Dan Roules has more than 25 years of experience in international transactions in Asia, Europe and the US, and has been living and working in China for nearly 20 years. Dan has served as lead counsel on numerous cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and restructurings in China (including Taiwan) and throughout the Asia Pacific region. He counsels on corporate finance, corporate governance, US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and PRC anti-bribery issues, as well as the full range of operational issues for manufacturing companies in China.
Prior to moving to Shanghai, Dan spent four years in the firm’s Beijing office and three years in Taipei, where he counseled manufacturing, technology and venture companies on a wide range of matters, both there and in mainland China.
During the 1990s, Dan worked in several emerging markets including the Czech Republic, the Slovakia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, advising multinational companies on acquisitions, joint ventures, and commercial matters, and counseling multilateral financing organizations and government agencies on privatization and foreign investment matters.