IPBA 2021

Mingfang Gong

Senior Associate

JunHe LLP

Beijing

Ms. Gong joined the JunHe Beijing Office in May 2010. Prior to joining JunHe, Ms. Gong worked for the Ministry of Commerce (Treaty and Law Dept. and Anti-monopoly Bureau) from August 2007 to April 2010. Ms. Gong worked at Slaughter and May, London Office as a seconder from JunHe for six months in 2013.

Ms. Gong has extensive experience in merger control filings and has been deeply involved in dozens of high-profile cases, including KLA Tencor’s acquisition of Orbotech, Marriott’s acquisition of Starwood, Dell’s acquisition of EMC, Abbott’s acquisition of St. Jude Medical, Thermo Fisher’s acquisition of Life Technologies, merger between Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Metal, merger between Applied Materials and Tokyo Electron, and joint venture between INEOS and BASF.
In addition to her rich experience in applying for clearances for complicated merger control filings, Ms. Gong is also an expert at handling filing complaints against transactions under merger control review, and dealing with antitrust agency’s inquiry and investigations over un-notified transactions. Ms. Gong also acts as the China legal counsel for the antitrust agency’s monitoring trustee in conditionally-approved cases and provides necessary legal advice.

Ms. Gong also provides compliance advice and training to multinational companies in different industries including paper manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and car manufacturing, as well as advice in defending antitrust investigations on alleged anti-competitive practices and applying for leniency for certain infringement actions in China.