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Xiaoxin (Eric) LI

Partner
Locations:Hefei
Title:Partner
Tel:+86 551 6522 6551 / +86 551 6618 1092
Fax:+86 551 6618 1092
Working Language: Chinese/ English
Mr. Eric Li specializes in securities, ABS, cross-border financing, overseas acquisitions and mergers, and foreign investment. With over 16 years of professional experience, Mr. Li has served as the outside legal counsel for more than a dozen state-owned enterprises, government agencies, and other companies; he has advised them in banking and financial, intelligent manufacturing, semi-conductor, consumption upgrade, family wealth management, E-commerce, services.
Representative Matters
  • Corporate and Finance

  • Advised a rural commercial bank on IPO

  • Advised a new energy company on IPO

  • Advised Evergrande Real Estate on the bankruptcy and reorganization of Sunshine Peninsula project

  • Advised Anhui Yuntai Transportation Development Co., Ltd on listing on NEEQ

  • Advised Shanghai Meihua Information Co., Ltd on listing on NEEQ

  • Advised Hefei MacroSilicon Technology Co., Ltd on listing on NEEQ

  • Adivsed Huihang Wanmei investment fund on debt-for-equity swaps

  • Advised Huishang Bank on setting up fund and investing in BFAE Bond Finance Scheme

  • Advised Hefei Guoxuan High-tech Power Energy Co., Ltd on setting up industrial investment fund

  • Provided DD Investigation and drafted legal agreements for Xinyuan Xiangxin No.1 Assets Management Plan  

  • Provided DD Investigation and drafted legal agreements for Hua’an Xianghuihua No.1 Assets Management Plan

  • Advised on Zhaoshang Wealth-Huishang Bank-Duoying No. 29 Assets Management Plan

  • Advised on Shanghai Fucheng Haifutong Assets Management Co., Ltd on Ronghua No.1 Assets Management Plan

  • Advised risk investors on investing Hefei Lontium Semi-conductor Corporation

  • Advised Bozhou Yaodu Rural Commercial Bank Co., Ltd. on issuing Tier 2 Capital Bonds in 2017

  • Advised Bozhou Yaodu Rural Commercial Bank Co., Ltd. on issuing “Three Farming Issues” Bonds in 2017

  • Cross-border Investment, Financing and M&A

  • Provided legal contract review services for a German-invested company in Hefei

  • Advised the Export-Import Bank of China Anhui Branch on Anhui BBCA Group’s financing transactions in Brazil 

  • Advised the Export-Import Bank of China Anhui Branch on the loan for a US power plant transaction by a certain company  

  • Advised a company in Anhui on the acquisition of an Irish company 

  • Advised a listed company in Anhui on the acquisition of equity of a certain Russian company 

  • Advised an Anhui import and export company on the acquisition of a South African company

  • Advised the Bank of China Anhui Branch on U.S. syndicated loan  

  • Provided recurrent advice to the Export-Import Bank of China Anhui Branch

  • Served as the outside legal counsel for a certain semiconductor-technology company in acquiring a semiconductor company in the United States

  • Dispute Resolution

  • Represented an international commercial group company in a shareholding dispute and won the case at both the Anhui High People’s Court and the Supreme People’s Court 

  • Represented the clients in a private loan dispute and won the case in the final appeal at the Supreme People’s Court

  • Represented a Thai company in the arbitration of a goods quality dispute against a trading company in China

  • Represented a machinery company in Huangshan on a dispute against a Japanese client

Education Background
  • Visiting scholar of Columbia University in the City of New York (2012-2013)

  • Doctor of Laws, Fudan University (2009)

  • Master of Laws, Fudan University (2006)

  • Bachelor of International Economic Law, Anhui University (2000)

Professional Qualifications
  • Bar Admission in P.R. China

  • The Securities Practice Qualification

  • The Fund Practice Qualification

Recognitions and Affiliations
  • Member of Legal Professional Committee of Hefei Lawyers Association

  • Vice Chairman of Foreign Legal Committee of Hefei Lawyers Association

  • Mediator of China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission/Anhui Mediation Center of China Chamber of International Commerce

  • Mediator of BnR International Commercial Mediation Center

  • Anhui International Legal Professions

  • Professions in International Legal Service of Anhui Province

  • Professions in Financing, Securities and Insurance of Anhui Province

  • Mediator of CCPIT & CCOIC Mediation Center

Selected Publications
  • “Merger and Acquisition”, Stephen Bainbridge, translated by Eric Li,  Law Press, 2018.

  • “Transformation of Economic Institute and Legal Regulation”, Written by Eric Li, Law Press, 2016.

  • “China’s financial information system is in urgent need to improvement.” Prosecutorial View, Issue No. 21 (2008).

  • “Research on Optimizing Legal Environment for the Development of Equity Investment Funds in the Wanjiang City Belt.” Jianghuai Tribune (March 2011).

  • “Study on the Legal Supervision Mechanism of Bond Issuance by Local Governments in China.” Tianjin Legal Science, Issue 4 (2012).

  • “Study on the allocation of judicial power in the state structure form.” Political Science and Law, Issue 10 (2012). 

  • “On the Bankruptcy Law Resolution Mechanism of Local Government Debt.” Academic Bimestris, Issue 6 (2012).

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