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Henry Liu


New York, NY, USA

 Henry Liu is a partner, Chairman and Managing Partner of the firm's China & Asia Pacific Practice, of Nixon Peabody LLP". 
 Mr. Liu previously served as the General Counsel and Director-General at the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), China's national regulator for securities, futures, investment fund industries, and capital markets, from 1995 to 2000.  Mr. Liu had also served as a managing director of investment banking at the U.S. and global investment banks of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (DLJ) and Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB) in the early 2000s.  

 Mr. Liu was honored the "Asia Star Award" by BusinessWeek as China's national policy-maker, consecutively in 1998 and 1999, together with top Chinese and Asia national leaders, for his role in the Asia financial crisis and in building China's capital and financial markets. He received the "Global Leader for Tomorrow Award" from the World Economic Forum at the Global Summit in Davos in 1999.  AsiaWeek (Times Inc.) recognized him as a "Nation Builder" at the 50th anniversary of the People's Republic of China in 1999.  

 Mr. Liu holds a doctorate in law from Peking University, and LL.M. from Harvard, pursued JSD studies at Stanford, and holds an MBA from Oxford.  Mr. Liu is admitted to practice in New York and China. He was a John M. Olin Research Fellow in Law and Economics of Harvard and Stanford, and the American Standard Companies Fellow in Management at Oxford.


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