James heads the firm's Shanghai Business and Finance Practice. He focuses on China-related corporate and securities transactions, including foreign direct investment, venture capital financing, private equity investments, mergers and acquisitions and public offerings. He also has broad experience advising clients on complex cross-border commercial transactions involving unique structures and contractual arrangements designed to comply with legal requirements in multiple jurisdictions, including licensing, joint venture, manufacturing and distribution arrangements in the life sciences and high-tech industries in China. James is a frequent speaker in local and international conferences and has spoken extensively on topics relating to China's venture capital and capital market environment.
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