Regulatory/compliance: PRC firms in China
Fangda Partners has 'robust legal and regulatory knowledge' and assists clients with a comprehensive service. This includes: corporate investigations, government enforcement, compliance, and related contentious issues. Key areas of expertise regarding compliance are data protection, anti-bribery and corruption, environmental protection and more. The team has in-depth knowledge of the domestic and international regulatory landscapes such as the USA, from which multinational clients benefit. The firm has a broad client base and advises companies in TMT, finance, automotive, and life sciences. Kate Yin heads the Beijing team and Benjamin Miao leads in Shanghai.
‘Fangda has a market leading civil and criminal regulatory and compliance practice with a perfect blend of: robust legal and regulatory knowledge; deep connections with and understanding of how the regulators and prosecutors think; and practical and commercial advice delivered in language that clients understand and respect.’
‘Melody Wang is a stand out partner in this area. She has tremendous experience on complex, high value, international matters and is a trusted advisor, shrewd tactician and has a deep understanding of the importance of the risks posed in other jurisdictions when developing a global strategy. We rate Melody very highly having worked closely with her on a significant cross border matter.’
King & Wood Mallesons
King & Wood Mallesons has a specialist regulatory and compliance practice that works with a range of multinationals and domestic clients, offering clients advice on a wide range of matters. Particular areas of expertise include anti-bribery and corruption. The team additionally offers clients routine compliance advice, training and development, audits and reviews. Practice head Harry Liu specialises in dispute resolution and has experience in handling FCPA and compliance issues. Wu Wei also heads the practice and has a strong background in corporate compliance and litigation.
China General Nuclear Power Corporation
- Advised China General Nuclear Power Corporation on compliance-related matters.
- Defended the client in an alleged bribery case.
Yuanda China Law Offices
Yuanda China Law Offices formerly known as MWE China Law Offices, recently announced a strategic alliance with Winston & Strawn LLP which has bolstered the firm's regulatory and compliance practice. The team handles white collar crime, employment actions, FCPA matters, and cross-border government investigations. A key area of strength is data and cybersecurity, an important growth area for the firm and sector. Managing partner John Huang and Leon Liu, are the notable co-heads of the global corporate compliance group. Head of data, Carol Sun and senior foreign counsel Michelle Gon are also recommended.
Global Law Office has an extensive client offering advising on risk assessment, compliance policy, training, and investigations. Corporate investigation and anti-bribery are particular areas of expertise. The practice handles compliance issues in a wide range sectors including healthcare, technology, and manufacturing. The firm is a founding party of the Association of China Compliance Professionals which further illustrates the team's expertise. Alan Zhou has an established background in pharmaceuticals and healthcare, and co-heads the compliance practice with Weiwei Gu, who specialises in dispute resolution and employment.
Leverate Technological Trading Ltd.
- Advising Leverate Technological Trading Ltd. on a government investigation and handling a malicious cyber-attack case on the client’s server.
Zhong Lun Law Firm has expertise in M&A compliance, antitrust, data protection, and internal investigations. The firm has a strong client base with leading household names including Pfizer, Sanofi China, and Nestlé (China) Ltd. Gary Gao heads the compliance practice. Key individuals include Wang Jihong, who has a focus in construction and real estate, as well as Liu Xiangwen who specialises in arbitration and dispute resolution. Baosheng Zhang in dispute resolution and Xue Yi in corporate are also noted.
‘Experienced in legal practices in pharmaceutical industry – listen to client and tailor client’s needs – sometimes go beyond client’s needs to provide comprehensive advice and solution.’
Bang & Olufsen Enterprise Management (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
Arrow (China) Electronics Trading Co., Ltd.
SIBUR International Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
Cinda Securities Co., Ltd.
China Communications Construction Group Limited
China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd.
Jiangxi Water Conservancy & Water Electricity Construction General Company
China Tianchen Engineering Corporation
Hualu Engineering & Technology Co.,Ltd.
Giorgio Armani, SMCP, Dolce & Gabbana and other high-end fashion brands
Beaufour-IPSEN (Tianjin) Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
BOE Technology Group Go., Ltd.
Nestlé (China) Ltd.
Novogene Co., Ltd
Sinovant Science Co., Ltd
Shaanxi Buchang Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Beijing RealAI Science Co., Ltd.
HTA Co., Ltd.
Wuhan Thalys Medical Technology Co., Ltd.
Shanghai Microport Medical (Group) Co., Ltd.
Danone Asia-Pacific Management Co., Ltd.
Dyson Technology (Shanghai) Limited
Hang Lung Properties Limited
Swarovski (Shanghai) Tr
- Advise State Power Investment Corporation Limited (SPIC) on the establishment of an overseas compliance system.
- Represented Seven executives, managers and supervisors of Leshi Internet Information and Technology Corp., Beijing for alleged illegal information disclosures of the company in the hearing of Shenzhen Stock Exchange.
- Assisted Sinotrans with a comprehensive and detailed anti-monopoly compliance legal service.
DaHui Lawyers offers clients a range of regulatory and compliance services with particular expertise in corporate and TMT. Key areas of work include cross-border and domestic regulatory issues, advising government agencies, obtaining regulatory approvals and providing strategic advice to clients. Founding and managing partner Richard Ma heads the practice alongside Zheng Zha, a key figure in the corporate and M&A team. Cloud Li advises on compliance in TMT and Xikang Wang focuses on corporate governance.
Alibaba Group Inc.
China Seed International
Cirium (Flight Global)
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
LexisNexis Legal Professional & Risk Solutions
Messe München Group
Mitsui & Co., Ltd
Princeton University Press
Reed Business Information (RBI)
Research Square (AJE)
Shell / Royal Dutch Shell
Siam Cement Group (SCG)
Simon & Schuster
SingEx Exhibitions Pte. Ltd
- Advised on compliance and regulatory issues with respect to restructuring Comcast’s China operations.
- Advised CBS on applications and partnerships to acquire and/or use operating licenses in China’s strictly controlled telecoms market.
- Advised Airbnb on payment services and other e-commerce operating permits.
Han Kun Law Offices
Han Kun Law Offices has a range of experience in enhancing regulatory compliance and assisting clients with internal audits and investigations. The firm's client base includes multinationals and foreign-invested enterprises. The firm has represented multinationals' PRC subsidiaries in PRC anti-bribery and deals with FCPA, and UK bribery investigations. The practice has a particular focus on assisting healthcare and pharmaceutical clients with regulatory matters such as procurement and anti-bribery. Beijing-based Chen Ma and David Tang in Shanghai co-head the practice.