With extensive experience in China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and several other countries throughout Asia, Haynes and Boone provides clients with legal advice to assist them in managing the risks and maximize the opportunities associated with the global operations of their businesses.

Our multidisciplinary group has experience in counseling companies, investment and commercial banks and private equity funds and venture capital funds doing business in Asia, as well as Asia-based companies and commercial banks conducting business in the United States and worldwide, and includes lawyers with language capabilities such as Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Taiwanese and Japanese.

Corporate INTL Magazine named Haynes and Boone the 2014 China-US Cross Border M&A Law Firm of the Year for California, honoring Shanghai Administrative Partner Liza Mark.

We have established relationships with the top law firms and lawyers located across Asia and can secure the best local counsel for the particular project. In addition, we are members of the World Services Group and TechLaw, organizations that also facilitate our global reach.

Our Asia Practice focuses on providing a full range of legal services including:

  • Merger, acquisitions, and joint ventures
  • Private equity and venture capital investments
  • U.S. trade cases including, antidumping, Section 337 and countervailing duty investigations
  • Finance, including multi-currency and tranche lending and project finance
  • Technology transactions, including business process outsourcing
  • Intellectual property counseling and litigation
  • Antitrust cases in the U.S. and Asia involving both U.S. and Asian clients
  • Property and project development, including environmental and land-use projects
  • Worldwide protection of intellectual property including patents, copyrights and trademarks
  • Employment and privacy considerations for companies operating in multiple countries
  • Taxation in the U.S. and internationally of both U.S. and Asian companies
  • Litigation and arbitration in both U.S. and Asian venues
  • Global hedge and other investment fund formation and their related activities
Beijing, China

How Are China’s Arbitration Agreements and Awards Enforced in U.S. Courts?

Much has been written regarding the enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in China, but relatively little consideration is given to the treatment in U.S. courts of awards entered by the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), or to the enforcement of CIETAC arbitration agreements.

Greater China


Greater China Practice Group Overview

The Haynes and Boone Greater China Practice Group utilizes our global network of legal experience to assist our clients in pursuing and completing strategic international transactions. Learn more.

Featured Event


Albert Tan Serves as Speaker and Moderator at the Hong Kong Subscription Financing Roundtable

Partner Albert Tan, co-chair of Haynes and Boone, LLP’s Global Capital Commitment Financing Group, recently served as a speaker and moderator at the Subscription Financing Roundtable in Hong Kong, an event co-sponsored and organized with client Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation.

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