03.06.14 20:34 Age: 5 yrs
Edward Lehman Comments China-US cyber battles
Mr. Edward Lehman appeared on CCTV’s Dialogue on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 to discuss the issue of the USA indictment 5 PLA officers on charges of Cyber Espionage against USA companies. The Indictments were announced last week by the US Department of Justice and drew the displeasure of Chinese officials and Chinese media.
During the broadcast was called to comment on the use of Cyber Espionage and the difficulties of demonstrating proof of claims of cyber attacks. The conversation also touched on attempts to reign in excessive espionage through the “U. S. A. Freedom Act” which recently cleared the USA House of Representatives.
The Dialogue featured important comments regarding the broader state of China-USA relations and the possibility for renewed trust between the two major world powers.
Edward Lehman is frequently asked to provide his legal and cultural insights as a guest of CCTV. He is the Founder and Managing Director of LEHMAN, LEE & XU China and has served more than 26 consecutive years "on the ground" in dealing with Chinese legal, tax, foreign direct investment, intellectual property, franchise, direct sales, and other business issues.
Edward Lehman is the longest serving Managing Director of any law firm (Chinese or Foreign) in the People's Republic of China, with more than 21 years in this position. In 1992 Edward Lehman founded LEHMAN, LEE & XU China (making it the 8th private law firm opened in mainland China). He was also the Manager and Chief Ethics Officer of different full service Chinese law firms, providing legal advice on a range of Chinese legal issues.
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LEHMAN, LEE & XU
LEHMAN, LEE & XU is a prominent Chinese corporate commercial full service law firm with offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, a network of 31 cities throughout greater China, and Mongolia. The firm has been recognized as a "Red Chip" corporate commercial law firm in mainland China. LEHMAN, LEE & XU is managed by Edward Lehman, a long-time "China hand" and founder of LehmanBrown CPA. Mr. Lehman is the first foreign lawyer to work at a Chinese law firm since the founding of the People's Republic of China and has the "dubious distention" of being the longest serving manager of any law firm in China. He is the legal commentator to China Central Television, a fellow at the China Academy of Social Sciences, and a leading expert on corporate law with more than 26 consecutive years of practice experience in Mainland China.