Ms. Annie Wu Delivers Talk on Chinese Overseas M&A
In the evening of October 30, 2014, Peking University Intellectual Property Association (IPA) was greatly honored to have Ms. Guohua (Annie) Wu, senior partner at Jincheng, Tongda & Neal (JT&N), on campus to give senior students a lecture on Chinese overseas M&A practice. She started with a brief introduction to some key legal issues related to Chinese overseas M&A including new trends and difficulties for Chinese corporations in M&A transactions in the United States. Then she shared her extensive experience working in both international and domestic law firms as a transactional lawyer as well as being a law school student in Cornell Law School before she started her career. In Q&A section she answered questions from students in terms of job-hunting for a law firm position, as well as how to develop essential career skills as a junior associate. Prof. Richard Schepard attended the lecture and also contributed to some topics covered during the talk.
Impressed by Peking University School of Transnational Law (STL) graduates’ excellent performance at JT&N, Ms. Wu also expressed her intention to recruit more STL students for internship with her team.
Ms. Guohua (Annie) Wu is a leading lawyer on Corporate & M&A. She practiced law for about ten years with two prestigious international law firms, Sullivan and Cromwell (New York) and Kirkland and Ellis (Chicago). Prior to joining Jincheng Tongda & Neal, she was a partner in the Beijing office of Paul Hastings & Janovsky LLP.