Gregory M. Sy

Admitted to the New York Bar
competenze
F.D.I. in China,China overseas investments
lingue
English
Mandarin Chinese

  • Advised various embassies and public institutions in China, including the United States of America, Brazil and Bancomext
  • Advised publicly-listed bank on its pre-IPO investment in wind energy project located in Northern China (AIM)
  • Advised leading pharmaceutical company (NYSE) on its investment strategy and corporate structuring in China
  • Advised publicly-listed pharmaceutical company on distribution of medical products in China
  • Advised leading Chinese heavy machinery company on IP-related aspects of its international expansion
  • Advised publicly-listed automotive company (DAX) on China aspects of its acquisition involving multiple jurisdictions
  • Advised Spanish national television company on various aspects of employment in China
  • Advised leading Chinese corn-production company on corn-processing joint venture
  • Extensive experience advising SMEs in a wide range of industries (retail, manufacturing, food and beverage services, import/export, distribution, education/training, internet, etc.) in their investment strategies/corporate and contractual structuring and operations in China and establishment of intermediate investment vehicles in offshore jurisdictions

Work experience

  • Business Director, Beijing D-SATA Co., Ltd.
  • Director, Xian Aussie Gold Cleaning Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • Director, Beijing Five-Star Sports Consulting Co., Ltd.
  • Foreign Counsel, Leading Chinese Law Firm
  • COO, various start-up ventures in Canada

Title of honor

  • International Who's Who Society of Professionals

pubblicazioni

  • Co-presenter, "Employment, Termination & Labor Dispute Resolution in China", American Chamber of Commerce SME Conversation Series
  • Co-presenter, "Developments in the Implementing Regulations of the Labor Contract Law", Spanish Chamber of Commerce
  • Panelist, "Necessity of SME Advertising", SMEE Forum
  • Author, “OEM Agreements in China”, published by china-window.com in 2008
  • Author, “Guide to Franchising in China 2008”, published by franchiseseek.com in 2008
  • Author, “Grandall Legal Group’s Guide to Employment Law in China 2008”, published by HierosGramos.org in 2008
  • Author, “Grandall Legal Group’s Guide to Doing Business in China”, published by HierosGramos.org in 2008
  • Author, “Grandall Legal Group’s Guide to CIETAC Arbitration in China 2008”, published by HierosGramos.org in 2008
  • Editor, “China Law Digest”, published by Martindale-Hubbell/Lexis-Nexis Law in 2006 and 2007
  • Co- Editor, “Hong Kong Law Digest”, published by Martindale-Hubbell/Lexis-Nexis Law in 2006 and 2007
  • Co- Editor, “Macau Law Digest”, published by Martindale-Hubbell/Lexis-Nexis Law in 2006 and 2007
  • Co- Editor, “Mongolia Law Digest”, published by Martindale-Hubbell/Lexis-Nexis Law in 2006 and 2007
  • Author, “Getting the Deal Through – Franchise”, published by Getting the Deal Through in 2007 and to be published in 2008
  • Author, “An Overview of Corporate Structuring of Foreign Mining Operations in China” published by Drill and Pick Magazine, 2006
  • Co-Author, “China's Media Clampdown: Going Back on Past Promises?", published by China Law & Practice, October 2005
  • Co-author, “Are your Exports Subject to Customs Tax?”, published by Asia Legal Business, October 2006
  • Regular Contributor, “China Daily, ongoing
  • Contributor, “Lexis-Nexis China Newsletters”, 2006
  • Co-Presenter, “Regulatory Expectations and other Environmental Legislation Affecting the Oil Industry”, 2005

titoli accademici

  • LL.B. – University of Victoria, Canada

memberships

  • International Who's Who Society of Professionals
  • American Chamber of Commerce (China), Member
  • Canada China Business Council (Beijing), Member
  • China Philippines Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • China Chainstore & Franchise Association, Member

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS Admitted to the New York Bar practice area F.D.I. in China,China overseas investments language English
Mandarin Chinese
EMAIL

Gregory M. Sy

  • Advised various embassies and public institutions in China, including the United States of America, Brazil and Bancomext
  • Advised publicly-listed bank on its pre-IPO investment in wind energy project located in Northern China (AIM)
  • Advised leading pharmaceutical company (NYSE) on its investment strategy and corporate structuring in China
  • Advised publicly-listed pharmaceutical company on distribution of medical products in China
  • Advised leading Chinese heavy machinery company on IP-related aspects of its international expansion
  • Advised publicly-listed automotive company (DAX) on China aspects of its acquisition involving multiple jurisdictions
  • Advised Spanish national television company on various aspects of employment in China
  • Advised leading Chinese corn-production company on corn-processing joint venture
  • Extensive experience advising SMEs in a wide range of industries (retail, manufacturing, food and beverage services, import/export, distribution, education/training, internet, etc.) in their investment strategies/corporate and contractual structuring and operations in China and establishment of intermediate investment vehicles in offshore jurisdictions

Work experience

  • Business Director, Beijing D-SATA Co., Ltd.
  • Director, Xian Aussie Gold Cleaning Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • Director, Beijing Five-Star Sports Consulting Co., Ltd.
  • Foreign Counsel, Leading Chinese Law Firm
  • COO, various start-up ventures in Canada

Title of honor

  • International Who's Who Society of Professionals
 

publications

  • Co-presenter, "Employment, Termination & Labor Dispute Resolution in China", American Chamber of Commerce SME Conversation Series
  • Co-presenter, "Developments in the Implementing Regulations of the Labor Contract Law", Spanish Chamber of Commerce
  • Panelist, "Necessity of SME Advertising", SMEE Forum
  • Author, “OEM Agreements in China”, published by china-window.com in 2008
  • Author, “Guide to Franchising in China 2008”, published by franchiseseek.com in 2008
  • Author, “Grandall Legal Group’s Guide to Employment Law in China 2008”, published by HierosGramos.org in 2008
  • Author, “Grandall Legal Group’s Guide to Doing Business in China”, published by HierosGramos.org in 2008
  • Author, “Grandall Legal Group’s Guide to CIETAC Arbitration in China 2008”, published by HierosGramos.org in 2008
  • Editor, “China Law Digest”, published by Martindale-Hubbell/Lexis-Nexis Law in 2006 and 2007
  • Co- Editor, “Hong Kong Law Digest”, published by Martindale-Hubbell/Lexis-Nexis Law in 2006 and 2007
  • Co- Editor, “Macau Law Digest”, published by Martindale-Hubbell/Lexis-Nexis Law in 2006 and 2007
  • Co- Editor, “Mongolia Law Digest”, published by Martindale-Hubbell/Lexis-Nexis Law in 2006 and 2007
  • Author, “Getting the Deal Through – Franchise”, published by Getting the Deal Through in 2007 and to be published in 2008
  • Author, “An Overview of Corporate Structuring of Foreign Mining Operations in China” published by Drill and Pick Magazine, 2006
  • Co-Author, “China's Media Clampdown: Going Back on Past Promises?", published by China Law & Practice, October 2005
  • Co-author, “Are your Exports Subject to Customs Tax?”, published by Asia Legal Business, October 2006
  • Regular Contributor, “China Daily, ongoing
  • Contributor, “Lexis-Nexis China Newsletters”, 2006
  • Co-Presenter, “Regulatory Expectations and other Environmental Legislation Affecting the Oil Industry”, 2005

Academic Degrees

  • LL.B. – University of Victoria, Canada

memberships

  • International Who's Who Society of Professionals
  • American Chamber of Commerce (China), Member
  • Canada China Business Council (Beijing), Member
  • China Philippines Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • China Chainstore & Franchise Association, Member