On December 21, 2018, the Opening Ceremony of JT&N Nanjing and the Seminar on Legal Practice of Economic Integration, Innovation and Development in the Yangtze River Delta were successfully held in Fairmont Nanjing.
Nearly 300 people including leaders from the United Front Work Department of CPC Jiangsu Provincial Committee, Jiangsu Provincial Development and Reform Commission, CSRC Jiangsu Branch, Industry and Information Technology Department of Jiangsu, Jiangsu Provincial Lawyer Association, Nanjing Municipal Bureau of Justice, Nanjing Municipal Lawyer Association, the People’s Government of Jianye District, the United Front Work Department of Jianye District Committee, Jianye District Bureau of Justice, Development and Reform Bureau of Jianye District, Jianye District Bureau of Commerce, Jianye District Financial Service Office, Jianye District Science and Technology Park and other relevant organizations and departments; representatives of clients such as Jingdong Group and Nanjing Yangtze River Investment Fund Management Co., Ltd.; representatives of cooperative organizations such as Guotai Junan Securities and Bank of Nanjing; JT&N’s senior partners from Beijing Head Office and 9 branch offices, and other guests and friends from all sectors of society attended the event.
In this early winter, the beautiful ancient city Nanjing witnessed the establishment of another heavyweight law firm JT&N Nanjing, just as expected by all.
Founded in 1992, JT&N has now developed into one of the largest and most energetic law firms in China. Headquartered in Beijing, it has set up branch offices in 9 cities, namely, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hefei, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Xi’an, Shenyang and Jinan.
As a vice-chairman member of ADVOC, JT&N has formed a global business network, and established very close business cooperation relations with more than 100 law firms in more than 80 countries around the world. It is committed to achieving the optimal resource sharing and business interaction worldwide.
Since 2000, JT&N has been more than once honored as the “Ministerial-level Civilized Law Firm”, “Excellent Law Firm in China” , “Excellent Law Firm in Beijing”, “Excellent Law Firm in Shanghai”, “Excellent Law Firm in Hefei”, “Excellent Law Firm in Xi’an” and “Excellent Law Firm in Shenyang”.
JT&N Nanjing, composed of the whole team of the former Jiangsu Hongye Law Firm and some local excellent lawyer teams engaged in intellectual property rights, commercial disputes and foreign-related business, was formally established with the approval of Jiangsu Provincial Department of Justice in this October.
Relying on JT&N’s advantageous resources and convenient network across China and the world, regarding the rule of law as its belief and the law as its cause, and adhering to the idea of “trustworthiness and dedication” and the objective of “collaboration and prosperity”, JT&N Nanjing will work in an intensive and careful manner in its professional fields so as to become a model of the legal service industry in Nanjing City and even Jiangsu Province!
No matter how the history changes, JT&N’s development pace has never stopped. The success cannot be separated from the special circumstances of the time. Today, JT&N officially established its 9th branch office in China! As a key law firm introduced by the Legal Service Industrial Zone of Hexi New Town of Jianye District this year, JT&N Nanjing will fulfill its mission by radiating the whole Yangtze River Delta Economic Zone with a focus on Nanjing, providing more high-quality legal services for the areas with the highest urbanization, the most intensive urban distribution and the highest level of economic development in China!
Jie CHE, Vice Chairman of Jiangsu Provincial Lawyer Association, Xuandong CHEN, Deputy Director General of Nanjing Municipal Bureau of Justice, Guoping WANG, Deputy District Head of the People’s Government of Jianye District, Xingzhong YAN, Director General of Jianye District Bureau of Justice, and Bin LIN, Secretary-general of Nanjing Municipal Lawyer Association, JT&N’s founding partner representatives Yu TIAN, Hongyu LIU, Debing YU, Zhihai LIU and Baoyin HE, all senior partners of JT&N Nanjing Fei YE, Wei HONG, Yuhao XIE, Jianhua WU and Xiaojun WANG, and other relevant leaders jointly came to the stage, pressed the handprint of the opening ceremony, and witnessed this exciting historical moment with all the guests present.
After the grand opening ceremony, the Seminar on Legal Practice of Economic Integration, Innovation and Development in the Yangtze River Delta officially started with the fruitful round table discussion. Jian ZHANG, General Manager of Nanjing Yangtze River Investment Fund Management Co., Ltd., Guo FANG, General Manager of Nanjing Southeast Investment Fund Management Co., Ltd., Xudong BIAN, Partner of Addor Capital, Xinfan MEN, General Manager of Investment Banking Department of Nanjing Branch of Bank of Nanjing, Qingfang GUO, Deputy General Manager of Debt Financing Department of Guotai Junan Securities, and Yuhao XIE, Senior Partner of JT&N, made a deep discussion over the summary of China’s economic development in 2018 and the forecast of China’s economic development trend in 2019.
Later, JT&N’s four Senior Partners, Yan FANG, Decheng LI, Zhaohui WANG and Chen YANG delivered brilliant speeches on their respective professional fields.
As Director of JT&N Xi’an, deputy to the 13th National People’s Congress, special supervisor of the Supreme People’s Procuratorate, the 3rd special supervisor of the Supreme People’s Court, member of the council of All China Lawyers Association, member of the Professional Committee for Finance, Securities and Insurance, and Vice Chairman of, and member of the Party Committee of, Shaanxi Province Lawyers Association, lawyer Yan FANG can be regarded as a model of female lawyers. She and all guests present expressed their views on the “science and technology innovation board and the registration system”. She made a thorough introduction to the orientation and anticipation of the science and technology innovation board, characteristics and international experience of the registration system, and the institutional improvement to be given attention during the pilot implementation.
Lawyer Decheng LI is a national IP strategy expert, member of the Committee of Experts on Civil and Administrative Litigation Supervision Cases of the Supreme People’s Procuratorate, Deputy Director and Secretary-general of the Professional Committee for Intellectual Property Rights of All China Lawyers Association, and Deputy Director of the Professional Committee for Information Network, Telecommunications and Postal Service Laws of Beijing Municipal Lawyer Association. He discussed in detail with the guests over the “difficulties and highlights of IP-related legal services in the course of innovation and development - the trade secret-related legal services in the field of capital market”. He first introduced the international and domestic situation facing the capital market in its innovation and development for the time being, and analyzed the IP issues concerning the capital market business. Finally, he shared the contents and highlights of IP-related legal services in the course of innovation and development.
Lawyer Zhaohui WANG, member of the council of China Association for Fiscal and Tax Law, Deputy Director of the Committee for Legal Affairs of the Beijing Municipal Committee of China Zhi Gong Party, Director of the Professional Committee for Tax Laws of Beijing Municipal Lawyer Association, Deputy Director of the Committee for Financial Affairs of Beijing Municipal Lawyer Association, Expert Advisor of Beijing Institute for Construction of Tax Legal System, and Executive Member of the Council of China International Taxation Research Institute, firstly introduced the manifestations of tax collection conflicts for the guests present, and then analyzed the reasons concretely. With regard to these conflicts, he generously shared various solutions from the perspectives of legislation, government actions, taxpayers’ rights and interests, and the soundness of the tax system.
Chen YANG, Director of JT&N Shanghai, is also Director of Anti-dumping and WTO Committee of Beijing Municipal Lawyer Association, member of the Standing Committee for “Belt and Road” of LAWASIA, Deputy Director of the Committee of Legal Counsels on Economic and Trade Frictions of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, and arbitrator of China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission. He shared a number of cases involving the most concerned and hottest topic “Sino-US economic and trade frictions” for the time being, including Section 301 Investigation, Section 232 Investigation into the steel, aluminum, automobile and uranium imported from China, anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation into truck & passage car tires imported from China, Section 337 Investigation into iron and steel products imported from China, anti-monopoly lawsuit filed by the US against vitamin C-contained products imported from China, anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation into the aluminum foil imported from China and sanctions imposed on ZTE. Lawyer Chen Yang’s rich and professional experience in handling cases amazed the audience present.
The establishment of JT&N Nanjing marks JT&N's march into a major law firm with more than a thousand staff members and over 100 senior partners, the completion of its strategic layout in the Yangtze River Delta region with the most developed economy in mainland China, and a new step taken by JT&N on its road to becoming a strong law firm.
To strive for a “new highland”
In order to better embrace the tomorrow, JT&N has initiated its new five-year plan. JT&N will continue to consolidate the institutional foundation, build a technology platform, reshape its business system, recruit talents from all walks of life, and carry forward cultural traditions. Vigorous and promising, JT&N Nanjing is set up at the right time, and will bravely march forward with a new look.
To become a “high and new land”
JT&N Nanjing will still focus on the development of high-end business, and carry out the Blue Ocean Strategy based on the Innovation Park and Legal Service Industrial Park in Jianye District. Making full use of the advantages of this era brought about by AI and the big data revolution, JT&N Nanjing will stand up to the tide and set sail for a better future.
To keep in mind the “delivery of high-quality services”
JT&N Nanjing is located in Jianye District, Nanjing, Jiangsu Province. With the strong support of provincial and municipal leaders and the full trust of excellent clients, JT&N Nanjing will carry out inheritance and development, provide effective and value-added services for clients, and shoulder social responsibilities to the people and the nation.