Head of Shanghai
Sun Hong is a corporate lawyer and leads our office in Shanghai. Sun focuses on corporate matters, covering foreign direct investment, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate transactions involving PRC assets or entities. Sun has had great experience in advising clients on regulatory and compliance matters/projects.
Sun has in-depth insight into the legal system of China and the compliance and regulatory risks encountered by multinationals doing business in China, which makes her well positioned to advise clients on practical solutions to address compliance risks and to deal with difficult regulatory issues when arisen.
Sun is very familiar with the regulatory regime of China through her post qualification legal practice in both government bodies and domestic and international law firms.
She qualified in China in 1999 and had worked for four years in the legal affairs office of a local government and five years with PRC local law firms (practising litigation and corporate matters) before she joined the practice in 2006. Sun received training on English law and legal practice under the Lord Chancellor Training Scheme for Young Chinese Lawyers in the UK and HK in 2003 and 2004.
On 19 March 2018, the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) issued Announcement No.7 of 2018 (the Announcement), which allows qualified foreign-invested enterprises (FIEs) to apply for payment business licences (Payment Licence) under the existing legal regime applicable to domestically-owned entities. .
April 18, 2018
China’s new Anti-Unfair Competition Law (the New Law) was promulgated by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress on November 4, 2017 and will take effect from January 1, 2018, by which date the current version of the law promulgated back in 1993 will cease to be effective..
March 16, 2018
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised the Wu family, founders of Nature’s Care, on one of the largest private equity investments so far in 2018 to a Chinese consortium..
April 16, 2018
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright is one of a number of law firms advising CHAMP Private Equity on the A$1 billion sale of Accolade Wines to Carlyle Group..
April 10, 2018