White-Collar Crime and Corporate Crime

We have many experienced lawyers specializing in white-collar crime and corporate crime. Our team also includes former judges and former prosecutors who have decades of work experience. We are experienced in all stages from the investigation of potential wrongdoing to judicial proceedings. We have successfully persuaded the PSB to investigate and prosecute implicated individuals as well as helping public companies respond to criminal and administrative investigations.

  • A China-based media company in a case involving several executives and employees suspected of infringing citizens’ personal information; and assisting the client in reviewing its business models and providing regular data consulting services in relation to its data products. The executives and employees all successfully obtained bail.
  • A high-profile investment banker in a criminal investigation of suspected financial fraud initiated by the PSB, involving hundreds of thousands of investors, with approximately RMB100 billion allegedly stolen.
  • A leading venture fund in a money-laundering criminal investigation by the PSB. We were able successfully to argue that two partners should be put on probation.
  • A leading real estate company in an internal investigation of embezzlement involving a company executive, and reporting the implicated company executive to the PSB. As a result of our advice, the executive returned more than RMB10 million to the company.
  • A leading technology company in criminal proceedings and civil litigation involving data breach and trade secret infringement.
  • A president of an Internet technology company in Shanghai’s first criminal case for the suspected crime of opening a casino.
  • A leading FMCG company against the smuggling charge relating to the import price under-declaration.
  • A subsidiary of a well-known cinema equipment company against an alleged smuggling charge.
  • A bitcoin trading platform in its internal investigation of potential data theft, and assisting the client to file a criminal case.
  • A pharmaceutical company in response to a PSB investigation of fake fapiao purchases involving more than 40 employees of the company.
  • A world-leading elevator manufacturer in its internal investigations, including advising on a criminal case filing, among other issues.
  • A leading venture capital fund in responding to criminal charges by the PSB for alleged anti-money laundering violations. The client was sentenced to probation and released.
  • A leading U.S. MNC in the technology sector in handling a criminal investigation by the Chinese Procuratorate and internal investigations relating to potential violations of the FCPA, Chinese commercial bribery laws and accounting fraud involving third parties. In recognition of the client’s thorough investigation and full cooperation, both the Procuratorate and the DOJ declined prosecution.
  • A leading hotel management company in the criminal litigation and an investigation initiated by multiple Chinese law enforcement authorities in connection with alleged cybersecurity law violation. We successfully persuaded the PSB to withdraw the criminal case and achieved a positive result for the other investigation.