The China Global Investment Summit: Hangzhou 2015
中国全球投资峰会:杭州 2015

Jesse T H Chang

Managing Partner

TransAsia Lawyers


Jesse has been advising clients on investments in China and internationally for more than 34 years. He is a founder of TransAsia Lawyers and also its managing partner, and assumes overall responsibility for its international client base. Jesse is also the founder and chief executive officer of ChinaGoAbroad.com, a unique membership platform focused on China-related investments comprising an online information portal and bespoke offline consultancy. Specialising in market entry structures, joint ventures and M&A, Jesse is well-known and respected for his strategic thinking, negotiating skills and ability to advise effectively on delicate and complex matters, such as partner selection, shareholder disputes and hostile takeovers. He has extensive and proven experience in advising foreign clients to implement market entry structures in highly regulated sectors in China, such as aerospace, aviation, internet and media. In the past 10 years, Jesse has been actively assisting Chinese clients with their international investments particularly those in the minerals and resources, power and agro and food sectors. Jesse is often called upon to advise on crisis management situations; examples include securing and re-applying for regulatory approvals or appealing against unfavorable rulings, assisting with corporate restructuring in the media and IT sectors as well as resolving complex smuggling and value-added tax invoice cases. Jesse has also represented clients in major arbitration cases before the International Chamber of Commerce, Singapore International Arbitration Centre, and several PRC arbitral bodies.


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Tue 22 - Wed 23 Sep 2015

InterContinental Hangzhou, Hangzhou