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Firm profile for Greater China Region 2022

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Greater China Region 2022
Greater China Region

This firm is also ranked in:

Global 2022 FinTech 2022

About

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Managing Partners: Richard Ma

Languages: Chinese, English


Firm Overview:

Combining in-depth knowledge of Greater China’s legal and business environment with extensive international experience, DaHui provides innovative and practical legal solutions to clients across a broad range of industries and practice areas. The firm’s client base includes, among others, the most well-known multinational companies operating in the Greater China Region and the largest Chinese Internet and media platforms. DaHui knows how to work seamlessly with in-house teams and co-counsel to structure, negotiate and close complicated cross-border transactions and resolve challenging multi-jurisdictional disputes in the most efficient way.


Main Areas of Practice:

Corporate/M&A:

DaHui’s corporate team has a well-recognized record of handling first-of-their-kind transactions in China. The firm acts for both Chinese and international clients, inside and outside China, on both private and public matters. The DaHui team has significant experience coordinating and working with legal colleagues across multiple jurisdictions and spearheading all stages of transactions, particularly the complications arising from China’s unique legal landscape.

Key Clients: Airbnb, Alibaba Group, Amazon, BMW, Boeing, CBS, Cloudflare, Comcast, Daimler, Elsevier, HPE, RELX Group, Samsung Electronics, Springer Nature, Telstra


Dispute Resolution:

DaHui’s international arbitration team has lawyers qualified in the US, UK and China, who have appeared before a range of arbitration commissions (including the ICC, CIETAC, HKIAC, SIAC, LCIA). Domestically, DaHui’s dispute resolution team has decades of litigation experience successfully handling highly complex and sensitive civil litigation for its clients. DaHui’s experience, combined with its strong international network, allows the firm to effectively use a range of legal strategies across numerous jurisdictions to formulate and implement comprehensive dispute resolution strategies.

Key Clients: Boeing, Bytedance, CBS, China Securities, CICC, GE, NBA, RELX Group, Signify (Philips Lighting), Tesla


Energy & Natural Resources:

DaHui’s energy and natural resources practice coverage is comprehensive and includes negotiation of M&A transactions and set-up of new projects, due diligence investigations on existing operations in China and abroad, and advice on highly sensitive compliance and regulatory investigations. The firm also regularly represents Chinese clients making energy-related investments overseas. The firm’s renewable energy expertise includes cutting-edge projects in the solar power, waste-to-energy, wind, hydroelectricity and bio-energy fields.

Key Clients: CECEP Solar Energy Technology, GE Energy, Huadian Group, Ideanomics, JinkoSolar, LDK Solar, Sinopec Group, Three Georges Group


Private Equity/Venture Capital:

DaHui’s private equity and venture capital practice covers all kinds and stages of investments, including project investment, capital restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs and de-listings. The firm’s fund expertise also includes setting up RMB funds, USD funds, parallel funds, and cross-border funds. The DaHui team regularly serves as counsel for fund founders and investors (institutional, high net-worth individuals and/or family offices) and various other fund-related stakeholders, including fund promoters, fund managers and advisors.

Key Clients: Alibaba Group, CICC, IDG, Matrix Partners, Merck Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Source Code Capital, Viva Ventures, Warburg Pincus


Telecommunications, Media & Technology:

DaHui is widely considered to be one of the few ‘go-to’ firms in the TMT sector in Greater China. The firm advises multinational industry leaders establishing or modifying their businesses in the region, leading Chinese Internet and media platforms, and funds investing in innovative start-ups aiming to capture a market lead in the most cutting-edge technologies changing the TMT landscape. DaHui’s in-depth knowledge of China’s legal and business environment and its extensive international experience allow the firm to manage client projects efficiently and help clients avoid the types of unforeseen pitfalls that can occur in transactions in these sectors.

Key Clients: Airbnb, Alibaba Group / Ant Group, Amazon, BMJ, CBS, Cloudflare, Comcast, Elsevier, Evernote, HPE, Intel, Macmillan, NBA, Netflix, OPPO, Primex, Princeton University Press, RELX Group, Samsung, Springer Nature, Vonage


International Work:

DaHui focuses on providing international legal advice of the highest quality. The firm knows the issues of importance and concern for PRC entities as they are looking abroad and it has the international know-how to address those issues. Each of the firm’s practice areas extends across national borders, and many clients are multinational businesses.

Greater China Region

This firm is also ranked in:

Global 2022 FinTech 2022

Contributions

Total 9 contributions

Trends and Developments

Corporate M&A 2022 in China

Authors: Chris Chen, Julia Dai

Law and Practice

Corporate M&A 2022 in China

Authors: Chris Chen, Julia Dai

Trends and Developments

Fintech 2022 in China

Authors: Cloud Li , Joanna Jiang, Gary Li, Chris Beall

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Competition/Antitrust (PRC Firms)
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Dispute Resolution (PRC Firms)
Band 5
Energy & Natural Resources (PRC Firms)
Band 3
Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment (PRC Firms)
Band 4

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Top Ranked Lawyers

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Richard MaTechnology, Media, Telecoms (TMT) (PRC Firms)
Band 2
Richard MaCorporate/M&A (PRC Firms)
Richard MaData Protection & Privacy (PRC Firms)
Band 3
Brendon WuTechnology, Media, Telecoms (TMT) (PRC Firms)
Band 4
Jie TongCompetition/Antitrust (PRC Firms)
Zheng ZhaCorporate/M&A (PRC Firms)
Arthur MaDispute Resolution: Arbitration (PRC Firms)
Band 5
Xing WanDispute Resolution: Litigation (PRC Firms)
Brendon WuPrivate Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment (PRC Firms)

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Head Office

Suite 3720 China World Tower A

1 Jianguomenwai Avenue

Beijing

Beijing

China

100004

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