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Cheng Wang

Practice Experience and Education

Practice Experience

Cheng WANG split his eighteen years of law practice between China and the U.S., working at Jones Day, Sidley Austin, and Simmons & Simmons. He was a resident attorney in Shanghai from 2001 to 2006. His China experiences include advising U.S. and European clients regarding their direct investments in China, acquisitions and divestitures, VC financings, land use rights, employment, intellectual property, and foreign exchange control matters. He also has had extensive experiences in the U.S. handling corporate finance, M&A, portfolio investments, fund formation, and securities related matters. Though primarily based in Houston, he travels frequently between the U.S. and China and has developed an extensive network of contacts in both countries.

Cheng has co-authored many articles on topics relating to China, including "Market Access Report: Venture Capital" in China Law & Practice (March 2002) and "Chinese Merger Control" in The Asia Pacific Antitrust Review 2004.

Cheng is a frequent speaker on topics relating to doing business in China. The audiences have included such organizations as the Milwaukee and Houston Bar Associations, the Houston Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Vanderbilt University Owen School of Management, and the "Doing Business in China" Forum of Vanderbilt University.

 

Education

Fudan University in Shanghai, China, 1988
A.B. Lycoming College , 1992
M.A., Northwestern University, 1994
J.D. Vanderbilt University, 1997

 

Language

English and Chinese

 

Bars and Courts

State Bar of Washington (1997)

New York (passed examinations in 2000)

 
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