William’s practice focuses on M&A, international transactions, securities, corporate, energy, mining and infrastructure, and project finance. He has extensive experience with manufacturing, retail, banking and finance, technology, media and telecommunications (TMT), real estate development, aviation, hospitality and tourism, mining, power and the oil and gas industries throughout Asia. For over two decades William has been advising high profile clients from around the world. He has advised, among many others, on the Myingyan gas- fired power project, the first internationally tendered large-scale power project in Myanmar. He is continually involved in negotiating, structuring, documenting and managing large transactions, working with private equity firms, opportunity-fund companies and other international companies throughout Asia.
He is recognized as a leading practitioner by all of the Chambers, Asia Pacific Legal 500 and IFLR 1000. He holds a B.A. degree from the University of Oregon in Asian Studies with a minor in East Asian Literature and a Juris Doctor from the University of San Francisco, California. As well as running the DFDL Myanmar and Singapore offices, William co-heads the firm’s regional China desk, which acts as a hub for Chinese investment into ASEAN. He is US-qualified attorney, licensed in California and Nevada.
Spring tide surges on the earth, and everything in China is new. From February 7 to 8, the International Cooperation Association of Jiangsu Provincial Chamber of Commerce was held in Nanjing. The theme of the conference was “Business Union, Creating the Future Together”, and the opening ceremony, keynote speech, investment promotion, signing ceremony, promulgation ceremony, […]Read More
On the afternoon of November 15, 2022, the 2nd Investment and M&A Development Strategy Conferenceof China Petroleum and Chemical International Conference (CPCIC) successfully took place both online and offline. The petrochemical industry faces dramatic changes following the COVID-19. Finance, the core of modern economy, will play an important role in stepping up the construction of a new development pattern […]Read More