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PRACTICE AREAS

Corporate Practices

Fidelity assisted many global business conglomerates to gain entries into the ever-growing China market through the establishment of a wholly foreign owned enterprise or a joint venture. As the needs of every foreign company are different when dealing with business in China, Fidelity’s corporate attorneys are able to draw on their experience in trading, sale, procurement, investment, acquisition, restructurings, environmental matters, employee benefit plan and executive compensation considerations, government contracts, intellectual property rights, labor and employment matters, tax issues and regulatory concerns, as well as other specialized issues, which those foreign companies may routinely encounter.

As one of the very few law firms in China with the capacity to provide full scale of the legal services, many international and domestic business conglomerates often sought Fidelity’s advices for overcoming many of the challenges and obstacles involved in the complex cross- border transactions. Fidelity is proud to have the capabilities for delivering the most effective legal solutions that meet our clients’ budgets and time limitations.

 

Capital Markets & Private Equity, Venture Capital Financing

Fidelity has established premier capital markets practices by assisting clients in all aspects of capital structuring and financing. We advise and consult on public offerings, private placements, shareholder rights, anti-takeover measures, board issues, securities disputes, limited partnership syndications, investment and growth strategies and credit transactions.

Fidelity represents PEs and VCs all aspects of their businesses, including fund formation, growth equity, leveraged and management buyouts, leveraged recapitalizations and divestitures. Fidelity supports these endeavors in the development of their fund structure, offering documents, organizational documents, services agreements and general and limited partner agreements. Fidelity also provides a variety of legal services to portfolio companies of private equity and venture backed firms, such as financing transactions, employment matters, complex litigation matters, government affairs and government contracts. Fidelity is sensitive to the needs and fiduciary concerns of financial investors in the current corporate environment.

 

Banking & Financing

Fidelity represents various financial institutions. We prepare loan documents, conduct due diligence, and advice financiers on the preparation of securities for facilities from straightforward cash advances to project and joint venture financing, construction facilities, foreign currency lending and consumer credit. We maximize tax effectiveness for structured facilities and documentation. Our successful completion of some of the most complex and high profile deals of recent times shows our proven record of providing the highest quality legal advice across a range of products wherever it is needed. 

 

Intellectual Property

Fidelity has represented domestic and international clients in all aspects of intellectual property protection and licensing both in China and abroad, providing comprehensive and integrated legal services in the areas of patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, outsourcing, computer, technology, software, restrictive covenant and franchise law.

Fidelity’s lawyers prosecute and defend copyright, trademark and patent infringement cases, unfair competition actions, Internet and technology disputes (including those involving software and computer technology), franchise disputes, false advertising claims, litigation concerning trade secrets and restrictive covenants, and other claims relating to intellectual property.

 

Employment

Labor and employment is one of Fidelity’s key areas of expertise. We have substantial experience in advising clients on recruiting, employer-employee relations, training, non- compete and confidentiality agreements, employee termination and downsizing and post- employment matters such as litigation and other forms of dispute resolution. We also provide clients with advice on foreign and cross-border employment issues.

 

Litigation

We represent our clients in all types of domestic civil, administrative and criminal litigation, arbitration, and alternative dispute resolution. We assist clients’ resolution of international disputes and represent domestic clients in foreign arbitration proceedings. We also help multinational clients enforce their foreign arbitral awards and judgments in China.

We approach dispute resolution with a pragmatic, business-oriented style, using cost/benefit analysis to balance the costs of executives’ time with clients’ business goals and strategies. We strive for optimum results with minimum disruption of business activities, and we work closely with our clients to develop written case strategies, budgets and schedules by utilizing the latest litigation support technologies.

Disclaimer

The information you obtain at this website is not intended to be, nor should it be considered as, legal advice. It is for informational purpose only. Persons receiving the information on this website should seek for professional legal advice regarding your individual situation. Please feel free to contact us if necessary. Please note contacting us does not create an attorney-client relationship.