Practice Area
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Corporate

As a professional law firm focusing on delivering legal solutions in corporate, commercial and financial areas, Corporate practice has been one of the core practice areas of Chance Bridge's business since it was founded. Each client is unique and has its own business goals, our Corporate team is able to fully understand our clients' business goals and objectives, as well as the challenges they will face. With a wealth of legal knowledge and acute business insight, our team could deliver efficient, insight and effective solutions to a large number of clients including enterprises, investors, financial institutions and government agencies.


The Corporate team of Chance Bridge consists of dozens of professionals graduated from top law schools and has built a global network of international cooperation. Our team is able to provide clients with tailored and practical legal advice covering various aspects, including formation of domestic and foreign entities, structuring corporate governance, M&A, capital raising and financing, commercial contracts, compliance, restructuring, labor, employment and incentive matters, etc. Our team has accumulated an excellent track record and earned rankings and reputation in various industries such as TMT, infrastructure, energy and natural resources, life sciences and health care, real estate, and construction, and has won honors and recognitions from many authoritative legal media and rating agencies such as Chambers and Partners, ALB, IFLR1000, Legal 500, Asialaw Profiles, China Business Law, Who's Who Legal, etc.

    • (1) Private Equity and Investment Funds

        Our clients include:

        • Founding Shareholders
        • Investors/Funds
        • Target companies
        • Financial Institutions

         

        Our services cover:

        • Formation and registration of fund manager
        • Formation and filing of Funds
        • Investment and M&A, including legal due diligence, investment structuring, drafting and negotiation of transaction documents, government approval (including anti-trust approval and outbound investment approval), closing, etc.
        • Financing
        • Compliance
        • Exit 
    • (2) Merger and Acquisition and Cross-border Investment

        Our clients include:

        • Multinational Companies
        • State-Owned Enterprises
        • Private Enterprises
        • Domestic and Foreign Investors/Funds
        • Government
        • Commercial Banks
        • International Financial Institutions

         

        Our services cover:

        • Establishment of Investment Entities Abroad by PRC Enterprises
        • Acquisition of Equity Interest or Assets Abroad by PRC Enterprises
        • Establishment of Foreign Investment Institutions in China by Foreign Investors
        • Merger and Acquisition of Domestic Listed or Unlisted Companies by Foreign Investors
        • Long-term Legal Services for Foreign-invested Enterprises
        • Cross-border M&A Financing and Overseas Securities Issuance
    • (3) Formation of Legal entities/Joint Ventures/Partnership

        Our services cover:

        • Formation of Legal entities, Joint Ventures, Partnership
        • Divestiture and Restructuring
        • Merger and Spin-off (Spin-off)
        • Liquidation and Dissolution

    • (4) Corporate Compliance

        Our services cover the following industries:

        • Banking, insurance, securities, fund, telecommunications, Internet, e-commerce, fintech, artificial intelligence, big data, online education, online games, bio-pharmaceuticals, advertising, engineering, machinery, aviation, food and other industries.

         

        Our services include:

        • Establishment of compliance system;
        • Market access compliance;
        • Cyber security and data protection compliance;
        • Competition compliance;
        • Anti-corruption and anti-commercial bribery compliance;
        • Food and drug safety compliance
        • Product liability and recall;
        • Advertising and marketing compliance;
        • Labor and employmnet compliance;
        • Import & export and customs compliance;
        • Response to regulatory investigation cases, etc.
    • (5) Commercial

        Our services cover:

        • Contract review, drafting and negotiation
        • Contract management
        • Risk management and regulatory compliance
        • Enterprise operation, procurement, sales
        • Legal assessments of management decision making
        • Identifying the key strategic, developing and planning issues
        • Dispute resolution
    • (6) Corporate Governance/Share Incentives

        We advise our clients on all aspects of corporate governance, including:

        • Corporate governance structuring
        • Information disclosure of listed companies
        • Corporate committee composition
        • Executive compensation, employee benefits, and share incentives
        • Regulatory compliance and investigation

        Share Incentives

        A proper share incentive scheme is of great importance to motivate the management and staff and to attract talents. Chance Bridge has a team of lawyers specializing in the area of share incentive plans. We are able to provide customized and professional legal services to enterprises of different development stages and nature and with different incentive needs and objectives, including the design and establishment of share incentive plans and employee stock ownership plans, drafting supporting systems and agreements, implementation and adjustment of plans, etc.

        Our lawyers can help our clients in:

        • Information Collection
        • Due Diligence
        • Design and establishment of share incentive plans
        • Drafting supporting rules and agreements
        • Implementation of equity incentive plans
        • Issuance of legal opinions
        • whole-process counseling and consultation in connection with share incentive plans
        • Adjustment of share incentive plans
        • Exit
    • (7) Labor and Employment

        Our services cover:

        • Providing legal advice on employment matters to corporate clients and individuals;
        • Daily labor, personnel and human resource management;
        • Preparation, implementation and improvement of various labor and personnel rules and regulations;
        • Drafting or review of employment contract;
        • Compliance review and amendment of employment agreements/notices;
        • Protection of trade secret and non-compete restriction;
        • Investigation of employee violations/incidents;
        • Employee incentive and related dispute resolution;
        • Settlement employees related issues in M&A, restructuring and liquidation;
        • Employment of foreigners in China;
        • Labor dispute arbitration/litigation cases.

    • (8) General Corporate Consulting

        Our services cover:

        • Providing advice on legal and compliance issues of daily operation;
        • Assisting in improving various internal rules and regulations;
        • Corporate governance and boards and committees composition;
        • Setting duties of management departments and management risk control;
        • Assessing legality, feasibility, risk management of major decisions on operation and investment activities;
        • Reviewing the legality of business affairs, participating in commercial negotiations, drafting of business contracts and management and control of contract risks;
        • Handling and responding to investigations and inspections by regulatory authorities;
        • Responding to administrative penalties and relevant procedures;
        • Providing legal training;
        • Providing legal updates.
    • (9) TMT (Technology, Media and Telecommunications)

        Our clients cover the following sectors:

        • Basic telecommunications, Internet, e-commerce, financial technology, artificial intelligence, big data, cloud computing, Internet of Things, online education, online games, semiconductor, application software, biomedicine and health, media, advertising, culture and entertainment.

         

        Our services cover:

        • Equity and debt financing;
        • M&A and restructuring;
        • Domestic and overseas listing;
        • Equity investment;
        • Employee share incentive;
        • Corporate governance;
        • Corporate compliance;
        • Cyber security and data protection;
        • Anti-monopoly and anti-unfair competition;
        • Contract management and transaction negotiation;
        • Intellectual property protection;
        • Labor and employment; and
        • Dispute resolution.
    • (10) Cyber security and data privacy

        Our clients cover the following sectors:

        • Internet, e-commerce, financial technology, artificial intelligence, big data, cloud computing, Internet of Things, biomedicine and health, media, entertainment, energy, chemical industry and manufacturing.

         

        Our services cover:

        • Establishing cyber security compliance system;
        • Information security and protection;
        • key information infrastructure protection;
        • Classified and hierarchical management and protection of data;
        • Data collection, use, provision and cross-border transmission;
        • Data transaction negotiation;
        • Personal information protection;
        • Handling of network security and data security emergencies;
        • Cyber security and data security regulatory case response and criminal risk prevention;
        • Cyber security compliance training;
        • European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance;
        • US Foreign Corporate Accountability Act and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) compliance, etc.

         

    • (11) Real estate and construction

        Our services cover:

        • Land development, expropriation and utilization
        • Real estate investment and financing
        • Real estate development
        • Construction project management
        • Real estate transaction
        • Property management
        • PPP and infrastructure construction

    • (12) Infrastructure, energy and natural resources

        Our clients include:

          • Project sponsor
          • Investors/funds
          • Contractors
          • Governments
          • Development financial institutions
          • Commercial banks
          • Export credit institutions
          • International financial institutions

         

        Our services cover:

          • Project development
          • Tendering, bidding and government procurement
          • Concession (PPP, BOT, etc.)
          • Project investment
          • Transaction structuring
          • Project due diligence
          • Drafting, review and negotiation of project contracts
          • Project construction (EPC general contracting)
          • Corporate governance
          • Project financing
          • Project acquisition
          • Restructuring, listing, bond issuance and capital market transactions
          • Compliance, sanctions and government regulatory
          • Dispute resolution
    • (13) Life science and health care

        Our clients include:

        • Pharmaceutical companies
        • Innovative pharmaceutical companies
        • Biomedicine equipment companies
        • Biomedicine institutions
        • Investors/funds focused on biomedicine and health industry

        Our services cover:

        • Project development
        • Corporate compliance advice and review for daily operation
        • Corporate governance
        • Transaction structuring
        • Financings
        • M&A
        • Restructuring and listing
        • Intellectual property protection
        • Dispute resolution
    • (14) Mixed ownership reform of state-owned enterprises
        Our services cover:
        • Formulating operating process and plans for restructuring;
        • Assisting designing restructuring plan, answering the company’s inquiries about restructuring plan, issuing relevant memorandums and issuing Legal Opinion in respect of the compliance of restructuring plan;
        • Assisting in designing employee stock ownership plan, establishing employee stock ownership platform, answering inquiries about employee stock ownership plan, issuing relevant memorandums and legal Opinion in respect of the compliance of employee stock ownership plan;
        • Conducting legal due diligence and issuing due diligence report (if required);
        • Assisting in designing the post-restructuring shareholding structure;
        • Drafting relevant transaction documents in connection with the restructuring;
        • Assisting in the post-restructuring procedures;
        • Providing professional legal advice in respect of the whole-process compliance of the restructuring project, including but not limited to the matters involved in the restructuring of state-owned enterprises such as the labor union, listing of stock exchange, introduction of venture investment, employee stock ownership, closing, post-closing procedures, as well as issuing legal opinions, memorandums and other legal documents required for the restructuring.
 
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