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.
- Attorney at Law, admitted in New York
- Lawyer, qualified in People's Republic of China
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
On 7 March 2018, the China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC) finally issued the long waited amendments to the Administrative Equity Measures of insurance Companies (the New Equity Rules). Previously, CIRC had issued two successive drafts for public consultation respectively at the end of 2016 and in July 2017. .
March 28, 2018
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