Zhihua (David) Tang
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Professionals Zhihua (David) Tang

Work experience

Mr. Tang's extensive professional experience includes positions with government authorities and international and local law firms.  Prior to joining Han Kun, Mr. Tang was a partner at a leading Chinese firm and had also practiced in the China practice groups of three pre-eminent international law firms.  Mr. Tang has been consecutively ranked as one of the leading PRC Corporate and M&A lawyers by legal ranking organizations such as Chambers & Partners, Asialaw Profiles, and The Legal 500.  He has also been appointed as an extramural graduate student advisor by Fudan University School of Law and East China University of Political Science and Law.
Mr. Tang's primary practice areas are general corporate and commercial, foreign direct investment, and cross-border mergers and acquisitions.  Mr. Tang has been advising numerous Fortune 500 Global and other multinational and foreign companies on their investments, acquisitions and daily business operations since he started his professional career.  Mr. Tang advises large and medium sized Chinese companies on doing business in overseas markets, particularly in assisting with Chinese companies' outbound direct investments and mergers and acquisitions.  
Mr. Tang also focuses on corporate compliance and data protection.  He regularly advises clients on their China operations in connection with compliance policies and guidelines, internal compliance reviews, audits, and government investigations involving commercial bribery and other regulatory compliance matters.  He also conducts internal investigations for clients, including those concerning vendors and company employee conflicts of interest, self-dealing, PRC anti-bribery rules, the UK Bribery Act (2010) and the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.  Mr. Tang regularly counsels clients on compliance matters relating to cybersecurity and data and personal information protection, assists clients in establishing data compliance systems, applying governmental procedure for cross-border data transfer, and investigating and managing data incident crises.
The clients which Mr. Tang represents come from a wide variety of industry sectors such as advertisement, aircraft, automotive, clean energy, FMCG, food and beverage, hospitality, life sciences, logistics, petrochemical, power, retail, and TMT.

Educational background

Mr. Tang received an LL.B. degree and an LL.M. degree from Fudan University School of Law.

Practice qualification

Member of the PRC Bar

Working language

Han Kun
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