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Growing Trend of Chinese Investments in Financially-Distressed U.S. Businesses and Assets

Speaker(s): Leonard P. Goldberger
Recorded on: Mar. 21, 2017
PLI Program #: 212345

Leonard P. Goldberger, Esquire is a shareholder in Stevens & Lee, and a member of its China Practice Group, Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Group, and Higher Education Group.  Lenny has over 40 years of experience in business bankruptcy law and, since 2008, had been representing Chinese investors in the acquisition financially distressed US businesses and assets and other China-US business-related matters.  Lenny is a  former Vice President, Director and Executive Committee member of the American Bankruptcy Institute.  He has also been Chair of the American Bar Association’s Committee on Insurance Coverage Subcommittee on Insolvency and is a member of the ABA’s Litigation Section and its Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section.  Lenny is also a member of INSOL International, and an INSOL International Global Insolvency Fellow.  He  has had articles on China-related topics published in China Daily, INSOL World, Journal of Corporate Renewal, Inforuptcy, China Brain, SME Investments & Financing Magazine, Invest USA Weekly Digest Newsletter, and 4th Annual Conference of China Bankruptcy Law Forum.  He has served as a contributing editor on the editorial boards of the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal and INSOL World.  He has lectured on Chinese acquisitions of financially-distressed US businesses and assets at Peking University School of Law, Tsinghua University School of Law/Temple University School of Law, Central University of Finance and Economics Law School, and KoGuan Law School LLM Program at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, as well as for the China-US Business Alliance, Department of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation of Guangdong Province, Strategic Foreign Investment Forum for Overseas Returnee Enterprises co-sponsored by The Guangzhou Municipal Government and The Guangzhou Chamber of Commerce of Chinese Returnees, Greater Philadelphia China Center For Culture and Commerce, the Chinese Drywall Litigation Conference, Distressed Investing & Financial Restructuring China Conference, National Business Institute, UPenn China Forum, Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, and Wharton China Business Forum.  He has also been interviewed on China-US business topics for China Business News.