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Practical Law is the leading provider of online know-how to lawyers worldwide. In 2013, Thomson Reuters launched a Practical Law China -- legal know-how service to provide transactional support to lawyers doing business in, or with parties based in, mainland China.
GLO recently contributed to Practical Law’s new content on anti-corruption in the PRC and PRC Employment law. The anti-corruption material covered topics from the legal framework to legal penalties and both corruption governed by the PRC Criminal Law and Anti-Unfair Competition Law. For employment law, we contributed content on a vast range of PRC employment issues: from severance payment to annual leave and working hours to grounds of termination.
The various topics and their corresponding links can be found below.
Anti-corruption: Private Company Acquisitions
Anti-corruption: Joint Ventures.
Note for the board on anti-corruption.
Terms of Employment
The above content was contributed by Michael Weng and Jessica Foo whose respective profiles are set out below:
Michael Weng, Partner
Michael Weng a partner at our Shanghai Office who specializes in foreign direct investments into China, cross-border merger and acquisitions, and compliance. Michael’s advice on investments spans a broad range of sectors, including aerospace, automobile, energy, semiconductor, pharmaceuticals, agriculture, foods, retail, manufacturing, and logistics. His recent experience includes representing market leading companies on their various cross-border acquisitions in Australia, Germany, and India. Michael is also experienced in regulatory compliance matters and has represented Chinese and multinational companies in various government investigations, including FCPA investigations.
Jessica Foo, Senior Associate
Jessica Foo graduated from the London School of Economics (LL.B.) in 2009 and University College London (MSc) in 2010. She was admitted to the Singapore bar in 2014 and assists across the broad spectrum of corporate work including cross-border joint ventures, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, inbound and outbound investments, private equity, as well as general commercial, intellectual property, anti-unfair competition, and corporate governance issues. Aside from corporate and commercial practice, Jessica also has several years’ experience with litigation and dispute resolution and has assisted with regulatory and criminal investigations and white collar defence.