China Transactions

Advising clients across industries on business dealings and regulatory challenges in China and advising Chinese companies on outbound transactions.

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  • Established equity and cooperative joint ventures, wholly foreign-owned enterprises and holding companies in various industries.
  • Assisted US, European and other international clients in mergers and acquisitions of Chinese companies, post-close integration, and restructurings.
  • For a US-based client, helped reduce or eliminate fines following an antitrust investigation in China, Japan and Korea, securing what has been reported as the largest-ever reduction in fines from the US Department of Justice following its investigation. 
  • Conducted internal investigations for Asian businesses, including one dealing with alleged kickbacks and extortion by sales representatives and another related to a major US-based manufacturer’s acquisition of a Chinese firm for $300 million.
  • Assisted in securing approvals for several of the largest and most novel foreign investments in China.
  • Advised on technology transfer and other licensing arrangements.
  • Handled the successful investigation and litigation of intellectual property infringements.
  • Represented investment funds and asset management companies in venture capital and private equity investment transactions.
  • Counseled clients on the protection of intellectual property rights, including trademark, patent, copyright, trade secrets and unfair competition matters.
  • Advised on tax law for foreign companies and foreign-invested enterprises.
  • Obtained favorable outcomes for Chinese producers in anti-dumping investigations in the United States.

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