Mark J. Harty is senior counsel at ALFA International member firm, LCS & Partners in Taiwan. Mark has extensive experience in complex, multi-jurisdictional matters. His practice focuses on the following areas: mergers and acquisitions, syndicated lending, project finance and other bank finance, insurance, private equity, derivatives and structured finance, capital markets, foreign direct investment, and debt restructuring. Prior to joining LCS & Partners, Mark practiced law for 20 years in New York, Hong Kong, Taipei, Beijing, Tokyo and Singapore. Mark has lived and worked in Asia for over 34 years and is fluent in Mandarin Chinese. Mark has been recognized as a leading lawyer in banking, M&A, project finance and venture capital and private equity transactions by various publications.