Our financial services and cross-border asset management team focuses on providing professional legal services to onshore and offshore financial institutions (covering commercial banks, securities firms, fund management companies, trust companies, futures companies, insurance companies, etc.), international asset managers, multinational corporations, central banks, sovereign wealth funds, trading houses, and other financial infrastructures. Our team has extensive experience in advising on financial regulation and corporate governance, cross-border investments (e.g., R/QFII, QDLP/QDIE, R/QDII, WFOE PFM and FMC, Stock Connect, Bond Connect, CIBM Direct, Mutual Recognition of Funds, etc.), financing (including cross-border financing, bonds and securitizations, etc.), cross-border asset management, derivatives, onshore and offshore fund formation, and other general PRC regulatory issues.
Our team has been deeply involved in advising on the regulation of China's asset management and financial services industries. Our team has advised many domestic and foreign financial authorities, industry associations, and exchanges on relevant rule and policy making.
Our team members are located in Beijing and Shanghai, two international financial centers, from where we assist international financial institutions and investors with their entry and strategic expansion plans in China. Our team has also assisted a number of fintech companies and major corporations in handling financial regulatory matters, and has responded to regulatory inspections initiated by financial regulators and other governmental authorities.
Core Areas of Practice
The scope of our practice in financial services and cross-border asset management includes:
Financial regulatory (covering commercial banks, securities companies, fund management companies, trust companies, futures companies, insurance companies and other types of financial institutions)
Cross-border investment initiatives (e.g., R/QFII, QDLP/QDIE, R/QDII, WFOE PFM and FMC, Stock Connect, Bond Connect, CIBM Direct, Mutual Recognition of Funds, etc.)
Financing (including cross-border lending, bonds and securitizations)
Bonds (Panda Bonds and Dim Sum Bonds)
Onshore and offshore funds formation
Cybersecurity and data protection