• Corporate

    • Sinopec Capital in the investment of 10% shares in LanzaTech, a global biotechnology company engaged in developing microbial catalyst technology to convert CO and CO2 into energy.
    • Sinopec in its US$11 billion strategic joint venture with SIBUR of the Amur petrochemical facility, projected to be the world’s largest basic polymer production facility. This transaction was awarded “Deal of the Year for Russia” by CEE Legal Matters in 2021.
    • Sinopec in connection with its acquisition of a 10% stake in SIBUR, Russia’s largest vertically integrated gas processing and petrochemicals company, as a strategic investor.
    • A state-owned Chinese company in connection with the purchase of shares of a refinery in Saudi Arabia.
    • A state-owned Chinese company in connection with the purchase of shares of a synthetic rubber plant in Russia.
    • A large state-owned Chinese company in connection with the purchase of shares of an energy company in France.
    • A state-owned Chinese company in connection with the purchase of assets of a multinational company in Germany.
    • A state-owned Chinese company in connection with the purchase of assets of a multinational company in the United States.

    Oil & Gas

    • A large Chinese state-owned company in connection with the proposed acquisition of a portfolio of oil fields in Indonesia.
    • A large Norwegian oil and gas company in establishing a joint venture to produce CDM credits in China.
    • A U.S. company in transferring a wholly owned enterprise in China into a joint venture.
    • A large Malaysian company in selling its interest in a joint venture in China.
    • A large Indonesian company in restructuring its business organizations in, and outside, China.
    • An offshore company making an antitrust filing in China in connection with an offshore M&A transaction.

    Mining

    • A large state-owned Chinese company in connection with an investment in a mining project in Mongolia.
    • A large Chinese state-owned company in connection with a proposed investment in a mining project in Ukraine.
    • A Hong Kong investor in connection with the acquisition of a coal mine in China.

    Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.

    • University of International Business and Economics School of Law, LL.B., 1994
    • University of Pennsylvania Law School, LL.M., 2002
    • Seattle University School of Law, J.D., 2005
    • New York
    • China
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    • All Things China - SCCA, Singapore (October 25, 2017)