Owen Nee advises on foreign investment transactions in the People's Republic of China. He has completed some of the most difficult transactions in the history of China investment, including the first joint venture contract, the first U.S.-PRC petroleum contract, the first mining concession, and the first limited recourse project financing.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Mr. Nee advised on the formation of the joint venture between General Motors Corporation and the Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation, which is now the largest automobile manufacturer in China.
As an adjunct professor at Columbia Law School, Mr. Nee teaches a course on commercial and investment transactions with China. He has written Shareholder Agreements and Joint Ventures in China and Mergers & Acquisitions in China, both for West Publishing. Mr. Nee edits the BNA Portfolio on Business Operations in the People's Republic of China. He currently is writing another book on China's competition laws.