Kai is a Salary Partner in the firm’s China group and a member of the firm's Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions practice group. He advises on a broad scope of corporate and commercial law matters, ranging from the incorporation and operation of companies to cross-border M&A transactions.
His practice has a particular focus on China-related projects, such as M&A transactions of Chinese investors abroad and foreign investors in China, as well as joint ventures involving Chinese parties. Prior to joining Taylor Wessing, he worked in the Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions practice group of a leading international law firm in their Berlin, Frankfurt and Shanghai offices. Kai is a visiting lecturer at Humboldt University of Berlin, where he regularly teaches Chinese law and economics.
|Since 2022||Salary Partner, Taylor Wessing, Frankfurt/Shanghai|
|2020 – 2022||Senior Associate, Taylor Wessing, Frankfurt/Shanghai|
|2019 – 2020||Associate, Taylor Wessing, Frankfurt|
|2017 – 2019||Associate, Baker McKenzie, Frankfurt and Shanghai|
|2018||Visting lecturer University of Konstanz|
|2015 – 2017||Guest lecturer, Free University of Berlin|
|Since 2011||Guest lecturer, Humboldt University of Berlin|
|2017||Admitted as a lawyer|
|2017||Second state exam, Frankfurt|
|2016||M.A. China studies, Free University of Berlin|
|2013||First state exam, Berlin|
|2011||B.A. Regional studies China, Humboldt University of Berlin|
New NDRC–rules for Chinese outbound-investments, article, 2018
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Closing a Chinese limited liability company by way of a merger
Our expert Kai Kim discusses in this video how a company in China can be dissolved by merging it into another company.
What does it take to liquidate a limited liability company in China?
Our expert Kai Kim discusses in this video the path to an ultimate de-registration of a company in China, a de-registration following a liquidation.
Is the simplified de-registration a suitable option to close a company in China?
Our expert Kai Kim discusses in this video the questions: Is the simplified de-registration a suitable option to close a company in China? He will talk about what makes it simplified and what its main flaw is.
Dr. Guang Li, LL.M. (Cornell / Freiburg)