On October 17, 2017, Haitong Unitrust International Leasing Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “Haitong Unitrust”) successfully registered the private placement note (PPN) with a registered amount of RMB 3 billion. Haitong Unitrust was the principal underwriter and bookrunner; while Industrial Bank Co., Ltd. was the joint principal underwriter. On February 26, 2018, Haitong Unitrust successfully registered the first Medium Term Note (MTN) in 2018 with a registered amount of RMB 1.8 billion. Haitong Securities Co., Ltd. and Ping An Bank were the principal underwriters. Representing Haitong Unitrust, East & Concord Partners was the legal counsel of the above two projects and provided full legal services. Lawyer Wang Tao from Shenzhen Office of East & Concord Partners was in charge of the project, and lawyer Wang Zhe handled specific legal affairs. Our professional work attitude and high work efficiency were highly recognized by Haitong Unitrust.
Sidley has hired Bristows life sciences regulatory department leader Marie Manley to launch the US firm’s life sciences practice in London.