Kristi, Swartz

Managing Partner Bryan Cave Hong Kong





Hong Kong


Financial Services and Securities

General Corporate

Mergers and Acquisitions

Customer Type

Individuals & Companies





University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law, LLM, 1998 The College of Law, LPC, 1996 The University of Westminster, CPE, 1995 University of Central Texas, MBA, 1994 University of Texas at Austin, BBA, 1992


Admitted to Hong Kong Bar in 2000, Admitted to England and Wales in 2004

Year First Admitted To Bar


Languages Spoken

English (GB)

Languages Written

English (GB)

   About Me

Kristi L Swartz, the managing partner of our Hong Kong office, concentrates her practice in corporate finance and securities including SFC matters. Ms. Swartz also represents clients in strategic commercial transactions including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, alternative financing and other such corporate matters. Ms. Swartz has experience with SFC and HKEx Listing and compliance issues. She has acted for, and successfully defended, both companies and Directors (to include INEDS) on enquiries and investigations of market manipulation and insider dealing. Ms. Swartz advises Fortune 500 companies and high profile net-worth individuals worldwide, as well as emerging growth companies and start-ups. She represents clients in Hong Kong, China, Asia and Europe, in a broad range of industries, such as finance, venture capital, and telecommunications. She has served as counsel to East Asia Tax Service Limited, the Lithuanian Consulate, the Indian Chamber of Commerce, the Overseas Indian Organization (Hong Kong), and the Consulate of Uruguay, to name a few.