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Taihai XIAO

Partner
Locations:Guangzhou
Title:Partner
Tel:+86 20 3801 1266
Fax:+86 20 3801 1230
Working Language: Chinese/ English
Mr. Xiao specializes in M&A, corporate, construction & real estate, and relevant dispute resolution. He has served as the special or legal counsel for a number of enterprises. His experience covers a wide variety of industries, including energy, power, information technology, manufacturing, real estate, construction engineering and securities.
Representative Matters
  • Investment & Finance
  • Acting as legal counsel fordviced DingXin Information Technology Co., Ltd. on the equity investment projects of a Shenzhen Information Technology Company, a Guangdong Internet Company, a Kunming Science and Technology Company, etc.
  • Acting as legal counsel for the capital increase project of a power grid peak shaving and frequency modulation company to by investing in the construction of gas-steam combined cycle power plant project by its subsidiary company
  • Acting as legal counsel for the Joint Venture Project between DingXin Information Technology Co., Ltd. and Hainan Electric Power Industry Development Company to establish a Hainan Science and Technology Company
  • Acting as legal counsel for the Joint Venture Project between a power grid company and an energy development company to establish Meixu Company and Yangxu Company
  • Acting as legal counsel for the project of a power grid company and an energy development company to invest in a pumped storage power generation company
  • Acting as legal counsel for Guangdong Power Grid Co., Ltd.'s projects such as debt-to-equity swap , increase registered capital of county-level power enterprises, transfer of equity of a Dongguan Electric Company by a power investment company, etc.
  • Acting as legal counsel for Guangzhou Pearl River Enterprises Group Co., Ltd. as controlling shareholder of the listed company to increase the shares of the listed company
  • Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Acting as legal counsel for CSG Power Generation company (involving 12 units) to be converted from a branch company to a wholly-owned subsidiary company of China Southern Power Grid
  • Acting as legal counsel for Guangdong Power Grid Co., Ltd.'s projects such as the agricultural power assets transferred without reimbursement, the separation and reform of major business and auxiliary business, the actual shareholders and equity nature of five companies under the supervision of a power supply bureau, etc.
  • Acting as legal counsel for the restructuring project several affiliated enterprises of Zhanjiang Dapeng Group (involving four affiliated enterprises and debts amounting to more than 1 billion yuan)
  • Acting as legal counsel to Guangzhou Pearl River Enterprises Group Co., Ltd. and Guangzhou Pearl River Industrial Development Holdings Co., Ltd. for several M&A projects to be invested and cooperated
  • Construction & Real Estate
  • Acting as legal counsel for Meizhou Pumped Storage Power Station Project, a Major Infrastructure Project of a power grid peak shaving and frequency modulation company
  • Acting as due diligence counsel for a power grid peak shaving and frequency modulation company to invest in the construction of gas-steam combined cycle power plant project by its subsidiary company
  • Acting as legal counsel for Construction Project of Production Dispatching Center Guangdong Power Grid Co., Ltd.
  • Acting as legal counsel for Guangzhou Pearl River Enterprises Group Co., Ltd. and project legal advisor on several acquisition projects, including a hot spring real estate in Sanya, a residence in Sanya, a residence in Xi'an and other projects
  • Acting as legal counsel to Guangzhou Pearl River Industrial Development Holdings Co., Ltd. and project legal advisor on several acquisition projects, including a residence in Haikou, a residence in Sanya, a commercial real estate in Anhui, a residence in Zengcheng and other projects
  • Successfully represented Bank of China Guangdong Branch in the retrial of construction contract disputes against Guangzhou Jian'an Group Co., Ltd. in the Guangdong Higher People’s Court
  • Successfully represented Guangdong Power Grid Co., Ltd. in a construction contract dispute against Guangdong Qiangxiong Construction Group Co., Ltd. in the Zhanjiang Intermediate People’s Court
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Successfully represented Bank of China Shenzhen Branch, Yangjiang Branch in a loan guarantee contract dispute against Guangdong Road and Bridge Construction and Development Co., Ltd. in the Guangdong Higher People’s Court
  • Successfully represented Guangdong Building Materials Company in a purchase contract dispute against Shanxi Zhongyu Iron Co., Ltd. in the Guangdong Higher People’s Court
  • Successfully represented Bank of China Guangdong Branch in the retrial of construction contract disputes against Guangzhou Jian'an Group Co., Ltd. in the Guangdong Higher People’s Court
  • Successfully represented Meizhou Wuhua Power Supply Bureau of Guangdong Power Grid Co., Ltd. in the retrial of fund raising and loan dispute case in the Guangdong Higher People’s Court
  • Successfully represented Guangdong Power Grid Co., Ltd. and other 51 plaintiffs in a tort against Beijing Guodian Zhongxing Advertisement Company in the Zhuhai Intermediate People’s Court
  • Successfully represented Datang Software Technology Co., Ltd. in a contract dispute against Guangzhou Finet Information Technology Co., Ltd. in the Guangzhou Intermediate People’s Court
  • Successfully represented Guangdong Power Grid Co., Ltd. in a construction contract dispute against Guangdong Qiangxiong Construction Group Co., Ltd. in the Zhanjiang Intermediate People’s Court
  • Successfully represented a company without being added to the executor case in the Yingtan Intermediate People’s Court
  • Successfully represented China Cinda Asset Management Co., Ltd. Guangdong Branch to execute the creditor's rights of Dianbai County Finance Bureau and Gaozhou Construction Engineering Corporation in the Maoming Intermediate People’s Court
  • Successfully represented Mr. Liao and Ms. Yang in the Housing Sale and Lease Contracts dispute against Miss Cheng in the Guangzhou Tianhe District People's Court
Education Background
  • Bachelor of Laws, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, Wuhan (2006)
Professional Qualifications
  • Bar admission in P.R. China
Professional Background
  • Mr. Xiao joined DeHeng Law Offices in March 2010. Prior to this, he worked in Hengyang Municipal People's Procuratorate of Hunan Province for many years, and then resigned to work in law firms.
Recognitions and Affiliations
  • In July 2017, Mr. Xiao was hired by the Legal Work Committee of the Standing Committee of the Guangzhou People's Congress as a consultant expert on local legislation in Guangzhou, and participated in the demonstration work of experts on legislative projects such as "Provisions for the Protection of Wetlands in Guangzhou City".
  • Member of professional organization pool of State-owned Assets Supervision & Administration Commission of Guangdong Provincials (state-owned enterprise reform and project investment and financing, corporate law, litigation & arbitration).
Selected Publications
  • Author, "Clarifying the Facts of Cases and Accurately Applying the Law", Legal Thinking and Practice, Law Publishing House (December 2013)