TAO Shan | Partner
Practices:Entertainment & Media and Internet(TMT)|Capital Markets and Securities|Corporate and M&A
Telephone:+86 10 6502 8928
Fax:+86 10 6502 8866
Working Language:Chinese | English

Basic information

Education Background

2007|University of Manchester (International Financial Services Law)|LLM

1997|Capital University of Economics and Business (Economic Law)|LLB

Work Experience

1999-present|Hylands Law Firm|currently as partner

1997|China International Enterprise Co-operation Corporation|Staff

Professional Qualifications

2000 | P. R. China Legal Professional Qualification

Representative Cases

Ms. Tao focuses her practice in the field of entertainment,film and television, and acts as a legal counsel of various entertainment and culture entities, such as state-owned enterprise, private enterprise, foreign-owned enterprise and listed company, etc.), providing whole industry chain legal services in the fields of entertainment and culture, including but not limited to financing, investment, production and distribution of films and TV series, development of derivatives, talent management, performance, asset transaction , operation of company, tax and M&A, etc. Ms. Tao also has extensive experience in providing legal services for clients from other industries in the field of capital markets and M&A. In recent years, the main cases that Ms. Tao has provided legal service are as follows:

2018|Representing entertainment, culture and music clients in financing

2018|Represented China Datang Corporation in its public issuing of renewable corporate bonds

2017|Setting up an online music platform for sublicensing representing Ali Music

2017|Advising Beijing Organizing Committee in the take-over ceremony held at the closing ceremony of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018

2017|Acquisition of power assets by State-owned power generation company

2016|Acquisition of domestic film and television companies on behalf of institutional investors

2016|Non-public issuance of A&H Shares by Datang Power Generation

2015|Purchasing power assets through issuance of A-shares by a listed company (representing the buyer)

2015|Purchasing film and television assets through issuance of A-shares by a power listed company (representing the seller)

2014|Foreign M&A of a Chinese thermal power project

2014|Institutional investor strategy/fund investment in film and television production companies

2013|Co-production of a Chinese and foreign film (representing Chinese parties)

Honors & Evaluation

2020|Legalband Ranking of China’s Top Lawyers: second tier: Sports and Entertainment