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Norton Rose Fulbright

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Corporate, M&A and securities


China: Corporate and M&A

Corporate and M&A: foreign firms

Within: Leading individuals

Barbara Li - Norton Rose Fulbright

Within: Corporate and M&A: foreign firms

Norton Rose Fulbright has a significant track record advising on high-profile, big-ticket deals; and the corporate and M&A team is particularly noted for working in the banking, insurance, real estate, TMT, energy and natural resources, and life sciences and healthcare sectors. The recommended Beijing partners are office head Wang Yi, Barbara Li and Tom Luckock. In Shanghai, office head Sun Hong and Lynn Yang are also highly rated, and Tony Zhong is a key of counsel. Psyche Tai is Hong Kong office head.

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China: Fintech

Fintech: foreign firms

Within: Fintech: foreign firms

Norton Rose Fulbright's client roster features financial institutions, technology companies, start-ups and investors which the team advises on regulatory and transactional mandates. It is particularly active in advising multinational banking and financial institutions on their digital banking and cross-border transfer of electronic data matters. Beijing-based Barbara Li has 'very advanced understanding of the fintech sector', and is 'excellent at dealing with complex issues'. Shanghai-based Lynn Yang and Hong Kong-based Anna Gamvros are also a key contact.

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China: Projects and energy

Projects and energy: foreign firms

Within: Projects and energy: foreign firms

With expertise in project finance and development, Norton Rose Fulbright advises Chinese lenders and investors on cross-border power and infrastructure projects, and also acts for international developers and lenders in their involvement in PRC projects. Tom Luckock has expertise in renewable and conventional energy projects, where he is most often acting for the project company but also advises funders. Fei Kwok advised Chinese bank lenders on project finance mandates in Turkey, the Middle East and Central Asia, and Barbara Li handled investment transactions in relation to a number of energy and infrastructure projects. Moreover, Paul Wee Ei Don has particular expertise in advising Chinese financiers on oil and gas projects in Venezuela. The team also handles transport infrastructure projects.

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China: TMT

TMT: foreign firms

Within: TMT: foreign firms

Norton Rose Fulbright 'provides precise and detailed as well as practice and highly operable advice'. It has particular expertise in advising international companies (particularly US-headquartered technology companies) on regulatory and compliance matters in China; it continues to receive a steady flow of cybersecurity matters. Barbara Li is singled out for her 'deep understanding of the sector and the China regulatory environment' which enables her to 'accurately grasp the legislative intent of the newly enacted laws and regulations from multiple dimensions'. Anna Gamvros is a leading figure for technology and data privacy and is based in Hong Kong.

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