Bo Huang
  1. Registered Foreign Lawyer

Mr. Huang is an associate in Davis Polk’s Litigation Department, currently practicing as a Registered Foreign Lawyer in Hong Kong. Previously, he was an associate in the Corporate Department from 2011 to 2016.

Work Highlights

Litigation Practice

U.S. Litigation

  • Advising a leading U.S. technology company on an investigation in alleged Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations in the company’s procurement and marketing operations in China
  • Conducting multiple internal investigations on behalf of a global pharmaceutical company in relation to anti-corruption compliance in its China operations
  • Advising private equity firms and U.S. listed PRC companies in FCPA due diligence in mergers and acquisitions transactions
  • Advising multiple Chinese corporate clients on U.S. sanctions and export control compliance
  • Representing the CEO of a technology company in connection with a U.S. SEC investigation
  • Representing a U.S.-listed company in relation to a dispute brought by its shareholder arising from private placement and M&A

Hong Kong Litigation

  • Representing two international investment banks in connection with IPO sponsorship investigations by the SFC
  • Representing an international investment bank in connection with an investigation in relation to conflicts of interest in IPOs by the SFC
  • Advising international investment banks in connection with annual SFC audits of sponsor business
  • Advising international and PRC investment banks in connection with sponsor reviews
  • Advising an international PE fund in relation to disputes relating to an investment in a fintech company
  • Representing PRC and international investment banks in connection with various SFC’s regulatory inquiries and investigations, including in relation to violation of reporting obligations in mergers and acquisitions, potential market misconduct, bookbuilding practice in Hong Kong IPOs, sponsor resignations, etc.
  • Advising international and PRC investment banks and corporate clients on regulatory and internal investigations across various aspects of their business

Fintech

  • Advising multiple virtual asset platform operators in relation to Hong Kong regulatory compliance and licensing matters
  • Advising multiple PRC fintech companies in relation to proposed blockchain business models in Hong Kong
Corporate Work

Equity Capital Market

  • Initial public offerings in Hong Kong for Red Star Macalline and China Yonda Automobiles Services
  • Spin-off initial public offering in Hong Kong for China Everbright Greentech
  • Initial public offerings in the United States for Kingsoft Cloud, Zhaopin and Cheetah Mobile
  • SEC-registered secondary offerings for Ctrip.com

Debt Capital Market

  • Investment-grade bond offerings for China Energy Reserve and Chemicals Group, Kunlun Energy Company, Bangkok Bank, Sinopec and China Cinda Asset Management
  • Medium-term note programs for ICBC Leasing, China Orient Asset Management and CITIC Securities
  • High-yield notes offerings for Oceanwide, Evergrande Real Estate, Nexteer Automotive Group, Longfor Properties, Maoye International Holdings, CIFI Holdings (Group), Rolta India, Texhong Textile and Fosun International
  • SEC-registered shelf take-downs for The Export-Import Bank of Korea, The Korea Development Bank, and Korea Finance Corporation
  • Convertible bond offerings for Ctrip.com

Liability Management

  • Consent solicitations for Oceanwide Real Estate, Rolta India, Evergrande Real Estate and Shui On Land
  • Tender offers for China High Speed Transmission
  • Exchange offers for Rolta India

M&A

  • Going-private transaction of Shanda Games Limited and Ku6 Media Limited
  • Advising a leading U.S. technology company on an investigation in alleged Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations in the company’s procurement and marketing operations in China
  • Conducting multiple internal investigations on behalf of a global pharmaceutical company in relation to anti-corruption compliance in its China operations
  • Advising private equity firms and U.S. listed PRC companies in FCPA due diligence in mergers and acquisitions transactions
  • Advising multiple Chinese corporate clients on U.S. sanctions and export control compliance
  • Representing the CEO of a technology company in connection with a U.S. SEC investigation
  • Representing a U.S.-listed company in relation to a dispute brought by its shareholder arising from private placement and M&A

Professional History

  • Davis Polk since 2011

Practice Focus

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York
  • Hong Kong Law Society - Registered

Education

  • LL.B., Law, Tsinghua University, 2005
  • J.D., University of Chicago Law School, 2011
    • with honors

Languages

  • English