Jian Fang (2019 Annual)
Fang Jian is the go to person on China’s financial regulations and cross-border M&A transactions in China’s financial sector. With more than 20 years in the sector, Fang Jian has advised the leading international and domestic financial institutions in respect of the most complex and groundbreaking projects. A few examples include advising on the first QFII application, the first securities joint venture in China, the first foreign investment in China’s financial asset management company and advising the launch of the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect. His clients include Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan, UBS, Credit Suisse, Bank of America, Warburg Pincus, BlackRock, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited, Ant Financials, China Construction Bank, CIC, China Merchants Group and China Minsheng Investments.
Mr. Fang was included among “Leading Individuals” in Corporate/M&A law in Asia-Pacific by Legal 500 and ranked as a Band 1 lawyer in Corporate/M&A law in China by Chambers Asia. He was also awarded “ALB Client Choice Top 20” by Asia Legal Business in 2013 and 2014 and awarded “2017 ALB China Top 10 M&A Lawyers – International Law Firms” in 2017.