Securities litigation; Securities compliance; Corporate disputes resolution; Major commercial disputes resolution
Zhou Wei is a partner in the disputes resolution department of Zhong Lun Law Firm. She has focused on securities compliance, securities litigation, and corporate litigation areas for over twelve years. Her clients include major listed companies and top-level securities companies, accounting firms, rating firms, and securities service institutions.
Zhou is one of the best in the securities compliance field. She has handled nearly a hundred cases alleging securities law violation following information disclosure violations, insider trading, market manipulation or rat trading by fund managers, and successfully assisted clients to respond to regulatory investigations, administrative penalties hearings, and administrative reconsideration. She has under her belt a series of landmark cases in Chinese securities compliance, such as the first administrative reconciliation case, the first off-exchange financing case, the first manipulation of the ETF market case and the first manipulation of the NEEQ market.
Zhou has represented many listed companies, securities companies, securities service institutions and their directors in securities misrepresentation lawsuits. She has helped clients significantly reduce their compensation liabilities, often to zero. Some of her cases were selected by the Supreme People’s Court as the Top 10 Influential Cases in China, Top 10 Commercial Cases of the People’s Court, and Top 10 Civil, Administrative and State Compensation Cases.
Her rich and successful experiences in resolving complex corporate disputes has made her the first and ideal choice of clients who need all-round, one-stop dispute resolution legal services in the Chinese securities and capital markets. She effectively assists clients to resolve risk and is highly regarded by clients.
Zhou is a director of the Institute of Securities Law of China Law Society and has profound insights in securities law and corporate law. She participated in drafting such works as the Securities Law of China: Interpretation and Comments, Guidelines on Handling Securities False Statement Civil Compensation Cases and Guidelines on Handling Corporate Litigation for Lawyers of the All China Lawyers Association.
Zhou obtained her Master of Laws degree from Peking University and her Bachelor of Laws degree from the China University of Political Science and Law.