Yang Liu is a Local Partner with Clyde & Co Westlink JLV.
In addition to general corporate work, he has advised on many mega projects in relation to inbound and outbound investment, cross border transactions, corporate or debt restructuring, technology procurement and licensing and bidding activities, covering a wide range of industries from media, financial service, logistics, real estate, manufacturing, internet to IT service.
Yang is also experienced in the field of capital markets. He has advised on capital raising, private equity, IPO projects for various clients. Recently, he represented a multinational financial service and media group and its clients in bond issuance, IPO, RMB fund establishment, issuance of preferred convertible shares to investors.
Yang has also been involved in both contentious and non-contentious work in relation to the media and entertainment business, such as film/TV/drama investment, IP licensing, advertising, defamation, privacy, etc. He has advised clients on acquiring exclusive operation permits on certain paid TV channels and satellite TV channels. He has also assisted certain clients to acquire the exclusive IP licenses in China such as format rights of TV series "Duets".
In addition, Yang has extensive experience in advising on energy and natural resource projects, shipping and international trade matters.
Yang was a partner with a leading Chinese firm prior to joining Clyde & Co Westlink JLV.
Yang is via Westlink Partnership, qualified to practise in China. He is fluent in English and Chinese.