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C. Peter Theut has practiced international law for his entire 55 year career.

    ANN ARBOR, MI, September 24, 2018 — C. Peter Theut has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

C. Peter Theut, a graduate of the University of Michigan (1960) and the University of Michigan Law School (1963) has practiced international law for his entire 55 year career. He was a shareholder at Butzel Long for 22 years prior to his retirement from that firm in early 2010. While at Butzel Long, Theut chaired the firm's Global Trade and Transaction Practice, the firm's China Initiative and served as the firm's Representative on the Executive Committee of the China Alliance. After retiring from Butzel Long, Theut founded and remains President and CEO of China Bridge, LLC Global Bridges Network LLC and Global Community Outreach all headquartered in Ann Arbor.

China Bridge fulfills the vision of Theut to provide clients with the ability to identify and successfully connect with Asian companies inbound to the U.S. and U.S. companies outbound to Asia. Theut brings more than 50 years of international business experience to China Bridge enhanced by over 50 business trips to China over the last 12 years. Theut has earned a reputation for negotiating and documenting complex China-related transactions, providing counsel with respect to capital structure, operating control, governance and related issues.

Global Bridges Network is a multi-faceted international business growth and development company that through a Network of Affiliates or “Bridges” assists clients to conduct business in China, Africa, Korea, Russia, South America, Scandinavia, Mexico, Israel and India. Having practiced law for 55 years, Theut is familiar with all aspects of international law as it relates to the various countries in which the Affiliates or “Bridges” of Global Bridges Network are involved. Global Bridges Network was founded by Theut with the objective of expanding the successful China Bridge business model to the various countries and geographic locales in which Global Bridges Network is capable of providing consulting advice to facilitate the conducting of business in each specific locale.

Global Community Outreach is a non-profit entity that functions in coordination with various Non-Governmental Organizations worldwide to provide humanitarian assistance to needy parts of the world with particular focus on remote parts of Africa, China and Mexico.

In addition to the extensive experience that Theut has had in dealing with international matters, he also has extensive experience with the financing and environmental and commercials aspects of waterfront development throughout the United States.

Theut frequently conducts seminars in areas of his expertise and regularly lectures at businesses, colleges and universities on global trade issues. He serves on the Advisory Boards of the University of Michigan's Confucius Institute, the Detroit China Business Association, the Wayne State Law School International Law Program and the Board of Visitors of the Wayne State University College of Liberal Arts and Science. Theut also has been recognized as a Michigan Super Lawyer, and is listed in Who's Who in America and Who's Who in America Law.

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