Its always a high when an initial public
offering (IPO) you have worked on hits the market. Its
just like a marriage: the wedding day is glorious, the happiest
day of your life ... but who is thinking of the upkeep
challenges they might face the next day?
Bill Wang has made a career out of marriage maintenance. And
as Standard Chartereds senior in-house counsel since
2006, and company secretary for its Hong Kong franchise since
2010, he has certainly had his hands full.
Indeed, Wang has spent the best part of the last two years
ensuring the smooth running of an Indian Depositary Receipt
(IDR) issue and thereby helping cement Standard
Chartereds place in the history books as the first-ever
foreign company to list in India via an IDR program.
It was both a very rewarding and a very...