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Steve focuses on assisting foreign companies in doing business in and with China. He prides himself on working in the “real” China: the world of factories, fish plants, and farms that lie outside of Beijing and Shanghai. Having mastered the Chinese language and legal system, Steve’s unique expertise makes him an invaluable resource to Harris Bricken's clients.

Having lived in China for years, and having mastered both its language and its legal system, Steve’s unique expertise makes him an invaluable resource for our clients. His work is done entirely in the Chinese language, which gives him a much deeper and more accurate understanding of the source material than can be obtained through translations or second-hand reports. It also greatly increases efficiency and reduces costs.

Steve spends his free time reading Chinese poetry and philosophy and participating in Qingdao Hash House Harrier runs.

China government hacking/data privacy

The Chinese government and its state controlled banks have worked hard over the last decade to “digitize” financial reporting and procedures. These days, a business operating in China virtually never needs to visit a Chinese government agency office or a bank. Transactions and reporting are done online.

For normal daily operations, this means all of

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Photo of a Xinjiang “industrial park” from Quartz Magazine

China’s coronavirus outbreak continues to damage the supply chain worldwide. But another sickness in China could eventually cause as much damage: the use of forced Uighur labor in factories all over China. China’s Coronavirus was initially limited to Hubei province and