Duane Morris & Selvam LLP
Room 303B, GuoHua Life Financial Tower
No. 1501 Century Avenue
Phone: +86 21 5068 3140
Fax: +86 21 5068 3141
Duane Morris' office in Shanghai serves domestic and international clients with business interests involving China. Managed through our Asian joint-law venture Duane Morris & Selvam, the Shanghai office marks the firm's continued expansion in Asia, adding to the existing platform of offices in Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi and Yangon, Myanmar. Duane Morris & Selvam attorneys in Shanghai focus on assisting Chinese corporations with a range of investment and transactional services, including advice on outbound investment, foreign direct investment, mergers and acquisitions, international taxation and regulatory compliance. Additionally, the Shanghai office offers guidance on corporate and growth issues, including entering the Chinese market, assisting Chinese companies expand regionally and internationally, licensing and joint ventures, and intellectual property matters.
Range of Services
Corporate, Securities, Mergers and Acquisitions
Our corporate law attorneys advise early-stage and mature companies on a wide variety of corporate and commercial matters. Members of our Corporate Practice Group are experienced with mergers and acquisitions, including negotiated acquisitions and divestitures, hostile acquisitions and defense against takeover attempts. Our lawyers regularly represent multinational businesses in transnational transactions. They are experienced with venture capital and private equity transactions and work with our entrepreneurial clients in developing and implementing creative strategies to accomplish their corporate finance and acquisition objectives. We regularly assist private companies with strategic planning, equity incentives and succession planning. We represent companies in public offerings and advise them on securities law compliance, ongoing reporting obligations and corporate governance issues.
Complex Financial Transactions
Our attorneys represent clients in numerous types of transactions covering nearly every aspect of project and structured finance transactions. The firm's lawyers have extensive experience with financings involving corporations and financial institutions on a regional, national and international level. Our project and structured finance attorneys represent clients in acquisition financings, securitized and syndicated loans, and other complex finance transactions. Our attorneys counsel clients engaged in a wide range of industrial and infrastructure projects, including power generation, waste management, water and mineral resources, air and surface transportation facilities, and other infrastructure projects, as well as telecommunications, healthcare and divergent industrial and manufacturing facilities worldwide. In addition, the firm's lawyers are experienced in structuring and effectuating complex transactions from a tax perspective.
The tax practice is an integral part of our transactional practice, working closely with our corporate lawyers to structure and effectuate complex transactions from a tax perspective to better fit our clients' business objectives. For M&A transactions, we also assist in tax due diligence. Apart from institutional and corporate clients, we also advise on the tax aspects of charities, institutions of public character and other not-for-profit organizations.
In any evolving market, you have to measure both opportunity and risk and also gain an understanding of the nuances and the subtleties of how business is done there. There is a growing amount of interest in a number of Asian locales from businesses in Europe, the U.S. and elsewhere in Asia. To help our clients invest and operate in this rapidly evolving business environment, we call upon our experience representing government and various commercial entities and our understanding of the issues that businesses face when they engage with international counterparts, raise capital and navigate potential issues.
In this age of global competition and the wide-ranging intellectual property protection afforded by international conventions, companies (whether as proprietors or licensees) no doubt have to manage numerous risks arising from the various types and complexity of IP assets. Our lawyers are well versed in the acquisition and protection of IP rights as well as managing and development those IP rights. As such, we are able to advise clients in the areas of patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets at any stage in the growth and development of their IP assets. Our practice also extends to the ever-evolving high-tech world. Our tech-savvy team is engaged on matters involving software development, content licensing, website development and a myriad of e-commerce related issues. Lastly, we actively assist our clients in selecting and clearing trademarks and service marks, registering and maintaining marks and copyrights, both domestically and globally.
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Duane Morris & Selvam LLP
世纪大道 1501 号
SOHO 世纪广场 303B 室
电话：+86 21 5068 3140
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我们的公司法律师可以为初创公司和成熟公司就种类繁多的企业及商务事宜提供建议。我们公司业务部同 仁具有丰富的并购经验，其工作内容涉及谈判收购和资产剥离、恶意收购和反收购策略。我们的律师经常 代表跨国公司处理跨境交易。他们在风险资本和私募股权交易方面经验丰富，在制定、执行创新战略方面 与我们的企业客户通力合作，以达成其企业融资和收购目标。我们经常协助私营公司处理战略规划、股权 激励和继任规划的相关事宜。我们在公开发售活动中代表公司，在证券法合规、持续报告义务和公司治理 问题方面为公司出谋划策。
我们的律师在各类交易和结构性融资交易中代表客户，这些交易几乎涵盖了项目的方方面面。本律所的律 师在区域性、国家性和国际性公司和金融机构的融资事务中具有丰富经验。我们的项目及结构性融资律师 可以在并购融资、证券化银团贷款及其他复杂金融交易中充当客户代表。我们的律师可为众多客户提供咨 询，这些客户参与了多种多样的工业和基础设施项目，包括发电、废物处理、水资源和矿产资源、空中和 地面交通设施以及其他基础设施项目，以及全球范围的电信项目、医疗保健项目以及各种工业及制造设备 项目。此外，在从税收角度构建与执行综合交易方面，本律所的律师也具有丰富经验。
税务部是我们业务实践中不可分割的一部分，该部门与公司律师紧密合作，从税务的角度构建与执行综合 交易，以更好地实现客户的经营目标。对于并购交易，我们还可以在税务尽职调查方面提供协助。除了机 构和企业客户，我们还可为慈善机构、公益性机构和其他非盈利组织提供税务方面的建议。
在任何市场的发展过程中，你都必须对机会与风险进行评估，了解其经营方式的微妙差别。来自欧洲、美 国和亚洲其他地点的企业对亚洲本地企业的兴趣日益增长。为了协助客户在日新月异的商业环境中进行投 资和运营，我们汇集了一些代表政府和各类商业实体行事的经验，以及我们对于一些问题的看法，企业在 与国际同行打交道、筹措资金及处理潜在问题时都会面临这些问题。
在国际竞争与国际公约广泛保护知识产权的现象相并存的时代，毋庸置疑，公司（不论是所有者还是被许 可人）必须管理因知识产权资产的纷繁复杂而产生的风险。我们的律师精通知识产权的收购与保护，也善 于管理和发展知识产权。同样，我们也能在知识产权资产形成及发展的任何阶段，针对专利、商标、版权 和商业秘密等领域为客户献计献策。我们的业务也拓展至不断发展的高科技领域。我们的团队精通技术， 所从事业务涉及软件开发、内容许可、网站开发，以及与电子商务相关的众多问题。最后，我们可以积极 协助客户在国内外从事商标和服务标记的选择及清理工作，也可以从事标志和版权的登记及维护工作。