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Vera Zhang

Senior Associate

CMS China
Beijing Representative Office
Room 1909, China Youth Plaza No. 19 Dongsanhuan North Road
Chaoyang District, Beijing 100026
Languages Chinese, English

Vera is specialising in venture capital and private equity investment, cross-border M&A transactions, IPOs, bond issuance and capital market transactions. Vera advises clients in reorganisation, due diligence, the reviewing and drafting of legal documents, as well as conducting legal research on various aspects of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) laws and policies.

Before joining CMS, Vera worked for several top-tier law firms in the PRC where she was involved in various international IPOs in different industries such as real estate, consumer products, manufacturing, TMC and lifesciences. She has also been involved in venture capital and private equity investments for international funds, local funds and investment companies, as well as developing companies.

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  • LL.B degree and LL.M degree on International Economic Law from the University of International Business and Economics
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18 December 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to re­new­able en­ergy law and reg­u­la­tion
Down­load our ded­ic­ated "Re­new­ables guide" pdf by click­ing on the link be­low Re­new­ables guide In­tro­duc­tion This guide in­cludes con­tri­bu­tions from some of the most act­ive law­yers in the re­new­ables sec­tor...
23 November 2020
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What is the RCEP? Signed dur­ing this year’s (mostly on­line) ASEAN sum­mit with ne­go­ti­ations hav­ing star­ted in 2012, the RCEP cre­ates the largest free trade agree­ment in the world in terms of gross do­mest­ic...
13 November 2020
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08 September 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to hy­dro­gen law and reg­u­la­tion
Down­load our ded­ic­ated "Hy­dro­gen guide" pdf by click­ing on the link be­low Hy­dro­gen guideA con­sensus is fast emer­ging that hy­dro­gen will play a key role as an en­ergy vec­tor and a pil­lar in the on­go­ing...
17 April 2020
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Chin­a's anti-mono­poly watch­dog SAMR ini­ti­ated this in­vest­ig­a­tion after re­ceiv­ing a com­plaint in May 2019. The three con­cerned parties un­der in­vest­ig­a­tion in­cluded Shan­dong Kanghui Phar­ma­ceut­ic­al Co...
15 July 2019
CMS ad­vised Col­gate-Pal­molive on ac­quis­i­tion of Labor­atoires Filorga Cos­métiques
A CMS team cov­er­ing 11 jur­is­dic­tions, to­geth­er with Col­gate's US ad­visers, ad­vised Col­gate-Pal­molive in its ca. EUR 1.5bn ac­quis­i­tion of Labor­atoires Filorga Cos­métiques.Ori­gin­ally foun­ded in France...
10 September 2018
In­ter­na­tion­al Cap­it­al Mar­kets Group
De­liv­er­ing true depth of ex­pert­ise and re­sources across the globe We are de­lighted to in­tro­duce you to the latest edi­tion of the CMS In­ter­na­tion­al Cap­it­al Mar­kets Con­tacts Book. Our 2017 three-way mer­ger...
27 March 2018
China to Merge Three Anti-trust Reg­u­lat­ors in­to One
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10 November 2017
China’s NDRC seeks pub­lic com­ments on im­port­ant out­bound in­vest­ment reg­u­lat­ory...
On 3 Novem­ber 2017, the Na­tion­al De­vel­op­ment and Re­form Com­mis­sion (“NDRC”), one of China’s key out­bound in­vest­ment reg­u­lat­ory bod­ies, has is­sued the An­nounce­ment on Seek­ing Pub­lic Com­ments on the...
08 August 2017
MOF­COM amends the In­ter­im Ad­min­is­trat­ive Meas­ures for the Re­cord-fil­ing...
On 30 Ju­ly 2017, the Min­istry of Com­merce (the “MOF­COM”) an­nounced a de­cision to amend (the "Amend­ment De­cision”), the In­ter­im Ad­min­is­trat­ive Meas­ures for the Re­cord-fil­ing of the In­cor­por­a­tion...
07 April 2017
Sev­en new Free Trade Zones have opened in China
An of­fi­cial state­ment re­leased on 31 March 2017 an­nounced that the State Coun­cil had ap­proved sev­en new Free Trade Zones (“FTZs”) in the provinces of Liaon­ing, Zheji­ang, Hen­an, Hubei, Sichuan, Shaanxi...
31 March 2017
After 30 years China over­hauls its civil law
Fol­low­ing the ex­am­in­a­tion of three draft ver­sions of the Gen­er­al Rules of the Civil Law of the People’s Re­pub­lic of China (“the Rules”), the fi­nal ver­sion of the Rules has been ad­op­ted at the Fifth...