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In the News

Liza Mark Published in Four Bloomberg BNA Publications and Upcoming Financial Executives International Magazine

SHANGHAI – Haynes and Boone, LLP Shanghai Administrative Partner Liza Mark’s article, “The Impact of Chinese State Secrecy Laws on Foreign-Listed Companies,” has been published in four various Bloomberg BNA Publications, including Bloomberg BNA Securities Regulation & Law Report, Bloomberg BNA World Data Protection Report, BNA Bloomberg Corporate Law & Accountability Report and BNA Bloomberg World Securities Law Report. >>

Recent Publications

BEA Retroactively Reinstates Mandatory FDI Reporting Requirements with a Due Date of January 12, 2015

On November 26, 2014, the United States Bureau of Economic Analysis (“BEA”) retroactively reinstated data collection requirements to measure foreign direct investment into the United States. >>

Chinese Catalogue of Industries for Guiding Foreign Investment to be Amended – Opening Doors Wider?

On October 31, 2014, the Chinese State Council released the 2014 edition of the Catalogue of Investment Projects Subject to Government Verification and Approval (the “Investment Projects Catalogue”). >>

Compliance Risks in China

This alert aims to provide a general introduction to both Chinese laws and the FCPA’s practice relating to American entities that do business in China. >>

Bloomberg BNA Securities Regulation & Law Report: The Impact of Chinese State Secrecy Laws on Foreign-Listed Companies

Foreign listed China-based companies and multinationals with significant operations in China should take note of the conflict involving the audit work papers underlying the financial statements of Chinabased companies listed overseas and China’s State Secrecy Laws. >>


With extensive experience in China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and several other countries throughout Asia, Haynes and Boone provides clients with legal advice to assist them in managing the risks and maximize the opportunities associated with the global operations of their businesses.

Our multidisciplinary group has experience in counseling companies, investment and commercial banks and private equity funds and venture capital funds doing business in Asia, as well as Asia-based companies and commercial banks conducting business in the United States and worldwide, and includes lawyers with language capabilities such as Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Taiwanese and Japanese.

Corporate INTL Magazine named Haynes and Boone the 2014 China-US Cross Border M&A Law Firm of the Year for California, honoring Shanghai Administrative Partner Liza Mark and Silicon Valley Partner Yan Zhang.

We have established relationships with the top law firms and lawyers located across Asia and can secure the best local counsel for the particular project. In addition, we are members of the World Services Group and TechLaw, organizations that also facilitate our global reach.

Our Asia Practice focuses on providing a full range of legal services including:

  • Merger, acquisitions, and joint ventures 
  • Private equity and venture capital investments 
  • U.S. trade cases including, antidumping, Section 337 and countervailing duty investigations 
  • Finance, including multi-currency and tranche lending and project finance 
  • Technology transactions, including business process outsourcing 
  • Intellectual property counseling and litigation 
  • Antitrust cases in the U.S. and Asia involving both U.S. and Asian clients 
  • Property and project development, including environmental and land-use projects 
  • Worldwide protection of intellectual property including patents, copyrights and trademarks 
  • Employment and privacy considerations for companies operating in multiple countries 
  • Taxation in the U.S. and internationally of both U.S. and Asian companies 
  • Litigation and arbitration in both U.S. and Asian venues 
  • Global hedge and other investment fund formation and their related activities