Jolene Fu assists with corporate-related matters, including foreign direct investment, corporate compliance, commercial contract review, mergers and acquisitions, and labor and employment matters for companies in the People’s Republic of China. She also serves as our lead legal translator in Shanghai. Her compliance work has involved anticorruption, commercial bribery, and cybersecurity and data protection.

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    • Conducted legal research for a US-based chemical company, mainly focusing on mergers and acquisitions issues, including the preparation of a document checklist and the review of relevant policies, and the drafting and translating of the due diligence report and transaction documents.
    • Conducted legal research for a US-based pharmaceutical company on the registration of medical software in China and other regulatory issues.
    • Conducted legal research for a US-based mining company on the acquisition of exploration and mining rights in China.
    • Assisted with a labor and employment compliance review for a world-leading media company, including the preparation of a performance improvement plan, separation agreements and a draft of the employee handbook.
    • Participated in a global compliance audit program for the Chinese subsidiaries of a Fortune 500 company, which involved the reviewed of thousands of documents to identify antitrust and anti-bribery issues.
    • Prepared training materials regarding the FCPA, PRC anti-bribery laws and the PRC Anti-Monopoly Law for multinational companies.
    • Advised clients from the US and UK in connection with the formation of a joint venture with a domestic company in mainland China.
    • Researched and counseled colleagues and clients on the establishment of foreign-invested enterprises and on numerous operational and regulatory issues.
    • Researched and counseled a US-based manufacturing company on the mass layoff labour and regulatory issues.

    Education

    • East China University of Politics and Law, LL.M., with honors, 2016
    • East China University of Politics and Law, LL.B., with honors, 2013

    Admissions

    • People's Republic of China

    Languages

    • Chinese (Mandarin)
    • English
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