Mr. Xiangwen LIU and Ms. Changyu FU, partners of Zhong Lun Law Firm, attended the 5th China Anti-Corruption Compliance Forum during June 22nd to June 23rd 2017, making a speech and presiding at the expert panel discussion respectively.
The Forum was hosted by IBS, strongly and actively supported by the National Health and Family Planning Commission of the PRC (NHFPC), the People’s Procuratorate of Beijing Municipality, Metro Cash & Carry, United Technologies，GE Global Operations Asia and other governmental agencies and transnational enterprises. Attendees of the Forum included the directors of legal affairs/general counsels/chief compliance officers of Fortune Global 500 enterprises, governmental officials, lawyers, and auditors, etc. The speakers had profound discussions regarding the hot issues and up-to-date policies of anti-corruption/compliance, as well as the predicaments which enterprises are confronted with. By sharing their experiences and views on anti-corruption and compliance, both in practice and theoretical research, the speakers provided practical guidance to professional colleagues.
Mr. LIU Xiangwen making the speech
Mr. Xiangwen LIU, partner of Zhong Lun’s Beijing office, spoke on the topic of “Resolving Multi-Jurisdictional Enforcement Dilemmas of Enterprises” on June 23rd. By analyzing cases such as the bribery case of a US large transnational enterprise in China, and construing the legislations including the new Cyber Security Law of China, Mr. Liu analyzed in-depth and shared his experience on resolving the dilemmas of dealing with compliance regulatory investigations in the jurisdiction of China, the situation when an employee is in criminal investigation proceedings, the influence of an enforcement action in one country on those in other jurisdictions, and the compliance risks of data transmission in cooperation with foreign governments. Mr. Liu also presented thorough answers to the questions raised by the attendees in the last part of his speech. The speech received wide positive feedbacks.
Ms. FU Changyu in the panel discussion
中伦北京办公室合伙人傅长煜律师受邀于6月23日主持了主题为“作为合规官的日常挑战“的现场专题研讨。专题研讨中，傅长煜律师与Christine Wang, Pamela Lew和Moore Lu等跨国企业合规官，就企业合规官面对的相关法律问题进行了深入的讨论与分析，充分、全面地解答了众多与会者的相关提问，并就企业在开展业务中所遇到的利益冲突问题的解决，在不同文化下合规官的合规道德以及企业合规风险的防控等难题，分享了自身从业经验及观点，赢得了与会专家与听众的一致认可。
Ms. Changyu FU, partner of Zhong Lun’s Beijing office, presided at the panel discussion on the topic of “The Daily Challenge of Being a Compliance Officer” on June 23rd. Ms. FU together with compliance officers from transnational corporations Christine Wang, Pamela Lew and Moore Lu, made an in-depth discussion and analysis on the relevant legal issues a compliance officer may face, provided comprehensive answers to the attendees’ questions, and shared her views and experiences on dealing with conflicts of interests, how the work ethics of cooperate compliance officers differ from culture to culture, and the issues of controlling corporate compliance risks, which was met with great response from the attendees.
中伦律师事务所合规/政府监管业务领域拥有22名合伙人（境内17名，境外5名）以及超过100名专业人士，他们由具备广泛国际视野及深厚本土经验的专家律师组成，其中包括前任检察官、前任法官、主要监管部门（公安、工商、发改委、海关、质检、外汇管理、环保、税务、反垄断等）前任官员以及同时具备中国与外国律师资格的专业人士和境内外大型跨国企业前任合规官等。中伦合规团队能够全方位提供契合客户需求的各类合规法律服务，先后处理过众多在国内外有重大影响的合规项目。中伦是在该业务领域内领先的中国律师事务所，被“商法（China Business Law Journal）”、“中国法律商务（China Law & Practice）”、“亚洲法律概况（Asialaw Profiles）”等多家权威独立评级机构评选为2016年度合规/政府监管业务领域的顶级律师事务所。
Zhong Lun Law Firm has an outstanding team of lawyers in the compliance and regulatory practice field, including 22 partners (17 in domestic offices and 5 in overseas offices) and over 100 professionals consisting of former prosecutors, former judges, former government officials (including public security, Administration of Industry and Commerce (AIC), National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), customs, Quality Supervision and Inspection and Quarantine, State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE), environmental protection, tax, anti-trust, etc.), as well as attorneys, admitted in China and other jurisdictions, and former compliance officers of major Chinese and international corporations. By providing comprehensive services, which are tailored to clients’ needs, and by handling numerous high-profile cases initiated by both domestic and foreign authorities, Zhong Lun has established its position as a pioneer in this practice area. Zhong Lun was awarded as the top law firm of the year (on compliance/regulatory practice) in 2016 by independent ranking agencies including China Business Law Journal, China Law & Practice, Asialaw Profiles, etc.