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Date(s) - 03 Mar 2022 - 04 Mar 2022
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


SPAC's Off Shore In-House Community Webinar


When: 3pm-4pm, Hong Kong/Singapore time. Thursday, March 3rd, 2022.

Where: Zoom, online.

  • HK CPD Points applied for.
  • Free to attend.

SPAC’s: Off-shore Perspective for In-House Counsel

This important webinar is specially designed for in-house counsel. The webinar will update the attendees on several aspects of SPAC’s and what in-house counsel need to know for SPAC’s in 2022 – from an off-shore perspective. The webinar will include the following:

  • What is a SPAC
  • Reasons for SPAC IPOs
  • Who owns the SPAC?
  • SPAC Warrants and Units
  • The Business Combination
  • Where are SPACs set up?
  • SPAC Market Development
  • Singapore SGX SPACs
  • Hong Kong HKSE SPACs


Matt Roberts Maples Group

Matt Roberts

Matt is a partner and Head of Corporate, Asia of Maples Group. He specialises in advising financial institutions, publicly listed and private companies, asset managers and promoters on mergers and acquisitions, special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), private equity, joint ventures, reorganisations, corporate governance and capital markets (including initial public offerings, secondary offerings and preferred share financings).  Matt also has significant experience in advising on the establishment, structuring and restructuring of offshore investment funds at all stages of their life cycle.

Matt has been in private practice for the past two decades and has been practising as an offshore lawyer since 2007.  He is recently named as one of the “China’s Elite 100 lawyers (Foreign firm)” by China Business Law Journal’s A-List. Based in Asia since 2011, Matt previously worked with the Maples Group in the Cayman Islands where he was based for over 3 years and prior to that worked as a corporate lawyer in Australia with Clayton Utz.  Matt was previously a corporate and funds partner with a leading international offshore firm in Hong Kong.  He regularly lectures to professional bodies and is also a regular contributor to professional journals and other industry publications.