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————Securities and capital markets————

Zhong Yin is one of the earliest and one of the most influential law firms practicing in financial securities business. Zhong Yin lawyers have made great achievements in the securities and capital markets in the past 25 years. They participated in reform and reorganization, backdoor listing, venture capital management and other major projects of large state-owned enterprises, listed companies and foreign-funded enterprises. These corporations are running in approximately 40 important industries such as chemical engineering, coal mining, petroleum, insurance and banking. Zhong Yin lawyers have also provided more than 300 companies in China (including A shares, B shares, H shares, legal person shares; approximately accounting for 1/9 of the total number of companies listed on Shenzhen Stock Exchange and Shanghai Stock Exchange) with high-quality legal services in terms of IPO, allotment of shares, additional issuance, and issuance of convertible bonds of listed companies; and have helped over 300 companies to be successfully listed on the New OTC Market.

Zhong Yin has a total of thousands of clients in the field of legal services in China's capital market. It enables us to accumulate rich experience in practice, and to have a profound understanding on the legal system and practices. It enjoys a reputation of the “Whampoa Military Academy” in the capital market and has trained a group of outstanding professional lawyers for the securities industry in China. After 25 years of diligent operation, Zhong Yin has set up a team of securities lawyers with strict discipline, profound expertise and abundant experience, and has created a highly reputable brand image  for “Zhong Yin Lawyers” in the field of legal services in the capital market.



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  • Ding Ran

    Beijing

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  • Gao Wei

    Beijing

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  • Li Baofeng

    Beijing

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  • Liu Guangbin

    Beijing

    Senior partner

  • Tan Jun

    Beijing

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  • Guo Lijun

    Beijing

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  • Liu Sumei

    Beijing

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  • Lv Yanchang

    Beijing

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————Banking and Finance————

Zhong Yin has set up a dedicated team for banking and financial legal services upon its establishment in the early 1990s, covering financing structure design, project due diligence, project document reviewing, legal analysis, drafting/modification/auditing of transaction contracts within the core business scope, recommendations and suggestions on revision, participation in negotiations and issuance of legal opinions. It provides special or comprehensive legal services for banking affairs of Chinese-funded banks, joint venture banks and sub-branches or branches of foreign banks and financial leasing companies established by such institutions.

The legal service regarding banking and finance has become one of the core and advantageous business of Zhong Yin since its establishment. It has gathered a group of senior banking law experts renowned in the legal field and thousands of young elite lawyers after being established for 25 years. They serve as legal advisors for major banks and financial institutions in China and have provided high-end legal services in  hundreds of cases, winning wide acclaim in the industry.



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  • Liu Zhenyu

    Beijing

    Senior partner

  • Tong Xuejun

    Beijing

    Senior partner

  • Wu Guanghong

    Beijing

    Senior partner

  • Ye Minkai

    Beijing

    Senior partner

  • Jin Yong

    Beijing

    Partner

  • Li Ying

    Beijing

    Partner

————Investment and M & A————

Zhong Yin is one of the earliest domestic law firms to set up an investment and M&A legal service team. It has participated in numerous large-scale foreign investment projects and served as legal counsel for internationally renowned multinational corporations, large and medium-sized state-owned enterprises, and private enterprise groups. Zhong Yin has always been active in the field of legal services for investment and M&A, and has cultivated a large number of top legal experts in such field and established solid business relationships with many listed companies, investment banks, PE and well-known investors. Zhong Yin lawyers are deeply engaged in FDI (foreign direct investment), overseas investment by domestic companies, investment in listed companies, M&A and other related fields, and have extremely rich experience in practice.

With the introduction of the Belt and Road Initiative, Zhong Yin lawyers started to focus on providing legal services using different languages, including but not limited to English, French, German, Russian, Korean, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish and Arabic, showing strong competitiveness in the cross-border legal service market.

In accordance with the principle of “accompanied” legal services, Zhong Yin lawyers provide full legal support for investment and M&A projects. The services run throughout the projects, including investment destination selection, transaction target sifting and transaction structure design before project implementation, prudential investigation in project implementation, domestic and overseas business negotiations, communication with regulatory departments of the government, drafting and review of legal documents of projects, assistance for closing and landing of domestic and overseas projects, project tracking and risk management after investment and M&A.


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  • Harvey Yan

    Beijing

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  • Ma Jinghui

    Beijing

    Senior partner

  • SUN Jian

    Beijing

    Senior partner

  • Wang Ting

    Beijing

    Senior partner

————Corporate and Commercial————

Corporate and commercial service is one of the core business areas of Zhong Yin. With multiple years of experience, Zhong Yin lawyers are capable of providing comprehensive legal services on perennial legal consulting, labor and employment, anti-corruption and anti-commercial bribery for many domestic and foreign reputable enterprises, large and medium-sized state-owned enterprises, private enterprises and government departments.

Zhong Yin's comprehensive legal service team consists of senior lawyers who are familiar with company laws, labor laws, corporate governance structure, conditions of various industries and related legal business. Zhong Yin lawyers have an in-depth understanding of legal risks and legal service needs of clients. They help enterprises enhance their legal awareness, improve their ability to prevent legal risks, and take precautionary measures, in-process control, and post-processing of legal risks by relying on the professional resources of Zhong Yin and extensive practical experience of handling comprehensive legal affairs of companies.

In addition, Zhong Yin  also has a compliance team specializing in anti-bribery and anti-corruption legal services. They have extensive experience in trial and public prosecution and are adept at general compliance issues and complex cases of corruption and commercial bribery at the national and provincial levels. They specifically provide a full range of legal services including day-to-day compliance advice, training, compliance due diligence, audits, reviews and recommendations.



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  • Ge Youshan

    Beijing

    Senior partner

  • Huang Yunyan

    Beijing

    Senior partner

  • Ju Li

    Beijing

    Senior partner

  • Li Jie

    Beijing

    Senior partner

  • Li Zheng

    Beijing

    Senior partner

  • Chen Zongxia

    Beijing

    Partner

  • Liu Xia

    Beijing

    Partner

————Restructuring and Insolvency————

Zhong Yin is the enrollment manager in the Roll of Managers of Social Intermediary Entities for Bankruptcy Cases in Beijing (First Batch) released by Beijing High People's Court. As one of the earliest Chinese law firms involved in the field of bankruptcy reorganization and liquidation, Zhong Yin has undertaken a large number of cases of bankruptcy reorganization and liquidation. Lawyers have adept legal service skills for commercial affairs in such field. They are capable of judging various risks in an all-round and multi-angle manner, and working out the optimal solution to balance the interests of all parties accurately and quickly.

 Zhong Yin has a strong team of professional lawyers in the field of legal services for insolvency. It is committed to the legal services such as corporate dissolution and liquidation, bankruptcy and liquidation, reorganization, reconciliation, corporate restructuring, debt restructuring, and staff resettlement of state-owned enterprises. Zhong Yin lawyers have rich practical experience and professional competence in handling bankruptcy liquidation and restructuring of listed companies, financial institutions, state-owned enterprises and extra-large enterprises.

 Zhong Yin lawyers have rich commercial resources. They can assist enterprises in finding strategic investors and financial investors, and do their utmost to enhance the possibility of successful restructuring of the enterprises with various customer resources and social resources in the process of providing legal services for their projects. Zhong Yin lawyers represented domestic and foreign banks, asset management companies, securities companies, insurance companies, state-owned enterprises, listed companies, Sino-foreign joint ventures and foreign-invested enterprises in bankruptcy reorganization and liquidation in different capacities such as shareholders, creditors, debtors and restructuring investors. They are adept at weighing business risks from all angles and make timely recommendations and solutions that maximize the interests of the clients.

The restructuring and insolvency team is equipped with the scale advantage. It gathers a number of partners and professional lawyers in Beijing, Shenzhen and Shanghai who have rich experience and are committed to providing efficient and high-quality legal services to clients.


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————Arbitration and Litigation————

Zhong Yin has a number of senior lawyers in litigation, arbitration and other dispute resolution areas. All Zhong Yin lawyers graduate from first-class law schools at home and abroad. Most of them have rich experience in courts at all levels and well-known arbitration commissions, and have a deep understanding of China's legal system and judicial practice. To protect the best legitimate rights and interests of clients, they provide clients with constructive and practical legal advice or solutions for dispute resolution, and actively and effectively represent clients in litigation and arbitration activities in various cases.

Zhong Yin lawyers represented many large domestic and foreign companies and financial institutions in handling commercial disputes that have significant influence and difficulties at home and abroad, and achieved satisfactory results.

 


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  • Chen Yongxue

    Beijing

    Senior partner

  • Deng Lihua

    Beijing

    Senior partner

  • Ma Jinghui

    Beijing

    Senior partner

  • Guo Qingyuan

    Beijing

    Partner

  • Li Shuangyan

    Beijing

    Partner

  • Zhou Cunjun

    Beijing

    Partner

————Crime————

The criminal law team of Zhong Yin is composed of senior practicing lawyers who specialize in all kinds of criminal cases. The members all graduated from first-class law schools in China. Most of them have master's degree, doctoral degree or above in criminal law and criminal procedural law with solid basic professional knowledge and profound academic background. Some members have abundant experience in criminal justice work in public security organs, procuratorial organs, the people's courts and other state organs.

Zhong Yin has made outstanding achievements in the criminal law practice area, especially in economic crimes, duty crimes, corruption and bribery crimes, smuggling crimes and drug crimes etc. It handled a large number of cases with significant social influence and won the praise of the industry, the parties and the community by virtue of superb service capacities, high dedication and excellent defense effect.



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  • Suo Canjie

    Beijing

    Senior partner

  • Zhou Junli

    Beijing

    Senior partner

————International Trade and Maritime————

Zhong Yin is one of the first law firms in China to provide legal services for international affairs. The lawyers have profound academic background, rich practical experience and excellent foreign language ability in the fields of international trade, trade remedy, WTO and maritime & admiralty affairs. They can review and produce documents in multiple languages and provide clients with consulting, advice, participation in negotiations and other legal services.

Zhong Yin’s trade remedy team in recent years conducts in-depth research on foreign affairs related to anti-dumping actions, countervailing actions, safeguards and WTO and gives full play to its theoretical and practical strengths in foreign-related legal services. It achieves outstanding results in providing high-quality foreign-related legal services to the government and the community and participating in settlement of international trade disputes and cultural exchanges at home and abroad. For many years, it has been ranked in the lists in the “WTO/international trade” field of international legal service rating agencies such as Chambers, LEGAL500 and LEGALBAND.


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  • Jia Zheng

    Beijing

    Senior partner

  • Liu Xiaoyu

    Beijing

    Senior partner

  • Zheng Songzhe

    Beijing

    Senior partner

  • Steven Hsu

    Beijing

    Senior Consultant

————Intellectual Property————

Zhong Yin has a team of lawyers and expert consultants who have extensive academic backgrounds and abundant experience in the field of intellectual property and gathers a large number of high-end intellectual property talents. Zhong Yin successfully provided a full range of legal services of intellectual property for a number of multinational and high-tech companies. It represented numerous companies in intellectual property litigations at home and abroad, covering the industries including telecommunications, communications, computer software, networking, semiconductors, biology, medicine, automotive, aircraft, media, entertainment and other fields.

Zhong Yin maintains sound business relations with government agencies, judicial departments and arbitration institutions, and establishes long-term partnerships with many well-known enterprises and research institutions at home and abroad.  It makes outstanding achievements in business areas such as international registration, trademark patent litigation, patent invalidation, difficult cases of trademarks and patents, and strategic planning of intellectual property.



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  • Yang Yanguang

    Beijing

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  • Zhang Xiaojun

    Beijing

    Senior partner

————Real Estate, Construction and Infrastructure————

Legal services for real estate, construction and infrastructure are an important business area of Zhong Yin. Its services run through every stage of preliminary project development, financing, construction, sales and property management of real estate.

With profound academic background, rich practical experience and extensive network resources, Zhong Yin lawyers provide high-quality and efficient legal services for many domestic and foreign companies, assist clients in identifying and circumventing legal risks of projects, and solve legal problems in business and contracts to fully achieve clients’ business objectives. Relevant business scope includes large-scale civil work, urban transformation, infrastructure and PPP, basic transportation projects, commercial building development, residential sales, property financing, property leasing, security and mortgage of property rights and real estate, covering contract planning, bidding, contract review and negotiation, project claims, acceptance check and delivery and project settlement etc.


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————Competition and Supervision————

Zhong Yin lawyers can tailor compliance programs in the field of competition and regulation, draft codes of conduct, conduct internal training in antitrust law compliance, assist clients in reviewing commercial contracts and policies to identify possible violations of Chinese antitrust laws in contract terms and provide valuable legal advice to multinational companies in their vertical and horizontal relationships with suppliers, clients and competitors. At the same time, Zhong Yin lawyers can also provide legal analysis and legal advice on fixed prices, customer discrimination, refusal to deal, bundling and tying. They helped many companies avoid market abuse activities, covering the industries including health care, electronics, banking and financing, food and beverage, Internet, chemical engineering, energy, services, retail industry and high-tech industries.

 


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————Legal Risk Management————

Zhong Yin is a leading law firm that provides refined management of corporate legal risks. The team of lawyers in such field received systematic training in refined management of legal risks. They are familiar with various legal risk management tools and techniques, while tracking and researching the legal risks of their respectively responsible industries in a long-term and real-time manner. They are able to effectively integrate legal knowledge, corporate financial knowledge and management knowledge. The core purpose of Zhong Yin's legal risk management is to help clients improve management efficiency, reduce costs and achieve full control of corporate legal risks to achieve the strategic goals of sustainable development.



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