Christopher Andrew Jarvinen Featured in the book, "Handbook for Protection of Creditors' Claim in Bankruptcy", published by Law Press-China
March 16, 2021
Christopher Andrew Jarvinen, a partner on the Business Reorganization Team of Berger Singerman LLP, is profiled in a chapter of the recently published book, HANDBOOK FOR PROTECTION OF CREDITORS’ CLAIM IN BANKRUPTCY, published by the Law Press-China of the People’s Republic of China. The “Introduction” to the book was written by Shuguang Li/李曙光. The Chinese language book, which is edited by Xiahong Chen/陈霞红 and Fangyi Wen/ 闻芳谊 , covers numerous subjects of interest to Chinese and international, restructuring practitioners, academics and government officials throughout its 316 pages. In the chapter of the book devoted to Mr. Jarvinen’s perspectives with respect to corporate restructuring, titled “Efforts and Opportunities to Create Value,” Mr. Jarvinen comments on, among other issues, the ways in which the U.S. Bankruptcy Code is designed to preserve value by providing the honest but unfortunate individual or corporate, debtor a “fresh start” from burdensome debts.
Mr. Jarvinen has been elected to the American College of Bankruptcy, American Law Institute, and the International Insolvency Institute, and he has served as a Fulbright scholar at the Bankruptcy Law & Restructuring Research Center at the China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing, China. Mr. Jarvinen received his law degree from Boston College Law School, his undergraduate degree in economics from Brown University, graduate degrees in theological ethics and religion from, respectively, Harvard Divinity School and Yale Divinity School, a global Executive Master of Business Administration from FGV-EAESP in São Paulo, Brazil and both a Postgraduate Diploma in Organisational Leadership and a Master of Science degree in Major Programme Management from the Saïd Business School of the University of Oxford. He has also studied at Columbia University and the University of Cambridge. He has also taught International Legal Management at FGV-EAESP. In his spare time, Mr. Jarvinen is currently obtaining a master of applied science in global health planning and management from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.