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Kelly S Austin

Hong Kong, China Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (International Firms)
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Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (International Firms) - China

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Kelly Austin leads Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher's Asia-wide investigations and anti-corruption practice from her base in Hong Kong. She is also a co-leader of the firm's global investigations practice. A client describes her as "very seasoned, very experienced and able to give advice based on that experience," noting: "In a judgement call where we really don't know what to do, she comes in and suggests exactly what we can try, steering us in the right direction through the legal technicalities." Another client praises her "great understanding of the region and ability to enable business opportunities while complying with local and international legislation."
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Kelly Austin’s cross-Asia practice focuses on investigations, regulatory compliance and international disputes. She has extensive expertise in government and corporate internal investigations, including those involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and anti-money laundering, securities, and trade control laws. Kelly also regularly guides companies on creating and implementing effective compliance programs.

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Leads the firm’s Litigation practice for Asia. Served as the Compliance and Litigation Counsel for General Electric in Asia from 2001 to 2010. Prior to 2001, practiced in Washington, DC, representing individuals and entities in a wide variety of criminal and civil litigation matters.

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