Corporate/Foreign Direct Investment

Corporate/Foreign Direct Investment

Highly recommended and ranked in Band 1 by Chambers Asia Pacific for years

Zhong Lun Law Firm has a long history of assisting international companies of various sizes, as well as individual business owners in all phases of their China operations. Zhong Lun also represents domestic companies in transactions with their foreign counterparts. Our large pool of corporate attorneys possess the requisite experience and language capabilities, are strategically located in China’s major commercial centers, and ensure that our clients receive timely and effective services. Our relationships with regulatory bodies at all levels of China’s government hierarchy ensure that our clients receive practical advice in navigating the complex regulatory processes for direct investment and ongoing operational issues.


Scope of Services


  • Initial investment structuring and due diligence
  • Establishment of foreign invested enterprises (“FIEs”)
  • Establishment of regional headquarters for multinational corporations
  • Cross border mergers and acquisitions
  • Restructuring of FIEs
  • Reinvestment by FIEs
  • Ongoing legal and compliance advice
  • Customs formalities
  • Tax planning
  • Financial planning and structuring
  • Labor and human resources
  • Intellectual property protection
  • Liquidation of FIEs
  • Licensing and distribution in China
  • OEM / ODM arrangements with Chinese parties
  • Concentration of undertakings filing
  • National Security Review