The Corporate Group at Xu, Shang, Chen & Partners is involved in
business transactions of every kind. As general counsel and as special counsel for
specific transactions, our attorneys represent a wide range of closely held and publicly
held business. the Corporate Group provides advice and services for all legal aspects of
business operations, including organization, capital formation, merger and consolidation,
sale and acquisition of stock and assets, reorganization, recapitalization, liquidation
and dissolution. Our attorneys assist clients with structuring, negotiating and drafting
corporate finance transaction.
The Banking Group represents banks and other fnancial institutions and
business in connection with secured and unsecured commercial loan transactions and real
estate, and in achieving compliance with govermental regualtions. Attorneys in this group
are skilled in drafting loan documents in a wide variety of transactions, ranging from
those involving routine instruments to those concerning more complex situations.
Employment and Labor Law
We advise employers on compliance with applicable employment laws and
regulations. Our counseling role includes providing periodically advising our clients on
recent and important developments in the law, providing employment law compliance audits
on request and advising on specific employment issues as they arise. Our aim is to help
our clients avoid, or successfully resolve, disputes which may result in costly and
Our Real Estate Group provides services to developers, lenders,
purchasers, foreign and domestic investors for the acquisition, transfer, development,
construction, leasing and financing of real property. In conjunction with handling these
matters, the Real Estate Group resolves contract, title, zoning, environmental and land
Insurance and Maritime
Attorneys in Insurance Group provide counsel in virtually all aspects
of insurance law for insurance corporate clients as well as individual lclients . Matters
handeld range from the most sophiisticated development of programs -drafting insurance
contracts, to the conventional- tort litigation.
Attorneys handles a wide range of maritime legal services. We are
called upon by underwriters, owners, charterers, financial institutions and other maritime
interests to assist in matters relating to cargo claims, contracts of carriage, chater
parties, freight, demurrage and maritime casuality,maritime liens.
The development and protection of marketable ideas, processes, patents,
trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights and other forms of intellectual property is
essential for maintaining a competitive edge into the next century. Now, more than ever,
success depends upon innovation and name recognition, meaning that our clients must
develop procedures and contracts to guard their intellectual property from theft,
infringement and dilution. The Intellectual Property Practice Group specializes in helping
our clients protect and market these increasingly important assets.
Our attorneys provide advice and representation in the acquisition,
licensing and sale of intellectual property and computer technology, obtain national
trademark, patent and copyright registrations, implement procedures and nondisclosure
agreements to protect and prosecute and defend against claims of infringement, unfair
competition and theft of intellectual property.
Xu Shang Chen utilizes an interdisciplinary team of lawyers who
concentrate in corporate, litigation, tax, intellectual property and tax law to provide
services for international engagements. Our attorneys represent both domestic clients
engaging in international transactions and foreign clients who conduct business, either
directly or through domestic subsidiaries, in the Peopleกฏs Republic of China.
The services of the group include: international trade, foreign
investment, international joint ventures, international licensing and franchising,
international taxation, custome, inspection, international arbitration.
Our trial lawyers advocate our clientsกฏ rights at both the trial and appellate levels in different courts
throughout the Peopleกฏs Republic of China. We also
represent our clients in alternative methods for resolution of disputes outside of court,
through negotiation and such procedures as arbitration and mediation.