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China: Antitrust and competition

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

DaHui Lawyers

DaHui Lawyers' 2017 hire of the 'highly experienced' Jie Tong from Allen & Overy LLP added an outstanding merger review, cartel investigations and compliance capability to its strong corporate offering. Recent instructions saw Tong representing a multinational chemical company in an antitrust investigation and litigation case and acting as local counsel on the China merger control aspect of a multi-jurisdictional acquisition for a private equity firm.

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China: Corporate and M&A

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

DaHui Lawyers

DaHui Lawyers handles an impressive mix of public and private M&A and regularly act as lead counsel on large cross-border M&A transactions. Among its recent mandates, it has been particularly active in TMT, energy, healthcare, manufacturing and education sectors. The team counts Comcast as a key client which it assisted with the acquisition of a Chinese multi-screen video entity. Other highlights include advising Genesis Capital, the shareholders of a Chinese mobile social networking platform Momo on its acquisition of a Chinese dating app company Tantan, and handling Newegg's £250m sale to Hangzhou Liaison Interactive Information Technology. Managing partner Richard Ma leads the 11-partner team, which also includes the highly recommended capital markets expert Zheng Zha, Brendon Wu who focuses on private equity and venture capital financing and outbound investment, and Shanghai-based Julia Dai who joined from Latham & Watkins LLP.

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China: Dispute resolution

Dispute resolution: PRC firms
Dispute resolution: PRC firms - ranked: tier 3

DaHui Lawyers

DaHui Lawyers is best known for disputes involving IP, trade secret, employment and commercial bribery. Xing Wan and Arthur Ma heads the six-partner team which has notable experience of handling cases in courts at various levels and in multiple jurisdictions. In 2017, it defended Rockwool in a product liability litigation; represented a financial group in a class action dispute involving the purchase of shares of a listed company; and acted for a Chinese SOE construction company in a UK-seated international arbitration proceeding regarding a water treatment project in the Middle East. Lin Bai is another name to note and advised Trammo in a multimillion-dollar sale and purchase contractual dispute and assisted a Hong Kong-listed company with a series of disputes pertaining creditor's rights, with a total claim amount of over RMB300m.

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China: Fintech

Fintech: PRC firms
Fintech: PRC firms - ranked: tier 2

DaHui Lawyers

DaHui Lawyers' highly active year included advising Xinyuan Real Estate on the regulatory and compliance issues related to its operation in Fyixin.com, a blockchain-powered real estate finance technology platform; acting for Qudian, a provider of online small consumer credit, in a series of financing and payment-related compliance matters; and handling an offshore financing investment in a major online financing company for a venture capital firm. Managing partner Richard Ma and Brendon Wu are the main contacts.

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China: Labour and employment

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

DaHui Lawyers

DaHui Lawyers advises domestic and international employers on the full range of contentious and non-contentious labour and employment matters such as redundancy projects, collective bargaining and HR management. The team has been engaged in some particularly complex labour disputes, including one matter concerning the historical scope of an employers pension programme. Department head Xing Wan has considerable experience in employment litigation and has recently been involved in a strike settlement and a nationwide redundancy plan. Wan's team also provides ongoing comprehensive labour and employment advice to clients such as Shanghai Disney Resort. Another key contact is Lin Bai, who specialises in commercial disputes resolution, but also has experience in employee investigations and employment litigation. Air Products and Chemicals is also among the department's clients.

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China: Private equity/venture capital

Private equity/venture capital: PRC firms
Private equity/venture capital: PRC firms - ranked: tier 4

DaHui Lawyers

DaHui Lawyers has an established practice that advises private equity, venture capital and hedge funds on domestic and cross-border investment transactions. The team acted for GSR Ventures, a venture capital fund that focuses on early-stage technology companies in China, in its series A equity investment in Moka, a domestic firm that helps companies optimise their recruiting services. Other highlights include advising a venture capital fund that invests in early and growth-stage technology companies with substantial operations in China on its equity investments. Brendon Wu's industry experience includes the media, technology, internet, entertainment, real estate, education, natural resources and manufacturing sectors. Other notable advisors include Chris Chen and Julia Dai, the latter joining from Latham & Watkins LLP.

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China: Projects and energy

Projects and energy: PRC firms
Projects and energy: PRC firms - ranked: tier 3

DaHui Lawyers

Somewhat unique among Chinese energy practices, the team at DaHui Lawyers focuses on the renewable energy sector, where it advises major domestic energy companies on a range of corporate, compliance and investment matters. Jointly headed by Owen Yang and Jida Zhang, the team also provides comprehensive legal services to SOEs and multinational companies including GE Oil and Gas. The practice co-heads acted as lead counsel to CECEP Solar Energy Technology in connection with its majority stake acquisitions in three project companies operating solar stations throughout China. The team acted for Beijing Sojo Electric on its investments in renewable projects in China and overseas. Additional clients include Daqo New Energy, Three Gorges Group International Investment, and China Energy Conservation and Environmental Protection Group.

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China: Regulatory/compliance

Regulatory/compliance: PRC firms
Regulatory/compliance: PRC firms - ranked: tier 3

DaHui Lawyers

DaHui Lawyers fields several litigators and corporate practitioners with expertise in PRC anti-bribery law as well as in the FCPA and UK Bribery Act. 2017 saw the team handling investigations initiated jointly by the PRC and US governments, along with a stream of internal and government investigation instructions. Zheng Zha has notable experience in corporate investigation and regulatory compliance matters, while Xikang Wang is singled out for his expertise in handling investigations arising under US and Chinese securities laws. Representative clients include Beijing Huinong Equity Investment, Beijing Hang Tang Wealth Investment Management, Petro-Cyberworks Information Technology and Xinyuan Real Estate.

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China: TMT

TMT: PRC firms
TMT: PRC firms - ranked: tier 2

DaHui Lawyers

DaHui Lawyers' team expanded with the arrival of Julia Dai from Latham & Watkins LLP and Xikang Wang from Goldman Sachs. The practice advises clients across a range of TMT sectors, including internet, mobile, publishing, new media, sports and events. Managing partner Richard Ma is advising British Medical Journal on its China market entry strategy including licensing and regulatory matters, and assisted Newegg with its $250m equity sale to Hangzhou Liaison Interactive Information Technology. Other highlights include advising a Chinese investment bank on its multibillion-RMB financing for a fintech company via a private equity fund structure and handled a licensing mandate with a multinational e-commerce company for a publishing company. Brendon Wu and counsel Cloud Li are other names to note.

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