
- November 21, 2018
The New French/Irish Law Governed ISDA Master Agreements
- 4 octobre 2018
3ème Matinale Africaine de la Finance 2018
- October 4, 2018
3rd Africa Finance Breakfast
- February 13, 2018
Contrats-cadre de Produits Dérivés ISDA / FBF
- May 15, 2017
New FBF EMIR Compliant Collateral Documentation - Conference at the French banking federation
- February 2, 2017
Contrats-cadres de Produits Dérivés ISDA/FBF, Development Institute International
"She is technical and commercial and is able to handle difficult clients and situations."Chambers Global
- University of Paris II, Panthéon-Assas (Master's in Banking and Financial Law 2004); Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) (Diploma 2003); Foreign Affairs College of Beijing (Diploma 2001)
Ranked for derivatives in Chambers Global and Chambers Europe (since 2015): "she is technical and commercial and is able to handle difficult clients and situations" (Chambers Global)
Listed among the best derivatives lawyers in France in The Legal 500 EMEA (since 2016): "an excellent lawyer"
- French, English, Chinese