Wang Kaiding

WANG, Kaiding

Areas of Practice

Mr. Kaiding Wang is a corporate partner at King & Wood Mallesons. He focuses on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, foreign investment in China, corporate governance and general corporate law matters. He has worked on a range of transactions, including domestic and cross-border merger and acquisition transactions, private equity transactions, reorganizations, joint ventures and divestitures.

Mr. Wang was recognized by Chambers as one of China’s leading lawyers in Corporate/M&A category in 2012, by Legal 500 as one of the recommended lawyers in Corporate/M&A category from 2017 through 2019, and by Asian Legal Business as one of 2018 Choice-of-Client Top 20 Lawyers in China. One of the joint-venture deals led by Mr. Wang was ranked as the Deal of the Year by China Business Law Journal in 2012, and one outbound-investment deal led by Mr. Wang won this laurel again in 2016.

Mr. Wang has authored a number of books, including Foreign Investment in China: Laws and Regulations with Selected Annotations, Class Action in the United States, Law of Negotiable Instruments: Text and Cases, and U.S. Law on Sales of Goods. Mr. Wang teaches a course on M&A as an adjunct professor at University of International Business & Economics ("UIBE") School of Law in Beijing.  Mr. Wang has written articles on topics relating to mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance.

Work Experience

Mr. Wang joined King & Wood Mallesons in 2007. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Wang worked as an associate at Yiwen and Zhonglun in Beijing from 1999 to 2006. Mr. Wang also worked as an international associate at United Technologies in Connecticut and as a visiting attorney at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York. Mr. Wang was a lecturer at UIBE School of Law from 1996 to 2010. 

Mr. Wang graduated from UIBE with a B.A. in Economics in 1993, an LL.M. in 1996 and a J.S.D. in 2006. He received an LL.M. degree from University of Connecticut School of Law in 1998.

Mr. Wang is a member of the Beijing Lawyers Association and the China Law Society. Mr. Wang is an adjunct professor at UIBE School of Law, a trustee of Shen & Feng Foundation, a member of the executive committee of the China Law Academy of Lawyers and a member of the specialist committee for the Supervision Cases over Civil Proceedings and Administrative Proceedings by the Supreme People's Procuratorate of the People’s Republic of China.

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


Legal insights

The National People’s Congress of the PRC approved the Foreign Investment Law of the PRC at the closing meeting of the second session of the 13th NPC on March 15, 2019. FIL will come into force on...

21 March 2019

Into A New Era: Changes and Challenges in the Foreign Investment Legal Regime of China

15 March 2019

It’s particularly worth noting that, the NDRC made restrictive interpretations with respect to the scope of sensitive projects.

10 July 2018

Regulation No. 11 will come into force on 1 March 2018.

26 December 2017

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