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Jingtian & Gongcheng

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China: Antitrust and competition

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

Jingtian & Gongcheng 竞天公诚律师事务所

Jingtian & Gongcheng has particular expertise in advising Chinese internet companies on merger control issues involving VIE structures. Practice head Yongqing Huang assisted Citic Heavy Industries with its antitrust filing pertaining to the acquisition of Kaifeng.

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China: Banking and finance

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

Jingtian & Gongcheng 竞天公诚律师事务所

Jingtian & Gongcheng’s recent work includes a number of cross-border acquisition financings and project finance transactions. The well-regarded Hongjiu Zhang focuses on financing, FDI and capital markets, and Jiejiang Wu advises domestic and international clients on complex aircraft and project finance. Representative clients include China Development Bank, Export-Import Bank of China, China Huarong International and United Overseas Bank.

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China: Capital markets

PRC firms
Capital markets: PRC firms - ranked: tier 2

Jingtian & Gongcheng 竞天公诚律师事务所

Jingtian & Gongcheng is highly regarded for its overseas listing experience and has a growing domestic issuance practice. Chunwei Liang successfully acted for Dali Foods Group on its IPO in Hong Kong and the team advised Bank of China on a bond issuance programme denominated in four currencies and listed on five stock exchanges. Other clients include Wanda Cinema Line, Baidu and Focus Media Information Technology. Wei Ren and Zhiqiang Zhang head the sizeable team, in which Xiang Gao and Siqi Fu are also highly recommended.

Leading individuals

Xiang Gao - Jingtian & Gongcheng

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China: Corporate and M&A

PRC firms
Corporate and M&A: PRC firms - ranked: tier 2

Jingtian & Gongcheng 竞天公诚律师事务所

Jingtian & Gongcheng attracts big-ticket transactions from a broad range of listed companies. Qingjie Wang led a team which advised on aspects of the complex merger between China CNR and China CSR. In another highlight, Guanchun Dai assisted Wanda Cinemas with the asset restructuring aspects of its acquisition of Hoyts Group and acted for the same client on its RMB2bn acquisition of China Movie Media Group and Shimao City Cineplex. Wei Bai, Xiang Gao, Zhiqiang Zhang and Zejia Chen are also key contacts.

Leading individuals

Wei Bai - Jingtian & Gongcheng

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China: Dispute resolution

PRC firms
Dispute resolution: PRC firms - ranked: tier 2

Jingtian & Gongcheng 竞天公诚律师事务所

Jingtian & Gongcheng handled a number of high-profile IP and unfair competition cases, as well as insolvency and liquidation proceedings. Clients include Bloomberg, Aluminium Corporation of China, CITIC and Mercuria Energy. Chungang Dong shows ‘effective communication and commercial acumen’, Sanqiao Xu is ‘hugely experienced in arbitration’, and Shiqi Sun provides ‘tailored advice’. IP litigator Ke Hu successfully acted for a financial institution in a trade mark infringement and unfair competition case.

Next generation lawyers

Dan Gao - Jingtian & Gongcheng

Liangmin Zhang - Jingtian & Gongcheng

Xue Guo - Jingtian & Gongcheng

Xiaolu Lin - Jingtian & Gongcheng

Ye Fang - Jingtian & Gongcheng

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China: Intellectual property

PRC firms
Other recommended firms - ranked: tier 1

Jingtian & Gongcheng 竞天公诚律师事务所

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China: TMT

PRC firms
TMT: PRC firms - ranked: tier 3

Jingtian & Gongcheng 竞天公诚律师事务所

In 2015, Jingtian & Gongcheng’s TMT team expanded its sector offering with the hire of capital markets specialist Jinjin Chen, who joined from King & Wood Mallesons. The team assisted Focus Media Information Technology with its RMB45.7bn backdoor listing and practice head Xiang Gao assisted JD Finance with its series A financing, and acted as the underwriter for Baidu on its note issuance.

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  • Legal Developments of China’s Micro-credit Industry

    Micro-credit companies, which provide lending services for farmers, individual industrial and commercial households, and small and medium-sized enterprises, have become an important channel for private capital to enter the financial market and a significant supplementary power of China's credit market.
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  • What is the relationship between PPP and concessions?

    From fledgling concessions to PPP that is sweeping the country today, there are two major sets of regulations to be followed: one being regulations for concessions led by the National Development and Reform Commission (“NDRC”) and the other the series of regulations for PPP led by the Ministry of Finance (“MoF”).  However, to date, there is still not one law that expressly defines the relationship between the two, resulting in much confusion and many impediments in practice.  The relationship between concessions and PPP is an issue currently desperately needing clarification.
  • Thought on Developing Convention on Enforceability of Settlement Agreements Reached Through Concilia

    The UN Commission on International Trade Law (“UNCITRAL”) held its 47th session in New York on 7-18 July 2014 and the Author had the privilege of attending the conference at invitation of Mr. Yu Jianlong, President of the Asia Pacific Regional Arbitration Group (“APRAG”). During the conference, the U.S. Government submitted a proposal suggesting Working Group II (Arbitration and Conciliation) of UNCITRAL (“Working Group II”) to develop a multilateral convention with respect of the enforceability of international commercial settlement agreements reached through conciliation (“Enforceability Convention”) for the purpose of encouraging the use of conciliation in resolving international commercial disputes.  Read more
  • Impact of Article 43 of the Commercial Bank Law on PPP Projects

    With the widespread use of the PPP model in China, financing channels for PPP projects have also increasingly diversified.  Bank, trust, fund and insurance channels of capital have all rushed onto the stage of project financing. Subject to Article 43 of the Commercial Bank Law, banks, as the traditional big brother of financing, have always played the role of lender.  In practice, the opinions as to whether they can participate in the bidding on, and contributing capital to, PPP projects as private investors have been mixed.

    The current PPP tide in China driven by the Ministry of Finance and the National Development and Reform Commission witnesses the transformation and upgrading of large state-owned enterprises.  These enterprises that have traditionally only been familiar with bid invitation, bid submission, and construction, have started to have an impact on numerous new areas such as project proposal and planning, company establishment and acquisition, fund establishment and operation, etc.  Certain state-owned enterprises that got their starts fairly early have cultivated teams with extensive experience in investing, and certain enterprises that are just starting up are selecting young talent from various entities in all out effort to catch up.  Private enterprises also participate enthusiastically.
  • Transfer Pricing – New Risks in Declaring Price Impact of Special Relationship to China Customs

    China Customs recently requires that the importer or exporter of record declare the impact on the import or export price of its special relationship with the counterpart (“Price Impact”). Specifically the declaring party must state whether its special relationship, if any, would affect the transaction value or price as declared to the China Customs. Previously the special relationship was an item of declaration subsequent to a specific request from the Customs. However, the impact of the special relationship was not an item of declaration, and the declaration party even had a general defense right to disprove such Price Impact. The Price Impact, if any, has been a pre-condition for  the Customs not to accept the declared transfer price for the purpose of ascertaining dutiable price of a given import or export shipment, in which case, China Customs shall re-value the given shipment according to China customs valuation rules.
  • New China Customs Taxation Policy on Cross-Border B2C E-Commerce Imports

    The Ministry of Finance, General Administration of Customs and State Administration of Taxation of China jointly issued a circular (“Joint Circular ”) relating to the taxation policy on the cross-border e-commerce retailing imports, with effect as from April 8, 2016.
  • ICC and CIETAC Arbitration Practice Comparison - Case Study Note 1

    One of the most important negotiated points by parties in contract negotiations is the dispute resolution clause. If parties agree on arbitration, they often negotiate which arbitration institution or arbitration rules will apply in resolving potential disputes.
  • Interpretation of New Anti-monopoly Provisions in the Field of Intellectual Property Rights:

    Ren Qing and Wu Peng, Partners in Zhong Lun Law Firm

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  • Zhong Lun Advises Chinese Consortium on $1.9 Billion Acquisition of OmniVision Technologies, Inc.

    On April 30, 2015, OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (OVTI, a Delaware company listed on NASDAQ) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by a consortium composed of Hua Capital Management Co. Ltd. (“Hua Capital Management”), CITIC Capital Holdings Limited (“CITIC Capital”) and GoldStone Investment Co. Ltd. (“GoldStone Investment”) (collectively, the “Consortium”). Under the terms of the agreement, OmniVision stockholders will receive $29.75 per share in cash, or a total of approximately $1.9 billion. The agreement was unanimously approved by OmniVision’s Board of Directors.