Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Jingcheng Tongda & Neal have advised Citigroup in the $3 billion sale of its minority stake in China Guangfa bank (CGB) to China Life Insurance.
The catalyst of a rising Chinese stock market along with the government’s implementation of favorable policies for Chinese companies has helped to spur China’s Internet and hi-tech companies to reconsider their dependence on foreign capital markets. More
Note: As an outstanding graduate of Cornell Law School, Guohua (Annie) Wu has recently been interviewed by Cornell Law Forum. More
When Annie Wu graduated from Jilin University School of Law in 1992, China was beginning to modernize its legal system. She was one of the first lawyers in private practice there. As her business grew through a strong influx of foreign clients, Wu soon realized that, though she could serve their needs within China, she needed more knowledge and experience to excel on a global playing field. “I knew studying at a top-tier law school in the States would give me a solid foundation to go anywhere and do anything that I wanted,” she says. In 1998 her desire for that foundation led her to Cornell Law School. More
What was your first-ever job? (prior to becoming a lawyer): Immediately after graduating from Jilin Law School I moved to Beijing and worked asa retail sales clerk in a department storewhile waiting for my Beijing residence card. It was a rewarding and fun experience. More