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Andy Y. Gu

Beijing
(8610) 64789105
agu@ckrlaw.com
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AREAS OF PRACTICE

Securities and Capital Markets

Private Equity and Venture Capital

Inbound & Outbound Investment

Cross-border Mergers & Acquisitions

Citizenship & Global Relocation & Estate Planning

Formation of Onshore and Offshore Company/Trust/Fund

Dispute Resolution, especially complicated appeal and retrial cases of The Supreme Court of The People’s Republic of China

Personnel’s Labor & Family issue of Non-Chinese citizen


ACCREDITATIONS

EDUCATION

Peking University


LANGUAGES

English
Chinese

After graduating with an LLB from Peking University in 1987, Mr. Gu worked as an in-house counsel for SINOTRANS under the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) for four years. While at MOFCOM, Mr. Gu attended several worldwide UN legal conferences as a member of the China delegation. In 1992, Mr. Gu worked in London as a trainee for Sinclair Roche & Temperley Solicitors. Mr. Gu studied the LLM at SOAS, University of London when residing in the UK.

Mr. Gu was the founding partner of one of the biggest law firm in China and now is the senior partner of B&D Law Firm in Beijing. Mr. Gu heads the International Practice Group and the Securities and Capital Markets Department of the B & D Law Firm.

Mr. Gu's main areas of practice include securities and capital markets, inbound & outbound investment, cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A) as well as other commercial related issues. Mr. Gu is one of the first attorneys in China to represent High Net Worth Individuals (HNWIs) and the family offices in their global relocation, citizenship and estate planning needs. In addition, Mr. Gu assists the HNWIs in establishing company/trust/fund in onshore and offshore jurisdictions and also serves as counsel to their family enterprises in going public overseas, esp. in the United States, and in going private and delisting.

As a legal counsel, Mr. Gu has provided related legal services for a number of overseas investment banks and funds. Mr. Gu has assisted dozens of companies in listing on the stock exchanges in the United States, ie NASDAQ, NYSE, OTC Markets (IPO, RTO, Form 10, SPAC, PIPE) and also provides upgrading and going private services. Mr. Gu has established strong connections and been keeping rapport with domestic and international clients, securities attorneys and other professionals. He has been recognized by the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) as qualified to serve in the role of independent directorship.

Mr. Gu has been recommended by the embassies of the United States, Canada and Australia as the local Chinese attorney for their citizens who need legal services in the Mainland China. Mr. Gu is a regular speaker at various conferences, seminars and training courses and is also a guest professor in the Lawyer College Renmin University of China.