By Zhang Yi, Alan Du and Ge Jiaying, King & Wood’s Banking & Finance Group

On March 15, 2010, Shanghai Municipal Government approved a pilot program in which foreign investors may become qualified foreign limited partners ("QFLP") of private equity investment funds ("Pilot Program") on its executive meeting. The Pilot Program, which is subject to confirmation and approval of the State Administration of Foreign Exchange ("SAFE") and other relevant authorities, is expected to be officially announced soon.

Continue Reading Shanghai Pudong New Area May Launch PE Pilot Program Involving Qualified Foreign Limited Partners

The People’s Government of Shanghai Pudong New Area promulgated on June 2, 2009, the Pilot Measures for the Establishment of Foreign-invested Equity Investment Management Enterprises in the Pudong New Area of Shanghai ("Pilot Measures"). The Pilot Measures provide guidance on registration and incorporation of equity investment management companies in Pudong New Area to be established by foreign equity investment capital firm including private equity investment and venture capital.

By Zhang Yi, Partner at King & Wood’s Corporate GroupContinue Reading New Regulation for the Shanghai Pudong New Area Establishment of Foreign-Invested Equity Investment Management Enterprises