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East & Concord Partners is headquartered in Beijing, with branch offices in others parts of China. The firm has more than 300 legal professionals, most with qualifications and experience from law schools and firms throughout the world.

Significance of RCEP to foreign investment, M&A in China

By Ni Xudong and Grace Lo, East & Concord Partners

Key due diligence issues for gas M&A

By Lucia Yang, East & Concord Partners

Construction risks in land-based photovoltaic project acquisitions

By Xu Bin and Hui Ke, East & Concord Partners

Unknowns of ‘no-challenge clause’ in IP licence contracts

By Guan Bing and Wang Ziqian, East & Concord Partners

Breach of M&A contracts: How best to define losses

By Zhang Tianwu and Liu Yi, East & Concord Partners

Prioritising ethics: IPO regulation trends in AI industry

By Huang Hui, East & Concord Partners

Changing M&A regulations in supply chain finance

By Mark Wang, East & Concord Partners

Theft of company business opportunities by directors or management

By Ji Chaoyi and Suo Shiyu, East & Concord Partners

Holding foreign shares under red-chip structures

By Huang Peng, East & Concord Partners

Trapped! Overlooked snares in startup investments

By Peng Cheng and Li Danning, East & Concord Partners

Anti-monopoly reviews and compliance in M&A transactions

By Chen Hong and Wang Na, East & Concord Partners

Stabilising equity structure using shareholder removal mechanism

By Guo Jiali and Cao Ye, East & Concord Partners

Compliance and risk prevention for VAM clauses

By Tang Sulan, East & Concord Partners 

Investment and M&A modes in the senior care industry

By Cindy Hu and Yang Jiaxin, East & Concord Partners

Impact of US tech export controls on cross-border M&A

By Guan Gang, East & Concord Partners

Criminal Law amendment address risk for M&A and reorganisations

By Du Lianjun and Chu Zhilin, East & Concord Partners 

M&A of China-listed companies in evolving policy environment

By Dorothy Xing and Cheng Jing, East & Concord Partners

Rights defects in equity M&A

By Wang Zhe, East & Concord Partners

Exceptions to the notification of undertaking concentration

By Peng Jianxin, Huang Weimin, East & Concord Partners

Analysis of due diligence on data assets in M&A

By Ye Peng and Dong Chenhui, East & Concord Partners

Exploring legal systems facing foreign investors in China

By Ni Xudong, East & Concord Partners

VAM clauses beyond the SPC minutes

By Ji Chaoyi and Yang Yingzhi, East & Concord Partners

The legal effect of liquidation preferences

By Li Xianxi and Xiao Zhijun, East & Concord Partners

Investment, M&A boost tipped for healthcare

By Cindy Hu and Guo Da, East & Concord Partners

Impact of revised Securities Law on compliance and insider trading

By Du Lianjun and Chu Zhilin, East & Concord Partners

Key points of revised restructuring and listing rules

By Tang Cenzhi and Lin Lefeng, East & Concord Partners

Legal risks of share acquisitions in liquor makers

By Cai Qixiao and Zhang Jinchao, East & Concord Partners

Update on due diligence for cross-border M&A

By Yan Xianrui and Li Huaizhi, East & Concord Partners

Tag-along, drag-along: Binding shareholders together

By Zhang Yichi, East & Concord Partners

Toll road investment, financing and M&A

By Peng Jianxin and Huang Weimin, East & Concord Partners

Arbitration clause risks in M&A transition agreements

By Philip Qiao, East & Concord Partners

Reform and M&A models of SOE hospitals

By Zhong Ming and Zhao Mingqing, East & Concord Partners

M&A of existing infrastructure projects

By Zhai Songjun, East & Concord Partners

Criteria for determination of ‘insiders’ in criminal law

By Du Lianjun and Chu Zhilin, East & Concord Partners

Review of innovation market merger remedies in China

By Roger Zhang, East & Concord Partners

Prevention and control of tax risks in equity M&A

By Yang Bin and Qiu Yafei, East & Concord Partners

Buyout funds in mixed-ownership reforms of SOEs

By Yang Bin, Lei Yang, East & Concord Partners

Noteworthy M&A legal risks in the hotel industry

By Li Yanshan, Yang Li, East & Concord Partners in Hangzhou

The boundary of due diligence in mergers & acquisitions

By Zhao Renying and Zhang Xiaoyang, East & Concord Partners

Key points in due diligence on sporting event IP in China

By Zhang Qinghua and Shi Xiaonan, East & Concord Partners

Risks in acquisitions, restructurings by listed companies in China

By Du Lianjun and Chu Zhili, East & Concord Partners

Financial institutions to raise the ratio of foreign shareholding

By Jennifer Zhang and Hu Anran, East & Concord Partners

Preventing risk in medical institution acquisitions

By Chen Yu, East & Concord Partners

Overview of recent policies on SOE mixed-ownership reforms

By Cindy Hu and Yang Hui, East & Concord Partners

Concentration of undertakings involving intellectual property

By Liu Dongping, East & Concord Partners

Review standards for fiduciary duties of directors

By Wang Jianrui and Yang Bin, East & Concord Partner

Domestic oversight of foreign acquisitions by listed companies

By Peng Jianxin and Huang Weimin, East & Concord Partners

Due diligence in domestic mining M&A

By Sun Yunzhu and Zhong Ming, East & Concord Partners

Notable issues in the M&A of military and defence industry

By Zhang Xuan、Wang Haonan and Jiang Yizhen, East & Concord Partners

Criminal risk of professional embezzlement in M&A

Liu Zhaojun and Peng Fu, East & Concord Partners

Due diligence in M&A transactions aimed at IP

By Zhao Lihui, East & Concord Partners and Zhang Changdan, Renmin University of China

Patent due diligence in high-tech acquisitions

By Liu Zhaojun and Yang Bin, East & Concord Partners

Tech upgrade, transformation and relocation for M&A

By Sun Yunzhu and Zou Qing, East & Concord Partners

Dispute resolution methods in M&A

By Moon Yan, East & Concord Partners

State-owned property transfers in corporate M&A

By Du Guoping, East & Concord Partners

Copyright risks in M&A transactions

By Charles Feng, East & Concord Partners

Senior care enterprises offer foreign buyers opportunity

By Maria Ma Lihong, East & Concord Partners

Issues with transfer of staff during M&A transactions

By Zhang Qilong and Wu Jing, East & Concord Partners

Types and targets of inbound M&A by foreign investors

By Zhang Hefu and Chen Hong, East & Concord Partners

Corporate governance obstacles in unfriendly M&As

By Dorothy Xing and Shauna Lu, East & Concord Partners

Careful handling needed with insider information on equity acquisitions

By Wang Hansheng and Peng Fu, East & Concord Partners

Strategic investment in A-share companies by foreign investors

By Zhang Yichi, East & Concord Partners

Using valuation adjustment mechanisms in M&A deals

By Kang Jian and Fu Zhuoting, East & Concord Partners

What to watch when taking equity stakes in urban commercial banks

By Cai Qixiao and Liu Yuzhou, East & Concord Partners

M&A of domestic engineering design enterprises by foreign counterparts

By Han Yanyuan and Luo Jia, East & Concord Partners

New round of PPP promotion warrants a note of caution

By Yao Yi and Guo Da, East & Concord Partners
M&A in China

Under the microscope: China’s M&A security review regime

By Hu Xiaodong and Gao Yuan, East & Concord Partners

Make every shot a winner when acquiring professional sports teams

By Li Dongming and Yang Lu, East & Concord Partners

Control risks before submission of FIE equity contract for approval

By Zhang Tianwu, Zhu Jing, East & Concord Partners

Establishment and acquisition of commercial factoring enterprises

By Zhao Renying, Yu Yi, Concord & Partners

Legal issues need full service when acquiring petrol stations

By David Wang and Zhang Xiuchao, Concord & Partners

Is this the golden age of film and television acquisitions in China?

By Liu Yumei, Lu Qian, t Concord & Partners

How strategic investors can become involved in bankruptcy reorganisation

By Li Jian, Concord & Partners in Beijing

A look at fund use by foreign-invested investment companies

By Sun Yunzhu and Zhong Ming, Concord & Partners

Legal issues relating to M&A in the information security industry

By Yuan Dongmei and Lucia Young, Concord & Partners

Snowman acquisition case shines light on PE divestment model

By Li Yonggang, Concord & Partners

Assessing the legal risks involved in PE companies’ M&A deals

By Ye Wen and Zuo Kun, Concord & Partners

Exploring the effect of shareholder background on trust acquisitions

By Dorothy Xing, Jennifer Zhang, Concord & Partners

Foreign investors eyeing production enterprises need to tread carefully

By Dorothy Xing and Tina Tang, Concord & Partners

PE funds: check your buyback terms have the PRC’s seal of approval

By Zhang Yichi and Zuo Kun, Concord & Partners

Learn from spectacular failures in foreign resource sector acquisitions

By Xu Bin and Christina Dong, Concord & Partners

Liquidation following a foreign acquisition

By Kathryn Cui, Concord & Partners

MOFCOM reviews concentrations of business operators

By Zhang Yichi, Concord & Partners

Legal issues relating to water industry concessions

By Yao Yi, Concord & Partners

Special tax treatment of corporate restructuring

By Hu Xiaodong, Concord & Partners

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