Zhiying (Olivia) Zhan’s practice focuses on corporate and finance matters, foreign direct investment, and mergers and acquisitions. She has been working for clients in various industries such as manufacturing, healthcare, pharmaceutical, hospitality, aviation, automobile, insurance, real estate, energy and natural resources, and mining. She also has substantial experience providing ongoing advice on general corporate and compliance control issues for various foreign invested companies in the People’s Republic of China.
With three years’ work experience with the Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China, she has significant background knowledge of the development of high-tech industry and familiarity with procedures for administrative approvals. She also gained experience interacting with government authorities and negotiating complicated and sensitive issues were developed in this phase. Olivia also worked in the banking and investment department for a leading local law firm in Beijing for three years, where she represented a number of domestic companies in banking and financing, mergers and acquisitions, bonds issuance and initial public offerings in China-based and international stock exchange projects.