Name: Peter C. Pang
Firm Name: IPO Pang Xingpu
Country: China
Expertise: Labour & Employment Law

Telephone: (+86) 21 3382 1918
Fax: (+86) 21 3382 1916

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Professional Biography:

Peter Pang is the founder and Chairman of the newly combined IPO Pang Xingpu Law Firm where he leads a team of lawyers with offices in China and North America. He has over 35 years of experience as a practicing attorney, over 20 of which were spent in the People’s Republic of China. As the new Chairman of IPO Pang Xingpu, Mr. Pang is poised to lead the newly combined firm into its next phase as a global professional services provider for China ventures. Mr. Pang’s primary practice is focused in 3 areas: Intellectual Property, Foreign Direct Investments and Labour Law.

Prior to going into private practice, Mr. Pang served as in-house corporate and IP counsel at Shell Oil Company, M&A attorney for Hershey Foods, Vice President and General Counsel for Dole Packaged Food Corporation, Chief Corporate Counsel for Nissan North America, EVP and GC for Win Win Gaming, Inc. and Legal Representative for bwin Interactive Gaming AG. Most recently, Mr. Pang completed a three-year stint as Of Counsel to the U.S. Michigan based law firm of Dickinson Wright PLLC, working out of their Washington DC office, where he primarily focused on international business transactions.

Mr. Pang is currently active in practicing cross border mergers and acquisitions, corporate law, intellectual property law, commercial contracts and dispute resolution. He has written numerous books and articles on Chinese law and legal issues. He is also a frequent speaker at international bar organizations.

Mr. Pang is not only a China expert, but he is also a global visionary, helping Chinese businesses expand their reach and footprint throughout North America and Europe. Mr. Pang has had a successful track record in matching Chinese outbound ambitions with Western offerings. With both the national and international perspective and having worked and lived in North America, Asia and Europe, Mr. Pang understands the cultural differences between the East and the West and can help international clients successfully and efficiently navigate through the Chinese bureaucratic and regulatory red-tape, and vice versa, working with Chinese enterprises, Mr. Pang’s vast international network of attorneys, accountants and local partners can help Chinese businesses realize their ambitions.

Firm Overview:

IPO Pang has been in China since the early 1990s and is known as one of the oldest joint venture law firms. Based in Shanghai with affiliate offices in the U.S., the firm is ranked as one of the top international boutique firms with operations in China.

IPO Pang functions through a number of partners and specialists that operate together as an international team and provides the personalized service that clients need in order to operate in a highly complex and changing legal environment. As a member of the International Business Law Consortium and International Referral organizations, the firm further extends its international network to include a team of highly selective, experienced, reputable attorneys, accountants, and other professionals who can assist and execute in nearly every country of the world. As each case is personally handled by a shareholder of the firm, we take pride in this method of client service as it enables each partner to take individual responsibility for delivering outstanding quality and value for each assignment.

Whether we are focused on building our firm reputation or in representing our foreign enterprise clients, IPO Pang treats every endeavour with integrity and dignity and greets every problem with innovation and imagination. As the late Bobby Kennedy often said in his speeches citing George Bernard Shaw: “Some men see things as they are, and ask why; we dream things that never were, and ask, why not?”

We welcome you to learn more about our firm and our partner organizations, to meet our team of professionals, and to get to know our founder, Peter C. Pang, through our video series on doing business in China.