Dai & Associates co-hosts the US Investment Landscape & Compliance Risk Management Conference
Apr 15, 2019
By Yang Shi
From March 4 to 14, 2019, Dai & Associates co-hosted the US Investment Landscape & Compliance Risk Management Conference with the Beijing Arbitration Commission, the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Nanjing Sub-Council, etc. The conference included three events that took place in Beijing, Shanghai, and Nanjing. Our managing partner Rongping Wu and partner and head of litigation Amiad Kushner were key speakers for the event series. Perry Bechky, partner of Berliner Corcoran & Rowe, was invited by our firm to participate as a speaker.
The US Investment Landscape & Compliance Risk Management Conference was a series of thorough discussion between lawyers, business leaders, and regulators, with more than 100 participants from US and Chinese law firms, financial institutions, and corporations. Speakers shared their expertise and thoughts on the China-US investment landscape, cross-border litigation funding, import/export controls, and compliance risk management.
On March 4, the first event of the US Investment Landscape & Compliance Risk Management Conference took place at the International Conference Hall of the Beijing Arbitration Commission.
On March 7, the second event of the US Investment Landscape & Compliance Risk Management Conference took place at the Shanghai Hansheng Law Offices.
On March 14, the third event of the US Investment Landscape & Compliance Risk Management Conference took place at the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Nanjing Sub-Council.
During the event series, Rongping Wu explained new opportunities involving China-US investment for legal professionals. Though Chinese investment in the US is currently facing challenges, new opportunities are still emerging in certain areas, including cross-border transactions, high-net-worth individual services, asset seizure, foreclosure, etc.
Amiad Kushner discussed litigation funding. Based on his extensive experience, Kushner explained the current situation and future trends of litigation funding in China, types and characteristics of fundable litigation, considerations for clients and lawyers when fundraising, and how US and China lawyers can collaborate to identify potential opportunities for litigation funding.
Perry Bechky, partner of Berliner Corcoran & Rowe, discussed issues related to regulation. Having previously worked for the US government, Perry is an experienced expert on compliance risk management. He deeply examined the legal framework and functions of CFIUS. With cases such as Hainan Airlines, he especially analyzed risks that Chinese investment in the US might encounter and recommended some strategies to manage compliance risks.
The conference ended on March 14.< Back