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Bill Shang
Position: Senior Partner
E-mail:haodong.shang@dentons.cn
Office location:Shanghai
Phone:86-21-5878 6256
Fax:86-21-5878 6218

Education
University of London, London, UK
UCL and LSE
LL.M., September 2003

East China University of Politics & Law, Shanghai, China
LL.B., July 1999

Working Experiences
Dacheng Law Offices, Shanghai, China
Partner, June 2004-present
AllBright Law Offices, Shanghai, China
Associate, November 1999-August 2001

Qualifications
PRC Lawyer's License

Practice Areas
Investment and Financing

Bill Shang is a legal expert in investment and financing fields. Bill Shang has over 10 years experience in law, and has represented numerous private equity funds, banks, securities firms, insurance companies and other financial institutions, multinationals and other enterprises in a variety of investment and financing transactions of several billion US dollars, including investment funds (formation of PE funds and real estate funds and their subsequent investments), M&As, capital markets (equity and debt offerings) and banking and finance transactions. In terms of industry sectors, he has extensive experience in financial services, real estate, energy, pharmaceuticals, automotive, hotel, distribution, retail, logistics, infrastructure, media, telecom, internet and software, etc.

Bill Shang currently serves as external legal counsel to a number of financial institutions, multinationals and other companies.

Working Language
Chinese/English

Publications
1. “The ‘Limited Liability’ Theory---Piercing the Corporate Veil”
Shanghai Lawyers (September 2000)
2. “M&A: Exit for Venture Capital Funds”
Shanghai Lawyers (August 2000)
3. “Legal Issues Connected with Takeovers of Domestic Corporations by Foreign Capital”
Shanghai Legal Research (March 2000)

Social Activities
Bill Shang is a member of both Securities Law Research Committee and Banking Law Research Committee of Shanghai Bar Association. He serves as a researcher at the Institute for Entrepreneurship Law of East China University of Politics and Law. He is also a member of Shanghai Pudong Youth Association and Shanghai Overseas Returned Scholars Association.