China Law Roundup: Foreign Investment, U.S. Listings, MOFCOM, IP, and more

“Some companies believe that by being listed abroad, they do not benefit from brand awareness, and thus their shares suffer from low trading volume and low p/e multiples. Evidence suggests that these companies’ shares typically trade at a significant discount compared to their peer companies listed on the Chinese and Hong Kong stock exchanges. In many of these transactions, it is anticipated that once privatised, these companies will likely look for better listing opportunities closer to home in the medium term.” [From Management Buyouts of US-listed Chinese Companies, by White & Case]

For your reference, a roundup of recent Sino-focused advisories and updates from leading global law firms. As you can tell, the publications touch upon a broad range of corporate issues to do with China: 

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