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FEB
15

A Story about Life, Love, and Luck for Valentines Everywhere

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Many pivotal events in life happen with a call and if we pause and listen, great things occur. Last year, “Rose” called. Rose’s husband passed away, suddenly. College sweethearts, immigrated to USA with lots of courage and little cash, obtained maste...
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FEB
02

Kudos to our Lead Analyst

Tétouan, Morocco Tétouan is a city in the North of Morocco. Tétouan was a refuge for Jews, Moors, and Moriscos escaping the Spanish inquisition and many people still speak Spanish.

Kathryn Klokker has worked with Orchid since late 2018, helping out in ways we needed tremendously. She was our first Analyst and rapidly, became our Analyst for ''all seasons" so it is time to promote her to Lead Analyst as we build our team of ubiquitous talents. We announced her joining Orchid many moons ago, after she returned home from her adventures in Morocco to begin another chapter of life (See the Youtube video!). Did we mention that Kathryn can switch back and forth between Arabic, English, and Spanish with complete confidence?

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FEB
02

Welcoming a New Face in the New Year

Han River in Seoul, South Korea The Han River is one of Debby's favorite places. It is a place where parts of her heart, spirit, and mind go to.
In the new year of 2020, we added fresh faces and beautiful brains, along with skills supplementing our strengths as a low profile advisory firm working on significant energy M&A and major cases. We are most fortunate to cross paths and connect w...
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DEC
03

Asian M&As: HOW KOREAN COMPANIES ARE APPROACHING INVESTING AND FINANCING IN THE U.S. ENERGY INDUSTRY

U.S./Korea
Since early 2018, media coverage of the U.S. and China trade war and political differences dominated discussions regarding international investment and Asian mergers and acquisitions, or M&A. Headline news on court proceedings covering constituti...
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AUG
19

Smoke and Mirrors

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  Have you been burned in a business deal? Did that deal go wrong due to persons or personalities who turned out not to be as represented? Orchid Group’s client was offered a potential international renewable energy project partnership in Asia a...
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JUN
20

Education Changes Lives and Times (ECLAT)

Orchid Law and Orchid Group support the non-profit organization founded by Dr. Yih Min Jan and his wife, Education Changes Lives and Times. ECLAT helps well deserving students from China, Taiwan, and USA achieve goals of higher education an...
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APR
18

Collecting on a Winning Judgment: Not Easy, Not Impossible

By: John Shirley, Chief Investigator of Orchid Law PLLC   There are few days in an attorney’s career more satisfying than to successfully win a judgment for their creditor client. The happy and excited client will then ask their attorney “So whe...
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MAR
26

Orchid's Analysts Are Amazing Assets

We value highly our team of Analysts. Multi-lingual, multi-cultural, and open to learning and new adventures, they bring creative approaches for Orchid Law and Orchid Group’s international and domestic businesses. Ms. Kathryn Klokker Kathryn Klokker ...
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MAR
25

A Matter of Trust

Trust Trust your partner
By Lilly Teng, Managing Partner, Orchid Group PLLC, and Hal Kaiser, Senior Partner, Orchid Group LLC   Introduction “Can we trust the local (foreign) partner?” We are asked this question more often now than ever before, and it requires a well-th...
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OCT
01

Hybrid Due Diligence in International M&A and Litigation

By Lilly Teng, Managing Partner of Orchid Law PLLC Published by The State Bar of Texas, International Law Section Fall 2018 Introduction “Know your customer” is a popular punchy phrase in sales and marketing organizations. This is equally true and gr...
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AUG
01

Orchid Group launches Orchid Law

Orchid Group is pleased to announce the formation of an affiliated law firm, Orchid Law . The combination of Orchid Group and Orchid Law allows us to offer clients a one-stop shop for commercial and legal advice. As part of our support of Asian inves...
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JUN
01

Healthcare & Cybercrime: A Wake-Up Call

A decade ago, when most people heard the terms data breach, cyberattack, or hacking, the expected mental conversation centered around bank accounts, credit card numbers, passwords, and PIN numbers. Traditional hacking targets were generally the low h...
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MAY
24

Digital Wire Fraud Investigations

Digital Wire Fraud Investigations  - John Shirley Association of Certified Fraud Examiners 28 th Annual DFW Fraud Conference On May 24, 2018, John Shirley presented on digital wire fraud investigations at the 28th Annual DFW Fraud Conference in ...
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MAR
01

Real Estate Transactions: A Hacker’s Paradise

Real estate transactions, by their very nature, are complicated and involve multiple parties. As both the complexity and number of involved parties increases, so does the opportunities for mistakes to be made. Increasingly over the last few years, ha...
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MAR
01

Orchid Completes USA and Mexico LNG Projects and Market Study

Orchid Group was assigned by a confidential client in China to prepare a report and recommendations on LNG projects in USA and Mexico. The client is one of China’s largest LNG buyers and infrastructure owners and operators. The selection of Orchid fo...
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FEB
01

Cryptocurrency & The Law: Asset Hiding in the 21st Century

The maturing of the internet and digital age have had an inarguable impact on all aspects of the practice of law. So what’s the next paradigm shift in the way technology will affect the practice of law? Asset obfuscation through cryptocurrency. Crypt...
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JAN
01

Overview of Business Economic Crimes AKA Business Email Compromise Fraud

Few experiences are quite as devastating as losing a large sum of money, and in today’s world of rampant cybercrime, digital wire fraud in real estate transactions has quickly become an epidemic problem. For buyers, sellers, real estate firms, and as...
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