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Feiyu Chen

Senior Associate

Shanghai
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Feiyu Chen is a senior associate in the International Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Shanghai office.

Feiyu focuses on mergers & acquisitions, commercial transactions and international employment practices. He also participated in projects covering foreign direct investment, capital market, compliance investigation, dispute resolution and general corporate and employment matters across various industries in China. His experience includes:

  • Provided daily legal support on commercial matters in China for a US-based multinational fintech company;
  • Participated in several deals representing multinational companies in their establishment of joint ventures with Chinese partners;
  • Represented a US-based multinational fintech company’s Shanghai subsidiary in various arbitrations and litigations regarding labor disputes and commercial contract disputes in China;
  • Advised a US-based multinational fintech company in its compliance investigations against its employees in relation to conflict of interests, violation of internal financial policy, corruption in tender;
  • Advised a German engineering equipment company in its acquisition of a Shanghai-based manufacturing company;
  • Advised a German sanitary products company in the review of their commercial contracts with various customers, distributors and suppliers;
  • Assisted a UK company with establishing a wholly-owned foreign enterprise in China, recruiting employees and starting business;
  • Assisted a US medical equipment company with its investigations into counterfeit products distributed by its distributor in China;
  • Assisted a US-based intralogistics systems and software company in downsizing their business and workforce in Shanghai;
  • Represented one of the largest Japanese multinational companies in its acquisition of a car rental company in China;
  • Represented a leading bakery chain operator in its Hong Kong IPO;
  • Represented a US-based venture capital firm in its series B financing of a China-based internet company; and
  • Advised one of the leading US multinational high-tech company in leasing property in China.

Before joining Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Feiyu worked for two leading international law firms and a US-based multinational company in China.

Feiyu speaks fluent English and Mandarin.

Feiyu Chen is a senior associate in the International Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Shanghai office.

Feiyu focuses on mergers & acquisitions, commercial transactions and international employment practices. He also participated in projects covering foreign direct investment, capital market, compliance investigation, dispute resolution and general corporate and employment matters across various industries in China. His experience includes:

  • Provided daily legal support on commercial matters in China for a US-based multinational fintech company;
  • Participated in several deals representing multinational companies in their establishment of joint ventures with Chinese partners;
  • Represented a US-based multinational fintech company’s Shanghai subsidiary in various arbitrations and litigations regarding labor disputes and commercial contract disputes in China;
  • Advised a US-based multinational fintech company in its compliance investigations against its employees in relation to conflict of interests, violation of internal financial policy, corruption in tender;
  • Advised a German engineering equipment company in its acquisition of a Shanghai-based manufacturing company;
  • Advised a German sanitary products company in the review of their commercial contracts with various customers, distributors and suppliers;
  • Assisted a UK company with establishing a wholly-owned foreign enterprise in China, recruiting employees and starting business;
  • Assisted a US medical equipment company with its investigations into counterfeit products distributed by its distributor in China;
  • Assisted a US-based intralogistics systems and software company in downsizing their business and workforce in Shanghai;
  • Represented one of the largest Japanese multinational companies in its acquisition of a car rental company in China;
  • Represented a leading bakery chain operator in its Hong Kong IPO;
  • Represented a US-based venture capital firm in its series B financing of a China-based internet company; and
  • Advised one of the leading US multinational high-tech company in leasing property in China.

Before joining Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Feiyu worked for two leading international law firms and a US-based multinational company in China.

Feiyu speaks fluent English and Mandarin.

Education

  • LL.M., Shanghai University of International Business and Economics, School of Law (2012)

  • LL.B., Shanghai University of International Business and Economics, School of Law (2009)

Admissions

  • People‚Äôs Republic of China

Publications

  • Co-Author, “Movable Property Registration Legislation in China: Status quo and Improvement,” Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law, Volume 33.1 (2016)
  • Co-Translator, “The Impact of Chinese Outbound Investment Supervision over the Merger & Acquisition in Germany,” Chinese Outbound Investment in Germany: Guidance and Case Study, Shanghai People’s Publishing House (2015), ISBN 9787208132009

Accolades

  • Shanghai Municipal Education Commission, Shanghai Outstanding Graduate (2012)
  • O’Melveny & Myers LLP, Shanghai Legal Scholarship (2011)