Calvin Ding

Calvin Ding: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP
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Calvin Ding is a shareholder in the firm’s Corporate Group and FCPA & Global Anti-Corruption Group focusing his practice on counseling U.S., Chinese and European clients in international corporate and commercial matters such as mergers and acquisitions, in-bound and out-bound foreign direct investment, and anti-trust. Mr. Ding has broad experience representing clients in corporate internal investigations and compliance matters, including advising a Fortune 50 company on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and PRC anti-bribery law compliance program roll out and implementation involving numerous Chinese municipalities and provinces.

Prior to practicing law, Mr. Ding worked as a research analyst at The Heritage Foundation's Asian Studies Center and interned for U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchinson.

Recognition & Leadership

Awards & Accolades

•Member, Winning Team, Global M&A Network’s Turnaround Atlas Award, Insolvency Deal of the Year - Middle Markets, for the Chapter 11 restructuring of ShengdaTech, Inc., 2013

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Corporate
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Antitrust Litigation & Competition Regulation
  • Hospitality
  • Real Estate

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
+86 (0) 21 6391 6633  Phone
+86 (0) 21 6391 6232  Fax
University Attended:
Cornell University, B.A., Economics, Government; Pi Sigma Alpha Honors Society; Government Honors Program
Law School Attended:
University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., Member of Intellectual Property Moot Court
Year of First Admission:
2007, Indiana (Not admitted in China)

Professional & Community Involvement

•Member, American Bar Association
•Member, American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai, U.S. China Business Council
•Member, Cornell Alumni Association of Shanghai
•Member, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
•Member, University of Minnesota Alumni Association of Shanghai

Chinese (Mandarin) and Fluent and English and Fluent
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Experience: FCPA/Anti-Corruption: Conduct trainings for several publicly listed U.S. companies operating in the PRC on the FCPA and PRC anti- corruption laws.; Assisted a leading international hospitality company in managing legal exposure stemming from its PRC operations, including the development of risk mitigation structures.; Assist clients in developing and the implementation of tailored FCPA and anti-corruption procedures.; Assist U.S.-based retailer with significant operations in the PRC with managing PRC governmental audits and investigations.; Assist multinational companies in conducting FCPA/anti-corruption related internal investigations, including leading document review teams, conducting on-site interviews, and assessment of books and records.; Provide guidance to various PRC business units of U.S. companies in managing government-related interface and fees.; Conduct FCPA due diligence on agents, consultants and other third party intermediaries of client, identified red flags and provided recommendations.; M&A/PE/VC/Strategic Investment: Assisted a U.S. publicly traded company in its approximately $1.8 billion acquisition of a leading scented-candle maker which owns and operates more than 560 retail stores in the U.S. and Canada and sells its products in over 35,000 retail locations.; Assisted a U.S. publicly traded company in its US $521 million acquisition of a Hong Kong publicly listed company's China-based electronics manufacturing subsidiaries.; Assisted both U.S. and European publicly listed companies in obtaining merger review approval under the PRC Anti-monopoly Law.; Assisted an U.S. law firm in disposing its China, Hong Kong and Singapore assets.; Assisted U.S. principals in selling their shares in a Hong Kong holding company, through which they owned a China-based consulting firm, to a leading U.S. consulting firm.; Assisted a U.S. venture capital fund in its proposed Series A investment in a Chinese pharmaceutical company.; Assisted investors in the structuring and documentation of proposed US $150 million Chinese motion picture investment fund.; Assisted a U.S. publicly traded company in its tax driven restructuring of Asian operations.; Assisted UK-based petrochemicals, specialty chemicals and oil products company in its purchase and subscription of shares in an U.S. biofuels company.; Assisted a U.S. audio equipment maker in its purchase of substantially all the assets of a Chinese joint venture partner.; International Trade: Assisted several publicly traded Chinese companies in antidumping and countervailing duty investigations conducted by the U.S. Department of Commerce.; Assisted a U.S. publicly traded company in antidumping and countervailing duty investigations conducted by the PRC Ministry of Commerce.; Assisted a German-based auto parts manufacturer in its proposed formation of free trade zone in the U.S.; The above representations were handled by Mr. Ding prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

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