International Corruption in Asia

The practice regularly represents clients in Asia-related anti-corruption matters, including defending against enforcement proceedings, conducting internal investigations, counseling on regulatory compliance matters, and supporting anti-corruption due diligence on corporate transactions.

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Recognition

Mark Johnson ranked as a Band 1 lawyer for contentious regulatory matters in China.

—Chambers Asia Pacific

Ranked as a leading firm for Anti-Corruption and Compliance in Hong Kong.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP’s practice is led by commercial litigator Mark Johnson, who focuses on white-collar and regulatory defence. Johnson regularly handles SFC investigations for high-profile clients.

—Legal 500 Asia Pacific

Client Highlights

Debevoise represents a US energy consulting company in an internal investigation of conduct concerning several potential projects in China and potential FCPA issues.

The Independent Compliance Committee of Siemens AG in a review of questionable payment in Asia in the firm’s wide-ranging investigation of allegations of corruption arising under the FCPA and similar legislation treaty obligations from other jurisdictions.

Lawyer Spotlight

Lord Goldsmith QC

Peter Goldsmith is a “Hong Kong – Litigation Star” and Philip Rohlik is a “Future Star”

—Benchmark Litigation Asia Pacific

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