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Mimi Yang, Partner with Ropes & Gray LLP, to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Webinar

Mimi Yang, Partner with Ropes & Gray LLP, 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 24, 2019 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Mimi Yang, Partner with Ropes & Gray LLP, 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 Mimi Yang

Mimi Yang is a partner of Ropes & Gray LLP. Mimi has extensive experience in private securities litigation, U.S. DOJ and SEC enforcement matters, and internal investigations. In this context, she has represented companies, board committees, and individual officers and directors, and has conducted numerous internal corporate investigations and due diligence matters involving complex accounting and disclosure issues, whistleblower claims, trade secrets issues, and potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and other anti-corruption laws. Mimi regularly writes on topics involving the above, presents on these topics to companies in various industries, and is uniquely positioned to help Chinese and US companies navigate the new enforcement landscape (typified by the U.S. regulators’ recently announced China Initiative) given her background in criminal enforcement matters, civil litigation, and her native bilingual skills.

About Ropes & Gray LLP

Ropes & Gray is a renowned international law firm, with a global team of 1,400 professionals, whose top-notch skills, varied backgrounds and unique perspectives can help our clients meet high-stakes challenges, solve complex problems and reach their goals. An international presence, the firm has offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo and Seoul.

Many of the world’s most respected companies and institutions are longtime clients. We also serve many organizations (and investors and individuals) at all stages of the business life cycle, from start-ups to establishment as industry leaders. They come back to us year after year to handle their most important matters. They do so, they say, because we understand their businesses, we are easy to work with and we get results.

The firm is built on a foundation of delivering a premier, value-added service at a reasonable cost. Because our clients have unique business needs, including in some cases a preference to work on the basis of alternative fee arrangements, we are flexible and creative in designing custom-tailored pricing plans where appropriate.

Ropes & Gray has always focused on providing clients with the highest quality advice on their most critical legal and business needs. We are a thoroughly contemporary firm that can bring 150 years of legal and institutional history to bear on the challenges clients face in today’s global, networked, 24/7 environment. Our collaborative approach means that our clients have ready access to leading corporate, litigation, transactional and regulatory lawyers whose knowledge and experience span industries and geographies.


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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