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Gary Gao, Equity Partner with Zhong Lun Law Firm, to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s DOJ’s China Initiative Event

Gary Gao, Equity Partner with Zhong Lun Law Firm, to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Chinese Companies in the Crosshairs: Significant Anticorruption and Antibribery Considerations Under the DOJ’s China Initiative Live Webcast

New York, NY, May 22, 2019 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Gary Gao, Equity Partner with Zhong Lun Law Firm, will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Chinese Companies in the Crosshairs: Significant Anticorruption and Antibribery Considerations Under the DOJ’s China Initiative.” This event is scheduled for Tuesday, July 09, 2019 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am (ET).

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About Gary Gao

Mr. Gary Gao is the Partner and the Head of Compliance Team of Beijing Zhong Lun Law Firm. So far, Mr. Gao has practiced law for about 24 years, which makes him an experienced lawyer. Mr. Gary Gao was consecutively recommended in Corporate Investigation/Anti-bribery by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019 and Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018. Besides, Mr. Gary Gao was honored as the 2019 “Band 1 Lawyer of Compliance” by LegalBand, the 2017 “Regulatory & Compliance Lawyer of the Year” by China Law & Practice and the 2016 “Client Choice Top 20 Lawyer” by ALB.

About Zhong Lun

Founded in 1993, Zhong Lun is one of the largest law firms capable of providing a complete spectrum of legal services in China, with over 290 partners and more than 1900 professionals working in sixteen offices strategically located in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Wuhan, Chengdu, Chongqing, Qingdao, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Tokyo, Hong Kong, London, New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Zhong Lun’s outstanding work has achieved broad recognition and its practice groups and lawyers are frequently cited and recommended in their respective markets by distinguished legal media groups such as Chambers & Partners, Asia Law & Practice, Asian Legal Business, International Financial Law Review and others.


Intended to counter China’s perceived national security threats, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has launched its new "China Initiative," a task force that will probe China’s industrial espionage. The initiative will be implemented through significant strategies which include identifying and prioritizing Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) lawsuits that involve Chinese businesses competing with U.S. companies. A heightened scrutiny on Chinese companies by the U.S., along with other countries, is expected.

More than ever, effective anti-bribery and corruption guidelines aimed towards FCPA compliance should be developed and maintained by these Chinese businesses.

In this live webcast, a panel of key thought leaders organized by The Knowledge Group will provide an overview to help you understand the critical elements of the new initiative and its potential effects on Chinese businesses. Speakers will also offer best practices in developing and implementing a robust anti-corruption compliance program in light of the recent updates and developments surrounding the initiative.

Key topics include:

- The “China Initiative” – An Overview
- Recent Updates and Developments
- Implications on Chinese Companies
- Risks and Pitfalls
- Best Compliance Practices

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit:
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