Areas of practice
Bin Liu's main practice areas are litigation, arbitration and dispute crisis response, and has long handled corporate disputes, financial and asset management disputes, securities and bond disputes, major commercial disputes and other cases. Mr. Liu has represented a number of benchmark commercial cases with significant impact, and has also served as the permanent legal advisor of many central enterprises and large enterprises and financial institutions for a long time.
Mr. Liu specializes in corporate disputes, including equity, corporate governance, control disputes, M&A, dissolution, liquidation and bankruptcy, covering all aspects from company establishment to liquidation and cancellation, and is able to provide "one-stop" comprehensive legal solutions around the company's business objectives. Typical cases handled by Mr. Liu include: the first batch of first instance civil and commercial cases since the establishment of the Supreme Court; The first case heard by the International Commercial Court of the Supreme Court (equity dispute); the first judicial case in which the failure of shareholders to disclose information about overseas equity holdings did not constitute damage to the company's interests in the merger and acquisition of a listed company involving VIE structure. The first case of judicial determination that the failure of shareholders to disclose information on behalf of overseas equity interests does not constitute damage to the interests of the company; disputes over control caused by equity investments in nationally renowned beverage companies, listed mining companies, listed pharmaceutical companies, state-owned groups, etc.; disputes over sino-foreign joint ventures/investments/mergers and acquisitions in national investment groups, central enterprise groups, listed media companies, LED Sino-foreign joint ventures, listed mining companies, etc.; handled many cases of dissolution and liquidation and bankruptcy of companies.
Mr. Liu Bin specializes in handling disputes on performance betting and market value management of listed companies. Typical cases include: betting disputes between technology outsourcing companies and listed companies; joint venture betting disputes between large coal groups and Shanxi chemical companies; betting disputes between listed pharmaceutical companies and state-owned enterprises; market value management disputes between private equity funds and the actual controllers of listed pharmaceutical companies.
Mr. Liu Bin has long handled cases in the field of finance and asset management, and has rich experience in resolving various financial disputes, the subject matter of which has exceeded 20 billion, providing comprehensive legal services such as crisis response, regulatory compliance and dispute resolution for the National Trust Industry Guarantee Fund, trust companies, asset management companies, funds, financial leasing companies, pawn companies, etc. Typical cases on the asset side include: a huge debt restructuring project between a trust company and a Yunnan real estate company; a financial loan dispute between a trust company and a number of enterprises in Shanxi; a trust company's enforcement and dispute over control of the company under a real estate trust plan in Beijing; an enforcement case between a trust company and an artwork listed company/local real estate company, etc.; a trust company's consumer trust-type dispute involving an internet platform; an investment exit dispute for a fund Disputes on investment exit of funds; disputes on "rigid payment" of repurchase agreements of trust companies. On the capital side, Mr. Liu has long assisted clients in responding to regulatory reports and civil disputes, such as the first series of claims by investors against trust companies for failure to exercise due diligence.
Mr. Liu specializes in handling major commercial transactions, such as the case of "Ming Dynasty Wine Cellar" ownership dispute involving the core assets of a famous wine listed company; the first cases concerning the determination of "fraud exception" for independent letters of guarantee before and after the promulgation of the judicial interpretation of independent letters of guarantee; financing trade series cases, etc. The first batch of cases concerning the determination of the "fraud exception" of independent letter of guarantee before and after the promulgation of the judicial interpretation of independent letter of guarantee; the series of financing trade cases, etc. In addition, Mr. Liu represents a number of listed companies and intermediaries in the field of securities and bond compliance in response to the investigation, supervision and punishment of securities regulators. For example, he has represented a number of listed companies and intermediaries in the investigation, supervision and punishment of securities regulators, such as: civil litigation for misrepresentation of listed companies; ETF manipulation of securities market by investment management companies; securities companies being punished for failure to exercise due diligence.
The real estate and construction engineering cases handled by Mr. Liu Bin include: disputes between large real estate enterprises on development and cooperation property projects in Tongzhou District; disputes between large nuclear power companies on construction contracts with central construction companies; disputes on construction of large state-owned LED plants; disputes between financial institutions and commercial management companies on construction land use right transfer contracts; financial institutions on real estate development projects in Inner Mongolia applying for execution and disputes; comprehensive legal services for the restructuring of debts and liabilities of large real estate projects in Yunnan; investment disputes for Dalian commercial real estate projects of financial institutions; comprehensive legal services for Tianjin real estate projects of central enterprises, etc.
Mr. Liu joined King & Wood Mallesons in 2012. Prior to joining King & Wood Mallesons, Mr. Liu worked in a commercial court of a municipal judicial institution for seven years and has a deep understanding of the rules of adjudication in commercial cases.
Mr. Liu graduated from the Department of Economic Law of China University of Political Science and Law in 2002 with a Bachelor's degree in Law, and graduated from the Department of Economic Law of China University of Political Science and Law in 2005 with a Master's degree in Law.