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Blank Rome Attorneys Meet with the China Securities Investor Protection Fund Corporation Limited ("China SIPF")

On Friday, June 11, Blank Rome attorneys, Andrew Eckstein from our Business Restructuring and Bankruptcy Practice; Harris Cogan from our Corporate Litigation Practice; Brad Shiffman, Richard DiStefano  from our Public Companies and Asia Practices; and Linping (Jackie) Shen, Blank Rome visiting attorney from the Dacheng Law Offices, met with Gongyan Chen, Yuehua Rui, Li Kang and Feng Shen, respectively, the Chairman, Vice Chairman and senior managers of the China Securities Investor Protection Fund Corporation Limited ("CSIPF")—China's version of the SIPC.

Blank Rome successfully introduced the firm and practice to CSIPF and shared with CSIPF's leadership perspectives and concerns regarding investor protection issues in the context of economic difficulties in the capital markets, insolvency and fraud scenarios.

Blank Rome currently has more than 65 attorneys working on various matters for Chinese companies that are establishing themselves as businesses in the United States.

To learn more about this event, the issues that were discussed, and Blank Rome’s other Asia initiatives please contact any of our partners listed below.

Andrew Eckstein, Partner •
Harris Cogan, Partner •
Brad Shiffman, Partner •
Richard DiStefano, Partner •
Barry Genkin, Partner •
Jeffrey Rinde, Partner •

Front row from left: Yuehua Rui, Vice Chairman, CSIPF; Andy Eckstein, Partner, Blank Rome LLP; Gongyan Chen, Chairman, CSIPF; Brad Shiffman, Partner, Blank Rome LLP; Harris Cogan, Partner, Blank Rome LLP; Richard DiStefano, Partner, Blank Rome LLP.

Back row from left: Feng Sheng, Manager, CSIPF; Chun Zhang,Manager, CSIPF’s subsidiary; Li Kang, Senior Manager, CSIPF; Man Zhang, Division Manager, CSIPF’s subsidiary; Holly Zhang, President, US-China Legal Exchange Foundation (UCLEF); Zhihui (Julie) Guo; Shaomei Ruan, Director, UCLEF; Linping (Jackie) Shen, Visiting Attorney Dacheng Law Firm; Steven Hsu, Translator.