Venture Capital in China: Law and Practices

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Date(s) - 26/05/2015
10.15 - 12.00

Porthania, University of Helsinki

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The Finnish Center of Chinese Law and Chinese Legal Culture warmly welcomes you to participate in its guest lectures series. The next lecture will be given by Lin Lin Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law of the National University of Singapore.

Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 10:15 – 12:00

Faculty of Law, University of Helsinki

Porthania (Yliopistonkatu 3), 5th floor, room P545


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Venture Capital in China: Law and Practices

Assistant Professor Lin Lin



Assistant Professor Lin, in this lecture will introduce the law and practices of venture capital in the context of China. As well, Dr. Lin will present how China has created a vibrant venture capital market over the past thirty years, particularly by providing capital, creating specialized investment vehicles, and encouraging innovation and entrepreneurship. It will be also discussed the role of Chinese government in the development of the sector, the regulatory framework governing venture capital, the peculiar legal  and institutional problems within the Chinese venture capital cycle, as well as the legal solutions to these problems.


Lin Lin is Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law of the National University of Singapore. Dr. Lin is currently teaching Alternative Investment Vehicles, Chinese Commercial Law, Legal Systems of Asia and Company Law at Faculty of Law of NUS. Lin is the recipient of several academic honours, including the President’s Graduate Fellowship and the Faculty Graduate Scholarship. Dr. Lin has published widely in law journals in the U.S., U.K., Hong Kong and China, such as the Stanford Journal of Law, Business & Finance and the Journal of Corporate Law Studies. Prior to joining academia, Dr. Lin was a Legal Policy Officer at the Accounting  and Corporate Regulatory Authority of Singapore. She has worked in the Corporate Finance Department of a leading law firm in Singapore. She has also served as Assistant Counsel at the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC).