Tong Ai is a corporate lawyer based in Shanghai. She specialises in PRC related corporate matters.
Tong Ai has been involved in a number of cross-border merger and acquisition transactions (both private acquisitions and public takeovers) and has considerable experience advising foreign investors on foreign direct investments, joint ventures, and regulatory matters with respect to their foreign investments in PRC through foreign strategic or financial investments. Specifically, she has extensive experience on foreign investments in China by foreign financial institutions, such as insurance (or insurance intermediaries) companies, fund/asset management companies, and the regulatory aspects of distribution and resale networks for financial products in China.
Tong Ai studied law in China and the United States, and is dually qualified in China (2005) and the State of New York (2011). Before joining us, she has had almost 4 years' working experience in another leading international law firm.
On October 8, 2016, the first working day following China’s “Golden Week” holiday, the NDRC and MOFCOM issued a joint announcement (Joint Announcement) clarifying the scope of foreign investments which need to apply the new filing regime (Filing Regime). .
October 14, 2016
On September 3, 2016, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress resolved to make amendments (Amendments) to the laws governing foreign-invested enterprises (FIEs) including the Law on Foreign-funded Enterprises.
September 06, 2016
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has today published its global comparative analysis on the regulation and the supervision of bank branches..
November 12, 2015
Lynn Yang and Ai Tong have written an article exploring the State Council’s policy to encourage private capital investment in China..
September 01, 2013