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Date: 6 - 8 pm October 23rd, 2013
Location: Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP 750 Lexington Avenue New York, NY 10022
Seats Available: 20


Jie Xiu


Jie Xiu is a counsel at Edward Wildman Palmer LLP. Her practice is focused on mergers and acquisitions and corporate securities. On the merger and acquisition front, Jie regularly represents clients in their acquisition and sale of equity interests and assets, joint ventures and a broad spectrum of corporate and business matters. On the securities front, Jie has represented numerous domestic and foreign issuers in various public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, listing on various capital markets, and the Securities Exchange Act compliance. Jie has extensive experience with American, Canadian, European and Chinese companies with their M&A and corporate finance projects, and advises her clients regularly on U.S. securities laws compliance.

Other Distinctions 
Selected as “Top Women Attorneys in the New York Metro Area” in the merger and acquisition section, New York Times Magazine, December 30, 2012 issue.
Selected as New York “Rising Star” in Corporate and Business section by New York Super Lawyer Magazine-Metro Edition (2011 and 2012). 
Board Member, Head of Risk & Compliance Committee and Head of Securities and Commercial Law Group, Asian Financial Society.

Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship

This course offers an examination of the issues that every entrepreneur should understand, from startup to IPO. These issues include: legal concerns that arise when you leave your current employer to start a business; creating an appropriate ownership structure; product innovation; fiduciary responsibilities of management; funding the venture; contracting with vendors and customers; understanding responsibilities for hiring and retaining the best staff; and going public.