Molly J.J. Qin advises clients on projects involving mergers and acquisitions, venture capital investment and foreign direct investment in China, including matters related to regulatory compliance, anti-competition review, and labor and employment. Molly works with clients in a variety of industries, from health care, life sciences, chemical and bio-chemical manufacturing to technology, automotive and automotive parts manufacturing, telecommunications and logistics, food and agribusiness, mechanical devices and engineering. Show More
Molly J.J. Qin advises clients on projects involving mergers and acquisitions, venture capital investment and foreign direct investment in China, including matters related to regulatory compliance, anti-competition review, and labor and employment. Molly works with clients in a variety of industries, from health care, life sciences, chemical and bio-chemical manufacturing to technology, automotive and automotive parts manufacturing, telecommunications and logistics, food and agribusiness, mechanical devices and engineering.
Molly has broad experience developing close relationships with numerous Chinese and international companies, as well as overseas lawyers. She works closely with members of management, boards of directors and overseas headquarters of companies to assist them with contract review, ethical compliance and issues related to corporate governance, labor, general taxes, product liability, leases, governmental investigations and licensing.
Molly also represents venture capital firms and private companies in various types of transactions, including traditional preferred stock sales, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, strategic alliances and licensing transactions.
A large part of Molly’s transactional practice is focused on representing public and private buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions and cross-border transactions. She has counseled companies in corporate structure design, negotiation of contract terms, production of relevant contracts and agreements, coordination with relevant governmental authorities, relocation and suggestions for post-closing integration.
Molly has also represented local and multinational companies in labor and employment advisory and general compliance work, advising on massive layoffs, termination negotiations with employees, investigations in connection with employees’ non-ethical behaviors, work permit applications for expatriates, compliance review and investigations on environmental protection, customs clearance, foreign exchange control, and the effects on business activities of local rules in various Chinese cities and provinces.
Represented a US-based public company, through its Chinese subsidiary, in its US$41.8 million assets acquisitions from three domestic Chinese companies controlled by the same owners
Represented a government-sponsored venture capital company in its five rounds of investments in a Cayman special purpose vehicle (SPV) with an operational entity in China, from Series A to Series E with accumulative investments amounting to US$125 million
Represented a Taiwan-based private equity fund, as the leading investor, in the US$24 million fundraising of a Cayman-based pharmaceutical company with main operations in China for intermediates, active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) and generic drugs mainly involved in vitamin series, chemical antisepsis, drugs for digestion and bones/muscles
Represented a life science venture capital company in acquiring and restructuring a local hospital in Wuxi, Jiangsu Province
Represented a leader in the European boiler industry in its overseas equity acquisition of a Hong Kong company, through which it is became the majority shareholder of a mainland China boiler company
Represented a US-based public company in a series of global acquisitions in which China subsidiaries of the target companies played important roles
Represented the Chinese subsidiary of a large US-based food company in various employment-related projects, including the restructuring of its dispatched employment model, provision of legal advice in design and implementations of the relocation of the employees from one city to another, of the employee incentive plans and other matters
Represented the local subsidiary of a European engineering company in its labor restructuring project in Da’lian, including due diligence on more than 1,000 employees for their employment status and reliance with the company’s business operations, working on reports on legal opinions and advice on the restructuring plan
Represented the Chinese subsidiaries of a US-based public company in a massive layoff planning and execution
Represented the Chinese subsidiary of a large European dairy products company in its termination of joint venture companies with a local partner
The affiliated firms of MWE China Law Offices and McDermott Will & Emery have lawyers educated and qualified in China, the United States and Europe. Together, the firms are able to staff Chinese cross-border projects with lawyers who are qualified and experienced in China and in the other country involved in the project.
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