Leadership Series

Important Legal Considerations for Chinese Investors

NCCBA Luncheon 7-15-2016

You are cordially invited to join the NCCBA's First Friday Luncheon on July 15, 2016. Three honored guest speakers from Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP will share their rich experience: Henry (Buzz) Burwell, senior partner of the Corporate/Securities/Tax Division; Jeong-Hwa (June) Lee, partner in Atlanta; Terri Gardner, partner and business bankruptcy specialist. We hope you would enjoy listening to their insights and advice with international companies and individuals investing in the U.S. Please join us! (Please note the change in location. The event will be held at 1st floor, 4143 Parklake Avenue - a building next to the firm's office)

About Henry (Buzz) Burwell

Buzz Burwell is a senior partner of the Corporate/Securities/Tax Division and co-leader of the International Practice Group. He has experience in representing multinational businesses in a variety of transnational trade and international commercial undertakings, including establishment of entities, import and export trade, customs disputes, and inbound and outbound investments. He has lectured in Germany, Canada, Austria, Japan and South Korea on matters of Foreign Direct investment and Trade Agreements

About Jeong-Hwa (June) Lee

June Lee is a partner in Atlanta and practices in the areas of corporate law, foreign investment, immigration, and international law. She has experience with international companies and individuals investing in the United States. June offers counsel in corporate structures, licensing, joint ventures, marketing, technology transfer, consulting agreements, international financing including EB-5 financing, immigration and employment matters. June often serves as general counsel for foreign-owned companies, especially Korea-based international companies She also, assists local economic development authorities in training new foreign-owned companies on doing business in the U.S.

About Terri Gardner

Terri is a partner in the Raleigh office and has been certified as a business bankruptcy specialist in her work with finally distressed businesses, lenders and creditors, as well as purchasers of distressed assets and businesses, and related litigation. She has been recognized as one of the “Top Fifty Women Lawyers” in North Carolina, among the “Legal Elite” for Restructuring and Business Bankruptcy Work in North Carolina, and is a former president of the Wake County Bar Association. Recently, she assisted Chinese investors in their efforts to purchase valuable intellectual property in the Radio Shack chapter 11 case pending in Delaware.