贝克·麦坚时国际律师事务所近日宣布,其中国联营伙伴奋迅律师事务所将以成员身份,加入其采用瑞士法人结构的国际协作网络。新结构已于71日生效。

瑞士法人结构是一种分散管理式的结构,在此结构下,律所共享同一品牌、策略以及IP系统,但在财务上(营收利润、负债等)保持独立性。

作为瑞士法人结构下的律所,贝克·麦坚时于2015年在上海自贸区与奋迅律师事务所共同建立联营所,成为了当时第一家与中国律所展开联营的国际律所。

贝克·麦坚时称,奋迅的加盟使得双方的合作关系进一步深入。“这是对奋迅实力和成功的肯定,也表明了贝克·麦坚时对中国市场的承诺。” 贝克·麦坚时中国管理合伙人Steven Sieker表示。

 

Baker adds JO partner Fenxun to its network as Swiss verein member

Baker McKenzie has added FenXun Partners, its joint operation (JO) partner in China, to its international network as a Swiss verein member. The new structure takes effect on 1 July.

A Swiss verein is a decentralized structure under which law firms share the same brand, strategy and IP system, but keep their finances and liabilities separate from each other.

Baker McKenzie, which is structured as a Swiss verein, established its JO with FenXun in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone in 2015. In doing so, it became the first international law firm to have a JO with a domestic law firm in China.

By including FenXun in its Swiss verein structure, the U.S. firm says that relationship is being deepened. “This is a recognition of the strength and success of FenXun as well as the commitment of Baker McKenzie to China,” commented Steven Sieker, Hong Kong and China managing partner at Baker McKenzie.

 

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