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AnJie Law Firm

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19F, TOWER D1, LIANGMAQIAO DIPLOMATIC BUILDING, NO.19 DONGFANGDONGLU, CHAOYANG DISTRICT, BEIJING 100600, CHINA
Tel:
Work +86 10 8567 5988
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Fax +86 10 8567 5999
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Web:
www.anjielaw.com
Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Shenzhen

China: Antitrust and competition

Antitrust and competition: PRC firms
Antitrust and competition: PRC firms - ranked: tier 1

AnJie Law Firm

AnJie Law Firm is highly active in administrative investigations, antitrust litigation and merger control filings. Its client roster features local and international clients spanning a broad range of sectors. Managing partner Hao Zhan has 'a wealth of experience of handling private antitrust litigation'. Among the recent cases the team had handled, Zhan and Ying Song defended a multinational manufacturing company in an abuse of market dominance case and are acting for the same client in an antitrust investigation initiated by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC). Michael Gu assisted with the merger control aspects of a joint venture transaction and advised Yinyi Group on its concentration filing with MOFCOM relating to its acquisition of Punch Powertrain.

Leading individuals

Michael Gu - AnJie Law Firm

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China: Banking and finance

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

AnJie Law Firm

The banking team at AnJie Law Firm is active in infrastructure, transportation, mining, energy, and property sectors, and has particular expertise in cross-border project finance transactions. Practice head Gulong Ren acted as PRC counsel to Industrial and Commercial Bank of China in relation to its provision of a $405m loan to the Republic of Angola for the development of electricity projects, and advised Agricultural Bank of China on the provision of a loan facility to Great Wall Pan Asian International Investment to finance its acquisition of SABMiller's businesses in multiple European jurisdictions. The team has recently seen a spate of instructions from international arrangers concerning debt offerings by various Chinese banks. Additional contacts include Jing Feng , who joined the team from Jincheng Tongda & Neal.

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China: Corporate and M&A

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

AnJie Law Firm

AnJie Law Firm has made huge progress in recent years and established a Hong Kong office through an association Hwang Hauzen LLP in June 2018. The team regularly assists listed companies with domestic and cross-border M&A, restructuring and management buy-out transactions; its client roster also features SOEs and private companies spaning mining, transport and retail sectors. Recent highlights include advising Ping’anfang (Shanghai) E-Commerce on its investment in Fangqian (Beijing) Technology and acting for Beijing Souche.com Technology on its acquisition of Beijing Chehang 168 Information Technology. Beijing-based Jeremy Dai and Michael Gu, Shanghai-based Hang Cai as well as Shenzhen-based Catherine Guo are names to note.

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China: Dispute resolution

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

AnJie Law Firm

AnJie Law Firm recently recruited cross-border dispute resolution specialist Vicky Zhao who joined from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and IP specialist Wen Zou who was previously at Shenzhen Intermediate People's Court. Practice head Arthur Dong has particular expertise in international trade and IP-related disputes, and regularly represents Chinese clients in ICC and SIAC arbitration proceedings. Dong recently represented a Chinese high-tech company in a SIAC arbitration, assisted an SOE with an arbitration relating to the international sale of goods, and handled a dispute arising from a technology transfer transaction. Domain name dispute and breach of contract are also among the team's recent instructions.

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China: Intellectual property

Intellectual property: PRC firms
Intellectual property: PRC firms - ranked: tier 2

AnJie Law Firm

AnJie Law Firm provides ‘professional knowledge’ at a ‘favourable price’. The team handles trade mark registration as well as opposition and cancellation proceedings for clients such as Volkswagen and Airbnb. It assisted the NBA in litigation relating to the unlicensed use of its trade marks and portraits of NBA players for mobile game applications. Hugo Boss instructs the team in trade mark infringement and unfair competition proceedings against a Chinese clothing manufacturer. Names to note include Kefeng Zhao, Jing He and Li Wu. The team has been bolstered by the arrival of three former judges – Liu Qinghui , Chen Zhixing and Zou Wen.

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China: Labour and employment

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

AnJie Law Firm

With expertise across a range of contentious and non-contentious matters, AnJie Law Firm is known for providing 'comprehensive business and legal advice at a tremendous value'. Jointly led by Zhenghe Liu and Hongquan Yang, the team has been particularly active in disputes concerning violations of non-compete agreements, and continues to be involved in a variety of employment litigation and arbitration. Liu, who can 'quickly come to grips with a client's business goals and legal requirements', advised a Sino-foreign joint venture agricultural company on multiple employee terminations and related arbitrations; he also handled a mass redundancy exercise for an international energy company. Yang provides ongoing compliance and litigation advice to clients such as Oracle. The team also has experience of handling the employment aspects of various corporate and organisational restructuring projects. Yiche, Daimler Greater China Labour Union and Hippo Culture and Technology are among the department's clients.

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China: TMT

TMT: PRC firms
TMT: PRC firms - ranked: tier 3

AnJie Law Firm

AnJie Law Firm advises on a mix of corporate, financing, M&A, IPO and IP matters. Recent instructions include acting for a number of private equity funds in their investment in e-commerce and technology companies and assisting Ali Entertainment Group with copyright and regulatory issues. Dan Zhang, Jing He and Michael Gu are the names to note.

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