10th Value Investing Seminar, July 2013
CS Managing Partner Nestor Gounaris discusses foreign direct investment in China at the 10th annual value-investing seminar in Trani, Italy.
Contracting with Commercial Counterparts in China, February 2013
Presented by Nestor Gounaris in collaboration with the Boston Bar Association
CS Managing Partner Nestor Gounaris discusses legal issues that confront U.S. corporations conducting business with Chinese counterparts, including pitfalls that U.S. firms encounter during contract negotiations, and litigation issues that can arise down the road.
Contracting with Chinese Counterparts, December 2012
Presented by Nestor Gounaris in collaboration with CBLA
CS Managing Partner Nestor Gounaris and CBLA members discuss elements of secure contracting between Chinese and non-Chinese counterparts. Discussion includes technical drafting issues, legal and operational concerns, and cross-cultural communication and negotiation issues. This is a private event.
Business in an International Context, A China Case Study: December 2012
Presented by Nestor Gounaris in collaboration with the Danville Chamber
CS Managing Partner Nestor Gounaris discusses how to achieve success with Chinese counterparts, and extrapolates guiding principles to understand business in an international context. Discussion addresses key legal and regulatory issues, cross-cultural communication concepts, and practical contractual drafting issues.
Doing Business in China: December 2012
Presented by Nestor Gounaris in collaboration with the RIEDC
CS Managing Partner Nestor Gounaris will discuss strategies and solutions for Rhode Island businesses to achieve their commercial goals in China. Sponsored by Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation, Rhode Island Small Business Development Center, and the John H. Chafee Center for International Business at Bryant University.
Doing Business in China: November 2012
Presented by Nestor Gounaris in collaboration with the Brooklyn Chamber
CS Managing Partner Nestor Gounaris discusses strategies and solutions for Brooklyn businesses to achieve their commercial goals in China. Program includes contracting with Chinese counterparts, registering your trademark in China, and legal and regulatory requirements to import food into China.
Roundtable China Business Breakfast: November 2012
Moderated by Nestor Gounaris in collaboration with the CBIA
CS Managing Partner Nestor Gounaris and CBIA members discuss key questions on doing business in China. Is China really overtaking the U.S.? Do contracts matter in China? What does corporate control mean in the China context? How to successfully engage employees in China? This is a private event.
U.S. Legal Education and Law School Admissions: October 2012
Presented by Georgetown University Law Center and China Solutions
Join Caryn Voland, Director of Graduate Admissions at Georgetown Law, for an evening with China Solutions. The session will discuss the U.S. legal education including curriculum, extra-curricular activities, and variations among law schools. 6:30 pm Monday 22 October – reserve one of our limited spaces here.
2nd Annual Moot Shanghai: March 2012
Sponsor for International Moot Competition
China Solutions is proud to support the Shanghai Arbitration Commission and East China University of Political Science and Law in sponsoring the 2nd Annual Moot Shanghai. This four-day event brought together more than 100 law students from universities around the globe and more than 60 practicing lawyers and arbitrators in an international moot court forum.
Harvard Law School, Program on the Legal Profession: January 2012
Lecture 11th January 2012 by Nestor Gounaris
CS Managing Partner Nestor Gounaris reflects on over a decade of supporting clients in China and on the development of China Solutions, with students and faculty at Harvard Law School.
UCLA China Law Conference: October 2011
Profile by UCLA China Law Association
CS Managing Partner Nestor Gounaris discusses the risks and rewards of inbound investment in China at the October 2011 UCLA China Law Conference.
Forbes China: June 2011 Feature
Interview Featuring Nestor Gounaris
UCLA Law: Visiting Professor, Spring 2011
Profile Feature By UCLA Law
CS Managing Partner Nestor Gounaris teaches PRC Commercial Law at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law.
UW Foster School of Business: NW Perspectives on Doing Business in China, January 2011
Profile Feature by UW Foster School of Business
CS Managing Partner Nestor Gounaris joins China business experts as a panel moderator and panelist to share knowledge about doing business in China, including the challenges and opportunities, the failures and successes, and insights on building lasting relationships.
UVA Law: Faculty, 2009-2010 Academic Year
Profile Feature By UVA Law
CS Managing Partner Nestor Gounaris is a visiting lecturer at the University of Virginia Law School, teaching Chinese business law.
UVA 11th Spring Symposium: China’s Emergence and the Transformation of Global Commerce, April 2010
Profile Feature (9th profile on page) by University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce
University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce hosts the 11th Spring Symposium on “China’s Emergence and the Transformation of Global Commerce.” CS Managing Partner Nestor Gounaris joins a prestigious lineup of panelists (Harry Harding, Barry Naughton, Susan Shirk and Kellee Tsai), expounding on geopolitical, economic, business, and financial China-related perspectives.
UVA 11 Spring Symposium: Business &Financial Perspectives Panel, April 2010 – WMV Video Download
Panel Discussion Video Featuring Nestor Gounaris, Chris Nassetta, Robert D. Daley, and Scott M. Kelley.
University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce hosts the 11th Spring Symposium on “China’s Emergence and the Transformation of Global Commerce.” CS Managing Partner Nestor Gounaris joins CEOs and Directors of prominent firms such as Thorley Industries, Hilton Hotels Corp., and Aetos Capital in a panel discussion of business and finance in China.
UVA Law: FDI: Navigating Chinese Law and Policy, April 2010 – MP3 Podcast
Audio Lecture 19th April 2010 by Nestor Gounaris
CS Managing Partner Nestor Gounaris gives a talk at the University of Virginia School of Law providing insight on how to make sound investment decisions in accordance with Chinese laws and policies.
Thunderbird School of Management: Guest Lecturer, 2008
Guest Lecturer for Executive MBA Program
CS Managing Partner Nestor Gounaris is a guest lecturer for the Thunderbird School of Management’s Executive MBA program, lecturing on the Chinese business and legal environment.
Economic Forum: Greece in the World Economy
Profile Feature by Athens College and the Skepsis Society of Social, Economic, and Political Studies
Athens College hosts the 20th Economic Forum on “Greece’s Competitive Position in the Global Economy.” CS Managing Partner Nestor Gounaris joins nine other prestigious international business executives–including managers of international hedge funds, technology firms, and energy trading houses – as a conference speaker and panelist.
Doing Business in China – Online Video
Interview Featuring Nestor Gounaris and Edward Gwinn
On ITVAsia, the late Edward Gwinn, Managing Director of DEGlobal Ltd., interviews Nestor Gounaris about doing business in China, covering a broad range of topics such as local business culture and regulatory compliance.
All Roads Lead to China Business Blog: Recommended Vendors
Profile Feature by Richard Brubaker
On his business analysis, insights, and news blog, Richard Brubaker, Founder and Managing Director of China Strategic Development Partners, recommends China Solutions as a leading advisory firm.
Contemplating a China Joint Venture: Issues to Consider- Online Article
Article Feature by Nestor Gounaris
China Primer compiles comprehensive information regarding foreign investments in China. In this article, CS Managing Partner Nestor Gounaris addresses legal and operational issues concerning joint ventures and weighs out the corresponding positive and negative aspects.
Crucial Issues in Cross-border Trade with China- Online Article
Article Feature by Nestor Gounaris and David Hartung
ChinaSolved is a premium online database for international managers in China, featuring pre-screened solution providers. Nestor Gounaris and David Hartung of China Solutions LLC share their views on how to minimize your risk when entering the China market.