March 1, 2019 – New York, NY — Becker, a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists and other professionals at offices throughout the East Coast, announced that New York Corporate shareholder Jie Chengying Xiu was elected Chairwoman of the Asian Financial Society (AFS) on February 22, 2019, becoming the first legal professional elected in this role.
“As the new Chairwoman of AFS, I look forward to creating career and business opportunities for AFS’s diverse members related to finance and the Asian business markets. I look forward to guiding the organization with my unique perspective as a corporate lawyer,” said Ms. Xiu.
Non-profit AFS was founded in 1984 and has grown into one of the oldest, most prestigious Asian financial member organizations. AFS boasts over 5,000 members from major financial institutions worldwide. Strategic partners and sponsors include Bank of China, ICBC, MetLife, Tencent, PngAn and Moody’s Analytics. AFS is the first U.S. non-profit organization in the financial industry to have been approved by the Shanghai government to open its branch office in Shanghai.
Ms. Xiu’s practice focuses on corporate, securities, mergers and acquisitions and a broad range of business and commercial matters. She represents complex, high- profile M&A and securities offering projects across the globe. Representative clients include multinational corporations and high-net-worth individuals in transactions ranging from billion-dollar M&A transactions to start-up financings.
Becker, with headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., is a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists and other professionals at offices throughout the East Coast. More information is available at beckerlawyers.com.