, a veteran lawyer of more than 14 years, has joined Haynes and Boone, LLP and will serve as the administrative partner in its recently announced Shanghai office.
Senior Partner Tim Powers
, who oversees the firm’s global offices, said the hiring of Liza as the first partner in Shanghai caps an extensive search. >>
– Haynes and Boone, LLP announces it has received China’s Ministry of Justice (MOJ) official approval to establish a representative office in Shanghai.
The announcement of the firm’s entrance into the China legal market comes on the heels of an announcement earlier this year that Haynes and Boone had entered the Brazil legal market. >>
The Exon-Florio Amendment gives CFIUS and the President the power to block or order divestitures before approving a "covered transaction," meaning any merger or takeover of a U.S. company that results in foreign control and that threatens to impair U.S. national security. >>