John Moore is a partner in Morrison & Foerster’s Hong Kong office, where he represents investment banks, corporations and private equity funds on capital markets, M&A and private equity transactions.
Mr. Moore was previously a partner at a leading international law firm, where he was head of the U.S. Capital Markets group for Asia. Prior to that, Mr. Moore was an executive director and senior counsel at Goldman Sachs, with primary legal coverage responsibility for its investment banking division in Asia ex-Japan. At Goldman Sachs he was responsible for covering the investment banking division’s full range of products, notably capital markets transactions including SEC-registered, Rule 144A/Regulation S, and Rule 144 offerings, as well as M&A transactions. He also practiced in New York and Hong Kong with a leading Wall Street law firm.
Mr. Moore is qualified to practice New York and Hong Kong law. He is listed as a leading lawyer in Chambers Asia, Asia Pacific Legal 500, and IFLR 1000. Chambers Asia 2011 says, “John Moore is described as ‘an excellent lawyer’ who knows the banks and has a strong focus on clients.”
Mr. Moore was a member of the Listing Committees of the Main Board and the Growth Enterprise Market (GEM) of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange from 2008 - 2012, where he served as Deputy Chairman from 2009 - 2012.