Fangda expansion targets capital markets, cybersecurity

Fangda expansion targets capital markets, cybersecurity, Jane Chen, Sherman Deng
From left: Jane Chen, Sherman Deng

Fangda Partners has recruited specialists to beef up its capabilities in the areas of capital markets and data protection.

Jane Chen joined Fangda as a partner from Jia Yuan Law Offices. She focuses on capital markets, private financing, mergers and acquisitions, and restructuring. Chen also sits as a member of the Securities Committee of the Shanghai Bar Association.

Chen had advised on some high-profile deals, such as the MicuRx and Sanyou Medical listing on the Star Market, the Lianxiang Smart Home listing on the main board of the SSE, the Huaertai Chemical listing on the main board of the SZSE, the TopAlliance Biosciences listing both on the National Equities Exchange and Quotations and the HKEX, and the Tuya Smart listing on the NYSE.

Sherman Deng specialises in data privacy and cyber security. He was a vice president and senior counsel at an international hotel conglomerate, dealing with legal issues of digital marketing, cloud computing, app security, e-commerce, data security and data analysis. Deng managed the hotel giant’s third-party Chinese digital companies and developed an internal cybersecurity compliance manual and contingency measures.

Meanwhile, Deng is a certified information privacy professional/Europe and a certified information privacy manager by the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

Before joining the hotel group, Deng practised at White & Case.