Photograph of Jane Liang

Education

  • Southwest University, English Literature, Bachelor of Literature (2004)
  • Peking University Law School, Juris Master (2007)
  • University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, LL.M. (2016)

Admissions

  • California
  • People's Republic of China

Jane Liang

Associate
Shanghai
jliang@crowellmoring.asia
Phone: +86.21.8030.1688
R1901-03 Link Square 1, 222 Hubin Road
Huangpu District, Shanghai 200021
China

Jane Liang is an associate in our Shanghai office. She represents clients on cross-border and PRC domestic transactions including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital equity and foreign direct investments. Jane also advises multinational clients on complex outsourcing, onshoring, co-manufacturing and distribution arrangements involving Asia, Australia, EU and the United States. She also has extensive experience advising on general corporate and commercial matters, including corporate governance, audits and investigations.

Jane previously worked at a leading international law firm in its Shanghai office. She also spent a year working in that firm’s Los Angeles office. Her experience in Shanghai included advising several Fortune 500 companies on multiple competitive bids for strategic assets in China. She also advised several leading private equity funds with their investments in China.

Jane has extensive cross-border experience. She advised a consortium of Chinese companies in their investments in the United States, including acquiring a stake in the iconic TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California. She also participated in a multi-jurisdictional investigation of a U.S. publicly traded company’s Asian and European operations that involved allegations of fraud, corruption and violations of U.S. sanctions.

Representative Matters

  • Advised a U.S.-based paper company in its equity purchase deal acquiring 100% equity of China entities.
  • Advised a U.S.-based payment solution provider in its equity purchase deal selling 100% equity of China entities.
  • Advised a leading German automobile manufacturer in its equity purchase deal acquiring 100% equity of a Shanghai based car leasing company.
  • Advised a leading U.S.-based chemical manufacturer in its assets purchase deal acquiring assets of a Qingdao based chemical manufacturing company.
  • Advised a leading U.K.-based retailer in its equity purchase of a listed supermarket company in China.
  • Advised a consortium of Chinese companies acquiring a stake in the iconic TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California.
  • Represented a Hong Kong listed jewelry company in its acquisition deal of acquiring gold mines in China.
  • Represented a leading worldwide manufacturer of electronic products in its equity acquisition of a Shanghai based air conditioning and refrigeration equipment company.
  • Represented a leading global investment banking firm for its investment in a Shanghai based cafeteria service supplier.
  • Represented a PRC private equity fund in its various investments in companies in transportation industry in China and overseas.
  • Represented a leading U.S.-based private equity fund in its investment in pawnshops in China.
  • Represented a leading U.S.-based kidney healthcare service supplier in its business expanding through establishing a joint venture in China.
  • Represented a leading commercial real estate service provider in its establishment of a joint venture with Chinese partners for the construction of the Shanghai Tower.
  • Advised several leading U.S.-based healthcare companies in their business cooperation with local hospitals in China.
  • Advised a U.S.-based marketing execution service provider in its business cooperation with various multinational corporates in China.
  • Represented an Asian stock exchange in the establishment of its new WFOE in China.
  • Advised various multinational corporates in their business entry and expanding in China.
  • Assisted in the investigation of China operations of a publicly traded U.S. healthcare company involving potential ethical, civil and criminal liability arising from whistleblower allegations.


Affiliations

Admitted to practice: California, People's Republic of China