Morrison & Foerster has been handling major matters in greater China for over twenty-five years, having opened our Hong Kong office in 1983. With offices now in Beijing and Shanghai, and our global network of lawyers in offices worldwide, we provide international clients with comprehensive coverage for investment, finance, and regulatory matters, and give PRC companies a readily accessible local source of support for their international activities. Key areas of the firm's practice in China are private equity and venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, securities and capital markets, real estate, foreign direct investment, technology and sourcing, and Japan-China practice. We have expertise in the representation of PRC-based energy companies in their acquisitions, financings, and investment activities and are in a unique position to assist the industry as it moves toward greater energy efficiency.
Morrison & Foerster is also a founding member and sponsor of the Joint US-China Cooperation on Clean Energy (JUCCCE). JUCCCE is a non-profit organization focused on promoting cleantech and sustainable development in China. The firm is a member of the JUCCCE brain trust, a group of advisors that together form a network of multi-disciplinary leaders in energy efficiency and clean energy supply within China and the United States.