China



asialaw Analysis

Banking and finance
AllBright Law Offices
Work highlights

Acted for Huatai Securities on its issuance of multiple corporate bonds.

Key clients

China International Capital Corporation, Guotai Junan Securities (Hong Kong), Shanghai Aijian Trust

DeHeng Law Offices
Work highlights

Acted for China Development Bank on the acquisition financing for China National Nuclear Corporation Capital Holdings to support its acquisition of Tsinghua Tongfang, a PRC company listed on Shanghai’s stock exchange.

Key clients

Bank of China (Anhui Branch), Nanyang Commercial Bank (China), China Development Bank (Beijing Branch)

East & Concord Partners
Work highlights

Acted for SPD Silicon Valley Bank on its financing of M&A transactions.

Key clients

China Citic Bank, China Pacific Insurance Group, Zhong An Loan

Fangda Partners
Work highlights

Acted for China Merchant Bank (Zhuhai Branch) on its acquisition financing to a SPV owned by Hill house Capital Group. This was one of the largest acquisition financings in 2019.

Key clients

Centurium Capital Management, Citicorp International, KKR, Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology

Fangda Partners
Work highlights

Acted for China Merchant Bank (Zhuhai Branch) on its acquisition financing to a SPV owned by Hill house Capital Group. This was one of the largest acquisition financings in 2019.

Key clients

Centurium Capital Management, Citicorp International, KKR, Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology

Global Law Office
Work highlights

Advised Asian Development Bank on a $60 million facility agreement made with Maxwealth Financial Leasing.

Key clients

ARA Asset Management, China International Capital, Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong)

Han Kun Law Offices
Work highlights

Represented ICBC Leasing in its operating leasing of dozens of new Boeing and Airbus aircraft to China Eastern, China Southern and Shandong Airlines, respectively.

Key clients

ABC Financial Leasing, Baixin Bank, China Eastern Airlines, Lexinfintech

Jingtian & Gongcheng
Work highlights

Acted for the Export–Import Bank of China on its syndicated loan to PT Dairi Prima Mineral, a subsidiary of China Nonferrous, for the Dairi lead-zinc mine project in Indonesia.

Key clients

Cathay United Bank, Cordiant Luxembourg, KE Holdings, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts

JunHe
Work highlights

Acted for SAIC Finance and Commercial Bank of China (Shanghai and Zhabei Branch) on a syndicated facility financing to Huayu Automotive Systems Company.

Key clients

China Southern Airlines Financial Leasing, Korea Development Bank, Shanghai Pudong Development Bank

Llinks Law Offices
Work highlights

Acted for Shanghai Pudong Development Bank on its acquisition financing to Luye Pharma Group.

Key clients

Beijing Jingdong Century Trading, New China Asset Management, Shanghai Electric Group

Tahota Law Firm
Work highlights

Advised China Development Bank (Chongqing Branch) on sub-participation in a loan provided by Bank of China to CQLT SaarGummi Deutschland. The firm was involved in the due diligence investigation and legal document review.

Key clients

China Railway Trust

Zhong Lun Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted for China Construction Bank Corporation (Shanghai Yangpu district sub-branch) on a syndicated loan for the renovation of Pingliang neighbourhood old area.

Key clients

China CITIC Bank (Beijing Branch), Jiangxi Xingyuan Enterprise Consulting Management, Ying Zhan Investment (HK), Zhengzhou Coal Mining Machinery

Capital markets
AllBright Law Offices
Work highlights

Acted for Hangzhou DPtech Technologies on its listing on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.

Key clients

Hangzhou Star Shuaier Electric Appliance, Ningbo Powerway Alloy Material, Zhejiang Rongsheng Paper Industry Holding

Commerce & Finance Law Offices
Work highlights

Acted for Maoyan Entertainment on its listing on the HKEX. The deal size of the IPO was one of the largest projects in recent years in the entertainment industry in China.

Key clients

Dexin China Holdings Company, Sinic Holdings (Group) Company, Zhongliang Holdings Group Company

DaHui Lawyers
Work highlights

Acted for Tiger Brokers, an online brokerage firm focused on global Chinese investors, on its IPO and listing on Nasdaq.

Key clients

Goldman Sachs, JinkoSolar, Xinyuan

DeHeng Law Offices
Work highlights

Acted for China Three Gorges Corporation on its public issuance of Rmb20 billion exchangeable bonds. This is the first issuance of green exchangeable corporate bonds in the Chinese securities market, and the biggest so far.

Key clients

China Railway Construction Corporation, Longzhou Group, Shanghai MicroPort Endovascular MedTech

Fangda Partners
Work highlights

Represented Alibaba Group in connection with its global offering and listing of its ordinary shares on the HKEX. This was the world’s largest public offering in 2019.

Key clients

Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment, Budweiser Brewing Company APAC, China International Capital Corporation, Huatai Securities

Fangda Partners
Work highlights

Represented Alibaba Group in connection with its global offering and listing of its ordinary shares on the HKEX. This was the world’s largest public offering in 2019.

Key clients

Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment, Budweiser Brewing Company APAC, China International Capital Corporation, Huatai Securities

Global Law Office
Work highlights

Represented China Construction Bank (Astana Branch) in issuing the first Central Asian dim sum bond. This was the first bond issued in Central Asia that is denominated in offshore renminbi and listed on the Astana International Exchange and the HKEX.

Key clients

Beijing Infrastructure Investment, China Resources Land, Heng’an International Group, New Development Bank

Grandall Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted for Shanghai International Group on its issuance of Rmb20 billion corporate bonds.

Key clients

Bank of Shanghai, Citi Orient Securities, Shanghai Jushri Technologies

Guantao Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted for sole sponsor CITIC Securities on Ningxia Baofeng Energy Group’s IPO on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

Key clients

CCCI Treasure, Chinalco Capital, CMGE Technology Group

Han Kun Law Offices
Work highlights

Acted for Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Securities and BofA Securities on China’s largest game-centric live streaming platform DouYu International’s $775 million IPO on Nasdaq.

Key clients

Baozun, Credit Suisse (Hong Kong), Jiumaojiu International, 21Vianet Group

Jia Yuan Law Offices
Work highlights

Acted for Baofeng Energy on its listing on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. The listing was the largest domestic-funded private enterprise IPO project in the A-share market.

Acted for the government of Hebei province on its issuance of an Rmb25 billion specialised construction bond.

Acted for China Railway Signal & Communication (CRSC) and its lead underwriters—Zhongjin Corporation, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Huaxin and Tianfeng Securities—on its listing on Shanghai Stock Exchange’s STAR Market. The total amount of funds raised by CRSC reached Rmb10.53 billion, which was the largest fundraising enterprise among listed companies on the STAR Market.

Key clients

King-Strong New Material Technology

Jingtian & Gongcheng
Work highlights

Acted for Bank of China on its issuance of $3.8 billion belt and road themed bonds.

Key clients

China Feihe, Ruhnn Holdings, Maoyan Entertainment, Wanda Sports Group

JunHe
Work highlights

Acted for China East Education, one of the largest vocational training education providers in China, on its IPO on the main board of HKEX.

Key clients

Beijing Kingsoft Office Software, China Securities (International) Corporate Finance, Chongqing Rural Commercial Bank

JunZeJun Law Offices
Work highlights

Acted for Bank of China in the issue of belt and road themed bonds. The bond is the fifth belt and road themed issuance by the Bank of China.

Acted for Tianfeng Securities on its allotment for equity securities.

Acted for Guangdong Haomei New Materials on its listing on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.

Key clients

Beijing Huitongtianxia Logistics and Technology, Jiangsu Seagull Cooling Tower

Llinks Law Offices
Work highlights

Advised Jiangsu Bioperfectus Technologies, a manufacturing enterprise focused on molecular diagnostic techniques, on its IPO on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

Key clients

Cathay Fortune Corporation, Guoxuan High-Tech, Shenzhen Chipscreen Biosciences

SG&CO Lawyers
Work highlights

Acted for China Construction Bank Corporation in the 2019 Jianyuan residential mortgage backed securities (RMBS) series.

Acted for Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, China Resources SZITIC Trust, GF Securities, and China International Capital on the 2019 Gongyuan Yiju housing mortgage backed securities. The firm conducted due diligence on the underlying assets and drafted the transaction documents.

Key clients

SAIC-GMAC Automotive Finance, Shanghai Yupei Group

Shihui Partners
Work highlights

Represented Meetyou, a high-tech enterprise in the mobile internet industry, on its listing on Shanghai stock exchange’s STAR Market.

Key clients

JD.com

Shu Jin Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted as issuer’s counsel on the issue of specific rental housing corporate bonds. The proceeds from this issuance will include a housing project on collectively owned land in Beijing, which is a first for this type of domestic bond.

Tahota Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted for the Yunnan provincial government on its special Rmb3.4 billion bond issue involving land reserve and shantytown reconstruction.

Key clients

Capital Real Estate, Chengdu Communications Investment, Chengdu Tianfu New Area Investment

Tian Yuan Law Firm
Work highlights

Advised Morgan Stanley and Citigroup Global Markets on Hansoh Pharmaceutical's listing on the HKEX. This was the largest pharmaceutical and healthcare IPO project in Hong Kong in 2019.

Acted for Jinxin Fertility on its listing on the HKEX. Jinxin Fertility became the first ever listed Chinese assisted reproductive technology (ART) company.

Key clients

CanSino Biologics, Koolearn.com, Tot Biopharm

Zhong Lun Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted for China Eastern Air Holding, one of the largest airline companies in China, on its issuance of financing instruments on the Chinese interbank market.

Key clients

China Life Property & Casualty Insurance, Guangzhou Metro Group, JD.com

Competition/antitrust
AnJie Law Firm
Work highlights

Represented computer hardware company IBM in response to the State Administration of Market Regulation’s (SAMR) antitrust investigation into its acquisition of American multinational software company Red Hat.

Key clients

VeriSign Internet Technology Services (Beijing), Volvo Construction Equipment Investment (China), WT Microelectronics

Anli Partners

Competition/antitrust

Work highlights

Appointed as representative by the Anti-Monopoly Bureau of the SAMR in the merger process of the acquisition of equity of MPM Holdings by KCC Corporation and MOM USA.

Advised Yangzijiang Shipbuilding (Holdings) and Mitsui & Co on dealings with the Anti-Monopoly Bureau of SAMR in relation to its establishment of a joint venture ship trading company.

Advised Sojitz Corporation, Chudenko Corporation, Chugoku Electric Power, Shikouku Electric Power Company, and JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation on dealings with the Anti-Monopoly Bureau of SAMR in relation to the establishment of multilevel joint venture companies.

Key clients

Chugoku Electric Power, Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding

DaHui Lawyers
Work highlights

Acted for BMW on merger control matters in relation to its acquisition of shares of BMW Brilliance Automotive.

Key clients

CVC Capital Partners, Ucar Incorporation, SIAEC

DeHeng Law Offices
Work highlights

Acted in the investigation of abuse of dominance of a pharmaceuticals distribution company.

Fangda Partners
Work highlights

Represented Finnish company Cargotec in the Chinese merger control filing of its acquisition of TTS Group ASA’s marine and offshore business.

Key clients

Boeing, Danaher Corporation, Marvell, Novelis

Fangda Partners
Work highlights

Represented Finnish company Cargotec in the Chinese merger control filing of its acquisition of TTS Group ASA’s marine and offshore business.

Key clients

Boeing, Danaher Corporation, Marvell, Novelis

Guantao Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted on the merger filing of Petrochemical Industries Company’s acquisition of a 49% interest in Korean chemical company SKC.

Han Kun Law Offices
Work highlights

Acted as the sole China antitrust counsel to both SoftBank and WeWork.

Key clients

Aptiv, Bayer, Heineken, Louis Dreyfus

Llinks Law Offices
Work highlights

Represented Redstar, a Chinese furniture and home decoration retail company, in its merger filing in relation to its acquisition of Shandong Yin Zuo Home Decoration.

Key clients

Anglo American Resources (China), Contemporary Amperex Technology, Shenzhen Dynanonic, Yonghui Superstores

Tian Yuan Law Firm
Work highlights

Represented Beijing Jingdong Century Trading against Zhejiang Tmall Network, Zhejiang Tmall Technology and Alibaba Group for abuse of dominance before Beijing’s high court. This is a significant antitrust lawsuit in China with claims totalling Rmb1 billion.

Key clients

Didi Chuxing Technology, Lenovo (Beijing), Qualcomm

Zhong Lun Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted for Qualcomm on antitrust litigations against Apple over abuse of dominant market position and licensing terms of SEP.

Key clients

Chengdu Santai, Motorola Solutions, Parker Hannifin, Qujiang Cultural Industry Investment (Group)

Construction
AllBright Law Offices
Work highlights

Acted for Global International Freight Forwarders (China) on the Detroit Global Logistics Pinghu Supply Chain Centre construction project.

Key clients

China Construction Eighth Engineering Bureau, Shanghai Land, Suzhou Institute of Building Science Group

Broad & Bright
Work highlights

Advised China Virtue (Beijing) International Engineering Technology Company on the PPP project of the Wuhan Development Zone Automobile Plus, which aims to cover an area of about 51.3 square kilometres and build the sixth intelligent vehicle test base in China.

Key clients

Liuzhou City Beichang Chinese Railway Project Management Company, Shantou Environmental Health Administration, Shenzhen Zhuanji Public Consulting Company

Fangda Partners
Work highlights

Representing China-based power generation company, Shenzhen Energy Group, on all phases of the 180MW Ramu 2 hydroelectric project.

Key clients

Beijing Urban Construction Group, China Merchants Group, GE Renewable, Warburg Pincus

Fangda Partners
Work highlights

Representing China-based power generation company, Shenzhen Energy Group, on all phases of the 180MW Ramu 2 hydroelectric project.

Key clients

Beijing Urban Construction Group, China Merchants Group, GE Renewable, Warburg Pincus

Global Law Office
Work highlights

Acted for SK Hynix System on a construction project of a semiconductor factory in Wuxi, Zhejiang.

Key clients

China Xiong'an Group, Sammaebong Development, Shanxi Wanzhong Real Estate, Zhongrong International Trust

Guantao Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted for China Railway Construction Investment Group, a subsidiary of listed company China Railway Construction Corporation, on the construction of an urban redevelopment project in Shenzhen with Evergrande Group.

Key clients

GDS (Shanghai) Investment, Hands Form, Shanghai Eastern Airlines Investment

Jundu Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted as legal counsel on the artificial island tunnel project of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge. This was the longest, most invested and most difficult cross-sea bridge, island and tunnel project in China's construction history.

Acted as legal counsel throughout the entire construction project of China Zun, a new landmark in Beijing that covers an area of 11478 square meters.

JunHe
Work highlights

Acted for Shanghai Electric Group Company on its investment in the photovoltaic power station project in Mexico to obtain the general contract for EPC of the target project. The firm was involved in the due diligence, contract drafting and revisions of the project.

Key clients

Bank of China, CRHC Jianxin Fund, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Zhong Lun Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted for Beijing International Resort on the construction of The Universal Beijing Theme Park and Resort. The firm was involved in the contract design, bidding and tendering, contract performance, and completion of the project.

Key clients

CITIC Industry Investment, Shenzhen Futian Fuhe Construction Development, Shenzhen Office of China Resources Land, Tishman Speyer & Lenovo

Corporate and M&A
AllBright Law Offices
Work highlights

Acted for Shanghai Electric Group on its acquisition of a 7.3% stake in Yinghe Technology.

Key clients

China State Shipbuilding Corporation, Ganzhou Financial Holding Group, Guo Rui Technology

Broad & Bright
Work highlights

Represented American digital technology company Stratacache on its acquisition of all assets of Ningbo Plus and Popscreens Electronic Technology Company, including production lines, intellectual property rights and employees, through a new entity. The transaction amount exceeds $4 million.

Key clients

Apollo Trading Corporation, China National Salt Industry Group, The Palace Museum

Chance Bridge Partners
Work highlights

Acted for Beijing Capital Land Culture Technology Development on a series of acquisition projects, aiming to participate in the target company’s projects through equity acquisition, including creation of cultural industry base, creative industry base, and cultural landmark. The firm was involved in the due diligence and equity transfer.

Acted for State-owned Capital Management Center of Beijing Chaoyang District in acquiring 5% shares of He Qiaonv and Tang Kai, the controller of Beijing Orient Landscape & Environment, and voting rights representing 16.8% of the total shares of Orient Landscape.

Advised Xiabu Xiabu Catering Management Company, a foreign-invested and domestically initiated shabu-shabu chain company, on its acquisition of Xilinguole Yishun Halal Meat Company.

Key clients

China Nuclear Industry Huaxing Construction Company, Guangzhou DSQ Capital Company, Zhongqing Technology Development Group

Chen and Co Law Firm
Work highlights

Advised Universal Scientific Industrial (Shanghai) on its acquisition of 100% equities of Financière AFG, which is the second largest EMS company in Europe held by foreign investors.

Advised Tianjin Port on the equity integration of its three container terminal companies. The firm was involved in the legal due diligence, overall transaction scheme design for the withdrawal and integration, drafting of transaction documents, negotiation, and anti-monopoly declaration.

Advised Xiamen Hongfa on its acquisition of Haila (Xiamen) Automotive Electronics and Haila (Xiamen) Electric, as well as the inventory and production equipment assets to acquire the relay business of Haila group in the global scope.

Key clients

HydroChina Corporation

Commerce & Finance Law Offices
Work highlights

Acted for Chinese livestreaming app Inke on its acquisition of social app Jimu.

Key clients

Meituan Dianping, Shandong Heavy Industry Group, Weichai Power Company

DaHui Lawyers
Work highlights

Acted for medical device manufacturer Apyx Medical on its establishment of a joint venture in China.

Key clients

Alibaba Pictures, Evernote, Warburg Pincus

DeHeng Law Offices
Work highlights

Advised Chengdu Global Century on its acquisition of Yunnan Metropolitan Real Estate Development.

Key clients

China Merchants Qianhai Industrial Development, Shenzhen Capital, Yunnan Baiyao Group

Dentons China
Work highlights

Advised Cindafund Investment on CITIC-Prudential’s acquisition of China Resources Qianhai Building T2 Office.

Key clients

China Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund, Shandong Bohui Group, Zhuhai Singyes Green Building Technology

East & Concord Partners
Work highlights

Acted for China Resources Healthcare Technology Industrial Development (China) and China Resources Land (Shenzhen) on the establishment of a Sino-foreign joint venture hospital. This will be the first JCI-certified hospital in Asia and one of the largest private hospitals in Southeast Asia.

Key clients

Beijing Runzhi Commercial Operation Management, China Resources Healthcare Group, Hainan Jingliang Holdings

Fangben Law Office
Work highlights

Acted for Yadon Metal Forming Machine Tool on its sale of shares to Schuler China.

Acted for Suzhou Dongfeng Fineblanking Engineering on its sale of 30% equity of Suzhou Dongfeng Automobile Clutch to Nanjing Valeo Clutch.

Acted for SPAL Group on the greenfield investment project in Changzhou, aiming to promote the development of the manufacturing industry and intelligent electric vehicle industry in Wujin, Changzhou. The annual sales are expected to be Rmb600 million after SPAL Changzhou comes to full production.

Fangda Partners
Work highlights

Represented Eddingpharm Group (Cayman) in its acquisition of Eli Lilly’s two legacy antibiotic medicines in China, Ceclor and Vancocin, as well as a manufacturing facility in Suzhou that produces Ceclor.

Key clients

Alibaba, Central Huijin Investment, China Hua Neng Group Hong Kong, Nomura

Fangda Partners
Work highlights

Represented Eddingpharm Group (Cayman) in its acquisition of Eli Lilly’s two legacy antibiotic medicines in China, Ceclor and Vancocin, as well as a manufacturing facility in Suzhou that produces Ceclor.

Key clients

Alibaba, Central Huijin Investment, China Hua Neng Group Hong Kong, Nomura

Global Law Office
Work highlights

Represented New Frontier Corporation in its purchase of China’s largest foreign-owned hospital group United Family Healthcare. This deal was the largest and most important M&A deal in China's healthcare industry in the past decade.

Key clients

BeiGene, Blue Sail Medical, China Merchants Expressway Network & Technology, Jiangxi Copper

Grandall Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted for Jiangsu Expressway Company and its consortium—composed of China Merchants Expressway Network & Technology, Zhejiang Expressway, Anhui Expressway, Sichuan Expressway and China Merchants Union—on the acquisition of a 51% stake in Turkish infrastructure company ICA. This was the largest infrastructure M&A transaction in Turkey and the largest cross-border investment by China-based investors in Turkey to date.

Key clients

Henan Yicheng New Energy, Juneyao Airlines, Kunming Rail Transit Group

Guantao Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted for Zhongce Rubber Group on its transfer of 57% equity and controlling stakes to Hangzhou GreatStar Technology and Hangcha Group.

Key clients

Beijing Ctrowell Technology, Guangdong Champion Asia Electronics, Minsheng Trust

Han Kun Law Offices
Work highlights

Represented China’s e-commerce giant, JD.com, in its acquisition of the controlling stake of Lätt Liv. This was one of the largest transactions in the consumer goods and services industry in China.

Key clients

American Express Global Business Travel, Kraft Heinz, Vipshop

HHP Attorneys-At-Law
Work highlights

Represented a Dutch company that develops high-end, stand-alone attractions in cities on entering China by incorporating a Chinese subsidiary to establish and operate a museum in China.

Represented a leading smart device manufacturer in Japan and acquired a national high-tech enterprise located in Shenzhen, China, which mainly produces smart devices based on IOT and AI technology.

Represented a Japan-based travel agency group in its acquisition of a travel agency group of over 10 companies in Europe and China.

Key clients

Merck

Hui Ye Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted for China Great Wall Asset Management on its transfer of equities to Shanghai Shenhui Automobile Steering Gear.

Acted for The Paper, a Chinese digital newspaper, on the establishment of a joint venture with Tik Tok and Toutiao.

Represented Shanghai WhiteCat Special Chemicals in its transfer of equities to Hutchison Whampoa.

Key clients

Shanghai Kejun Pharmaceutical Technology, Shanghai Razor Blade Factory, Sinostage

Jincheng Tongda & Neal
Work highlights

Acted for Lanzhou Minbai on its Rmb2.46 billion disposal of Shanghai Plaza, a property of its subsidiary.

Key clients

Jinhua Jindian Real Estate Investment, Poly Huaihai Real Estate Development, Shanghai JAKA Robot Technology

Jingtian & Gongcheng
Work highlights

Acted for China Huaneng Group on the privatisation of Huaneng Renewables Corporation from the HKEX. The transaction is the largest privatisation of a Chinese state-owned enterprise from the HKEX.

Key clients

Chery Holdings Group, China Intelligent & Connected Vehicles (Beijing) Research Institute, Ningbo Akin Electronic Technology, Wendu Education & Technology Group

Joius Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted for Lihua Color Printing (Kunshan), a company specialised in overall packaging solutions, on its acquisition of all the equity of Dongguan Lihe Environmental Packaging Technology.

Acted for Pan-China Consulting (Shanghai) in South Korea Jianghu Resort’s sale of Nantong Jianghua to Jingye Enterprise Management Consulting (Shanghai). This project involved two M&A deals with innovative merger modes and complex transaction arrangements.

Key clients

Beijing Xinbang Tongan Electronics, Jiangsu Fujun Motor, Wuxi MoreTex Technology

JunHe
Work highlights

Acted for China Energy Engineering Group Planning & Engineering on its acquisition of 100% shares of Ghesa Ingeniería y Tecnología and Empresarios Agrupados Internacional in Madrid, Spain. This project was an acquisition of various engineering enterprises by a Chinese-funded enterprise and the largest ever in Spain.

Key clients

PAG Asia Capital (HK), Shihezi Zhongbang Equity Investment, Wingtech Technology

Lantai Partners
Work highlights

Acted for State Grid Information and Communication Industry Group on its acquisition of Sichuan Minjiang Hydropower.

Acted for China Unicom (Beijing Branch) in its acquisition of Dr Peng Telecom & Media Group, one of the largest private broadband providers in China.

Key clients

China CITIC Bank

Llinks Law Offices
Work highlights

Advised Shanghai Chengyu on its sale of Xicheng Semiconductor to Ingenic.

Key clients

Contemporary Amperex Technology, Döhler Asia, Ping An Capital, Shanghai Xiying

R&P China Lawyers
Work highlights

Advised Esprit on the establishment of a new joint venture, transferring all existing business including trademarks into the new joint venture, and then closing down existing stores.

Advised a Swedish publicly listed company on due diligence on a target company based in Dongguan for a global deal in the automotive sector.

Advised a Belgium-listed company on its acquisition of a chemical trading business with three companies located in Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong from a domestic competitor. The firm was involved in all documentation relating to closing and completing the regulatory side of the transaction.

Key clients

Arcadis (Hong Kong), Hamlet, Lululemon, Weston Wood Solutions

Tian Yuan Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted for China Yangtze Power on its acquisition of an 83.6% stake in Peruvian Luz Del Sur (LDS) held by Sempra Energy. The deal was the largest overseas M&A project for Chinese-funded enterprises in 2019.

Key clients

Beijing Offcn Education & Technology, Sinochem, Wanda Film, Will Semiconductor

Zhong Lun Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted for SATS, Singapore’s largest employer and a provider of gateway services and food solutions, on its acquisition of controlling interests in Nanjing Weizhou Food, which manufactures food products for airline companies.

Key clients

Avenue, Keppel Land, Macquarie Corporate Holdings

Dispute resolution
AllBright Law Offices
Work highlights

Acted for Chengdu Rural Commercial Bank on a loan agreement dispute against Zhejiang Hao’an Haoju Properties.

Key clients

China Shipbuilding Industrial Complete Equipment & Logistics, Shanghai Electric Group, Xinguang Group

AnJie Law Firm
Work highlights

Advised German-based semiconductor manufacturer Semikron in litigation against a Chinese company.

Key clients

Beijing Capital Air Environment Science & Technology, Beijing Huayan Culture Investment, National Energy Group Ningxia Coal Industry Group

Commerce & Finance Law Offices
Work highlights

Represented two subsidiaries of Industrial Bank alongside three other defendants in a litigation filed by AVIC Trust.

Key clients

CCB Cultural Industry Equity Investment Fund (Tianjin) Company, China Construction Bank, Yingli Green Energy Holding Company

DaHui Lawyers
Work highlights

Represented Hengqin Dingxin Xingtie Investment Management Enterprise, a state-owned private equity investment fund, in an asset management dispute at the high people’s court in Guangdong.

Key clients

ByteDance, RELX Group, Tesla

Dentons China
Work highlights

Represented Inner Mongolia Shendong Tianlong Group in a cooperation agreement dispute against Shunxing (China).

Key clients

Answern Property & Casualty Insurance, China Merchants Bank, Haitong Innovation

Docvit Law Firm
Work highlights

Advised Beijing Jingcheng New Energy on a contract dispute against Xi'an Tianhong Electric Company.

Acted for China Water Resources and Hydropower Eighth Engineering Bureau in a contract dispute against Qinhuangdao Tianye Tonglian Heavy Industries.

Acted for Beijing Fengtai Science Park Construction and Development in a dispute over a house demolition compensation contract against Beijing Bofeng Recreational Garden Hotel.

Key clients

Beijing Boda Sports Leisure Club, Beijing Fengtai Science Park Construction and Development Company

East & Concord Partners
Work highlights

Represented Coca-Cola Beverage (Shanghai) in an arbitration before SHIAC against John Bean Technologies, a subsidiary of JBT Cooperation.

Key clients

dGav Capital, Garrett Motion, Mountain Breeze (Barbados)

Fangda Partners
Work highlights

Acted for ConocoPhillips China in defending over 500 private interest lawsuits and one public interest lawsuit stemmed from the Penglai 19-3 Oilfield spill incidents of 2011 filed by fishermen and tourism operators. The cases are among the most high profile in environmental torts litigation in China to date.

Key clients

Chinachem Financial Services Company, LIXIL Corporation, Nanjing Skytech Technology, Rolls-Royce

Fangda Partners
Work highlights

Acted for ConocoPhillips China in defending over 500 private interest lawsuits and one public interest lawsuit stemmed from the Penglai 19-3 Oilfield spill incidents of 2011 filed by fishermen and tourism operators. The cases are among the most high profile in environmental torts litigation in China to date.

Key clients

Chinachem Financial Services Company, LIXIL Corporation, Nanjing Skytech Technology, Rolls-Royce

Global Law Office
Work highlights

Acted for the PRC subsidiary of a global company in an arbitration before the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission against a civil construction company for payment of costs incurred during the course of the overseas logistics services.

Key clients

Northcom Group, Zhongshan Securities

Guantao Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted for China Energy Reserve and Chemicals Group Company on a contract dispute against Bank of Communications Trustee.

Key clients

Guotai Junan Securities, HengTai Securities, Xinhua Winshare Publishing and Media

Han Kun Law Offices
Work highlights

Represented Steamboat Ventures Asia in an equity transfer dispute against Shangsi before the Beijing Arbitration Commission.

Key clients

China Equity Group, Shanghai Heyi Kewen Investment Partnership, YingLi Energy (China)

HHP Attorneys-At-Law
Work highlights

Represented a Shanghai-based commercial bank in a dispute over an M&A loan.

Represented a China-based trust company in a shareholder dispute over damages to creditors’ interests against a listed company. The amount involved exceeded Rmb87million.

Key clients

Bridon-Bekaert Ropes Group

Hui Zhong Law Firm
Work highlights

Represented Novozymes, a biotechnology company headquartered in Denmark, in a patent infringement case.

Represented a fluid motion control manufacturing company in a sales contract dispute against a Chinese buyer.

Represented JCB Construction Equipment in defending several litigation and arbitration cases against the end user of the machinery for disputes arising out of the financing lease contract.

Key clients

Bank of China (Henan Branch), Classroom Investments, Jabil, La Dolce Vita Fine Dining

Hylands Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted for Taihehui Investment Management (Kunshan) on a corporate bond transaction dispute against Shaoxing Zhongfu and Jinggong Group.

Acted for BAIC Group and Benyuan Jinghong in a contract dispute against Hyundai Innovation Company.

Acted for Hubei Xiangli Asset Management on an equity transfer disputes case involving cooperation of equity replacement.

Acted for China Chengxin Trust on a financial loan contract dispute against Beijing Zhongkun Changye Real Estate Development.

Key clients

Beijing Automobile, Shanghai Runsheng Real Estate Development, Suzhou Taihehui Investment Management

Jincheng Tongda & Neal
Work highlights

Acted for Kangdexin Composite Material Group on a contract dispute against Kangde Group and Bank of Beijing.

Key clients

Delori Industrial, Jilin Jindu Group, Yaxin Electronic Technology (Shanghai)

Jingtian & Gongcheng
Work highlights

Acted for the subsidiaries of a Fortune 500 French company on contract dispute arbitrations against a Chinese-listed company. The value of the contract is more than Rmb1.3 billion.

Key clients

Beijing Urban Construction Group, Guangdong Puxiang Automotive Board, Yicheng New Material Technology (Shanghai), Zhejiang Tak Television

JunHe
Work highlights

Acted for China Pacific Insurance and American International Group in a dispute arbitration case over credit insurance contracts against Hansheng Xiechuang Industries.

Key clients

LG Electronics, Starbucks

Llinks Law Offices
Work highlights

Acted for Shanghai Kaibao Pharmaceutical on a dispute in connection with a capital increase agreement.

Key clients

Guangdong Jinheng Asset Management, Orient Securities, Shanghai Yuanlong Investment

Tian Yuan Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted for Otis Electric against Beijing Zhonghong Wenchang in a dispute related to an elevator maintenance contract.

Key clients

China Cinda Asset Management, CITIC Guoan Group, Huainan Mining, Shougang Group

TianTong Law Firm

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Zhong Lun Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted for Fujian Rare Earth and Xiamen Tungsten on a dispute concerning the control of shares in a mining field, which used to be the largest Tungsten mining field in the world.

Key clients

Guangzhou Beicheng Shiye, Jinchuan Yangjiawan Hydroelectric, Shanghai Building Materials

General business law
Duan & Duan Law Firm

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Eiger in association with Shanghai Runyi Law Firm

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King & Wood Mallesons (China)

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MWE China Law Offices

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Intellectual property
An Tian Zhang & Partners
Work highlights

Represented Syngenta Participations in initiating court proceedings against Shandong Shengbang Lvye Chemical for trademark infringement.

Represented Shell Brands International in a series of trademark dispute cases against Hebei Jianchi Lubricating Oil. The firm won the cancellation cases before the Chinese Patent Office, with subsequent litigations in the Beijing IP and high courts.

AnJie Law Firm
Work highlights

Advised Institute of Microelectronics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences on patent litigations and licensing matters against Intel Corporation. This was the first patent litigation that a Chinese state laboratory brought against a multinational company.

Key clients

Edan Instruments, Metrologic (Honeywell subsidiary), WiLAN

CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office
Work highlights

Represented Baidu in patent litigation against Sogou and successfully defended one of the most important Baidu patents before the Patent Re-examination Board.

Acted for Danish pump manufacturer Grundfos Holding and Grundfos Pumps (Shanghai) in a civil judgement of trademark infringement and unfair competition against local companies and infringers, including Gelanfu Shenzhen Company, Shenzhen Weige Company, Shenzhen Yihefeng Company and Jingdong.

Represented Apple in defending an invalidation request of a Chinese patent, which relates to a basic technique for many mobile devices. The patent right is maintained valid without amending claims.

Key clients

Exxon Mobil Corporation, Linak, Orang Tua Group, Xiamen Innovax Biotech

Chang Tsi & Partners
Work highlights

Represented Shenzhen Pagoda Orchard Industrial Development Company in a trademark infringement case against Dongfang Xianglin Vegetable & Fruit Base Company.

Represented Cadbury UK, one of the world's largest confectionery companies, in filing a civil lawsuit against Xiamen Yi Kou Lian before the Beijing Haidian Court over a disputed mark. The disputed mark was declared to be invalid through the declaration of invalidation in the first and second instance of administrative litigation. The claimed amount of damage was Rmb2.43 million.

Acted for Dart Industries and filed a design patent infringement lawsuit against Shantou Yi-Bang Plastic Products with the Guangzhou IP court.

Key clients

Ambiq Micro, BOE Technology Group, Intercontinental Great Brands, Michael Kors

China Patent Agent (HK)
Work highlights

Represented Siemens in filing 3GPP Standard-Essential Patents (SEPs) infringement litigations against Xiaomi before the Shanghai IPR court.

Represented Darwin Technology International in a patent indirect infringement litigation against Yujie.

Represented Ericsson in administrative litigation to restore an invalidated 3GPP SEP.

Key clients

Aesculap, ISCAR, Koninklijke

Co-effort Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted for Hangzhou Youka Network Technology Company in the copyright infringement and unfair competition dispute in relation to the classic Chinese card game ‘Legends of the Three Kingdoms’ against Guangzhou Changyou Information Technology Company, Guangzhou Dayu Information Technology Company and Shanghai 2345 Network Technology Company. This case is set to be of great significance to the gaming industry.

Acted for China Hewlett-Packard Company in a patent infringement dispute against Liaoning Banruo Network Technology.

Acted for two domestic clothing and trade companies in defending a copyright infringement case concerning the ‘Flying Tigers’ artworks of the US air force volunteers during World War II. The target amount exceeds Rmb1.3 million.

Key clients

Actoz Soft Company, China Literature Group, Darture Artist Residence

Fangda Partners
Work highlights

Represented Astellas Pharma in seven patent infringement cases before six courts in China, seeking Rmb180 million in damages against 10 Chinese generic drug companies.

Key clients

InterDigital, NavInfo, New Balance, Ralph Lauren, Valeo

Fangda Partners
Work highlights

Represented Astellas Pharma in seven patent infringement cases before six courts in China, seeking Rmb180 million in damages against 10 Chinese generic drug companies.

Key clients

InterDigital, NavInfo, New Balance, Ralph Lauren, Valeo

Global Law Office
Work highlights

Representing Yoovidhya Family in more than 30 foreign-related cases on intellectual property and joint venture related disputes. The outcome of these landmark cases will impact the Red Bull China business and Asian functional drinks market.

Key clients

Nuctech Company, QC House Technology, Shuren (Shanghai) Intelligent Technology, Weltmeister

Grandall Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted for Shenzhen Tencent Computer System in a dispute against Guangzhou 4399 Information Technology and 4399 Network over trademark infringement and unfair competition.

Han Kun Law Offices
Work highlights

Representing HP in four patent infringement cases against two local companies who are manufacturing and selling ink cartridges compatible with HP printers. Among the four cases, two were filed at Beijing’s IP court and two were filed at Shanghai’s IP court.

Key clients

Baidu, Sandvik, Viking Cruises

HongFangLaw
Work highlights

Acted for Diageo Brands and filed trademark invalidation against the disputed trademark ‘JOHNNIE’.

Represented British beverage company Diageo in trademark invalidation.

Represented Moet Hennessy in a criminal prosecution against LIN Yici Group for manufacturing and selling counterfeit wine and spirits.

Key clients

Amorepacific, Treasury Wine Estates, WD-40

Hylands Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted for a subsidiary of a record company on intellectual property issues related to music streaming services.

Represented a media company in an arbitration dispute arising from a mobile game project.

Advised Shanghai As One Pictures, one of the producers and investors in the film ‘Sheep Without A Shepherd’, on IP matters related to the script creation, production process and application for release permit.

Key clients

Beijing China Culture Tourism and Creativity, CCTV Animation, Tianqiao Zenith

Jincheng Tongda & Neal
Work highlights

Acted for Anglofranchise, a British company and owner of the brand Boy London, in the second instance trial and the retrial of the administrative trademark lawsuit against a South Korean trademark squatter.

Key clients

Beijing Qihoo Technology, Beijing Ruidachengtai Education Technology, Oldtown White Coffee, Zhejiang Tiantie Industry

JunHe
Work highlights

Represented Guangdong Chimelong Group in filing a request for the invalidation of trademarks. This trademark invalidation case was one of the few cases where the PRC trademark protection authority granted marks known in respect to both recreational facility services and hotel and restaurant services.

Key clients

Amazon, CJ Corporation, Donaldson (Wuxi) Filters, Emperor Watch & Jewelry Group

Lawjay Partners
Work highlights

Acted for an American fashion designer brand on trademark infringements against Hangzhou Xiaoshan Import & Export Trading Company and Yiwu Shanglv Investment Development Company.

Represented Procter & Gamble and sued Fujian Nan'an Yueda Paper Products before the Hefei IP court for trademark infringement and unfair competition.

Represented Skechers USA against Yaoyue Sport in a trademark infringement and unfair competition matter before the district court in Guangzhou Baiyun.

Key clients

Synlait Milk

Lifang & Partners
Work highlights

Represented Samsung in patent infringement and invalidation disputes against Huawei. This case is significant to the global smartphone industry.

Acted for Beijing Sogou Technology Development against Beijing Baidu Netcom Technology in a series of disputes involving multiple software patents at Beijing’s IP court. This dispute, which is the first software-related patent dispute involving China’s internet industry, is worth Rmb39.6 million.

Key clients

Adobe, Dyson, Xiaomi Technology, 37 Games

Shanghai Beshining Law Office
Work highlights

Acted for Kweichow Moutai Group and Techsun on filing a patent invalidation request.

Acted for a film studio located in Shanghai on a trademark refusal review concerning the trademark ‘Hei Hua’. The 10 applied marks were allowed registration on the relevant goods.

Tahota Law Firm
Work highlights

Advised Shenzhen Tencent Computer System on a copyright infringement dispute against Shanghai Kuanyu Digital Technology.

Key clients

Beijing Giant Jump Culture Media, Beijing Sougou Technology Development, Changyou.com

Tiantai Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted for Essilor International on a trademark infringement dispute against numerous infringers.

Advised Steinway Piano Asia Pacific on trademark protection.

Acted for an American-Canadian multinational conglomerate on trademark infringement and unfair competition matters.

Key clients

Cognex, Herbalife (Shanghai) Management, Shimadzu (Shanghai) Global Laboratory Consumables

Wanhuida Intellectual Property
Work highlights

Represented Hong Kong jewellery retailer, Luk Fook, in winning a trademark infringement and unfair competition lawsuit against an infringer and obtaining a court injunction and damages of Rmb6 million.

Represented New Balance in filing a re-adjudication application before the Supreme People’s Court, seeking to invalidate the registration of two trademarks.

Key clients

United Family Healthcare, Thomas Henry Taylor, Warner Bros Entertainment

Watson & Band
Work highlights

Advised a Japanese company on trademark enforcement. The firm represented the client throughout the trial and recovered Rmb3 million in damages.

Represented Giorgio Armani in trademark infringement against the infringed parties Ai Jia International Trade (Shenzhen) and Ai Jia Café.

Acted for Seiko Corporation in a design patent infringement case involving a printer mechanism.

Key clients

Epoch, Uniqlo, Shimadzu Corporation

Zhong Lun Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted for Jiangsu General Protecht Technology in a patent infringement case against China Bull Group. The total amount of compensation claimed by General Protecht in 10 cases was close to Rmb 1 billion, the highest compensation claim in the history of patent civil litigations in China.

Key clients

Adobe, Asia Innovations HK, Chengdu Guotie Refined Equipment, EUSA Pharma (UK), Lutai Textile

Investment funds
AllBright Law Offices
Work highlights

Represented Shanda Tiandi (Jiaxing) Asset Management in setting up Shanda Science Park no 2 equity investment fund.

Key clients

Shanghai Shangguo Investment Management, Shanghai Venture Capital, Shanghai Venture Relay Technology Finance Group

Fangda Partners
Work highlights

Represented DCP Capital in structuring and forming a syndication fund for an investment in Sinopharm Holding (China) Finance Leasing, which specialises in financial leasing for the medical and healthcare sectors.

Key clients

China Renaissance, InvestCo, Oaktree Capital, Yunfeng Capital

Fangda Partners
Work highlights

Represented DCP Capital in structuring and forming a syndication fund for an investment in Sinopharm Holding (China) Finance Leasing, which specialises in financial leasing for the medical and healthcare sectors.

Key clients

China Renaissance, InvestCo, Oaktree Capital, Yunfeng Capital

Global Law Office
Work highlights

Represented CITIC in raising a renminbi fund and a parallel US dollar fund to invest into a pre-IPO medical care company.

Key clients

China Life Investment, ICBC, Lilly Asia Ventures, Manulife Insurance

Grandall Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted for Hynergy Industrial Funds Management on the setup of the Isotope & Radiation Fund, aiming to invest in the nuclear technology application industry.

Guantao Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted for Zhong Neng Jian Ping An (Tianjin) Equity Investment Fund Management on the establishment of contractual private equity investment funds and the investment into PPP projects in Chongqing’s new urbanisation.

Key clients

IReader Technology, SDIC Unity Capital, Shanghai Heyu Information Technology

Han Kun Law Offices
Work highlights

Representing Chinese venture capital fund manager K2VC in the formation and fundraising of its fourth US dollar-denominated angel fund and debut US dollar venture fund.

Key clients

China Everbright, IDG Capital, Taikang

Jincheng Tongda & Neal
Work highlights

Acted for Beijing Science and Technology Innovation Fund on the establishment and investment in Innoangel Chuangyijia Fund.

Key clients

Kaiyuan Guochuang Parent Fund, Yangtze River Investment Fund Management

Jingtian & Gongcheng
Work highlights

Acted for Zhen Fund on the formation of Zhen RMB VI Fund.

Key clients

Archaeus Capital, Everbright Holdings, Oceanpine Capital, Sequoia Capital China

JunHe
Work highlights

Advised Hony Capital (Tianjin) on the establishment of a cultural industry investment fund. It is the first fund owned by Hony Capital that focuses on the full coverage of the cultural and entertainment industry, with its investment covering film and television, sports, games and new media.

Key clients

Beijing YuanLang Investment Consultant, CICC Capital, Huimei Yikang (Tianjin) Investment, National Council for Social Security Fund

Llinks Law Offices
Work highlights

Acted for Ping An Real Estate on the establishment of Ruicheng JinYu No. 7 Greater Bay Area real estate investment fund. The fund is expected to raise Rmb2 billion to invest in several real estate projects in the Greater Bay Area.

Key clients

Everbright Ashmore (Beijing), GSR Capital, Meridian Capital Management

Zhong Lun Law Firm
Work highlights

Advised China Life on the formation of China Life Shenrun City Development Fund. The fund mainly invests in office buildings, hotels, commercial and long-term rental apartments and the relevant surrounding service projects located in core districts of Shanghai.

Key clients

China Orient Summit Capital, CP Group, Gohigh Capital, SDIC RE Asset Management

Labour and employment
AnJie Law Firm
Work highlights

Provided legal services for Omron Precision Electronics (Dongguan) to assist with its dissolution and employee placement project.

Key clients

Express (Hangzhou) Technology Services, Fuji Xerox Industry Development (China), HCL Technologies

Baohua Law Firm
Work highlights

Advised Swiss-domiciled technology company TE Connectivity on several labour contract disputes.

Represented a well-known software company in a labour dispute against its employee regarding his termination caused by misconduct.

DeHeng Law Offices
Work highlights

Acted for Beijing Shunyuan Kaihua Technology on a labour dispute regarding the termination of an employee.

Key clients

Beijing Sense Time Development, China Merchants Bank (Beijing Branch), China Offshore Petroleum Power Group

Dentons China
Work highlights

Advised Fuji Xerox (China) on employment law, including employment termination, drafting and revising bilingual documents, employee data protection and other legal services.

Key clients

ASSA ABLOY, SF Express (Guangzhou)

Fangda Partners
Work highlights

Represented a UK-based publication in a labour dispute case with its former employee who violated its code of conduct and fundamental labour disciplines.

Fangda Partners
Work highlights

Represented a UK-based publication in a labour dispute case with its former employee who violated its code of conduct and fundamental labour disciplines.

Global Law Office
Work highlights

Acted for an automobile manufacturer on a dispute over employment termination, return of property and infringement of rights.

Jincheng Tongda & Neal
Work highlights

Acted for China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation on a dispute against an expatriate worker.

Key clients

Beijing Umicore Jubo Thin Film Products, CSSC Investment Development, Nuctech, Yangguang

JunHe
Work highlights

Assisted German company Ontex Hygienic Disposables close its manufacturing plant in Yangzhou, Jiangsu Province, involving the termination of 200 employees.

Key clients

Ball Asia Pacific (Hubei) Metal Container, Collins Aerospace Systems, Keysight Technologies (China), Grupo Ruz

Laboroot Law Firm
Work highlights

Advised Cainiao Smart Logistics Network, a logistics company jointly invested by Alibaba Group and Yintai Group, on its organisation innovation project. The firm advised on the organisational restart and human cost optimisation of the project.

Advised a company in the leisure and catering business affiliated to the Air Traffic Control Bureau on its staff diversion and resettlement after business suspension.

Acted for the parents of an employee who died during a business trip and filed an administrative lawsuit with the Human Resources and Social Security Bureau of Haidian District, Beijing. The claim was that sudden death occurring at a hotel during a business trip should count as a continuation of working hours and an extension of the workplace.

Key clients

Xiamen Xuhai

Lanbai Law Firm

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R&P China Lawyers
Work highlights

Advised a company in the premium packaging industry for luxury fragrances, cosmetics and beauty care, on due diligence for a European vendor, including employment due diligence for 585 employees.

Acted for the PRC subsidiary of a Belgian company specialised in mobile phone accessories on the mass-termination of more than 40 employees at its Guangzhou operation. The firm advised on overall tactics, severance calculations and regulatory restrictions.

Advised an online UK-based travel publisher on the restructuring of its China business, resulting in the lay-off of 80% of the workforce in China. The firm advised the client on all aspects of the restructuring, including severance calculations, tactics and negotiations with several employees.

River Delta Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted for In-Tech Electronics (Shenzhen) on the relocation of its factory and transfer of its employees due to the expiration of the factory’s lease and expansion of production.

Represented Shenzhen VPower Financial Escort in labour arbitration cases filed by six employees who disobeyed management and refused to take the examination required by the state for security guards. The arbitration ruled that the company's termination was legal.

Acted for Shiseido China in a labour dispute against an employee who was terminated due to false reimbursement claims for accommodation.

Key clients

ABB Engineering (Shanghai), Columbia Sportswear

Tahota Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted for Gome Communication Equipment on its transfer of assets and 437 employees to its associated company, Shandong Dazhong Electrical Appliances.

Key clients

Shandong Shanshui Cement Group, Sichuan Daily Press Group, Sichuan Film

Zhong Lun Law Firm
Work highlights

Advised German multinational automotive corporation Daimler’s affiliates on general labour law consultation and resolution of labour disputes.

Key clients

Lilly Asia Ventures, Microsoft (China), NVIDIA, Tesla China

Private equity
DaHui Lawyers
Work highlights

Advised Viva Biotech on a number of early stage equity and convertible note financings in drug discovery start-ups based in North America and China.

Key clients

Mapbar, Source Code Capital, TsingJiao Information Science (Beijing)

Dentons China
Work highlights

Acted for Riverhead Capital Investment Management on its investment in Rundo Medicine Research & Development (Shanghai).

Key clients

Beijing New Power Investment Fund, China Re Asset Management Company, Gritscience Biopharmaceuticals

Fangda Partners
Work highlights

Represented EQT Partners in its exit from the investment in LBX Pharmacy Chain.

Key clients

Ant Financial, Boyu, Gambol Pet Group, Primavera Capital

Fangda Partners
Work highlights

Represented EQT Partners in its exit from the investment in LBX Pharmacy Chain.

Key clients

Ant Financial, Boyu, Gambol Pet Group, Primavera Capital

Global Law Office
Work highlights

Acted for Primavera on its investment in Lufax’s series C financing. The deal size was $1.33 billion, and Lufax’s valuation reached approximately $39.4 billion on the completion of the series C financing.

Key clients

Blackstone, ESR, New Frontier, Primavera Capital

Han Kun Law Offices
Work highlights

Represented Tencent in its investment in T3 Mobility through the Rmb10 billion T3 Fund.

Key clients

China Structural Reform Fund, Guazi.com, Hillhouse Capital, Kuaikan World (Cayman)

Jingtian & Gongcheng
Work highlights

Acted for Sequoia Capital on Tencent Doctorwork & Trusted Doctors’ $250 million series C++ round financing. The financing aims to develop the company’s health service platform.

Key clients

Huawei, Pachira Enterprises, Sequoia China, Shanghai Sunmi Technology, Starquest Capital

JunHe
Work highlights

Represented China Life Investment in the series A investment into Jusda International Supply Chain Management. This financing, with a total amount of Rmb2.4 billion, was the largest ever single-deal amount in the domestic B2B supply chain logistics industry.

Key clients

BOC International, Cjia Hotel Management, InventisBio, Lyvgen Biopharma

Llinks Law Offices
Work highlights

Acted for Guizhou Helihuimin Minsheng Supermarket, the largest domestic retail enterprise in Guizhou, on its series B financing. Investors would hold a 4.46% stake in Helihuimin once the deal is completed.

Key clients

Capital Today, Inagora Holdings, ShangHai Allist Pharmaceuticals, Shanghai Yiguo Food Retail

Merits & Tree Law Offices
Work highlights

Represented Huachuang Capital, CIC, Jucheng Capital and Jinyuan Capital to invest in Wuhu Tongchao Precision Machinery.

Represented XVC Capital to invest in Beijing Arena Technology.

Key clients

Shanghai Du-power New Energy Technical

Shihui Partners
Work highlights

Represented Weiyi Orthopedics in its series B financing, which was one of the largest recent financing projects in the internet medical industry.

Key clients

Baibu, China Growth Capital, Genetron, Next Data

Zhong Lun Law Firm
Work highlights

Advised Elpiscience, a drug development company, on its series C financing. The firm handled the drafting and negotiation of legal documents, onshore restructuring, offshore equity financing, and closing.

Key clients

China Re Capital Management, Brightvision Capital (Shenzhen), Gohigh Capital

Regulatory
Global Law Office
Work highlights

Advised an American financial services and communications company on its business practice and cooperation in China.

Key clients

Du Xiaoman Finance, Leverate Technological Trading, Ping An Insurance

Guangsheng & Partners Law Offices
Work highlights

Acted for Mitsui Chemicals on an antidumping investigation.

Advised Temgoo International Trading on antidumping and countervailing duty investigations.

Advised GCL Group on regulatory matters in response to the US customs’ reviews on imports of solar panels from other countries.

Key clients

Jiangyin Delian Chemicals, Temgoo International Trading, Toray Plastics (China)

Zhong Lun Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted for China Mobile Communications Corporation, the largest communications service provider in China, on its compliance services project.

Key clients

China Tobacco Jiangsu Industrial, Shanghai Minhang Financial Service Office, Yunnan Baiyao Group Health Products 

Restructuring and insolvency
AllBright Law Offices
Work highlights

Appointed by the Shanghai court as one of the administrators in the bankruptcy liquidation of CEFC Shanghai International Group.

Key clients

China Metal Recycling (China) Investments, Fujian Shishi New Federal Real Estate, Shanghai Sopray Energy Technology

Commerce & Finance Law Offices
Work highlights

Acted for Tangshan Delong Steel Company in the bankruptcy and reorganisation of Bohai Steel Group Company. It is the largest reorganisation of the current restructuring assets and liabilities in China.

Key clients

Zhongze Group

DeHeng Law Offices
Work highlights

Appointed by the court as administrator in the corporate restructuring of Sanya Luhuitou Tourism District Development and Hainan Xinjia Travel Industry Development. This is the biggest restructuring case ever accepted by a Chinese court in the real estate industry in terms of total asset and debt of the companies involved, with a total debt amount of Rmb65 billion and total assets of Rmb25 billion.

Key clients

Dalian Shipbuilding Industry, National Development Bank (Anhui Branch), The Creditor Committee of Financial Institutions of China Minsheng Investment Group

Dentons China
Work highlights

Acted for Zouping Sanli Group on its reorganisation.

Key clients

China Development Bank Corporation (Shanxi), China Minsheng Bank, Henan Zhongpin Food

Fangda Partners
Work highlights

Acted as joint administrator in the bankruptcy of Shanghai CEFC International Group.

Fangda Partners
Work highlights

Acted as joint administrator in the bankruptcy of Shanghai CEFC International Group.

Global Law Office
Work highlights

Acted as administrator in the bankruptcy liquidation of Huanqiuzhida Technology (Beijing).

Guantao Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted in the insolvency and reorganisation of Multi-Micro (Fujian) Electronic Tech.

Key clients

China Orient Asset Management, Quanzhou Qixing Machine, Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry

JunHe
Work highlights

Represented China General Technology (Group) in the bankruptcy reorganisation of Dalian Machine Tool Group Corporation.

Key clients

CCRE Group, Shanghai Shennenergchuang Energy Development, Xiamen XGMA Machinery

Llinks Law Offices
Work highlights

Representing ISAN on the bankruptcy of its subsidiary ISAN Fasteners (Ningbo).

Zhong Lun Law Firm
Work highlights

Acted for Liaoning Huishan Dairy Group Company and its 108 associated companies on its reorganisation.

Tax
JunHe
Work highlights

Acted for French multinational telecommunications corporation, Orange, in performing tax due diligence on SecureLink's Chinese subsidiary to identify tax issues and tax liabilities for Orange’s acquisition of some of SecureLink’s business.

Key clients

Guangzhou Huangpu Xiushi Beili Experimental School

Zhong Lun Law Firm
Work highlights

Advised a domestic clothing wholesale and retail merchant on tax dispute resolution matters. The firm helped the client to analyse the financial model and adjusted the investment structure from a PRC tax perspective to enjoy both special VAT tax incentive and EIT deferral treatment.