Chen Yun (Robert)


Areas of practice

Mr. Chen Yun is a partner at King & Wood Mallesons specializing in banking, finance and foreign exchange law.

Mr. Chen has served domestic and foreign banks and corporations in a wide variety of banking, foreign exchange and financing projects within China. His practice includes general banking matters, syndicated lending, import and export credit facilities, consumer credit facilities, international financial leasing, project finance, trade finance, RMB finance, corporate and debt restructuring, and receivables finance, among other areas.

He has extensive experience in assisting and advising foreign banks on their daily operations and business expansion in China. Mr. Chen regularly renders legal advice on the PRC regulatory requirements for market access of foreign banks’ new products; structuring, negotiating and documenting transactions involving the new products; standardizing bank daily operational documentation for such matters as opening accounts, credit extensions, securities, trade finance and derivatives; and, assisting foreign banks in establishing, reorganizing, and expending their business presence in China.

Mr. Chen Yun has been ranked as one of the leading individuals in banking and finance area by Chambers & Partners for many years. In 2015, Mr. Chen has been recognized as one of China leading individuals by Asialaw. 

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Work experience

Chen Yun joined King & Wood Mallesons in 1996. He obtained his LL.M degree from the Law School of the University of International Business and Economics and was admitted as a Chinese lawyer in 1997. Mr. Chen's working languages are Chinese and English.


Legal insights

With penalties escalating and a heightened regulatory focus on effective financial crime compliance, we are delighted to share with you the chapters that KWM has written for The ICLG.

08 June 2018

CBRC promulgated the 'Order No.3' on February 13, 2018.

27 February 2018

The bright future of foreign invested banks might be fast approaching.

15 December 2017

CBRC local offices may issue more penalty decisions in the near future.

18 August 2017