Larry Sussman

Partner

Thank you for your interest. Before you communicate with one of our attorneys, please note: Any comments our attorneys share with you are general information and not legal advice. No attorney-client relationship will exist between you or your business and O’Melveny or any of its attorneys unless conflicts have been cleared, our management has given its approval, and an engagement letter has been signed. Meanwhile, you agree: we have no duty to advise you or provide you with legal assistance; you will not divulge any confidences or send any confidential or sensitive information to our attorneys (we are not in a position to keep it confidential and might be required to convey it to our clients); and, you may not use this contact to attempt to disqualify O’Melveny from representing other clients adverse to you or your business. By clicking "accept" you acknowledge receipt and agree to all of the terms of this paragraph and our Disclaimer.

pdf

Larry Sussman is the office head and chief representative of O’Melveny’s Beijing office. Larry speaks Mandarin, is based in Beijing (since 1998), and has extensive experience doing business in China in multiple practice areas.

Larry’s practice covers three main areas: China transactional work, tax structuring and disputes, and other China regulatory matters.

VIEW MORE

Languages

  • English
  • Mandarin Chinese

Honors & Awards

  • Ranked a leading lawyer in China by Chambers Asia for Tax (2009-2013) and Investment Funds (2013)
  • Recommended by Legal500 for Investment Funds and Tax practice in China (2013); named by Asialaw Profiles as a leading lawyer and tax expert in China (2013)
  • Named by Who’s Who Legal as an expert in Corporate Tax (2013)
  • Described as “highly regarded in the international tax field” by International Tax Review (2012)
  • Listed as a top global tax adviser in Tax Directors Handbook (2009-2013)

Admissions

Bar Admissions

  • Hong Kong
  • New York

Education

  • New York University, LL.M. in Taxation
  • New York University, J.D.
  • Baruch College of the City University of New York, BBA: Salutatorian

Professional Activities

Member

  • New York State Bar Association, Tax Section
  • Committee on Foreign Activities of US Taxpayers and Committee on US Activities of Foreign Taxpayers

Member of Advisory Board

  • US-Asia Law Institute at NYU

Co-Founder

  • China Tax Forum
  • American Chamber of Commerce in Beijing

Co-Author

  • Tax Management Portfolio, No. 957, Business Operations in the People’s Republic of China

Correspondent

  • Tax Notes International (covering China)

National Reporter

  • International Bar Association, Taxes Committee (covering China)

Volunteer Advisor

  • China Intellectual Property Rights Advisory Program, American Bar Association

Editorial Board Member

  • China Tax Intelligence Magazine
  • A global luxury cruise line operator in connection with its entry into the Chinese travel, leisure, and entertainment market
  • Imax Corporation in connection with a virtual reality fund involving certain Chinese investors to help finance the creation of interactive VR content experiences for VR platforms, including in IMAX VR™ centres
  • A US merchant bank specializing in entertainment and media investments in connection with the establishment of an onshore RMB fund for investments into Chinese film productions
  • A number of Chinese private equity backed strategic buyers in connection with diligence and bids on various US film and entertainment related assets
  • Imax Corporation in its joint venture with China Media Capital for the raising of the IMAX China Film fund which will co-finance blockbuster-style Mandarin-language films from high-profile filmmakers which can leverage the IMAX® brand, relationships, technology and release windows
VIEW MORE