US Officials Decry China’s Use of Points of Leverage as “Geostrategic Weapons” But China Claims US Employs “Rule of Law” as Front for Transparent Bullying Tactics
Learning From the Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou Case: What Chinese and Other Non-U.S. Companies and Executives Should Do to Limit Exposure to Criminal Liability in the U.S.
This is the fourth and final installment in this series White collar criminal law experts who regularly represent or advise Chinese companies all agree that the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou was a “wake-up call” for all Chinese companies with global operations. Compliance management is […]
Chance Bridge Partners welcome Robert Lewis as Senior International Consultant and enter strategic alliance with docQbot
We are pleased to announce that Chance Bridge Partners, Alliott Global Alliance (“AGA”) law firm member in Beijing has appointed Robert Lewis as Senior International Consultant. This comes as Chance Bridge also enters into a strategic cooperation agreement with docQbot, the legal technology platform co-founded by […]
The Defense of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou: How the Principles of the Rule of Law Extend Fundamental Protections to Non-U.S. Companies and Executives Subject to Extraterritorial Jurisdiction
This is the third in a series When Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Vancouver in December 2018, it attracted global attention. Due to the aggressive assertion of extraterritorial jurisdiction by U.S. prosecutors, Ms. Meng found herself under house arrest in Canada fighting extradition to the U.S. […]
The Case Against Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou: An Assessment of the Complex Matrix of Extraterritorial Jurisdiction, International Extradition and Global Diplomatic Relations
This is the second in a series Meng Wanzhou, CFO of Huawei and daughter of Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei, is currently in her third year under house arrest in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, fighting extradition to the U.S. to face charges of bank fraud relating to […]
Tracing the Origins of the Case Against Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou: How Global Banks Extend the Reach of U.S. Extraterritorial Jurisdiction, Directly and Indirectly Impacting the Global Expansion of Chinese Companies
This is first in a series On December 1, 2018, then U.S. President Donald Trump was heading to a private dinner with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires. At the same moment, Canadian officials, acting at the request of the U.S. Justice […]
Alliott Group, the world’s sixth largest multidisciplinary alliance of professional services firms, has expanded its reach to China’s legal market. The appointment of Top 25 law firm Chance Bridge Partners in Beijing continues the alliance’s growth in the APAC region. Which includes expansion into Bangladesh (Old […]
Leading infrastructure lawyers from Indonesia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Malaysia, India and Japan predict the most significant trends in Asia-Pacific region infrastructure development in 2020
A discussion of the new China Foreign Investment Law and the creation of an Expert Committee to produce template documents for in-house counsel. By Robert Lewis of docQbot, with an introduction by Patrick Dransfield of the In-House Community.
China Daily reports today that China “will further open up its services sector by expanding a pilot program for innovative development of trade in services.” The decision was taken yesterday at an executive meeting of China’s State Council, chaired by Premier Li Keqiang. As a result […]
Competition in legal services in Asia is acute. Among the competitive pressures traditional law firms face in Asia is the drive by Big4 accounting firms to gain legal market share. In this Q&A interview, Asia Law Portal asks Mark Schroeder, Senior Legal Consultant with 勤理 China […]