China Business Development Associates
- How does China fit into your overall global strategy ?

- Investing in China

- Understanding the Potential Opportunities and Pitfalls

- What form of business model or investment is most appropriate ?


No matter what your particular answers to the above important questions, our firm
China Business Development Associates
(CBDA) is uniquely suited to help you
understand the competitive landscape in China, the potential opportunities that await
you in China, and how to avoid the many pitfalls in China.

CBDA was formed by a group of seasoned China business experts who have been in
China since the early 1980's and who have been actively collaborating and working
together for ten years now.  Michael O'laughlin has been a leader in the China legal
community since 1980 when he established his law firm in Beijing.  Michael has law
offices in Hong Kong and China as well as manufacturing operations spread through out
China.  Steve Wyatt has been in China and the Asia Pacific region since 1994 and has
lead one of the world's best known Strategy Consulting companies, the Monitor Group -
as their Asia Pacific Director of Strategy since 1994.  David Stiefel has been
working in
mainland China for over twenty years
serving in senior management positions with
various leading US Fortune 500's and multinational corporations in China.  

All members of the team – The Directors, Associates, Staff, and Advisors have known
each other and worked together in various companies and on various projects in China
over the last ten years. Now this team has come together to form CBDA.  CBDA brings a
diverse group of China experts together with deep experience in their respective areas
of expertise in a powerful organization designed to help Clients set China strategy and
execute on market entry.

From high level strategic issues, to complex China legal issues, to Merger & Acquisition
due diligence, to China market entry strategy, to hands on nuts and bolts operational
and management issues in China – China Business Development Associates has over
120 years of combined China experience at the ready to assist you in formulation of
your China strategy, decision making, and execution!