Vision, Mission & Core Values

  • Vision
    • To permit the people of China to live under a national system based on the rule of law, independent of the political system of the People’s Republic of China (“China”)
  • Mission
    • To expose corruption, obstruction, illegality, brutality, false imprisonment, excessive sentencing, harassment, and inhumanity pervasive in the political, legal, business and financial systems of China.
  • Core Values
    • To practice high ethical standards of integrity and accountability;
    • To bring justice to the people in the People’s Republic of China;
    • To protect and assist individuals victimized in China, particularly those penalized for speaking out against injustice.
    • To promote freedom of speech, media and general public’s supervision of the government activities.

What does the Foundation do?

Receive and expose information of corruption, brutality, false imprisonment, excessive sentencing, harassment and inhumanity pervasive in the political, legal, business and financial system

Investigate and report findings to the pertinent government in order for them to take legal action against the relevant individuals and make the investigation results known to the public

Promote freedom of speech, media and general public supervision of government activities

Save and assist individuals subject to political persecution or torture by Chinese authorities

Protect individuals speaking out against corruption and illegal activities in China

Make the exposure of information continuous and sustainable.

Chairman

J. Kyle Bass Mr. Bass is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Hayman Capital Management, an investment manager of private funds focused on global event-driven opportunities. Mr. Bass has managed private funds with strategies focused on sub-prime credit, European sovereign credit, the pharmaceutical industry, China, and Hong Kong.

Mr. Bass is a member of the Board of Directors of the University of Texas Investment Management Company (UTIMCO), which manages approximately $45 billion, and is chair of the Risk Committee. He also is a member of the Advisory Group for the Center of Asset Management at the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia. Mr. Bass has testified as an expert witness before the U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Senate, and the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission. In 2015, Bass was recognized as one of the Top 25 Most Influential People in the Global Patent Market as named by Intellectual Asset Management magazine. Mr. Bass has lectured on the Chinese financial system at various universities, including Columbia, Harvard, Stanford, Yale, University of Chicago, UC Berkeley, University of Texas, and University of Virginia.

Prior to forming Hayman, Mr. Bass was a Managing Director at Legg Mason and a Senior Managing Director at Bear Stearns. He graduated from Texas Christian University with a degree in finance and serves on the board of directors of the Texas Department of Public Safety Foundation.


Extracts of Policies - Gift Acceptance

  • Rule of Law Foundation (the “Organization”) solicits and accepts gifts for purposes that will help the Organization further and fulfill its mission. The Organization urges all prospective donors to seek the assistance of personal and legal and financial advisors in matters relating to their gifts, including the resulting tax and estate planning consequences.
  • The Organization will seek the advice of legal counsel in matters relating to acceptance of gifts when appropriate. Review by counsel may be sought for:
    1. Gifts of securities that are subject to restrictions or buy-sell agreements;
    2. Documents naming the Organization as trustee or requiring the Organization to act in any fiduciary capacity;
    3. Gifts requiring the Organization to assume financial or other obligations;
    4. Transactions with potential conflicts of interest;
    5. Gifts of property which may be subject to environmental or other regulatory restrictions.
  • A gift to the Organization does not entitle a donor to any rights, privileges or other benefits from or related to the Organization.
  • The Organization will not accept gifts that would result in the Organization violating its corporate charter; would result in the Organization losing its status as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization; are too difficult or too expensive to administer in relation to their value; would result in any unacceptable consequences for the Organization; are for purposes outside the Organization’s mission; or involve conditions or requested rights for the donor that are not acceptable to the Organization. Decisions on the restrictive nature of a gift, and its acceptance or refusal, shall be made in the sole discretion of the Board of Directors of the organization.