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Cross-border legal matters are often complex, demanding not only bilingual lawyers but also legal counsel who understand how different cultures impact business dealings. With the ability to conduct business in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese, as well as over two decades of on-the-ground experience in China and the ASEAN Region, Dickinson Wright’s lawyers fully grasp the cultural subtleties and the unique aspects of working with East Asian entities, enabling us to provide clients with effective, seamless representation for both inbound and outbound investments. Our understanding of the nuances of the law, local customs, and business practices that enhance our clients’ foreign investment and business prospects, as well as our insights on the inner workings of the legal systems in North America, China, and the ASEAN region have proven invaluable to our clients who are often anxious to understand the ramifications of the different legal and regulatory  environments.




Our experienced team of lawyers and professionals has advised companies of all sizes throughout East Asia on their investment in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. For our clients looking to do business in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and throughout the ASEAN region, our team cooperates with various legal partners in the countries of interest to provide domestic and in-country support as required. From professionals to small entrepreneurs to large private companies to state-owned enterprises to publicly traded companies, our team has successfully worked with 150 investors from China and the ASEAN region in North America.




Our Firm 迪克森律所


Founded in Detroit in  1878, Dickinson Wright is an international law firm with a full range of legal services and a distinguished reputation. For decades, our attorneys have assisted national and international companies seeking to expand their presence in North America through mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, greenfield investments, brownfield redevelopments, expansion and construction of manufacturing facilities, and research and development centers. Today, with offices located in key North American trade and manufacturing corridors, our firm draws on the resources of more than 40 practice areas, offering integrated solutions to our clients’ global business needs. Our collaborative approach includes an experienced and fully integrated team offering a knowledgeable and informed approach to your projects.


美国迪克森律师事务所成立于1878年,是一个提供全方位法律服务、拥有极高声誉的国际化律师事务所,总部位于底特律。多年来,我们的律师一直协助国内和国际公司,寻求通过并购,合资,绿地投资,棕地再开发,制造设施的扩展和建设以及设立研发中心拓展其在北美市场的业务。今天,我们在北美主要贸易和制造业分布密集的地区拥有18个分所,我们的业务范围和资源涵盖40 多个领域,为客户的全球业务需求提供全方位的解决方案。我们的合作方式包括由一个经验丰富且整合的团队为您的项目提供专业且明智的法律意见。


Our Team 我们的团队


Our team is proactive, accessible, and responsive, providing practical advice while vigorously advocating client needs. We draw from our deep knowledge and experience of core industries leveraging the most advanced technologies and communication strategies to bring a depth of resources to our client representation. We are industry leaders in supply chain issues, international trade and cross border trade regulations, including Section 301 and 232 tariff matters, treaty compliance including USMCA trade regulations, security clearance within the jurisdiction of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, and matters involving the U.S. Customs and Border Protection.  Additionally, members of our China and ASEAN region practice are regularly recognized for their work by Best Lawyers®, Super Lawyers®, and other leading evaluating organizations.


我们的团队积极主动,易于合作且反应迅速,在关注客户需求的同时为客户提供切实可行的建议。我们凭借在核心行业领域的深厚知识和经验,利用最先进的技术和沟通策略,为我们的客户的法律代理提供深度资源。我们在供应链问题, 国际贸易和跨境贸易法规,包括301关税和232年关税问题, 条约合规,包括美墨加贸易条约规定,在美国海外投资委员会管辖范围内的安全审查, 和涉及美国海关和边境保护相关事务方面是法律行业的领军者。此外,我们中国团队的业务律师的工作还经常获得Best Lawyers®( 最佳律师)、Super Lawyers®(超级律师)和其他专业评估机构的认可。

Our Services 法律业务


With extensive experience acting on behalf of clients in a wide range of industries, we work with Chinese and ASEAN companies seeking to operate in the United States, as well as U.S. businesses seeking to expand their systems in China and the ASEAN region. In either situation, we advise and assist with all applicable legal issues. Not only do we provide our clients with first-class legal services, but we also obtain more business opportunities for them through our cooperative relations with the U.S. federal government and its subordinate agencies, state governments, industry authorities, and leaders in various fields.




We are dedicated to obtaining positive results for our clients in a way that is cost-effective and tailored to meet each of their particular needs. As a full-service law firm, our China and ASEAN region practice draws on our entire firm’s strengths to serve your needs, including:




  • Investments 投资

  • Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology 



For more information, visit the Dickinson Wright's China Website.



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