Tong Mao’s practice focuses on corporate and commercial transactions and cross-border acquisitions. He advises multinational corporations and investors in corporate and commercial matters in China and Asia, as well as Chinese clients doing business outside of China. Tong also advises clients on financings, private equity investments, international joint ventures, corporate strategies and infrastructure, and real estate transactions.
For more than 25 years, Tong has been involved in more than 100 Chinese-foreign joint ventures and wholly foreign-owned enterprises in China. He has also advised international clients in connection with acquisitions of Chinese entities as well as restructuring existing foreign operations in China.
Tong's clients include Fortune 100 companies, major Chinese state and private enterprises, private equity funds, technology companies and Chinese banks and financial institutions.
Tong has also has actively advised China-based and international clients on infrastructure and energy projects.
Tong regularly advises and speaks on regulatory and dispute resolution matters. He has provided FCPA, compliance and integrity training courses to more than 2,000 employees of one of the largest US-based conglomerates and has provided compliance and FCPA training programs for US corporate executives throughout Asia. Tong gives FCPA training and advice to international clients in connection with potential acquisition and joint venture projects in China.
Prior to joining Squire Patton Boggs, Tong was the managing partner in the Hong Kong offices of two other international law firms and also served as General Counsel - Greater China for the General Electric Company. He is a frequent speaker and has written numerous articles on China law matters. He is one of the authors of the first edition of CCH China Master Business Law Guide, a pre-eminent introduction to business laws and regulations of China.
Tong is a founding member and past president of China Business Association.