The International Bar Association (IBA), a lawyer’s association known for far-reaching influence on the international legal industry has recently officially appointed Mr. Zhou Yun to serve as an officer on the IBA Corporate and M&A Law Committee for the 2015-2016 term in recognition of his leadership position in the M&A field. He is the first and only officer from China in the committee’s history. Mr. Zhou is continuously voted as a Leading Lawyer in the fields of M&A, especially in cross-border M&A, by Chambers and other alike influential legal publishers and has great reputation in the M&A field. The International Bar Association (IBA), established in 1947, is the world’s leading organization of international legal practitioners, bar associations and law societies. The IBA influences the development of international law reform and shapes the future of the legal profession throughout the world. The IBA Corporate and M&A Law Committee aspires to be the leading global forum for education, sharing know-how and networking among corporate, corporate compliance, private equity and M&A practitioners around the world.