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Henry Chen

Senior Counsel


Phone:+86 21 6105 8558

Working language:English and Mandarin

Practice Description

Mr. Chen has more than 15 years’ experience in handling cross-border compliance matters.  As a US and PRC trained lawyer, he has assisted many multinational corporations in complying with anticorruption and fraud-prevention laws, including the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the UK Bribery Act, and PRC anti-bribery laws.

Mr. Chen has conducted numerous complex, multi-jurisdictional investigation projects for companies in a variety of industries including healthcare, manufacturing and technology. He also assists MNCs in designing and implementing compliance programs, conducting risk assessments and compliance due diligence in M&A transactions, providing compliance and ethics training to senior executives and third-party intermediaries, and advising on responding to government investigations and dawn raids.

As an expert in forensic e-discovery and machine learning tools, he regularly provides practical, innovative solutions to managing and discharging large-scale data review utilizing the Firm’s e-discovery and data analytics resources.

Mr. Chen also frequently advises on dispute resolution matters. He has worked on a number of complex disputes arising from cross-border transactions involving arbitration, litigation, and mediation. He provides on-the-ground support for US securities class actions and fraud investigations, and is experienced in evidence gathering in China for the purpose of complying with US jurisdiction legislation.

Educational background and qualifications

Mr. Chen earned his LL.M. degree from the New York University School of Law (2010), where he was named a Dean’s Scholar and was awarded a Dean’s Graduate Award.  He also earned a Master and a Bachelor of Laws degrees from the Shanghai University of International Business and Economics School of Law (2007/2004), where he was the valedictorian.  Mr. Chen is admitted to the Bar of the State of New York, USA (2011).

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