Location: Expertise / Compliance & Risk Control
Compliance & Risk Control

As one of the leading law firms in this field, with extensive experience in legal risk assessment, compliance policy formulation, compliance training, compliance investigation and violation reporting, etc., we are able to provide all necessary legal services for clients regarding various compliance and risk control matters. We can help enterprises, financial institutions, professional service institutions, governments and non-government organizations as well as entrepreneurs identify loopholes in industrial and legal regulation, streamline regulation and reporting systems, and establish and implement effective prevention measures. When clients are faced with investigations initiated by regulators, we can timely guide the clients to legally and effectively respond to such investigations.

Regulatory compliance

We can help clients establish effective compliance and risk control systems. We can help enterprises, financial institutions, professional service institutions, governments and non-government organizations as well as entrepreneurs identify loopholes in industrial and legal regulation, streamline regulation and reporting systems, and establish and implement effective prevention measures. Meanwhile, by virtue of prediction, analysis and treatment of risks, we can establish effective legal risk control systems for companies, control or reduce potential risks existing in company operation and process implementation, help enterprises improve the ability to prevent and sole legal risks, ensure their efficient, steady and safe operation, improve operation and management abilities, and enhance competitiveness.

 

We can help clients legally respond to various legal risk events and compliance investigations. If relevant risk events are identified, we will timely step in and make analysis, thereby providing solutions and media communication plans. Specifically, we will identify and verify clues of internal risk events, help companies conduct daily compliance investigations and treatments. When clients are faced with investigations initiated by regulators, we can timely guide the clients to legally and effectively respond to such investigations. 

 

We can provide comprehensive and timely legal information service support for the compliance and risk control of companies. We can help companies collect laws, regulations newly enacted in relevant industrial sectors and relevant negative news. For instance, after the occurrence of the GlaxoSmithKline incident, we carried out information research of relevant transnational pharmaceutical companies, and prediction of negative aspects; after the occurrence of the bond market nest case, we timely submitted relevant analysis reports to relevant clients, providing strong support for the clients to effectively deal with the incident. 

 

Customs and trade compliance

We gain in-depth insight into commodity classification, transfer pricing, place of origin and export control consulting services. For 14 years, our lawyers have practical experience and team practice in providing consulting, pleading and defense for transnational companies and have a client base composed of first-rate transnational companies. The GLO has established the EU, U.S. and Asia-Pacific customs and trade compliance cooperation network, which is recognized as a first-rate team in the customs and trade compliance field by cross-border clients. In August 2018, HaoLiWen customs and trade compliance business and the lawyer team were consolidated into the GLO. We can provide companies with construction of comprehensive trade compliance systems, compliance inspection, due diligence and crisis response services including import & export, bonded and processing trade, supply chain model, customs classification, transfer pricing, place of origin and export control.

 

Our customs commodity tax number classification service center can provide in-depth consulting services related to import & export customs tax number classification for clients, satisfy enterprise import & export tax number compliance demands in the background of enterprise clearance integration reform, solve puzzling and difficult cases related to tax number such as customs regulation, export control, customs inspection, smuggling investigation and voluntary disclosure, provide compliance solutions of customs tax number database and customs classification precedent database, conduct tax rule survey, including adding tax sub-items, applying for tentative tax rate to reduce import tax or adjusting tax rebate, retarding trade control measures and establishing reasonable industrial technological standards, etc.
 

Cyber security and data compliance 

Extensive domestic and foreign data compliance experience. Our partners have been engaged in research and practice of data protection laws around the globe. They had experience of translating data protection bills of a number of countries including the U.S., EU, India, Brazil and Russia, and authored a range of essays and articles regarding data and privacy protection.  Completed data compliance projects cover wide industries, including internet, communication, IOT (including IOV), media content, culture & entertainment, banking, insurance, investment underwriting companies, fintech, health care and pharmaceutical, education, automobile (automatic pilot), electric appliances, manufacturing, etc. Overseas jurisdiction data compliance aspect of the Going Global project on behalf of Chinese enterprises involves more than 30 countries, helping clients establish and improve globally uniform data compliance system.



Data compliance experience inside and outside companies. Our partners have more than a decade of practical experience in engaging in corporate internal product R&D and operation compliance as enterprise legal risk managers. In addition, most of our team members were responsible for legal work in companies for a long time. With deeper understanding of front line business of companies and better ability of understanding the practical demands of clients, we can provide customized legal services for our clients with consideration of business practical conditions, thereby guiding companies to implement compliance, providing quality legal services for clients that satisfy their business operation demands and product and technology integrated development demands.


Data compliance experience integrating front, middle and back offices. Our partners deeply and actively participated in the response to exposure draft and formulation of standards regarding various laws and regulations, got familiar with movements of frontline regulations and policies, and accumulated experience of communicating and negotiating with national and local government authorities. In addition, we have established long-term strategic cooperation with external technical expert and PR expert teams, which jointly provide professional data compliance technical services and overall solutions of data crisis response.
 

Criminal compliance 

We can help companies efficiently deal with difficulties and relevant practices of anti-business bribe and criminal risk control, and guide companies to improve abilities to respond to and prevent relevant risks in the midst of complex economic circumstances and backgrounds By virtue of prediction, analysis and treatment of risks, we can establish effective legal risk control systems for companies, control or reduce potential risks existing in company operation and process implementation, help enterprises improve the ability to prevent and sole legal risks, ensure their efficient, steady and safe operation, improve operation and management abilities, and enhance competitiveness. We provide criminal compliance related services for clients, including: 

  • enterprise criminal liability risk prevention;
  • criminal protection measures;
  • criminal risk crisis response.

Recognitions

Market commentators believe the firm stands out in the healthcare and life sciences sectors. One client says: "Global Law Office is one of the leading firms in compliance especially in the life sciences and medicine areas, and they have provided us with professional legal services on our compliance project including regulation improvement and training." "The team understands the situation in China very well; their advice is feasible and practical," adds another interviewee.
——Chambers-Greater China Region 2022

 

Awards & Rankings

  • 2021, nominated in Regulatory Compliance Law Firm of the Year: The Coastal Areas - Non-local, Asian Legal Business
  • 2014-2016, 2018-2020, nominated in Regulatory Compliance Law Firm of the Year for several times, Asian Legal Business
  • 2020、2022, Corporate Compliance Law Firm of the Year, China Business Law Journal
  • 2019, Anti-bribery & Compliance Firm of the Year, China Business Law Journal
  • 2022, Recommended firm in Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption, Chambers and Partners Greater China Region
  • 2017-2021, Recommended firm in Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption, Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific
  • 2018-2022, Recommended firm in Regulatory/Compliance, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific
  • 2019-2022, Recommended firm in Regulatory, Asialaw Profiles
  • 2021, China Leading Firm: Beijing - Government and regulatory (Benchmark Litigation China List), Benchmark Litigation
  • 2021, China Leading Firm: Shenzhen - Government and regulatory (Benchmark Litigation China List), Benchmark Litigation
  • 2020-2021, China Leading Firm: Government and regulatory, Benchmark Litigation
  • 2022, Cybersecurity and Data Compliance Law Firm of the Year, LEGALBAND
  • 2021-2022, Top-tier firm in Compliance, LEGALBAND
  • 2016-2020, Recommended firm in Compliance, LEGALBAND
  • 2004-2013, nominated in Recommended firm in Regulatory Compliance, Asian Legal Business