Johnny is a corporate lawyer with expertise in the automotive industry and 15 years of experience in the manufacturing & industrials, pharmaceuticals and retail sectors. As an M&A and restructuring specialist, clients come directly to Johnny for help with their most complex domestic and crossborder deals.

He’s a versatile lawyer who can help you with merger control, competition compliance, corporate governance, trade issues and securitisation of Chinese state-owned enterprises by means of overseas IPO and China outbound investments. Johnny works with both OEMs and suppliers in the automotive industry.

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Automotive & mobility

New regulations on end-of-life vehicles

Good news for auto parts remanufacture in China

21 May 2019
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Automotive & mobility

Further update on Chinese new automotive policy

7 January 2019

by Johnny Zhao

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Environmental, planning & regulatory

China Blue Sky Action tailors China industry development?

13 August 2018
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Automotive & mobility

The pending new Chinese Automotive Policy

Opportunities or Threats?

26 May 2018

by Johnny Zhao and Michael-Florian Ranft

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