Yu Leimin


Areas of Practice 

Mr. Yu Leimin specializes in general banking, cross-border financing, Fintech, financial regulation and compliance as well as internet information service.

Work Experience

Mr. Yu has extensive experience in financial regulation and compliance area and provides full range of legal and compliance services to financial infrastructure institutions, domestic and international banks and other financial institutions. He has strong expertise in Fintech and advices for many recognized leading internet companies on a wide range of matters, including set-up, merger and acquisition of financial institutions, cybersecurity and data compliance, cross-border internet payment and business application of block chain, and providing regulatory advices and documents drafting in relation to their business, operation and marketing activities in China. He is very familiar with foreign exchange regulation and cross-border RMB business, advising for clients in M&A projects on cross-border financing, currency exchange and payment regulations.

Mr. Yu has been ranked as one of the next generation lawyers in Fintech by Legal 500 in its 2018 Asia Pacific ranking.

Mr. Yu joined King & Wood Mallesons in 2017. From 2005-2017, he worked in Shanghai PBOC (SAFE) and positioned as the legal head of legal department from 2015.

Mr. Yu earned his LLB,LLM and PHD at the East China University of Political and Law.

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


Legal insights

China’s launch of a central bank digital currency (CBDC) has become a question of when and not if. The more important question for businesses is: how do I get ready for a digital RMB?

27 April 2021

We sum up the key features of the GBA's latest Wealth Management Connect initiative.

06 July 2020

On May 9, 2020 the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (the "CBIRC") published the Interim Measures on the Administration of the Online Lending of Commercial Banks (Consultation Paper) ...

19 May 2020

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