Professional Background:

  • Office of the General Counsel
    Florida International University
    - Assistant General Counsel

  • Carlton Fields Jordan Burt
    Miami Office 
    - Attorney, Corporate Tax & Securities Group

  • Office of the Vice President and General Counsel
    University of Florida
    - Legal Intern

  • US Securities and Exchange Commission
    Miami Regional Office 
    - Law Clerk

  • United States Department of State 
    - Fulbright Scholar to China in the areas of law 
    and economic development

  • National Security Education Program (NSEP)
    - Boren Scholar to Beijing and Hong Kong
     

Education:

  • University of Florida Levin College of Law
    - J.D., Cum Laude

  • University of Miami
    - B.A. Political Science
    - B.B.A. Business Law

  • Chinese University of Hong Kong
    - International Exchange Program - Chinese law and business

  • Tsinghua University Chinese Business Program
    - Advanced Chinese language and business program

  • University of Oxford
    - Intensive Political Science Programme on British-European law and society

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Professional Associations & Activities:​​

  • National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA)
    - Annual Convention Planning Committee – Co-Chair of the International Working Group (2016 – Present)
    - Membership Committee (2015 – 2016)
    - NACUANOTES Editorial Board (2014 – 2015)
    - Higher Education Programs in China Affinity Group – Coordinator (2014 – Present)
    - Asian American Pacific Islander Affinity Group – Coordinator (2012 – Present)
    - Annual Convention Planning Committee – Member of the International Working Group (2013 – 2014)
    - Legal Education Committee – Member of the Subcommittee on Virtual Seminars (2012 – 2013)

  • National Association of International Educators (NAFSA)
    - China Member Interests Group
    - International Education Leadership (IEL) Professional Network Group
    - International Enrollment Management (IEM) Professional Network Group

  • The Florida Bar
    - Education Law Committee
    - Business Law Section
    - Administrative Law Section
    - Government Lawyer Section
    - International Law Section

     

Speaking Engagements:

  • International Visitors In the Lab: What Counsel Needs to Know
    Speaker, National Association of College and University Attorneys (“NACUA”) CLE Workshop, November 2018

  • China 101: Nuts and Bolts of Operating Educational Activities in China
    Speaker, NACUA Annual Conference, June 2018

  • Chinese Higher Education Internationalization: Strategic, Operational, and Legal Perspectives
    Chair and Speaker, Association of International Educators ("NAFSA") Annual Conference, May 2018

  • We Have a Program Where?! Compliance Considerations for Global Partnerships
    Speaker, NACUA CLE Workshop, November 2017

  • China Higher Education Law Update: Implications of the Chinese Overseas NGO Law and More
    Speaker, NACUA Annual Conference, June 2017

  • China's Foreign NGO Law and its Implications on U.S. Education Institutions
    Speaker, Florida Bar, Education Law Committee - Fall Meeting, October 2016

  • Global Operations: Roundtable Discussions with Experts and Colleagues on Operating in China, India, Kenya, and the Middle East
    Moderator, NACUA Annual Conference, June 2015

  • Around the World in 75 Minutes: Roundtable Discussions on Operating in China, India, Brazil, Africa and the Middle East.
    Discussion Leader, NACUA Annual Conference June 2014

  • Best Practices in International FCPA Compliance: Issues and Guidance on Developing FCPA Policies, Training, and Compliance Programs
    Moderator/Speaker, NACUA Annual Conference, June 2014

     

Publications:

  • International Visitors in the Lab: What Counsel Needs to Know – Recently Proposed/Enacted U.S. Laws and Policies Affecting Foreign Students and Researchers at U.S. Colleges and Universities 
    National Association of College and University Attorneys – November, 2018

  • China 101: Nuts and Bolts of Operating Educational Activities in China - Export Control, Intellectual Property, International Research, Technology Transfer, Cybersecurity, VPNs, Student Recruitment and Online Programs
    National Association of College and University Attorneys – June, 2018

  • Chinese Higher Education Internationalization: Strategic, Operational, and Legal Perspectives - A Checklist of Key Issues When Establishing Educational Activities in China
    Association of International Educators (NAFSA) – May, 2018

  • We Have a Program Where?!  Compliance Considerations for Global Partnerships; Global Partnerships Due Diligence Checklist
    National Association of College and University Attorneys – November, 2017

  • We Have a Program Where?!  Compliance Considerations for Global Partnerships; A Practical Guide on Employing Foreign Nationals and Contracting with Foreign Vendors
    National Association of College and University Attorneys – November, 2017

  • China Higher Education Law Update: Implications of the Chinese Overseas NGO Law and More
    National Association of College and University Attorneys – June, 2017

  • A Checklist of Key Issues When Establishing Educational Activities in China
    National Association of College and University Attorneys – June, 2015

  • Demystifying the Ministry: A Practical Guide to Submitting an Application to the Chinese Ministry of Education for the Establishment of a Chinese-Foreign Cooperative Run Educational Project
    National Association of College and University Attorneys – November, 2014
     

Awards & Recognitions:

  • Business Law Section Diversity Fellow (2013-2016)
    The Florida Bar 

  • Young Lawyers Division (YLD) Scholarship Award (2009)
    The Florida Bar 

Professional Background:


Office of the General Counsel Florida International University
- Assistant General Counsel
Carlton Fields Jordan Burt Miami Office
- Attorney, Corporate Tax & Securities Group Office of the Vice President and General Counsel University of Florida
- Legal Intern US Securities and Exchange Commission Miami Regional Office
- Law Clerk United States Department of State
- Fulbright Scholar to China in the areas of law and economic development National Security Education Program (NSEP)
- Boren Scholar to Beijing and Hong Kong





University Rankings

 

Chinese Education Laws & Regulations

  • US-China Double Taxation Tax Treaty - English Version (IRS)

  • Chinese Ministry of Education – Order No. 42 of the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Public Security, Administrative Measures for the Enrollment and Cultivation of International Students by Schools [学校招收和培养国际学生管理办法] (March 20, 2017):
    Unofficial English version
    Official Chinese version

  • Chinese Ministry of Education – 2003 Regulation of the People’s Republic of China on Chinese Foreign Cooperation in Running Schools[中华人民共和国中外合作办学条例] (September 1, 2003):
    Official English version
    Official Chinese version

  • Chinese Ministry of Education – 2004 Implementation Measures for the Regulation of the People’s Republic of China on Chinese-Foreign Cooperation in Running Schools [中华人民共和国中外合作办学条例实施办法] (June 2, 2004):
    Official Chinese Version

  • Chinese Ministry of Education – Education Law of the People’s Republic of China [中华人民共和国教育法] (September 1, 1995):
    Official Chinese Version

  • Chinese Ministry of Education – Higher Education Law of the People’s Republic of China [中华人民共和国高等教育法] (January 1, 1999):
    Official Chinese Version

  • Chinese Ministry of Education – Vocational Education Law of the People’s Republic of China [中华人民共和国职业教育法] (September 1, 1996):
    Official English Version
    Official Chinese Version

     

Other Relevant Chinese Laws & Regulations

  • Anti Unfair Competition Law of the People's Republic of China​
    Official English Version

  • Chinese Ministry of Public Security - Permitted Activities and Professional Supervisory Units Chart (12/2016) ​
    Official Chinese Version

  • Chinese Ministry of Public Security – Law of the People’s Republic of China on Administration of Activities of Overseas Nongovernmental Organizations in the Mainland of China [中华人民共和国境外非政府组织境内活动管理法] (Revised April 28, 2016):
    Official English Version
    Official Chinese Version

  • Chinese Ministry of Commerce – The Law of the Peoples Republic of China on Wholly Foreign-Owned Enterprises (WFOE)
    [中华人民共和国外资企业法] (Revised October 31, 2000):
    Official English Version
    Official Chinese Version

 

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Professional Background:

  • Office of the General Counsel
    Florida International University
    - Assistant General Counsel

  • Carlton Fields Jordan Burt
    Miami Office 
    - Attorney, Corporate Tax & Securities Group

  • Office of the Vice President and General Counsel
    University of Florida
    - Legal Intern

  • US Securities and Exchange Commission
    Miami Regional Office 
    - Law Clerk

  • United States Department of State 
    - Fulbright Scholar to China in the areas of law 
    and economic development

  • National Security Education Program (NSEP)
    - Boren Scholar to Beijing and Hong Kong

     

Education:

  • University of Florida Levin College of Law
    - J.D., Cum Laude

  • University of Miami
    - B.A. Political Science
    - B.B.A. Business Law

  • Chinese University of Hong Kong
    - International Exchange Program - Chinese law and business

  • Tsinghua University Chinese Business Program
    - Advanced Chinese language and business program

  • University of Oxford
    - Intensive Political Science Programme on British-European law and society

Professional Associations & Activities:​​

  • National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA)
    - Annual Convention Planning Committee – Co-Chair of the International Working Group (2016 – Present)
    - Membership Committee (2015 – 2016)
    - NACUANOTES Editorial Board (2014 – 2015)
    - Higher Education Programs in China Affinity Group – Coordinator (2014 – Present)
    - Asian American Pacific Islander Affinity Group – Coordinator (2012 – Present)
    - Annual Convention Planning Committee – Member of the International Working Group (2013 – 2014)
    - Legal Education Committee – Member of the Subcommittee on Virtual Seminars (2012 – 2013)

  • National Association of International Educators (NAFSA)
    - China Member Interests Group
    - International Education Leadership (IEL) Professional Network Group
    - International Enrollment Management (IEM) Professional Network Group

  • The Florida Bar
    - Education Law Committee
    - Business Law Section
    - Administrative Law Section
    - Government Lawyer Section
    - International Law Section

  • International Program Design & Development

  • Corporate Structures & Entity Formation

  • Government Approvals & Regulatory Compliance

  • Intellectual Property, Data Privacy and Cybersecurity

  • Cross Border Research and Technology Licensing

  • Labor and Employment for Expatriates and Local Hires

  • Enterprise and Individual Taxation Matters

  • International Student Recruitment

  • Student Conduct, Health and Safety Abroad

  • Immigration Advice on Chinese Visas

  • Legal Translation Services

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