About the author
Antony Dapiran is a Hong Kong-based lawyer and writer. He has written and presented extensively on China and Hong Kong politics, business and culture. His views have been widely quoted, including in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times and Australian Financial Review. His writing has appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald, South China Morning Post, Nikkei Asia Review, Hong Kong Free Press, News Corp’s Business Spectator, Art Asia Pacific and the LA Review of Books’ China Blog. One of the leading corporate finance lawyers in the Greater China market, Dapiran has advised China’s largest companies on capital-raising transactions that have been transformational for the Chinese business and economic landscape. He was educated at the University of Melbourne and Peking University, and has resided between Hong Kong and Beijing for over twenty years. He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.