Yong Xiao

Partner,
Dechert LLP

Yong Xiao is the Partner of Dechert LLP, and practices in the area of corporate law, with a focus on the energy and natural resources, mining and metals, oil and gas sectors. Mr. Xiao has significant experience in China assisting clients with cross-border transactions.

Mr. Xiao represents Chinese companies, including a number of China’s largest state-owned businesses, on international mergers and acquisitions and foreign direct investments. His practice also includes seeking approvals from high-level government agencies and conducting anti-monopoly filings.

Mr. Xiao is described as a “prominent figure in the [energy] market, recognized for his abundant experience advising Chinese state-owned entities on overseas investments” in the 2017 edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific, where he has been listed as a leading lawyer for energy and natural resources in China since 2012. He is also recommended in Chambers Global 2016, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017, IFLR1000 2016 and Who’s Who Legal 2016.

Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Xiao served as head of the China practice and partner in the energy transactions and projects group at Vinson & Elkins. His previous experience also includes working as the Assistant Chair of the Foreign Investment Law Division of the Department of Treaty and Law of the Ministry of Foreign Economic Trade and Cooperation (MOFTEC) of the People’s Republic of China.

肖勇律师是美国德杰律师事务所的合伙人,主要从事公司法领域的法律事务,尤其擅长能源和自然资源、采矿和金属以及石油和天然气方面的事务。

肖律师拥有帮助中国客户处理跨境交易的丰富经验,曾协助众多中国公司(包括许多最大型的国有企业)处理国际并购和外商直接投资事务。此外,他还帮助客户获得高层政府部门审批和进行反垄断申报。

由于肖律师在为中国国企提供海外投资法律服务方面具有丰富经验,他被2017年《钱伯斯亚洲》评为是【能源】市场上的杰出人物,并肯定他自2012年以来一直被评为中国能源和自然资源领域杰出律师的地位。此外,肖律师也是2016年《钱伯斯全球》、2017年《法律500强·亚洲》、2016年《国际金融法律评论》以及2016年度《Who’s Who Legal》的推荐律师。

在加入德杰之前,肖律师曾任文森·艾尔斯律师事务所的中国业务主管和能源交易和项目组的合伙人。他还曾在中华人民共和国对外贸易经济合作部(“外经贸部”,现称商务部)任条约法律司的外商投资法处副处长。

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