Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption

  • Conducted multiple FCPA-related investigations on behalf of a Fortune 500 pharmaceutical company in the China, Japan, and Russian markets
  • Conducted multiple FCPA due diligence reviews in support of mergers and acquisitions and other transactions; conducted various “deep dive” inquiries on specific targets, individuals, and assets
  • Led and supported multiple investigations for a major multinational pharmaceutical company across the China market in connection with bribery and corruption-related inquiries and investigations by Chinese, US and UK authorities
  • Conducted a multi-phase investigation into a major multinational pharmaceutical company’s global business practices in relation to various allegations made by an investigative journalist; coordinated global teams in various markets across Asia and Latin America.
  • Represented a multinational medical devices manufacturer in connection with a global proactive FCPA risk assessment
  • Represented a US-listed global medical technology devices company in connection with a global FCPA compliance review; focused specifically on sales and operations in the Asia- market
  • Counsel to a US-listed biopharmaceutical solutions organization in connection with its China compliance program design, implementation, and enhancement
  • Represented a major multinational media and advertising agency in its internal investigations into potential Chinese bribery concerns regarding one of its major state-owned enterprise customers
  • Conducted an internal investigation into executive misconduct, financial accounting fraud and FCPA-related issues in connection with a major US multinational manufacturing company's joint-venture in China
  • Conducted an internal investigation into FCPA-related issues in connection with the Chinese subsidiary of a major Fortune 500 energy company

Global Corporate Compliance

  • Designed and enhanced the compliance programs, codes of conduct, internal controls, and policies and procedures for 30+ Asian, North American, and European multinational companies across a variety of industries
  • Counsel to a US-listed Asia-based insurance company in creating, designing, and strengthening the company’s corporate compliance program in response to an SEC settlement and appointment of corporate monitor
  • Global external legal and compliance counsel to a major Asia-based cell phone and technology company advising on anti-bribery and anti-corruption, export controls and sanctions, data protection and data privacy, global labor and employment practices, CFIUS, and various commercial transactions and mergers and acquisitions.
  • General US compliance and regulatory counsel to a Chinese artificial intelligence startup regarding anti-bribery, export controls, sanctions, trade secrets and IP protection.
  • Advised a multinational hotel chain on ways to strengthen its policies, procedures and controls in China and Southeast Asian markets, particularly in relation to its joint venture partners and third-party vendor
  • Advised a Chinese state-owned automobile manufacturer on its global compliance program initiatives including US, China and Southeast Asia regulatory compliance. Supported in-house legal team in developing and prioritizing its legal strategy and messaging with business executives
  • Represented a multinational fast moving consumer goods company across mainland China, Taiwan, and Southeast Asia on regulatory compliance matters, due diligence reviews, employment termination, and antitrust concerns. Worked with legal, compliance, and audit teams to conduct compliance reviews, internal investigations, as well as revising and updating policies, procedures and controls across the region
  • Represented a publicly-listed Chinese multinational technology company on a variety of global compliance and regulatory matters including inquiries by the Italian government, cross-border jurisdiction issues, and compliance matters in Poland
  • Represented a Chinese state-owned technology group on its joint venture partnerships and outbound investments to the United States and elsewhere around the world. Focused primarily on overseas government and regulatory concerns
  • Conducted compliance training to over 1,000+ employees from over a dozen companies on topics such as anti-bribery and anti-corruption, codes of conduct and ethical behavior, social risk and trafficking in the supply chain, fraud, corporate governance, US securities laws, investigations, and various local laws and company policies and procedures

US Securities

  • Represented numerous clients before the DOJ, SEC, FINRA, and various other agencies and self-regulatory organizations in connection with investigations, subpoenas, second requests, and inquiries
  • Counsel to a Chinese cloud-based technology company in relation to an SEC investigation.
  • Represented a US-listed Asia-based insurance company in connection with an internal investigation and voluntary disclosure to FINRA and the SEC regarding certain trading activity.
  • Represented a US-listed Chinese mobile gaming company in connection with SEC inquiries and shareholder litigation and various cross-border corporate matters
  • Counsel to a major Chinese electric vehicle startup company in connection with various US securities laws inquiries, training, and compliance initiatives
  • Represented a US-listed Asian entertainment company in connection with SEC inquiries and general US-China legal matters
  • Represented the Audit Committee of a US-listed Chinese automobile import trading company in connection with an internal investigation into various business and financial concerns
  • Represented the CEO of a US-listed Chinese technology company in connection with an internal investigation conducted by the company's Special Committee
  • Represented the Audit Committee of a US-listed life sciences company based in New Jersey in connection with an internal investigation into certain business and financial concerns
  • Represented the Audit Committee of a Chinese technology company in connection with an internal investigation into certain data transfer issues

Other Global Investigations and Crisis Management

  • Social Engineering Scams: Investigator and liaison with enforcement authorities around the world including Chinese public security bureaus, Hong Kong police, US Federal Bureau of Investigations, US Department of Homeland Security, International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL), and others in connection with several social engineering, cybercrime, and fraud/theft matters
  • Represented a major technology company in connection with a multimillion-dollar fraud matter where the company was a victim of a network of sophisticated social engineering scammers. Successfully recovered millions in stolen funds around the world
  • Dawn Raids: Advised companies on the drafting of operational protocols in response to unannounced government official visits
  • Led a corporate takeover of a rogue subsidiary whose Chinese senior executives were identified as having committed financial and accounting fraud, stolen both physical and intellectual assets and built a competing factory on the side to steal the company's customers
  • Trade Secrets and Data: Advised a US-listed Chinese technology gaming company on various US federal and state laws in connection with data protection and privacy and data transfer
  • Advised companies on cross-border data transfer issues, particularly in connection with the handling of China-US data within the context of investigations, e-discovery and cross-border litigation
  • Conducted a seven-country internal investigation on behalf of a major multinational food and beverage company in connection with potential trade secrets violations by a team of senior-level professionals located across the company's North America, Asia and Middle-East markets