International Investment

Co-effort provides comprehensive services in the areas of international in- and outbound investment. Co-effort lawyers are experts in both providing high quality legal services for overseas investors in China, and assisting Chinese clients with their overseas investments
Many of the Co-effort investment team members are also licensed to practice in foreign jurisdictions and have working and educations experience from Japan, USA, UK, France, Germany, Australia and Singapore, among others. Co-effort endeavors to provide legal risk guidance for corporate operations and helps manage the risk of future disputes so as to ensure each client’s sustainable business growth.
Co-effort has established lasting partnerships with multiple excellent overseas investment and trade lawyers, guaranteeing that each transaction would receive optimal support across jurisdictions
Co-effort has successfully provided investment related services to many of the world’s leading enterprises in the chemical, auto, iron & steel industries and has assisted them clear the anti-trust examination made by supervising bodies. Co-effort lawyers have also represented a Chinese enterprise in a historical first case by Chinese lawyers in a Japanese arbitration organ.


Foreign Direct Investment

Co-effort is expert in providing services to clients wishing to establish JVs, wholly foreign-owned enterprises, investment holding companies, startup companies, marketing and distributing companies, trade companies, bonded warehouses and representative offices in China. We also help our clients exit investment projects by means of equity or assets transfers or settlements.
Our lawyers provide clients with legal opinions about laws, regulations and policies concerning foreign investment; prepare feasibility studies for investment projects, assist with negotiations on JV or other forms of cooperation and finalize legal formalities necessary for establishing foreign-invested enterprises; and provide legal services for international clients engaging in M&A in China, such as investment due diligence, documentation preparation, negotiations, legal opinions and transaction finalizing.


Outbound Investment

Our lawyers also help Chinese enterprises invest overseas by conducting surveys of local legal environments and risk assessment, helping them secure approvals from relevant Chinese government agencies for investing overseas and facilitate foreign currency payments, designing optimal investment structures, preparing and confirming investment documentations, and helping with business negotiations at each stage of the investment process.
We also provide legal services relating to the laws of anti-trust or competition as they relate to investment in foreign jurisdictions, as well as preparation and submission of declarations of concentration.

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