Lynn Yang (CN)

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With over 16 years' experience, Lynn has broad experience in advising on cross-border mergers & acquisitions, public takeovers, joint ventures, private equity investment, pre-IPO restructuring, foreign direct investment, reorganization of investment portfolios, general corporate matters in China in a wide range of sectors.

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The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) and the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) have signed a Memorandum of Regulatory Cooperation on 22 May 2015 regarding Mainland-Hong Kong Mutual Recognition of Funds (MRF). The aim of MRF is to allow eligible Mainland and Hong Kong funds to be distributed in each other’s market through a streamlined vetting process. The MRF also provides a framework for information exchange and regulatory cooperation on cross-border fund offerings.…
China recently announced a new five year road-map for reform of its healthcare sector. The National Planning Guideline for the Healthcare Service System (2015–2020) is the first comprehensive five-year blueprint targeting keys areas for development by 2020. Faced with the challenge of insufficient resources and poor quality of service in the sector, the reform of the healthcare sector is both a social and strategic priority for China. The new reforms introduced by the Government targets…
This article first appeared in the September 2014 issue of Asia Insurance Review On 21 March 2014, China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC) issued the Administrative Measures on the Acquisition and Merger of Insurance Companies (the Insurance M&A Measures) which has taken effect since 1 June 2014. The Insurance M&A Measures apply to M&A activities where an insurance company is the target for a merger or acquisition. The target insurance company may be either a domestic…
The Chinese government recently announced guidelines for the easing of market access barriers in a number of industries. The medical and healthcare industry has been identified as one of these key sectors. The new regulations aim to encourage more private and foreign investment to further develop the country’s healthcare infrastructure. Starting 1 January 2015, the government will introduce new financial incentives for foreign investment in senior care businesses. We anticipate that 2015 will likely to attract more…
At the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Beijing in November, the US and China agreed for a trade pact to eliminate global tariffs on high-tech goods including medical equipment. This is a major breakthrough in negotiations over the update in the World Trade Organisations’ 1996 Information Technology Agreement (ITA). It is anticipated that an expanded ITA would eliminate tariffs on about US$1 trillion worth of global sales on high-tech products. We anticipate this reduction of tarriffs…
On August 27 2014, China announced a pilot programme allowing foreign investors to establish wholly foreign-owned hospitals in seven cities and provinces across China. This is a major breakthrough for healthcare services in China and is a particularly welcome development for foreign investors who wish to benefit from China’s booming healthcare sector. Previously, foreign investors (excluding Hong Kong, Macanese and Taiwanese investors) were only permitted to set up joint venture hospitals with Chinese partners .…