Steven Kargman is President of Kargman Associates, an international restructuring advisory firm. He studied at Swarthmore College and holds a Juris Doctor degree from the Yale Law School. He has served as a Law Clerk for Judge Gilbert Merritt of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, as Lead Attorney for the Export-Import Bank of the United States, as General Counsel of the New York State Financial Control Board, and as an attorney with the transnational law firm of Debevoise and Plimpton. He has served as a member of the U.S. Delegation to the UNCITRAL Working Group on Insolvency Law, and he has also taught at the Washington College of Law of American University. He is an expert on international debt restructuring and international insolvency, and he is the author of “Solving the Insolvency Puzzle” concerning China’s new insolvency law.