Edward Lehman is founder and Managing Director of Lehman, Lee & Xu in Beijing and Shanghai and other locations in China as well as founder of Lehman, Lee & Xu Mongolia, in Ulaanbaatar. Our Chris Cahill and Mr. Lehman discussed important changes in Chinese legal and business practices over Lehman’s 28 years there. They also discussed President Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption program, the use (and non-use) of the recently-enacted bankruptcy law, protection of intellectual property in China, and likely targets of Chinese investment in the West as currency controls are liberalized. You can learn more about Edward Lehman here.
Manager, Foreign Legal Counselor, LEHMAN, LEE & XU China Lawyers.Corporate Commercial Counsel 28+ consecutive years “on the ground” legal professional dealing with China and Mongolian legal, tax, foreign direct investment, corporate commercial, intellectual property, franchise, direct sales, health sciences, and business issues.
First foreign lawyer to work as a “Legal Professional/Foreign Lawyer” China with a local Chinese law firm since the establishment of the People’s Republic of China. The longest serving Managing Director of any law firm (Chinese or Foreign) in the People’s Republic of China (22+ years consecutively). LEHMAN, LEE & XU is among the first private law firms established in mainland China (1992). LEHMAN, LEE & XU Mongolia is the First private law firm established in Mongolia. Founded LehmanBrown International Accountants a local Chinese Tax, Accounting, Audit, Forensic Accounting, Corporate Valuation, Intellectual Property Valuation organization with offices in throughout mainland China, Hong Kong SAR, Macau SAR, Taiwan and Republic of Mongolia.
Manager and Chief Ethics Officer of full service Chinese and Mongolian law firms, providing legal advice on a range of Chinese and Mongolian legal issues. Focus on Corporate Commercial, Labor, Finance, Minerals & Mining, Intellectual Property, Tax, Media and Advertising, Pharmaceuticals and Foreign Direct Investment in China and Mongolia. Founder of LehmanBrown Chinese full service Accounting & Audit firm in 2001.
Director, LehmanBush (China Investment Company) with “China-Hand” businessman Neil Bush (son of former USA President George Herbert Walker Bush, younger brother of former USA President George W. Bush, and former USA Florida Governor Jeb Bush). China Legal Commentator, China Central Television (CCTV) for the past 15+ years. Fellow, China Academy of Social Sciences. Asia Legal Business Magazine list “China’s 30 Hottest Lawyers” .
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