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Meeting the Challenges of Regulatory Compliance and Investigations in China


Level: Advanced
Runtime: 90 minutes
Recorded Date: February 13, 2018
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Agenda

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Recent Areas of Focus for Investigations in China
  • What triggers investigations
  • Costs and reputational risks
  • Responding to Investigations
  • Being Proactive
  • Questions and Answers
Runtime: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Recorded: February 13, 2018

Description

Recent corruption scandals and ongoing investigations of various sectors have highlighted the increasing challenges for compliance. As Chinese regulators strengthen their scrutiny, many multinational companies have found themselves in difficulties when they try to expand and compete in the markets with different standards, market conditions, culture and legal environments. Even companies with the most sophisticated compliance programs have on occasion been shown not to be able to protect themselves effectively. China is committed to putting an end to corruption, and the efforts are targeting multinationals as well as Chinese companies.

To mitigate the increasing risks and address common challenges, there are advantages for multinational companies to work together constructively to improve their own compliance systems as well as the business environment.

James Zimmerman will discuss:
  • The trends with respect to the government’s anti-corruption campaigns and regulatory investigations
  • The legislative and institutional trends and outlook
  • Best practices for responding to government investigations, including dawn raid response programs and other mitigation efforts

This program was recorded on February 13th, 2018.

Provided By

American Bar Association

Panelists

James M. Zimmerman

Office Administrative Partner
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

James M. Zimmerman is the Office Administrative Partner in the Beijing office of Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP. He is a former Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce China, and was elected and served as the organization's Chairman for two terms (2007, 2008) and Vice Chairman for two terms (2005, 2006). Mr. Zimmerman is the author of several books, chapters, and articles concerning trade and China related issues, including the well-recognized China Law Deskbook (1999, 2005, 2010), a publication of the American Bar Association. Mr. Zimmerman is recognized as one of Asia's leading business lawyers in the categories of Chinese Law, Dispute Resolution, and General Corporate Law in the AsiaLaw Leading Lawyers Survey 2002, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 (published by Euromoney Publications). Mr. Zimmerman is listed in the 2006, 2007, and 2008 editions of The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers for Arbitration. In addition, he is listed as a Leading Individual in the category of Corporate/M&A for foreign law firms in China in the 2004 through 2010 editions of the AsiaPacific Legal 500: The Guide to Asia's Commercial Law Firms. Mr. Zimmerman is admitted to the bar of the State of California (1-8-1988) and is a registered foreign lawyer with the Chinese Ministry of Justice (since 1998). Mr. Zimmerman is on the panel of arbitrators for the China International Economic & Trade Arbitration Commission. Mr. Zimmerman is also on the Board of Directors for the International Institute of Conflict Prevention and Resolution.

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