Former Honorary Adviser (From 2008 to 2011)
Professor Shen Sibao, LL.M, joined Sun & Partners as honorary advisor to the firm in November 2008.
Professor Shen Sibao is the Dean of both the Law School at the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) of Beijing and the Law School at Shanghai University. As a pre-eminent legal expert in many areas of Chinese and international commercial laws, Professor Shen Sibao serves as the Special Advisor to the Supreme People’s Court in China, and as a member of the Legal Group of the lecturers for the senior officials in the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China. In addition, Professor Shen Sibao is also the Chairman of China International Economic Law Studies Association, a member of the Group of Law of the Degree Commission under the State Council of China, and Chairman of Board, Hua Mao and Gui Gu Law Firm of Beijing.
From 1996 to 2004, Professor Shen Sibao was the Vice Chairman of China International Economic & Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC). Professor Shen Sibao is a distinguished arbitrator in many international and national arbitration institutions, including GAFTA, Arbitration Chamber of Paris, Korea Commercial Arbitration Board, and Japan Commercial Arbitration Association. Recognized internationally, Professor Shen Sibao is also the conciliator for the World Bank’s International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes.
Professor Shen Sibao has been frequently invited to attend the academic activities held in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Korea, EU, Australia, Taiwan and Hong Kong. He has written extensively in the areas of international investment law and international trade law, such as The General Introduction of the Corporation Law in the Western Countries, Model Corporation Law in the U.S., International Investment Law, The Establishment and Management of the Stock Enterprises, International Commercial Law, Foreign-related Business Law in China, and more than 60 law review articles in either Chinese or English.
Professor Shen Sibao graduated from Peking University’s Law School with a L.L.M degree, and is the recipient of numerous awards including the Fulbright Scholarship. Professor From 1999 to 2000 Shen Sibao was a visiting scholar at Columbia University’s Law School in the United States. He has made significant contributions in many areas of law, including international economics law, corporate law, international investment law and law of foreign investment enterprises. Professor Shen Sibao has been invited to participate in the drafting and amending process of foreign investment related laws, the Foreign Trade Law, the Corporation Law, and the Arbitration Law of China.