Attorney Gavin Guo Joins Fredrikson & Byron’s Shanghai Office

Attorney Gavin Guo joined Fredrikson & Byron’s Shanghai office as a shareholder in the China Practice, International and Mergers & Acquisitions Groups. Guo is a seasoned corporate lawyer specializing in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, international business transactions, and corporate and commercial matters relating to China.

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Quinn Emanuel Opens Office in Shanghai Led by White Collar Specialist Samuel Williamson

The firm has officially opened its office in Shanghai, led by white collar specialist Samuel G. Williamson. Mr. Williamson advises large Chinese private and state- owned entities and major multi-national corporations regarding complex litigation issues that arise in the U.S., China, other Asian venues, and arbitration centers around the world. He speaks both Mandarin and Japanese and is the only Chinese-speaking former U.S. prosecutor practicing at an international firm in China. He is supported by a team of seven associates, several of whom are Chinese nationals with degrees from top Chinese law schools, and all of whom are fluent in Chinese.

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Bluestar Issues US$1 Billion Senior Guaranteed Notes

Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm represented China National Bluestar (Group) Co, Ltd. (“Bluestar”) in the issuance by Bluestar Finance Holdings Limited of its US$500 million 3.5% Senior Guaranteed Notes due 2018 and its US$500 million 4.375% Senior Guaranteed Notes due 2020 guaranteed by Bluestar. The Notes are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

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