Ms. Xie has been practicing in Shanghai since 1999. From the very outset of her career, she has had deep engagement in numerous high-profile joint venture deals and strategic collaborations with her global financial institution clients. She continues to work at the frontline of the legal profession and is closely involved in the opening-up of China’s financial industry. She specializes in working with highly regarded foreign financial institutions and institutional investors, and is an acknowledged leader in providing legal advice and services for the derivatives market and for private investment funds.
She has represented many of the major participants in China’s financial markets, including numerous large-scale commercial banks and investment banks, top-tier brokers and dealers, including proprietary trading firms, and fund managers, including traditional funds and alternative funds. Ms. Xie’s expertise has been invaluable to her clients, helping them to design the types of legal structures and cooperative arrangements required to navigate and thrive in China’s dynamic financial regulatory environment.
With twenty years of experience working in financial regulatory compliance, and having been involved with a range of complex transactions involving financial institutions, Ms. Xie has been able to resolve and implement effective legal solutions allowing numerous international institutional investors to enter into the Chinese markets, including those involving equities, bonds, and derivatives. She has received substantial endorsement and positive feedback from her clients.
Her breadth of experience in legal services relating to the opening-up of the financial industry has led to Ms. Xie’s appointment as the Deputy Director of the Expert Panel of the Financial Legal Services of the All China Lawyers’ Association. She has been selected by the Ministry of Justice as a member of the Foreign-related Legal Services Talent Bank, and was among the 2018 Top Ten Stars of the Financial Industry of the Lujiazui Financial City. She has also been recommended as a leading lawyer for the investment fund sector by the Chambers & Partners.
Ms. Xie is regularly invited to participate in the formulation of law and policy for the fund industry and for the derivatives markets in China. She continues to speak on behalf of the industry and market participants, making sure their voices are heard by the Chinese regulators, and vice versa.