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O’Melveny’s Chao Authors South China Morning Post Article on Chinese Investment in the USAugust 19, 2013 On August 17, 2013, South China Morning Post published an article by O’Melveny & Myers’ Howard Chao, who is of Counsel and Senior Asia Advisor to the Firm. The piece, titled “Lessons for Chinese deal-makers in America,” describes how Chinese businesses can ease market entry in the US by avoiding “pitfalls” to deal-making. In the article, Chao writes “Chinese companies need to learn more about deal-making in the US, complete some deals, and let the news get out about how they are contributing to the US economy.”
Chao, who has been with O’Melveny for more than 30 years, focuses on a variety of transactional matters, primarily involving cross-border investment licensing and financing. He divides his time between the Firm’s Silicon Valley, Hong Kong, and Beijing offices.