Robert Lawrence Kuhn

Dr. Robert Lawrence Kuhn is an international corporate strategist, investment banker and expert on China. Since 1989, he has worked with China’s senior leaders and advised the Chinese government on matters of economic policy, industrial policy, mergers and acquisitions, science and technology, media and culture, Sino-U.S. relations, and a variety of international business matters. Dr. Kuhn advises leading multinational companies, CEOs and C-Suite executives, regarding formulating and implementing China strategies in a variety of sectors, including science and technology, energy and resources, industrial, media and entertainment, healthcare / medical / pharmaceuticals, consumer products, and financial services. He works with major Chinese companies on structuring their capital markets financing and M&A activities.


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Election Education

 As we enter the high season of the quadrennial circus called the U.S. presidential election, and as I hear the [...]

Robert Lawrence Kuhn Election Center July 23 2008
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Expo 2010 Shanghai: Searching for Meaning

Part II of a Three-Part Series on Expo and the Future of Shanghai

Robert Lawrence Kuhn Uncommon Wisdom July 30 2010

Financially ReFOCUSING

How has the financial crisis changed your thinking?

Robert Lawrence Kuhn Uncommon Wisdom August 19 2009

Globalization and Its Discontents

President George W. Bush’s grand vision is of a Western style “democracy world,” where all countries have a similar system [...]

Robert Lawrence Kuhn December 1 2006
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How I’m Getting Myself Through the Financial Crisis

First, a disclaimer. The global financial crisis has engendered a great deal of serious suffering across our country and around [...]

Robert Lawrence Kuhn Uncommon Wisdom June 22 2009

How Investment Bankers Think

Just to survive, investment bankers must be both smart and savvy, and to prosper they must be extraordinarily smart and [...]

Robert Lawrence Kuhn Leadership , Strategy March 9 2007

How to Deal with the Chinese Government

In the real world of doing business in China, the landscape is shifting. Foreign companies can no longer do business in China today in the same way that they have in the past.

Robert Lawrence Kuhn China , Global Business February 14 2012
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How to Deal with the Chinese Government

Robert Lawrence Kuhn February 14 2012

How to Use Investment Bankers

Notwithstanding all talk about their gargantuan bonuses, investment bankers evince no chagrin about the fees they charge. They unabashedly retort [...]

Robert Lawrence Kuhn Corporate Finance , Leadership & Strategy April 3 2007
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In Search of “Optimizationism”

Key Takeaways Determine your primary assets and assess your vulnerabilities to a sudden decline in one or more of them. [...]

Robert Lawrence Kuhn Leadership & Strategy November 4 2011

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