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be thinking long and hard apart from china if they don't have assets available to the united states how do we protect ourselves? i think parties are sensitive. i think that is why you see such a prevalence. assuming bargaining position i advice u.s. clients to have a consent to jurisdiction and litigation in a new york court. >> your view is this is working pretty well now the way it is. litigation takes a long time sometimes so it may look like one of our companies are being treated unfairly but people are aware of the legal framework and can guard against it? >> whether a company is adequately protecting themselves may be an open question. whether there is need for additional legal structure to help them i think that is the part i don't get to. i think it is adequate and up to the parties to take advantage of it. >> before we have just as if you can answer later just send us the question about that is in a transactional sense the question of -- and i understand the monopoly issue was a comedy issue whether there are areas where it falls outside of the transaction that there may be
outlook. now, a discussion on chinese investment in the united states, hosted by the u.s. china economic and security commission which was created by congress to monitor investments and report on national security implications of the economic activities. this is an hour and 45 minutes. good morning. >>> welcome to the first hearing of the u.s./china economic ask security review commissions. 2017 annual report cycle. i want to thank all of you for joining us today, and one of our witnesses will be here shortly. i also want to recommend and invite and welcome our newest commissioner, mr. commissioner john stivers, appointed late last year, and this is his first hearing. and thank our staff, especially sean, who set up all of today's events. today's hearing comes at an important time. more than ever, china's economic activities are having a clear and direct impact on the lives of average americans. this impact is clearly evident in advanced sectors of the u.s. economy, including semiconductors and biotech, even as the chinese government continues to restrict the ability of u.s. com
lawyers ought to be thinking even apart from china sovereign immunity, if they don't have assets available in the united states, how do we protect themselves. i routine that have a consent jurisdiction in a new york court . people are aware of the legal framework and can guard against it in. >> whether companies are adequately be protecting themselves may be an open question, whether there's need for subsequent legal structure to help them, that's the part i don't quite get to. it's up to the parties to take advantage of it. >> before the commissioner explained just if you could answer later, just send us something, the question about that's a transactional sense. the question, and i understand monopoly, a monopoly issue was a comedy issue where it falls outside of the transaction that there may be entities that have no idea that there is no waiver or no jurisdiction except for those kinds of things. commissioner. >> thank you. excuse me. >> i wanted to follow up on commissioner's question. as i see it, there are three types of companies in china, state-owned, state-controlled, a
collect all of the transactions by china in the u.s. economy since 1995, and giving aus detailed e perspective of the activities of the chinese companies in the u.s. economy. my colleagues and i have published many articles and we have recently produced a report for the commission that summarizes the recent trends and analyzing the implications for the u.s. policy. in my remarks today, i would like to present the most important data point, and the recommendations that we draw from the research. starting with the data highlight, and first, i think that commissioner wetzel mention manied it. the official statistics are a poor measurement for the scale and pattern of the chinese in the u.s. it is not because the chinese companies are trying to flow below the radar, but it is because the statisticaling agents in china and the u.s. are tasked with capturing financial flows based on the balance of payments considerations. alternative data set based on the collecting aggravating transactions are therefore indispensable for understanding the trends of chinese investment. looking at the tra
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