Nick Torres focuses his practice on health care transactional, regulatory, and compliance matters. Prior to joining Mintz, Nick was an associate with a law firm in New York City, where he was a member of the M&A, SPAC, and China practices. He participated in all phases of M&A transactions, led the due diligence team, prepared agreements, and participated in negotiations. He also participated throughout the SPAC listing process, representing both issuers and underwriters. In addition, Nick advised clients in IPO deals with China-based issuers and in private M&A deals with Chinese companies. Earlier, working in Beijing, Nick was a member of another firm’s cross-border M&A team specializing in Chinese outbound transactions. In that role, Nick advised clients on global M&A deals, representing Chinese acquirers in acquisitions of overseas entities. His experience included advising a global private equity firm on its 100% acquisition of a multinational semiconductor company and advising a leading private equity fund on its equity round (Series A and Series B) investments in the technology, media, and telecom sector. Nick has lectured on topics of interest to entrepreneurs, including venture capital financing, at venues including the Wuhan University of Technology and Haidian Pioneer Park, an incubator in Beijing. He has also participated in training webinars with Startup Grind Beijing.
The Chinese State Administration for Market Regulation and Shanghai SAMR issue two administrative decisions punishing two Internet platform companies for engaging in “ either-or choice ” practices on their in-platform merchants (Alibaba / Shanghai Food Paishi Trade Development)Concurrences, Cheng Liu, Nick Torres, Yang Jingru and Audrey Yumeng Li, 10 April 2021, e-Competitions
China: Conglomerate mergers are facing heightened scrutinyConcurrences Review, Cheng Liu, Audrey Yumeng Li and Nick Torres, November 2020, N°4-2020
China’s IP antitrust guidelines released to the publice-Competitions Bulletin, Cheng Liu, Audrey Yumeng Li and Nick Torres, August 2020
Interpretation of ten highlights of platform economy antitrust guidelinesChina Law Insight, Cheng Liu, Audrey Yumeng Li, Lushen Hong and Nick Torres, November 18, 2020