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Hard Knocks

How did China’s legal market fare in the locked down year of 2022? Our annual survey, featuring 88 leading law firms, reveals the answers

Smart Moves

With businesses besieged on multiple fronts, Chinese and international law firms offer tips for survival

Seven law firms act on VIE-structured CheChe’s US de-SPAC

Seven law firms represented the stakeholders on a merger between car insurance company CheChe Technology and blank-cheque enterprise Prime Impact, marking the latest Chinese variable interest entity (VIE) to pursue an overseas listing

Four law firms counsel on HKD5.7bn privatisation of Yitai Coal

Four law firms assisted Inner Mongolia Yitai Coal Company (Yitai Coal) in a HKD5.7 billion (USD726 million) H-share buyback offer, making it the largest such privatisation to date

Establishing business in Kazakhstan via LLPs (Part 2)

By Wang Jihong and Chen Haobi, Zhong Lun Law Firm

The future is?

What apps, software and websites are proving indispensable for China’s lawyers and in-house counsel?

Huaqin Technology raises USD811.56m on SSE listing

Zhong Lun Law Firm and Haiwen & Partners advised on Huaqin Technology’s IPO on the SSE, raising USD811.56 million from listing 724.25 million A shares

Capital markets specialist joins Zhong Lun as equity partner

Zhong Lun Law Firm adds equity partner Wen Ye to the Shanghai office, strengthening its capital markets, M&A and financing sectors

Chance Bridge welcomes two partners to Shanghai office

Wang Rongqing and Syu Zhu have joined the Shanghai office as partners to strengthen the dispute resolution and corporate operations of Chance Bridge Partners

Establishing business in Kazakhstan through LLP (Part 1)

By Wang Jihong and Liu Ying, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Five law firms advise on Kelun-Biotech’s USD174m HK debut

Five law firms counselled parties involved in the HKD1.36 billion (USD174 million) listing of innovative biomedicine company Kelun-Biotech Pharmaceutical in Hong Kong

Quartet acts for China’s first group of REIT expansions

Haiwen & Partners, Han Kun Law Offices, King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) and Zhong Lun Law Firm counselled China’s initial set of four infrastructure real estate investment trust (REIT) expansion projects

JunHe adds private equity partner Diao Lina in Shanghai

JunHe gives its investment fund and private equity practices a boost with the hiring of Shanghai-based partner Diao Lina, formerly a non-equity partner at Zhong Lun Law Firm

Five law firms advise on Atour’s USD98m secondary ADS offering

Five law firms advised on a secondary offering of American depository shares (ADS) of hotel chain Atour Lifestyle Holdings worth USD98 million

Guide for Saudi tendering and procurement projects

By Wang Jihong and Xu Yibai, Zhong Lun Law Firm

China Business Law Awards 2023

China Business Law Journal reveals its top performing law firms of 2022

Carey Olsen, Zhong Lun in Smarter Micro’s STAR Market IPO

China’s Zhong Lun Law Firm and Carey Olsen advised Chinese chip design company Smarter Micro’s IPO on the Shanghai Stock Exchange STAR Market on 16 May, raising RMB1.5 billion (USD22.16 million)

Force of nature

With rapidly escalating ESG awareness and evolving policies, China is embracing a robust wave of green investment

AnJie’s founding partner Michael Gu joins Hylands

Hylands Law Firm has hired Anjie Law Firm’s (now AnJie Broad Law Firm) founding partner Michael Gu as a senior partner in its Shanghai office to strengthen expertise in antitrust, compliance and government regulation

In-house Counsel Awards 2023 revealed

After extensive market research, we unveil the winners of the In-house Counsel Awards 2023

The threshold of change

Big benefits from progressive IP protection but tech advances bring fresh challenges

ChatGPT sparks draft China rules to regulate AIGC

China's draft rules seek to regulate the development of AI-generated content, including products like ChatGPT, and could become the world's first comprehensive law on AIGC

Saudi’s engineering investment promotion policy: Regional HQs

By Wang Jihong and Wu Peng, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Three firms advise Lufax on HKEX listing by introduction

Three firms advised Ping An Insurance’s fintech arm Lufax on its HKEX debut by introduction, a way for a company already on another exchange to list without issuing new shares or fundraising within six months

Managing commercial risks from LNG price fluctuations

By Wang Jihong and Liang Danni, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Zhong Lun recruits private equity expert in Shenzhen office

Zhong Lun Law Firm is expanding its private equity and investment funds business in Shenzhen with the hiring of partner Wei Wei, who joins from JunZeJun Law Offices

CIETAC arbitration court’s former vice president joins Zhong Lun

Zhao Jian, formerly a vice president of the arbitration court at the CIETAC, has recently joined Zhong Lun Law Firm as a senior counsel in Beijing

Deal highlights

Notable IPOs, De-SPAC, bond issuance, joint venture, license agreement, and loans in March and their legal advisors

Obtaining land for renewable projects in Vietnam

By Wang Jihong and Zhao Huiqi, Zhong Lun Law Firm 

On the money

As part of our annual exploration of billing rates, we decided to begin analysing specific sectors for an insight into how fee practices vary

Time for plan B?

Misunderstood by many, the bankruptcy regime in China requires urgent legislative and administrative upgrades to inject market logic into the economy

Structure Therapeutics raises USD180m in ADS offering

Biopharmaceutical company Structure Therapeutics raised USD134 million in a Nasdaq listing, offering 8.95 million American depositary shares (ADS) priced at USD15 each

Thailand draft paves way for foreign land ownership

By Wang Jihong and Liang Danni, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Deals of the year 2022

China Business Law Journal announces the most exciting China-related legal transactions and disputes of 2022

Grandall adds four equity partners for Shanghai, Hainan practices

A quadruplet of equity partners – Cai Zhuo, Qin Jiajun, Li Xiang and Huang Hui   – has joined Grandall Law Firm, with the first three based in Shanghai while the fourth would be located in Hainan

Success stress

Stressful competition behind the hustle of Guangdong’s legal landscape

Zhong Lun hires trio to strengthen Beijing and Chengdu teams

Three new lawyers – Lu Qunwei, Ricky Zhou and Wang Feng – have joined Zhong Lun Law Firm to bolster services in its Beijing and Chengdu offices

Law firm trio advise ECARX on Nasdaq listing via SPAC merger

Three law firms advised automotive technology company ECARX on its Nasdaq listing via a merger with US special purpose acquisition company (SPAC)

Overview of bright spots in Algeria’s new Investment Law

By Wang Jihong and Wu Peng, Zhong Lun Law Firm

The A-List 2022

After thorough editorial survey and research, China Business Law Journal presents the elite lawyers in China’s legal market

Crisis innovation

Small wonder that the past couple of years have spawned an exciting amount of tech-related reform in China’s courts and arbitration institutions

Saudi Arabia promotes investment with new Companies Law

By Wang Jihong and Zhao Huiqi, Zhong Lun Law Firm 

Zhong Lun, Dentons close China Yangtze Power’s RMB80.5bn acquisition

Zhong Lun Law Firm and Dentons advised in China Yangtze Power’s USD11.4 billion acquisition of fellow subsidiary Jinsha River Yunchuan Hydropower Development in the biggest restructuring of A-listed companies so far this year

ADB case shows how to prevent and respond to IFI sanctions

By Wang Jihong and Xu Yibai, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Five law firms advise China’s Atour hotel chain in Nasdaq debut

Chinese hotel chain Atour Lifestyle Holdings has raised USD52.23 million in its Nasdaq debut after selling 4.75 million American depositary shares (ADS) priced at USD11 each, the lowest end of the IPO range

Zhong Lun, Jia Yuan guide Dongfeng Motor’s RMB6.2bn acquisition

Zhong Lun Law Firm and Jia Yuan Law Offices guided parties involved in the completion of state-owned carmaker Dongfeng Motor’s (DFM) RMB6.2 billion (USD842 million) acquisition of Dongfeng Automobile

Tims China merges with Silver Crest to debut on Nasdaq

Tims China started to sell its shares on the Nasdaq after closing a merger with blank cheque company Silver Crest Acquisition Corp and at the same time received nearly USD200 million of additional financing

Zhong Lun secures capital markets expert Jiang Haoxiong

Zhong Lun Law Firm has hired Jiang Haoxiong as a partner in its capital markets practice, who was previously a partner at Chen & Co Law Firm and Hui Cheng & Partners

Counting blessings

China Business Law Journal conducted its annual legal market survey for 2021 with 94 leading law firms to seek their views on trends of the past year

Eyes forward

The leaders of international and domestic firms in China have their eyes firmly on the prizes of the future

Merits & Tree hires six partners to strengthen Bejing and Shenzhen offices

Merits & Tree Law Offices has appointed Wang Tingru, Diao Shengyan and Ren Gulong as Beijing-based partners, while Wang Wenchao, Huang Guangde and Gao Songsong were hired as Shenzhen-based partners

China Business Law Awards (Regional Awards) 2022

China Business Law Journal identify the leading “branch office” and “homegrown” law firms across different regions

Llinks, Zhong Lun assist RMB11bn IPO in biggest Star Market listing

United Imaging Healthcare debuted with an  RMB11 billion (USD1.6 billion) IPO on 22 August, the biggest listing on the SSE’s Star Market and the third largest in China so far this year

Entry opportunities for investing in Vietnam’s energy market

By Wang Jihong and Liu Ying, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Saudi Arabia engineering investment 101: type of business entity

By Wang Jihong and Tang Hongwei, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Markets of choice

Chinese companies are finding both challenges and opportunities amid shakeups in capital markets at home and abroad

Tianqi Lithium raises HKD13.5bn as the biggest HK IPO in 2022

One of the world’s top suppliers of rechargeable battery components for electric vehicles, Tianqi Lithium, debuted on the HKEX in the largest share sale in the Asian financial hub to date this year

Five firms steer MINISO’s dual-primary listing in Hong Kong

Global retailer MINISO Group has achieved its dual-primary listing on the Hong Kong bourse, raising USD72.2 million. Five law firms assisted in the listing

Japan’s top 100 lawyers 2022

Following an extensive nomination process, Asia Business Law Journal unveils the top performers of Japan’s legal profession

Zhong Lun beefs up capital markets practice

Zhong Lun Law Firm adds two partners to strengthen its capital markets, customs and import/export practice

Zhong Lun guides RMB8bn carbon-neutral CMBS

China’s largest carbon-neutral commercial mortgage-backed security (CMBS) saw Zhong Lun Law Firm advising on the RMB8.7 billion (USD1.3 billion) bond issue

Risks of importing Russian LNG during war in Ukraine (Part 2)

By Wang Jihong and Liang Danni, Zhong Lun Law Firm

China Business Law Awards 2022

China Business Law Journal reveals the law firms that have excelled in the past year

What does it take to be a top lawyer?

Our A-List lawyers share strategies for success

Diagnostic provider Yunkang goes public in HK

The fifth-largest market player in China’s medical operation services sector has been listed on the HKEX

Towards the light

Easing of regulations on offshore listing brings hope for an end to a long-running Sino-US dispute

DWF and Hauzen agree to affiliate

DWF has secured an affiliation agreement with Hauzen, a Hong Kong law firm specialising in financial services regulation, contentious insurance, complex commercial problems and arbitration

Risks of importing Russian LNG during Ukraine war (Part I)

By Wang Jihong and Liang Danni, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Zhong Lun builds historic case with debt overhaul

China’s first case in which the debt risk of 25 construction companies was resolved by out-of-court debt restructuring procedures

Harneys lifts litigation strength in Shanghai

Harneys has appointed Han Wenhao as a partner in the litigation, bankruptcy and restructuring team at its Shanghai office

Chinese court recognises UK commercial judgment for first time

With the approval of the Supreme People’s Court, the Shanghai Maritime Court ruled to recognise and enforce a commercial judgment made at the UK High Court based on the principle of reciprocity

Haiwen sharpens IP focus

Jia Yuanyuan, an IP specialist, has joined Haiwen & Partners as a partner in Beijing.

Kazakhstan’s subsoil contract system, investment risks

By Wang Jihong and Chen Haobi, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Mexico ‒ a vanishing independent electricity market?

By Wang Jihong and Zhao Huiqi, Zhong Lun Law Firm

The A-List: Top offshore lawyers 2022

Offshore financial centres worldwide have made relentless efforts to attract foreign business, and outward-looking Asian companies have responded to this demand by setting up overseas entities. However, finding the right legal team is daunting

Rising Stars 2022

These young elite lawyers have already impressed their clients and peers with their precise legal expertise, acute business acumen, professionalism and strong sense of ethics

Needs of the many

With a state-led "common prosperity" philanthropy campaign well underway, what options do private enterprises have? Jasmine Wen reports

Voluntary offer, formulation of terms under IAEA safeguards

By Wang Jihong and Xu Yibai, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Deals of the year 2021

We look back at the most significant transactions and disputes of last year as we ring in the year of the tiger

PCAB licence a must for Philippine contracting projects

By Wang Jihong and Liu Ying, Zhong Lun Law Firm

CIAC jurisdiction over construction disputes in the Philippines

By Wang Jihong and Zhao Huiqi, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Construction project risks in Jordan, and how to avoid them

By Wang Jihong and Wu Peng, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Testing the wind

Law firms stress the importance of compliance and risk management for reshaping business

Ups & downs

Open sesame

Legal risks with changes to Ukraine’s renewable energy policies

By Wang Jihong and Yang Chenxi, Zhong Lun Law Firm






Examining the draft pricing strategy for renewables in Indonesia

By Bill Sullivan, Christian Teo & Partners and Wang Jihong, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Chinese investors’ adaptation under Mexican Energy Industry Law

By Wang Jihong and Zhao Huiqi, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Major changes in UAE’s foreign investment legal system

By Wang Jihong and Huang Guanli, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Interpreting the OFAC’s reply regarding CCMCs

By Wang Jihong and Zhao Huiqi, Zhong Lun Law Firm

US compensation liability system for nuclear damage

By Wang Jihong and Wu Peng, Zhong Lun Law Firm

Force for change


Legal Market Report 2023

Hard Knocks

88 Law Firms provide our Annual State of the Legal Market Report for 2022


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Typical issues of D&O liability insurance

By Wan Jia and Zhu Bingjing, AnJie Broad

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By Prachi Agarwal and Aditi Srivastasa, Anand and Anand in New Delhi

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