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Chaoyi Ding

Associate

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Contact info:

313.961.0200

Fax: 313.961.0388

Chaoyi Ding focuses her practice on general business and corporate law, with an emphasis on international business transactions.

Biography

A Chinese National, and fluent in Mandarin, Chaoyi is qualified to practice both in the United States and in China. Her background, language ability, and specific legal acumen and knowledge enable her to provide invaluable assistance to clients operating in the realm of international business.

Her expertise involves cross-border business transactions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and joint venture transactions. She has extensive experiences in assisting inbound Chinese companies with drafting and negotiation of commercial transactions, M&A, real estate,  tax and employment law, CFIUS, and export control compliance.

She also advises US companies in many areas of investment in China, including business establishment, joint venture structuring and negotiation, intellectual property protection and technology transfer, foreign exchange control, and labor law, tax and other regulatory compliance issues.

 

Representative Matters

  • Advises on general business issues related to operations in the US and China
  • Represents Chinese enterprises in cross-border mergers, acquisitions and joint venture transactions
  • Represents Chinese enterprises in establishing US subsidiaries and R&D centers
  • Advises US companies in foreign direct investment in China

Contact info:

313.961.0200

Fax: 313.961.0388

Chaoyi Ding focuses her practice on general business and corporate law, with an emphasis on international business transactions.

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
    • International Law Section
  • State Bar of Michigan
    • Business Law Section
    • International Law Section
  • Detroit Chinese Business Association

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Michigan

Clerkship

  • Legal Intern, Michigan Governor’s Office of Legal Counsel
  • Legal Intern, United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • Illinois Circuit Court, Peoria County, Illinois

Education

  • Michigan State University College of Law, J.D.
    • Magna cum laude
    • Jurisprudence Achievement Award for International Business Transactions
    • Jurisprudence Achievement Award for Estate and Gift Taxation
  • Wuhan (China) University School of Law, LL.B,
  • National University of Singapore
    • Visiting Scholar, Faculty of Law

Contact info:

313.961.0200

Fax: 313.961.0388

Chaoyi Ding focuses her practice on general business and corporate law, with an emphasis on international business transactions.

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