Rebecca Liao

Rebecca Liao is a writer and corporate attorney with Silicon Valley and Hong Kong practices. She contributes to The Atlantic, n+1 , and The Times Literary Supplement, among various other publications. A graduate of Stanford University, where she stud

Rebecca Liao is a writer and corporate attorney with Silicon Valley and Hong Kong practices. She contributes to The Atlantic, n+1 , and The Times Literary Supplement, among various other publications. A graduate of Stanford University, where she studied Economics, and Harvard Law School, she founded The Aleph Mag, a digital magazine about art, culture, and Chinese law and politics. As an attorney, Liao represents American and Chinese clients in a variety of domestic and international corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, and offerings of debt and equity. She is a member of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations.

Articles by Rebecca Liao

China's Domestic Distractions
WHen China hosted economic policymakers from the G-20 countries in Shanghai earlier this year, Chinese leaders hoped to present their vision for a new international economic order in which Beijing would take a place commensurate with its wealth. Instead, they found themselves reassuring the G-20' ...
Digital Diplomacy:In China, the Tech Industry Does What Washington Can't
Washington's reputation for getting things done has suffered so much lately that it seems as though Chinese President Xi Jinping is seeking more efficient but less official channels to make his concerns heard. During his official state visit to the United States late last month, his first stop wa ...