On October 5, China’s Dacheng Law Office opened a branch in New York, becoming the first Chinese law firm to set foot on Wall Street. According to Chinese News Service, Dacheng is China’s, as well as Asia’s, largest law firm. It employs 1,600 attorneys in China and has offices in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, and France.
Dacheng’s New York office will conduct business related to the U.S. in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, raising private equity, IPOs, stocks and bonds, and performing asset management. It will also be involved in lawsuits concerning intellectual property rights and international trade.
Source: China News Service, October 6, 2010