The Corporate Group advises on gaining entry and doing business in China, such as establishing corporate structures, including joint ventures, wholly owned subsidiaries, representative offices and newly permitted umbrella companies. They advise on the legal issues concerning international syndicate loans, private equity investment, equipment leasing, project financing, joint ventures, establishment and financing for high-tech companies, technology licensing, international arbitration and litigation, and other commercial business areas.
MWE China Law Offices (MWE China) is the counsel of choice for many Fortune Global 500 and Fortune 500 companies within and outside China. MWE China lawyers work together with clients to understand their businesses, then crafts solutions to help them meet their business needs and challenges in China and beyond.
MWE China was founded by John Huang and Kevin Qian, who together, have over 40 years of experience representing some of the largest companies in growing and strengthening their share of the Chinese market. They lead a carefully constructed team of legal professionals who have previously served in China’s judiciary, prosecutors’ offices and government agencies.
As a testament to MWE China’s leadership in China’s legal community, China’s chief administrative body – the State Council – conferred upon John Huang the Special State Subsidy Award in 2011. The Award is a rare and prestigious honor in China, made even more exceptional by the fact that John Huang was the only practicing lawyer among the 2011 recipients. The State Council took the unprecedented step of conferring the Award upon John Huang in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the development of China’s legal profession.
At MWE China, we leverage our understanding of China’s increasingly complex legal environment to counsel clients on how to move past unnecessary bureaucracy, minimize risks and liaise effectively with government agencies. We use our knowledge of China’s culture to advise clients on how best to conduct their business and operations, including, negotiating with counterparties, implementing compliance programs and establishing good corporate citizenship.
Articles in the National Law Review database by China Law Corporate Group at McDermott Will