Noble Mak
  1. Associate

Ms. Mak is an associate in Davis Polk's Litigation Department, resident in Hong Kong. Her practice focuses on commercial dispute resolution, including international arbitration, joint venture and shareholder disputes, and related injunction proceedings. She also advises clients on regulatory and advisory matters, including with respect to financial regulations, anti-money laundering, company law and public law.

Work Highlights

Ms. Mak’s work at Davis Polk includes:

Arbitration and Civil Litigation

  • Advising a Chinese energy company in connection with a HKIAC-administered arbitration arising from disputes among co-investors
  • Advising a Chinese automobile component manufacturer in connection with a CIETAC-administered arbitration
  • Advising a European telecommunications company in connection with LCIA-administered arbitrations regarding indemnity and tax-related disputes
  • Advising a Taiwan-based private equity investment firm in an ICC-administered arbitration on a dispute arising from an M&A transaction
  • Advising a Hong Kong-based conglomerate in an ICC-administered arbitration on a dispute arising from a shareholders agreement, and related litigation in the High Court of Hong Kong
  • Advising a major financial institution in Hong Kong court litigation relating to a misselling complaint
  • Advising victims of cyberfraud in obtaining Mareva injunctions in Hong Kong courts
  • Advising financial institutions on pre-action communications relating to employment disputes

Advisory

  • Advising a major retail brand on regulatory implications of the introduction of a new product 
  • Advising a statutory body on the scope of disciplinary actions available in case of misconduct of its council members
  • Advising a professional association on procedural requirements under company law
  • Advising a major global bank on its application for netting membership with a clearing corporation
  • Advising a loyalty / rewards programmes on the regulatory regime for stored value facilities
  • Advising an international gaming company and a bitcoin mining company respectively on legal and regulatory compliance issues
  • Advising a telecommunications company in relation to the government’s consultation regarding electronic payment

 Regulatory

  • Advising an individual in response to SFC regulatory inquiries relating to false trading and market manipulation
  • Advising a major state-owned enterprise in response to SFC regulatory inquiries into AML issues
  • Conducting an internal review on behalf of a global bank with respect to its sponsor related policies and practices
  • Advising a major global bank on regulatory investigation relating to misconduct in the private banking sector
  • Advising a global investment bank in relation to its hiring practices in Asia-Pacific in response to anti-corruption inquiries from multiple U.S. regulators

Professional History

  • Davis Polk since 2015