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A Better Understanding

The greatest folly of the culture of the United States is the way we see other countries, particularly the way we see China. When I first decided to go to China, the knee-jerk reaction I felt from my family members … Continue reading

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Surviving Without Internet

I felt most proud during my internship in an instance early on when we were working through a stock purchase agreement. The agreement was between a Chinese company and a U.S. company so it was in English and my supervisor … Continue reading

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Ever-Changing China

The main thing I have learned about the legal field during this internship has been the importance of networking. I always knew about it in the business world but I now realize it is just as important if not more … Continue reading

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The Best Fried Noodles Money Can Buy

The most challenging aspect of my internship is interpreting the various legal jargon that I encounter on a regular basis. The contracts and laws that we read are incredibly wordy. Sometimes it takes me twenty minutes to fully understand certain … Continue reading

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Go with the Flow

Right now we are working on a case for several international investors who want to invest in a company but want to do it quickly. They are going to form a new company in a different jurisdiction and then use … Continue reading

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Long Contracts and New Friends

My supervisor, Michelle, is an international attorney. She mainly handles the writing and analyzing of contracts with one party being from China and the other being a foreigner. She spends a lot of time meeting with clients and discussing their … Continue reading

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Jingsh Law Firm – Week 1

I am interning at Jingsh Law Firm. Jingsh is one of the oldest and most respected law firms in China. Jingsh mainly handles cases in international business law. China operates under the civil law system whereas the U.S. uses the … Continue reading

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