2018 China Life Science and Health Care Outbound Legal Symposium


Four Seasons Hotel, Shanghai, Pudong

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018
8:30 AM – 6:30 PM

MWE China Law Offices and its strategic alliance partner McDermott Will & Emery are proud to present our 2018 China Life Sciences and Health Care Outbound Legal Symposium.

We are pleased to present China International Capital Corporation (CICC) and BDO USA LLP as our partners in this symposium. We are also very honored to present Mr. James Deng, Senior Vice President and General Manager Greater China of Becton, Dickinson and Company as our keynote speaker. We have also extended an invitation to several industry leaders in China to join our panels and share their views.

This symposium will focus on the opportunities and challenges for Chinese health companies (medical device/pharma/life science companies) and investment funds in outbound investments. Our distinguished guest speakers and partners will share their experience and advice from US, EU and Chinese perspectives, discussing the legal and practical considerations for Chinese outbound investors into the United States and Europe in relation to their investment and operation. Topics will include:

  • Globalization and Localization in the Life Science Arena
  • Legal Update on US/European Life Science and Health Markets
  • Hot Topics in Life Science/Health Industries in China
  • Overview of the Regulatory Priorities and Challenges from US/European Regulators
  • Key Legal Issues on M&A Transactions
  • Fund Raising and Corporate Governance

Keynote Speaker:

  • Mr. James Deng, Senior Vice President, General Manager Greater China, Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD)


  • Bagrin Angelov, Executive Director, Head of China Cross-Border M&A, China International Capital Corporation Limited (“CICC”)
  • Bill Liao, Partner, China and ASEAN Desk Head, BDO USA LLP
  • Qiang Shen, Partner, Wisdomont Asset Management
  • Lance Chen, A former investment banker/renowned Capital Market senior attorney
  • A representative from Genomics (Invitation has been extended. Waiting for final confirmation)
  • A Health fund manager from a Chinese Company (in the process of extending invitation)


  • Kevin Qian, Partner, MWE China Law Offices, Shanghai
  • Michelle Gon, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery, Shanghai
  • Leon Liu, Partner, MWE China Law Offices, Shanghai
  • Stephen Bernstein, Global Chair of the Life Sciences/Healthcare Practice, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery, Boston
  • Dale Van Demark, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery, Washington DC
  • Albert Sokol, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery, Boston
  • Linda Ji, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery, Boston
  • Emmanuelle Trombe, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery, Paris
  • Sharon Lamb, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery, London
  • Rüdiger Herrmann, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery, Frankfurt
  • Alicia Hong, Counsel, McDermott Will & Emery, Frankfurt
  • Jana Grieb, Counsel, McDermott Will & Emery, Munich
  • David Dai, Partner, MWE China Law Offices, Shanghai
  • Molly Qin, Partner, MWE China Law Offices, Shanghai


Our firm is well connected to many international funds and companies in the life sciences areas. and we intend to build up an international platform for our guests. We will be happy to set up one to one meetings with the experts on December 6, 2018 at our offices.

Please contact Connie Zhang at czhang@mwechinalaw.com or Suki Zhang at sukizhang@mwechinalaw.com if you are interested in exploring meeting opportunities, for registration or for any further details of this seminar.