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East & Concord Partners

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Beijing, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Wuhan

China: Banking and finance

Banking and finance: PRC firms
Banking and finance: PRC firms - ranked: tier 3

East & Concord Partners

The banking team at East & Concord Partners has an active borrower side practice, and also advises bank lenders and non-banking financial institutions on a range of capital markets transactions, investment mandates, and fund management and establishment. Headed by Dorothy Xing, the department has been particularly active in financial compliance matters, and is looking to develop its asset-based lending practice. In one key financing highlight, Zhifang Lu assisted Beijing Gas Group, as borrower, with a $250m loan from Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, which marked the first loan in China and its first loan without a sovereign guarantee. Zhonghe Zhang joined the team from Beijing International Trust & Investment Company, but Yueping Zhong left for Merits & Tree Law Offices.

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China: Corporate and M&A

Corporate and M&A: PRC firms
Corporate and M&A: PRC firms - ranked: tier 5

East & Concord Partners

East & Concord Partners' recent instructions include restructuring and domestic mergers. The team, led by Cindy Hu, counts China Resources Power, Simcere Pharmaceutical Group, China Cinda Asset Management and China Mimetals as key clients.

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China: WTO/international trade

WTO/international trade: PRC firms
WTO/international trade: PRC firms - ranked: tier 2

East & Concord Partners

East & Concord Partners' international trade department is fully dedicated to representing clients in trade remedy cases, where it is instructed primarily by domestic corporates, but also acts for international clients in investigations initiated by MOFCOM. The team is recently most active in investigations initiated by the EU, India, Turkey and Australia, and has extensive experience in anti-dumping, anti-circumvention and safeguard investigations. Department head Vivian Wang, who is widely regarded in the market as a stand-out practitioner, has been engaged by a Chinese government entity and a number of producers and exporters in relation to a multiple significant anti-dumping investigations being undertaken by the EU. Wang also represented a client on behalf of the entire Chinese electromechanical industry in a multibillion-dollar anti-dumping investigation initiated by India.

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