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Mr. Bao has been the corporate counsel for multinational corporations such as News Corporation, Cisco Systems, NDS, Hong Kong South China Group, Singapore Oversea Chinese Bank, Jereh Group, Tianjin International Trade Group, Litong M&E Engineering, Yanbo Technology, and Yongtai RE Development. He participated in USD 5 billion acquisition between News Corp and Cisco; rendered China incorporation services to Shengding Industry, Dingcheng RE Development, and Chuangligao International Trade; rendered US incorporation services to Nines USA, Sany Brothers, and Lu & Chen Realty; rendered acquisition / joint venture services to Achievement Enterprise, Douglaston Market, and Foo Hing Restaurant; and rendered bankruptcy services to Yeh, Ching, Tian & Lai.

Mr. Bao advised and negotiated on foreign direct investment, import/export and cross-border transactions for EMC, AkzoNobel, US General Instrument, American President Line, US Pro-Mart Inc, Lucent Technology, Tsinghua University, China Mineral Group, Sanyuan Foods, and Beijing Qingyuan Technology; leaded in negotiation and documentation for joint venture between News Corp and China Central Television; participated in investment analysis for major projects such as City Welcome Square and International Aviation Club administered by Development Research Center of PRC State Council; and represented clients in litigations/arbitrations in multibillion USD disputes over investment, joint venture, and international trade including cases heard by China Supreme Court.

Mr. Bao advised Standard Chartered Bank, Oversea-Chinese Bank, China Industry/Commerce Bank, China Investment Bank, and Credit Suisse on lending, financing, instrument, foreign exchange and debt collection; participated in Jidong Cement’s IPO on China stock market, South China Group’s reporting to Hong Kong stock market, NDS’s privatization from NASDAQ and preparation for IPO on NYSE, and Jereh Group’s stock transfer and stock option plan; and completed locally unprecedented transactions of international sale-leaseback-repurchase financing among OCBC Bank, COSCO Shipping Corp and Hong Kong Festiwell Ltd.

Mr. Bao led the creation and improvement of global compliance structure, establishment and management of the compliance team, drafting and implementation of policy and procedure, deployment and monitor of compliance system, compliance training, assessment, audit and reward/discipline, and crisis management. He joined the Board of ZTE Corp. as an Independent Director and the Convener for the Board's Export Compliance Committee under the crisis of US sanction, and assisted the company in achieving positive results.

Mr. Bao constructed the entire legal framework and prepared/negotiated full set of agreements for import, supply, licensing, development, deployment and service of CA System operated by China DTH, one of the world’s biggest broadcasting platform with dozens of suppliers and tens of millions subscribers; advised Litong M&E, Yinfeng Group, New Thinker Art on procurement, management, auditing, protection and transfer of IPRs as well as infringement prosecution and defense; represented merchant client in defeating Wang Hai, a nationally renowned buy-and-claim activist; and handled trademark registration to USPTO for Empire Craftsman & Design and Lin’s International.

Mr. Bao led and participated in all legal work in relation to international PPP/EPC project investment and management in the areas of oil & gas, energy services, environmental protection, and infrastructure in Asia, Europe, North America, Africa and Latin America, ranging from the early stage of LOI, MOU, framework agreement, feasibility study, due diligence, bidding, investment/contractual structure design, debt and equity financing, commercial/financial/sovereign guaranty, government approval, contract negotiation, execution and effectuation, to engineering design, procurement, subcontract, construction, commissioning and dispute resolution in the implementation phase.

Mr. Bao provided overall legal support for South China Group’s commercial and residential real estate development and tens of thousands acres rural land leasing/development in China; offered legal services to Chinese developers such as Yongtai RE, Dingcheng RE and Yongji RE in land acquisition, project development, construction, and sale/lease; represented clients in actions for disputes over title, development and sale; worked for dozens of clients in US, including ReMax Realty and Century 21 Realty, in full services of purchase, sale, conveyance and lease, including title search, inspection, mortgage, insurance, closing and recording.

Mr. Bao provided services in relation to employment law, labor disputes and visa application, such as hundreds of cases including employment and family based green card applications, visitor, student, worker and scholar visa applications, visa changes and extensions, national interest waiver, labor certification/RIR, naturalization, and BIA and federal court appeals. Such clients ranged from major companies including Google, Cisco, Lenovo, Motorola, BMW, ExxonMobil, Lehman Brothers, Rockefeller University, Connecticut Board of Education, to celebrities, scientists, artists and entrepreneurs from USA, China and Hong Kong.


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