Restructuring & insolvency; Corporate and M&A
Yang Li has been practicing as a lawyer since 2007, with extensive experience in listed company reorganisation, group company reorganisation, out-of-court debt restructuring and distressed M&A. During the past years, he has acted as administrator for a liquidation group member and legal counsel for a wide spectrum of parties including creditors’ committees, investors and debtors. The bankruptcy and reorganisation cases Yang has dealt with have been rated as outstanding cases by the Supreme People’s Court and the Provincial High People’s Court many times. He is not only experienced in various sectors such as the finance, real estate, steel, PV, textile, chemistry and medical industries, but also in the debt restructuring of financial, institutional and financial assets, and trust and financial leasing.
Yang has been heavily involved in numerous influential cases, one of which was the reorganisation of the Dongbei Special Steel Group. He acted as a member of the administrator and the on-site supervisor, and the case was chosen as an outstanding sample in the 2018 Supreme People’s Court Work Report. Dr. Yang now draws upon his rich knowledge and experiences in bankruptcy law to advise creditor clients like The Export-Import Bank of China and Bank of China to manage loans in a scientific way. He also helps investors like China General Technology (Group) Holding and C&D to finish M&A in reorganisation processes.
Yang has a deep understanding of bankruptcy law and researches actively. He is participating as a main member in the research on the bankruptcy law practice of the PRC for enactment purposes by the Supreme People’s Court. He researches on the liquidation of zombie companies and listed company reorganisation by the China Securities Regulatory Commission, the National Development and Reform Commission and the National Association of Financial Market Institutional Investors.
Yang is a director of the East Asian Bankruptcy and Restructuring Association China branch and the Beijing Bankruptcy Administrator Association.