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Baker McKenzie

Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (International Firms)

1 ranked lawyersBand 3ChinaGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Full-service outfit known for representing companies across a broad range of sectors in FCPA, UK Bribery Act and US SEC investigations. Assists clients with compliance programme reviews and training. Longstanding presence in Asia provides the benefits of cultural understanding and solid relationships with local regulators and industry groups. Has particular expertise in the IT and healthcare sectors. Able to draw on the firm's impressive global network of offices to advise on multi-jurisdictional mandates, and offers clients local insights through its joint operation office with FenXun Partners.

Strengths

Clients report receiving "high-quality, calm, practical advice and responsive service" and assert that "the team understands industry and business very well."

Another interviewee notes: "The bench strength is deep with Baker McKenzie, which allows for appropriate staffing, collaboration, diversity of opinions and timeliness, but the client is still provided full access to lead counsel as the team works to achieve what is best for their clients."

Notable practitioners

Mini VandePol is a seasoned expert and excels in assisting clients with compliance issues and handling internal investigations. "She is smart, responsive, practical and excellent at guiding us through compliance grey areas," reports a client, while another notes that "her experience and calming and methodical advice are exceptional," describing her as a "clear leader in this space."

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Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (International Firms)


Mini M VandePol
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