Owen Nee, Global Professor of Law from Practice at NYU Shanghai, Speaks at USALI

On Thursday, Feb. 12, the US-Asia Law Institute hosted Owen Nee as our weekly lunch speaker. Mr. Nee is Of-Counsel at GreenbergTraurig,  Global Professor of Law from Practice at NYU Shanghai, and one of the first lawyers to practice law in China during the Post-Mao era.

Owen D. Nee, Jr. focuses on foreign investment transactions in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). He has created more than 100 joint ventures in China and established more than 150 subsidiaries for foreign investors.

Owen’s career is a series of “firsts” in China, including the documentation of the first equity joint venture in China, the automotive joint venture between General Motors Corporation and the Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation, now the largest automobile manufacturer in China; the first limited recourse project financing; the first U.S.-PRC petroleum contract; the first mining concession; and the first syndicated loan to China, among others.