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September, 2019 - United States of America


Mark J. Harty of LCS & Partners Awarded WSG Outstanding
Member of the Year 2019


World Services Group (WSG) awarded Mark J. Harty of LCS & Partners, the 2019 WSG Outstanding Member of the Year Award at the 18th Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

Mark Harty is Senior Counsel at LCS & Partners in Taiwan, and has been a member of WSG since 2005. Mr. Harty has been an effective member of WSG over the years and has contributed greatly to the growth and success of the organization. He served on the Asia Regional Council, and has served on the WSG Board of Directors since 2013. He was Chairman of the Board from 2017 – 2018 and acted in the Chairman Emeritus capacity for the 2018 - 2019 year. In his roles on the Board of Directors, Mr. Harty has been instrumental in building relationships with firms and professionals across the WSG network to include significant cross discipline referrals initiating in the Asia as well as strengthening the region as a whole.

“Mark brings a tremendous amount of industry knowledge and recognizes the importance of being a part of a global multidisciplinary network like WSG,” said Michael Bernard, WSG Board Chairman. “Through his proven dedication and work, he has greatly contributed to the success of WSG over the years.”

As Senior Counsel at LCS & Partners in Taiwan, Mr. Harty focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions; syndicated lending, project finance and other bank finance; insurance; private equity; derivatives and structured finance; capital markets; foreign direct investment; and debt restructuring.
His experience includes representing Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. and Silver Lake Partners in connection with the $2.6 billion USD acquisition of the semiconductor product business of Agilent Technologies Inc.; representing creditors of Asia Pulp & Paper in the restructuring of approximately $6 billion USD of debt; BASF, Sinopec and the Project company in connection with the financing of an integrated petrochemical facility in China.

About LCS & Partners
LCS & Partners is a top tier law firms in Taiwan that constantly handles the largest and most complex cross-border transactions and litigation in Taiwan. Our main practices include Competition, Corporate M&A, Capital Markets, Infrastructure, IP, Litigation, Real Estate, Securitization, TMT, Tax and Trust. In 2016, LCS won the EUROMONEY Women in Business - Taiwan Law Firm of the Year. LCS attorneys are consistently ranked as Tier 1 individuals by IFLR, Chambers and The Legal 500. In 2016, The Legal 500 ranked LCS as Tier 1 law firm in Capital Markets, Corporate M&A, Employment, Energy & Projects and TMT.


WSG's members are independent firms and are not affiliated in the joint practice of professional services. Each member exercises its own individual judgments on all client matters.

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