WilmerHale (Beijing)

Lester Ross

WilmerHale (Beijing)
Lawyer (Partner)

Lester Ross is a partner in the Corporate Department of WilmerHale (Beijing). His practice concentrates on mergers and acquisitions, foreign investment, financial services, project finance, energy and environmental law matters and capital markets.

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2212 Bulletin

James W. Lowe, Jeffrey Ayer, Leon B. Greenfield, Lester Ross The Chinese MOFCOM prohibits for the first time since the entry into effect of the new anti-monopoly law, a merger between a US soft drinks manufacturer and a Chinese juice producer (Coca-Cola / Huiyuan)


On March 18, 2009, China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) announced that it had blocked Coca-Cola’s proposed acquisition of Chinese Huiyuan Juice Group Ltd. (Huiyuan) under Article 28 of China’s Anti-Monopoly Law (AML). This was MOFCOM’s first merger prohibition since the AML came into effect on (...)

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