The Beijing office of Skadden, Arps, which has an official license to operate as a foreign law firm in the People’s Republic of China (the PRC), opened in 1991. We work closely with attorneys throughout the region and firm in advising PRC clients on corporate finance transactions mergers and acquisitions, and with foreign clients on investment or acquisition projects in China. Our Asia Real Estate and International Arbitration and Litigation Groups also have extensive experience working with clients of our Beijing office. We ranked as a Tier 1 firm for Corporate/M&A in Asia Pacific by Chambers Asia 2015 and a Tier 1 firm for M&A in China and Hong Kong by Asian Legal Business 2015. Skadden won the “Innovation in Finance Law” award at the 2015 Financial Times Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers Awards. We were named a top international firm for work in China in 2014 by China Business Law Journal.