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Current position: Partner
Practice areas/industry focus: M&A, joint venture projects, private equity investment, project development and finance, initial public offering, corporate insolvency, anti-bribery and compliance.
Career highlights: Mr Ding received an LLM specialising in corporate and financial service law from the National University of Singapore in 2005, and an LLB from Fudan University in 2002.
Mr Ding is a partner based in the Shanghai office of Broad & Bright. Before relocating to Shanghai, Mr Ding worked in the Hong Kong offices of Dewey & LeBoeuf, a top Wall Street law firm; and Simmons & Simmons, a leading international law firm.
Mr Ding regularly advises venture capital and private equity funds on the formation of new funds and investment into portfolio companies in the industries of manufacturing, telecommunication, media, high-technology, education, financial institutions, healthcare and real estate.
Mr Ding also specialises in the energy and infrastructure sectors. He has represented many multinational companies in connection with their sponsorship or acquisitions of various projects in the sectors of water, toll roads, oil and gas, power and shipyards.
Mr Ding also leads teams representing a number of multinational companies in connection with anti-bribery investigations. He frequently gives training to clients on the topic of PRC anti-bribery investigation and compliance issues.
Qualifications: National Bar of China; Hong Kong Securities Institute Specialist Certificate – Corporate Finance
Languages: Mandarin (native), English (native), Cantonese (fluent)
Awards and recommendations: Asialaw Leading Lawyer (2015 & 2016) in Energy Resources and IT, Telco & Media; China Law & Practice Leading Lawyer (2015) in Energy Resources, IT, Telco & Media; recommended by Legal 500 in the area of Corporate & M&A.
Publications and speeches: Relaxing Foreign Exchange Control, China Law & Practice, Vol 24, No 7, September 2010; Shareholder Loans Permitted to Overseas Subsidiaries, China Law & Practice, Vol 23, No 6, July/August 2009; How to Create a Charge over Listed Shares in China, China Law & Practice, Vol 23, No 2, March 2009; and, Implementing an Effective FCPA Compliance Programme for FIEs in China, ALB In-House Legal Summit Shanghai, May 2009.
Asialaw Leading Lawyer 2017 in Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A and Private Equity