Zhao Sheng Law Firm has been named“China Firm of the Year”at the Euromoney Women in Business Law Awards Asia Pacific 2022, which celebrates leading female lawyers throughout the region, as well as law firms with impactful initiatives to promote diversity in the legal industry.
Alongside its China joint operation partner, Linklaters, Zhao Sheng Law Firm (Zhao Sheng) advised Productive Technologies Company Limited (PDT, formerly IDG Energy Investment Limited) on its acquisition of China solar business from RENA Technologies GmbH (RENA). Listed on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (Stock code: 650), PDT is engaged in advanced manufacturing business for semiconductor and solar power and holding global energy assets.
Zhao Sheng Law Firm is pleased to announce Ying Zhou has been promoted to counsel in the firm’s capital markets practice, effective 1 May 2022.
About a year ago, Poland introduced a fully-fledged foreign investment screening regime to protect Polish companies in sensitive industries (known as "protected entities"). The regime covers a broad range of transactions (acquisitions of more than 20% of shares, voting rights or rights to profits may trigger a filing requirement) carried out by investors from outside the EU, EEA or OECD countries into Polish companies active in sectors considered to be sensitive, such as energy, defence, software, pharmaceuticals or cloud computing.
We have analysed the key impacts it may impose on foreign investment in the form of Q&A.