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Han Kun Law Offices

Zhihua (David) TANG

Zhihua (David) TANG



  • Compliance
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

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Han Kun Law Offices
Mainland China, China

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Compliance Group
Mergers & Acquisitions Group
WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group
Mr. Tang's extensive professional experience includes positions with government authorities, multinationals and law firms. Prior to joining Han Kun, Mr. Tang was a partner at a leading Chinese law firm and had also worked as one of the key members in the China Practice Group at three pre-eminent international law firms. Mr. Tang has been consecutively ranked as one of the leading PRC lawyers by legal ranking organizations such as Chambers & Partners, Asialaw & Practice and Legal 500.

Mr. Tang's primary practice areas are general corporate and commercial, corporate compliance, foreign direct investment and cross-border mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Tang has been advising numerous Fortune 500 Global and other multinational and foreign companies on their investments, acquisitions and daily business operations since he started his professional career. Mr. Tang also advises large and medium sized Chinese companies on doing business in overseas markets, particularly in assisting with Chinese companies' outbound direct investments and mergers and acquisitions. The clients which Mr. Tang represents come from a wide variety of industry sectors such as automotive, healthcare, petrochemical, retail, FMCG, logistics, clean energy, hospitality and advertisement.

Mr. Tang regularly advises clients on their China operations in connection with compliance policies and guidelines, internal compliance reviews and audits and government investigations involving commercial bribery and other regulatory compliance matters. He also conducts internal investigations for clients, including those concerning vendors and company employee conflicts of interest, self-dealing, PRC anti-bribery rules and the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Recently, Mr. Tang often counsels clients on compliance matters relating to cybersecurity and data protection.

Bar Admissions

Member of the PRC Bar


Mr. Tang received an LL.B. degree and an LL.M. degree from Fudan University School of Law
Areas of Practice

Compliance | Corporate Restructuring | Foreign Direct Investment | Healthcare & Life Sciences | Mergers and Acquisitions | TMT

Professional Career

Professional Activities and Experience

July 2010 - August 2015 AllBright Law Offices (Partner)

March 2007 - June 2010 Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP (Senior Counsel)

June 1998 - February 2007 Coudert Brothers LLP (combined into Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP after September 2005) (Associate & Counsel)

July 1994 - March 1998 Kao Lee & Yip Solicitors (China Legal Consultant)

January 1993 - June 1994 Sino-Sea Container Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (In-house Lawyer)

July 1991 - December 1992 Public Security Bureau of Shanghai Municipality (Clerk)


Legal Commentary on the Measures for Cybersecurity Review
Han Kun Law Offices, May 2020

On April 27, the Cyberspace Administration of China ("CAC") and 11 other departments  jointly announced the promulgation of the Measures for Cybersecurity Review  (the "Measures"), which will come into effect on June 1, 2020 and replace the current Measures for Security Review of Network Products and Services (for Trial Implementation)  (the "Trial Measures")...

Han Kun Legal Update: Analysis of Illegal Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Advertising Under New Law, Large Wave of Income Tax Incentives, and Pros and Cons of Drug Price Renegotiation
Han Kun Law Offices, January 2017

Han Kun's 12th Edition 2015 Newsletter provides legal updates and analysis on: illegal pharmaceutical and medical device advertising under the new advertising law, a large wave of income tax incentives coming, and pros and cons of drug price renegotiation. To read the entire newsletter, click here...

Comments on the New Rules for the Registration of Infant Formula Milk Powder Formulas
Han Kun Law Offices, June 2016

Article 81 of the Food Safety Law of the PRC (the “Food Safety Law”), revised in 2015, stipulates that the product formulas for infant formula milk powder shall be registered with the food and drug administration under the State Council...

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