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DeHeng Law Offices

12/F TOWER B, FOCUS PLACE, 19 FINANCE STREET, BEIJING 100033, CHINA
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Almaty, Beijing, Brussels, Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing and 28 more

China: Antitrust and competition

Antitrust and competition: PRC firms
Antitrust and competition: PRC firms - ranked: tier 3

DeHeng Law Offices

DeHeng Law Offices' recent highlights saw the practice head Ding Liang successfully representing Huawei Technologies in the high-profile standard essential patent (SEP) and antitrust litigation against Samsung, assisting China Ocean Shipping Company with an NDRC investigation pertaining shipping cartel, and defending Jiangsu Shagang in a section 337 investigation initiated by US Steel. Other instructions include merger control filings and antitrust-related compliance issues.

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China: Banking and finance

Banking and finance: PRC firms
Banking and finance: PRC firms - ranked: tier 2

DeHeng Law Offices

DeHeng Law Offices makes itself 'readily available at any time of day' and provides 'a very satisfactory combination of legal knowledge and rich industry experience'. The team focuses on cross-border mandates, where it often acts as lead counsel in acquisition and project finance transactions, aircraft and ship finance, and debt restructuring matters. Xu Zhang, who leads on acquisition and project finance matters, acted as lead counsel to China Development Bank in relation to the provision of a credit facility for the development of a hydropower project in Peru. Indeed, the team is especially active in South America-facing matters, which also included Zhang advising Shandong Gold, as borrowers, on the financing for its acquisition of a 50% equity stake in the Veladero mine in Argentina. In the transportation finance space, the highly recommended Sisi Shen advised Export-Import Bank of China, as PRC counsel, on the high-value financing for Minsheng Financial Leasing's acquisition of two aircraft, which were leased to Asiana Airlines. Kai Ma is also recommended.

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China: Capital markets

Capital markets: PRC firms
Capital markets: PRC firms - ranked: tier 4

DeHeng Law Offices

DeHeng Law Offices handles debt and equity matters predominantly for domestic clients, covering private placements, bonds and the issuance of convertible bonds. Notable cross-border matters include Xianan Wang's  advice to Shanghai Fukong Interactive Entertainment on its $348m indirect acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Shanghai Hongtou Network Technology’s subsidiary, Jagex, a British video game developer. Singled out are Li Wang, who acts for several government organisations, and managing partner Xu JianJun.

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China: Corporate and M&A

Corporate and M&A: PRC firms
Corporate and M&A: PRC firms - ranked: tier 3

DeHeng Law Offices

DeHeng Law Offices is particularly experienced in the mining sector which the team regularly acts for state-owned mining companies in large outbound transactions. It also has an impressive record acting for state-backed investment funds. Managing partner David Chen heads the cross-border transaction group from its Beijing office; Chen's recent highlights include assisting CITIC Guoan Group as one of the investors with the delisting and acquisition of Qihoo 360 and advising JAC Capital on the purchase of RF power business from NXP Semiconductors. The team also acted for Shenzhen Metro Group on its acquisition of China Vanke from China Resources and Evergrande Real Estate Group. Key clients also include Dalian Wanda Commercial Properties and China Gold International Resources.

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China: Dispute resolution

Dispute resolution: PRC firms
Dispute resolution: PRC firms - ranked: tier 4

DeHeng Law Offices

DeHeng Law Offices' specialist contentious team covers construction, real estate, international trade, finance and banking, insurance and product liability cases. Its recent highlights include representing Industrial Securities in the delisting of Dandong Xintai following the fraudulent issuance in China's capital markets and advising PICC Property and Casualty Company in an insurance contract dispute against Dragon Aromatics (Zhangzhou). Other highlights saw practice head Changbin Chen representing defendant Jiujiang Zhonggu National Grain Reserve in a series of contractual disputes and Junqi Wang assisting Tianjin Zhngqichuang Technology in a shareholder dispute.

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China: Intellectual property

Intellectual property: PRC firms
Intellectual property: PRC firms - ranked: tier 4

DeHeng Law Offices

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China: Labour and employment

Labour and employment: PRC firms
Labour and employment: PRC firms - ranked: tier 3

DeHeng Law Offices

DeHeng Law Offices is primarily instructed by Chinese SOEs, but also assists international corporates with human resources management, and advises on the employment aspects of M&A transactions and bankruptcy proceedings. The labour team has also handled employment investigations and large outsourcing projects for SOEs in the telecoms and energy sectors. Jianping Wang and Wenwei Su are key contacts in the department.

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China: Real estate and construction

Real estate and construction: PRC firms
Real estate and construction: PRC firms - ranked: tier 4

DeHeng Law Offices

DeHeng Law Offices advises on construction and  infrastructure projects, including public utilities. The team also assists with land development, financing, leasing, hotel operations, property management, and real estate-related disputes. Yaran Wang in Shanghai acts for real estate development, construction and property management companies.

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China: WTO/international trade

WTO/international trade: PRC firms
WTO/international trade: PRC firms - ranked: tier 3

DeHeng Law Offices

Acting for domestic manufacturers, exporters and trade associations, DeHeng Law Offices has experience in a variety of trade remedy cases, with particular expertise in anti-dumping, anti-subsidy and safeguard investigations. Department head Yongzhong Ren is representing Xinyi PV Products Anhui Holding in an appeal by the EU to the CJEU concerning the General Court's decision that anti-dumping duties had been applied to the company based on an improper rejection of the company's application for Market Economy Treatment. Additional clients have included Guangdong Guanyu Metal Products and Tsaker Chemical (Dongguang).

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