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  • Education
    • Master of Laws, Dean's List, CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Georgetown University Law Center, 2013
    • Bachelor of Laws, Academic Excellence Scholarship, Tsinghua University, 2012
    • Exchange Program, Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po), 2011

Liz Liu represents domestic and international clients in a variety of banking, corporate, securities and regulatory matters. She regularly advises on cross-border transactions, in particular Chinese investments into the U.S., as well as general corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, banking and securities regulations, broker-dealer and investment adviser registration.

Liz endeavors to understand each client’s unique situation and needs and combines her legal expertise and industry experience to help clients achieve their business goals. Prior to joining Polsinelli, Liz worked at two major international banks in New York, and also as a legal intern at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C. Liz is fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese.

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  • Counseled a leading Chinese international bank in its proposed US$1.65 billion acquisition of a US global asset management firm; 
  • Counseled a private investment fund management company in its US$1.9 billion consortium acquisition of a US technology company; 
  • Counseled a leading Chinese international bank in its US business restructure and integration, involving corporate governance, FINRA Rule 1017 broker-dealer application, and compliance policies and procedures for implementation;
  • Counseled two of the largest Chinese international banks on Bank Holding Company Act, Dodd-Frank Act (Volcker Rule, Title VII), Rule 15a-6 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, anti-money laundering, regulatory examination and inquiries, ISDA agreements, and other legal and regulatory matters.