Willkie attorneys from Washington and London traveled to Beijing and Shanghai to discuss critical U.S. and UK enforcement concerns including FCPA, the UK Bribery Act, economic sanctions and CFIUS with Chinese executives.
Willkie, along with King & Wood Mallesons, co-sponsored a special enforcement symposium on May 21 in Beijing and on May 22 in Shanghai to inform Chinese companies of the latest law enforcement developments in the United States, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), economic sanctions, and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). Willkie partners Martin Weinstein, David Mortlock and Priya Aiyar from the Washington office traveled to China to discuss the risks of U.S. domestic law enforcement to Chinese enterprises operating under the current complex U.S.-China business environment. Simon Osborn-King from the London office discussed the UK Bribery Act and UK financial and trade sanctions. The audience included General Managers, General Counsel and General Compliance Officers of Chinese companies.