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China: Banking and finance

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

Dentons China 大成律师事务所

Dentons China’s broad banking and finance practice spans trade finance, cross-border corporate finance, project finance, derivative finance, asset-backed finance and acquisition finance. It advises a healthy balance of financial institutions and listed companies; HSBC Canada, China Merchants Bank and CITIC Prudential Life Insurance Company are among the client list. Highlights included acting for Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Asia) on financing the acquisition of Esteemed Zone, and assisting China Huarong Asset Management with its RMB25bn bond issuance. Leo Zhou is a key figure, who specialises in cross-border finance transactions. Qing Guo, Lihong Wang, Yunfeng Song and Feng Qu are further names to note.

Next generation lawyers

Huimin Fang - Dentons

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China: Corporate and M&A

PRC firms
Corporate and M&A: PRC firms - ranked: tier 4

Dentons China 大成律师事务所

Dentons China’s team handles cross-border M&A transactions and regularly acts as local counsel on the China-related global deals. Recent highlights include advising Ingredion on acquiring all of the outstanding shares of TIC Gums and acting for a manufacturer during its investment in a solar-thermal power station project. Shanghai-based Nancy Sun has extensive experience advising clients on inbound and outbound transactions, Daniel Wei focuses on M&As as well as real estate and construction projects, and Beijing-based Xuefeng Peng is another name to note.

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China: Dispute resolution

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

Dentons China 大成律师事务所

Dentons China handles a range of commercial disputes, including contractual, shareholder and share transfer matters, intellectual property infringement, and matrimonial finance and probate issues. Recent highlights include acting for a foreign-invested company in a joint venture dispute and representing a multinational heavy machinery manufacturing company in arbitration proceedings regarding an end-user license agreement. Jiangtao Ma is the key contact.

Next generation lawyers

Dong Zhang - Dentons China

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China: Labour and employment

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

Dentons China 大成律师事务所

With lawyers based in over 30 cities across the country, including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen, Dentons China covers traditional and emerging employment issues, including anti-corruption, compliance and trade secret protection. Anderson Zhang and Dennis Fu are key names.

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China: Private equity/venture capital

PRC firms
Private equity/venture capital: PRC firms - ranked: tier 3

Dentons China 大成律师事务所

Dentons China has handled a number of multibillion-RMB fund formations and investment mandates recently. For example, it assisted a domestic oil and gas sector client with raising its RMB10bn buyout fund, acted for SAIF Partners China on establishing its RMB1bn medical industry fund, and advised an investment company on raising a private equity fund focusing on the sports industry. Xianlai Liu has notable experience in fund formation, venture capital investment and post-investment management matters.

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China: Projects and energy

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

Dentons China 大成律师事务所

Leveraging its global network of offices, Dentons China’s 15-partner team regularly handles large cross-border infrastructure and energy projects. Yunfeng Song and Wen He are advising a client on investing in photovoltaic projects in a number of provinces in China, and acted for a Chinese investment company on the purchase of equity interest in a number of energy companies from a state-owned investment company. Nancy Sun heads the energy, mining and natural resources group, and focuses on project finance and cross-border M&A transactions.

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China: Real estate and construction

PRC firms
Real estate and construction: PRC firms - ranked: tier 3

Dentons China 大成律师事务所

Dentons China advises on a range of domestic and cross-border real estate transactions, and has recently handled a significant amount of construction-related litigation and arbitration. For example, it represented defendant Tongliao West Urban and Rural Properties in a construction contract dispute. Other clients include Sino-Ocean Decor Engineering, Longjian Road & Bridge and Volkswagen Automatic Transmission (Dalian). Huazhi Yuan is highly recommended.

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China: Shipping

PRC firms
Shipping: PRC firms - ranked: tier 3

Dentons China 大成律师事务所

The shipping group at Dentons China sits within the firm’s global maritime practice, which is equipped to handle acquisitions, disposals, marine insurance matters, ship registration, collision cases and cargo claims. Senior personnel in the Shanghai office include Dengyong Tong and Henry Lee, who act for Chinese and international shipowners, P&I clubs and logistics companies, among others.

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China: TMT

PRC firms
TMT: PRC firms - ranked: tier 3

Dentons China 大成律师事务所

Dentons China has carved out a space for itself in the burgeoning field of fintech in China. The team expanded its client base by picking up work from several new clients in the TMT sector, many of which have operations in crowd funding, internet loans, big data and e-commerce. Xinyu Liu and Qianwen Zhang have been advising a client active in the internet finance space on a range of IP and corporate issues.

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China: Tax

PRC firms
Tax: PRC firms - ranked: tier 3

Dentons China 大成律师事务所

Dentons China has a well-rounded practice that covers both contentious and non-contentious tax. In 2016 and 2017, the firm provided tax planning and consulting services to numerous clients in matters concerning corporate transactions, restructurings and tax disputes. Xuefeng Leng and Xie Xiaojing head the practice.

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  • Legal aspects of documenting shipping finance transactions in the United Arab Emirates

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is strategically placed between Europe and the Far East. The UAE has been ranked among the top 15 maritime nations by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and the UAE Government is working on plans to transform the shipping industry into one of the country’s major economic sectors.
    - SNR Denton

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