Harry Xiao

China

About Harry

Harry Xiao is a partner at DeHeng Law Offices, Shanghai, one of the largest law firms in China.

Since being admitted to the bar in 1998, Harry has gained extensive experience in PE/VC financing, mergers and acquisitions, and capital markets. His practice focuses on IT and biotech companies. The clients he has served include China Unicom and Schindler Elevators.

He also serves as board directors of various tech companies and public corporations.

He is a Fudan JM, UC Berkeley LLM, and visiting scholar to Duke Law.

Harry was qualified as a lawyer in 1998 in China.

Publications

  •  “The Competitiveness of China’s New Company Law”, International Economic Law Journal of Chinese Society of International Economic Law (CSIEL), 2005 http://www.intereconomiclaw.com
  • “Rescission of Contract as a Remedy of Fundamental Breach of Contract”, Shanghai Lawyer Magazine, October 2003.
  • “Venture Capital, Where to Settle?”, Entrepreneur Magazine, 2nd Ed., 2010.
  • “Why They Failed in IPO”, Entrepreneur Magazine, 3rd Ed., 2010. 5. “A Comparative Study on the Organizational Model of Private Equity Fund—the Comparative Advantage of Limited Partnership”, Changning Lawyer Journal, 2011.

Areas of Practice

  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity