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Legal Processes and Issues Surrounding China-U.S. Foreign Direct Investment

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  • Description
    A tremendous increase in China’s economic growth and political clout has made it an attractive investment opportunity. This CLE course will offer a comprehensive overview of the many advantages and risks of foreign investment in China, as well the legal issues and processes that must be undertaken. The course will also advise on issues and requirements for companies in China who endeavor to invest in the US. The course will explain the legal challenges, investment processes, the variety of applicable approvals and potential barriers.
  • Instructor Bio

    Henry Chou

    Henry T. Chou is a partner in the Princeton, N.J. office of Hill Wallack LLP. He is a member of the Business & Commercial Services, Chinese Foreign Direct Investment, Complex Litigation, Environmental Issues, Immigration & Naturalization, Land Use Solutions, Mergers & Acquisitions and Renewable Energy & Sustainability practice groups.

    He concentrates his practice in areas of commercial transactions and litigation, corporate and employment law, environmental permitting and litigation, renewable energy projects and land development matters.

    He has represented domestic and foreign companies, public entities and non-profits in a wide variety of commercial, employment, environmental, renewable energy and land use matters. He has also represented foreign entities in various corporate and litigation matters related to their investments and transactions in the United States.

    Mr. Chou is admitted to practice in the State Courts of New Jersey (2000) and Pennsylvania (2000) and the U.S. District Court of New Jersey (2000). He received his law degree from Rutgers University School of Law – Camden. Following law school, Mr. Chou served a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Lawrence M. Lawson, Assignment Judge of Monmouth County. He is an honors graduate of the University of Georgia. Mr. Chou is proficient in Mandarin Chinese.

    Kun Zhao

    Kun Zhao is counsel in the Princeton, N.J. office of Hill Wallack LLP and a member of the firm’s Complex Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Business & Commercial Services and Chinese Foreign Direct Investment practice groups.

    Kun Zhao’s practice focuses on complex litigation and counseling domestic and China-based international corporate clients on corporate, intellectual property, and general business and employment law issues during their day-to-day operations in the U.S. He represents diverse clients, ranging from international food distributors to in-growth biochemical companies.

    Mr. Zhao is admitted to practice in the states of New Jersey (2007) and New York (2006), and the federal District of New Jersey (2008), Southern District of New York (2009), and Eastern District of New York (2007). He earned his J.D. from Willamette University College of Law and his LL.B. from East China University of Politics & Law. Mr. Zhao has law degrees and extensive law practice experience in both the U.S. and China. He is fluent in English, Mandarin and the Shanghai dialect.