If you are waiting for your Chinese investor to get your company promised investment funds any time soon, you are probably in for a long slog. Most companies, both private and public, do not care who provides their investment capital (as long as the
Jonathan focuses on international and domestic business transactions and securities. He discovered his love of foreign locales, people, and languages in his early adult years after moving from “small town” Wisconsin, to Hong Kong and then to Sichuan, China. Jonathan is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese Chinese and consistently works to enhance his language and business expertise so he can best assist his clients at Harris Bricken with their varied international and domestic projects.
Jonathan studied international business and international law at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., earning both JD and MBA degrees. He describes himself as a businessperson who went to law school rather than a lawyer who studied business. Jonathan’s business clients value his ability to think like a business owner as he provides sound legal guidance while maintaining key business issues at the forefront of the discussion.
In his spare time, Jonathan enjoys spending time with his young family, bouncing on their trampoline, playing hide-and-seek, enjoying the outdoors, playing any sport involving a ball, learning guitar, and working on his Spanish.
A client said to me the other day, “We have been diversifying away from China manufacturing for several years, but even with our efforts, only about 10% of our supply chain is outside China. We have had a very hard time finding reliable suppliers who can replicate what our core China suppliers do for us.…