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Through our office in Hong Kong and our association with Hong Kong law firm CWL Partners, we tackle a broad scope of transactional and litigation challenges.

In addition to advising on a full spectrum of Hong Kong legal issues, this office is a hub for clients throughout the Asia-Pacific region including mainland China, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Japan, Korea, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.

Our affiliated presence in Hong Kong allows us to provide seamless legal service to clients whether in the Pacific Rim or around the world. The lawyers of CWL represent Hong Kong and international clients, including public companies, private enterprises, PRC businesses, private equity, venture capital, hedge funds, investment banks, entrepreneurs, high-net-worth individuals and company directors. CWL applies high standards for work quality in all of its engagements and provides direct contact with partners and consultants involved in client matters.

NOTE: The Hong Kong office of Nixon Peabody LLP operates as a foreign law firm registered with the Law Society of Hong Kong. Nixon Peabody LLP also practices law in Hong Kong in association with CWL Partners, a Hong Kong law firm registered with the Law Society of Hong Kong.

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Media Clips

  • Carlyle, KKR, TPG Raising Billions for China, But Deals May Be Scarce
    Buyouts | April 29, 2013

    Partner and leader of the firm’s China and Asia Pacific practice David Cheng discusses private equity deal trends in China.

  • Environmental, Social, and Governance Diligence on Investments in China
    Practical China: Tax & Finance Strategies | April 1, 2012

    This article examines the definition, and often redefinition, of fiduciary duties, as well as the approach that prudent fund managers will increasingly be required to take in assessing their investments in China. The column is authored by partner and leader of the firm’s China and Asia Pacific practice David Cheng, New York City Securities associate Richa Naujoks, and Hong Kong Business department associate Elena Poleganova.

  • Nixon Peabody Forms Alliance with Chinese Firm
    Am Law Daily | March 13, 2012

    Chair of the firm’s China and Asia Pacific practice David Cheng is quoted in this feature article highlighting Nixon Peabody’s strategic alliance with China’s Hylands Law Firm.

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  • The Investor Guide: Are Chinese Companies Still Worth Investing In?
    Bloomberg BNA Securities Regulation & Law Report | January 16, 2012
    This contributed article, coauthored by chair and managing partner of the firm’s China & Asia-Pacific practice David Cheng and Hong Kong associate Elena Poleganova, addresses the question of whether Chinese public companies are still a good bet and how investors can protect themselves.
  • Lawyers Doing Deals
    Hong Kong Trader | September 14, 2011

    This feature article looks at the growing legal industry job market in Hong Kong, which is increasing due largely to the booming financial services industry. Chair and managing partner of the firm’s China & Asia-Pacific practice, David Cheng, provides commentary in the piece.

  • Register Before You Leap: The First Step Toward Protecting your Trademark in China
    Corporate Counsel | August 31, 2011

    This “From the Experts” column, coauthored by chair and managing partner of China & Asia-Pacific practice David Cheng, discusses the perception of China’s inability and unwillingness to protect foreign companies’ trademark rights; why this is a misunderstanding; and how companies can protect their trademarks in China.