Sarah Sheng is an associate in the International Practice Group in Haynes and Boone’s Shanghai office.

Before joining Haynes and Boone, Sarah has served as inhouse counsel for multi-national companies in manufacturing and chemical industries and has advised on their strategic M&As, inbound investments, joint-venture setup and general corporate matters throughout China for nearly ten years.

Sarah maintains a broad range of Chinese corporate related legal practice that includes foreign investment in China, corporate governance, licensing, M&A as well as labor. With such experience, Sarah has a unique perspective and understands the inhouse practice and how the legal advices may affect the client’s businesses.

Her practice focuses on private equity cross-border investments.

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LL.B., Fudan University Shanghai China, 2009


Chinese (Mandarin)



A New Guideline Added to China's Data Protection Framework
August 17, 2022

The Security Assessment Measures for Data Export (《数据出境安全评估办法》, hereinafter as “Measures”) were recently released by the Cyberspace Administration of China (“CAC”), and will become effective September 1, 2022. The Measures further define the requirement of security assessment by the government for outbound data transfers, as further defined below (“Data Export”) under the regime of China’s Data La [...]