Ms. Hong is a partner in the firm’s Shanghai office. She concentrates her practice area in anti-corruption compliance and corporate transactions. She has experience advising multi-national companies in connection with their China operations, whether at the outset of their investment or in connection with the compliant functioning of their ongoing businesses. She advises companies in a wide range of industries including advertising, telecommunications, e-commerce, transportation and logistics, manufacturing, and nonprofit organizations.
In the anti-corruption area, Ms. Hong represents companies across the spectrum of potential compliance risk. At the outset of investment, she conducts anti-corruption due diligence in mergers & acquisitions. Leveraging her knowledge in various business operations, Ms. Hong assists clients in assessment of risks to design an effective compliance program addressing the risks unique to clients’ business. Ms. Hong is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin and has been working in China for almost a decade, her clients benefit from her language proficiency and deep local insights to roll out their Asia Compliance program. In connection with clients’ ongoing operations, Ms. Hong regularly assists her clients to conduct internal investigation including matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the UK Bribery Act and PRC anti-corruption laws. She also conducts investigations into alleged misconduct involving employees, third parties, including agents and business partners, as well as advising on enforcement actions.