Hui Xu, Chair of Latham & Watkins’ Litigation & Trial Department in Asia, represents clients in multi-jurisdictional white collar investigations and litigation.
Mr. Xu regularly advises Chinese and global clients in the areas of FCPA and Chinese bribery laws, export controls and financial sanctions, data privacy and network security, anti-money laundering, and antitrust. Mr. Xu also assists clients in presenting findings to and negotiating settlements with the regulators in the US and China as well as international public organizations like the World Bank.
Mr. Xu has over 15 years of experience in conducting sensitive internal investigations for Chinese corporations and multinational companies, performing compliance diligence for complex transactions, undertaking risk assessments for companies operating in high risk regions, and designing global compliance programs.
Mr. Xu is regularly invited by clients to present bilingual compliance training for senior executives and to legal compliance functions, and provide advice on compliance with the FCPA, Chinese bribery laws, data privacy, network security, and OFAC/sanctions. His expertise spans a number of sectors including telecommunication, pharmaceutical, life sciences, high-tech, financial institutions, media/entertainment, manufacturing, retail, and trade associations.
Prior to private practice, Mr. Xu was a member of the in-house legal department at the China Chamber of Commerce under the Ministry of Commerce of China, where he handled trade remedy, intellectual property, and World Trade Organization matters.