Wang Kaiding

WANG, Kaiding

Areas of Practice

Mr. Kaiding Wang is a senior corporate partner at King & Wood Mallesons. Mr. Wang focuses on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, foreign investment in China, corporate governance and general corporate law matters. He has worked on a range of transactions, including domestic and cross-border merger and acquisition transactions, private equity transactions, joint ventures, corporate financing, asset acquisition transactions and divestitures.

Mr. Wang was recognized by Chambers as one of China’s leading lawyers in Corporate/M&A category in 2012, by Legal 500 as one of the recommended lawyers in Corporate/M&A category from 2017 through 2020, by Asian Legal Business as one of 2018 Choice-of-Client Top 20 Lawyers in China, and by Legal 500 as one of the leading individuals in Corporate/M&A category in 2021. One of the joint-venture deals led by Mr. Wang was ranked as the Deal of the Year by China Business Law Journal in 2012, and one outbound-investment deal led by Mr. Wang won this laurel again in 2016.

Mr. Wang has authored a number of books, including Foreign Investment in China: Laws and Regulations with Selected Annotations, Class Action in the United States, Law of Negotiable Instruments: Text and Cases, and U.S. Law on Sales of Goods. Mr. Wang teaches a course on M&A as an adjunct professor at University of International Business & Economics ("UIBE") School of Law and China University of Political Science and Law. Mr. Wang has written articles on topics relating to mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance.

Work Experience

Mr. Wang joined King & Wood Mallesons in 2007. Mr. Wang was a lecturer at UIBE School of Law from 1996 to 2010. Mr. Wang also worked as an international associate at United Technologies in Connecticut and as a visiting attorney at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York.

Mr. Wang graduated from UIBE with a B.A. in Economics in 1993, an LL.M. in 1996 and a J.S.D. in 2006. He received his LL.M. degree from University of Connecticut School of Law in 1998.

Mr. Wang is a member of the China Law Society. Mr. Wang is an adjunct professor at UIBE School of Law, a trustee of Shen & Feng Foundation and a member of the executive committee of the China Law Academy of Lawyers .

Mr. Wang’s working languages are Chinese and English.


Legal insights

The National People’s Congress of the PRC approved the Foreign Investment Law of the PRC at the closing meeting of the second session of the 13th NPC on March 15, 2019. FIL will come into force on...

21 March 2019

Into A New Era: Changes and Challenges in the Foreign Investment Legal Regime of China

15 March 2019

It’s particularly worth noting that, the NDRC made restrictive interpretations with respect to the scope of sensitive projects.

10 July 2018

Regulation No. 11 will come into force on 1 March 2018.

26 December 2017

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