Clifford Chance LLP

Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (International Firms) Department

China
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What the team is known for Acts for Chinese and global companies on a range of cross-border mandates in the investigations and compliance sphere. Also involved in anti-corruption and economic sanctions enforcement, with additional expertise in anti-money laundering advice. Able to draw on a solid network of offices across Hong Kong, the PRC, the USA and the UK while maintaining relationships with a number of regulators. Well placed to advise Chinese companies on FCPA and UK Bribery Act regulations. Acts for corporates across a range of sectors, from financial institutions to pharmaceutical and IT companies.

Strengths One client singles out the firm's "ability to leverage expertise from various offices, bring significant experience from emerging markets" and"deliver seamless service with a core team of Mandarin speakers" as key strengths.

A second client highlights the team's ability to offer "solid and solution-driven legal advice with a global view on different legal frameworks, good understanding of the client's needs" and "effective communication to relevant stakeholders."

Notable practitioners

Lei Shi is a key contact at the firm.