Reed Smith expands its China practice with appointment of new global regulatory and investigations partner

SHANGHAI, June 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Global law firm, Reed Smith, today announced that Dora Wang has joined as a partner in its Global Regulatory Enforcement practice and will be based in the firm's Shanghai and New York offices.

Dora Wang, partner, Reed Smith
Dora Wang, partner, Reed Smith

Dora Wang is a US/UK-trained lawyer with extensive regulatory compliance and white collar investigations experience. She advises multinational corporations on antitrust and competition matters, cybersecurity and data privacy laws, anti-corruption/anti-bribery issues, due diligence in mergers and acquisitions, compliance audit and policy formulation and implementation, and dispute resolution matters. Dora joins Reed Smith from Morgan Lewis & Bockius and brings more than a decade of experience in regulatory affairs in the US and Asia with also significant experience in international negotiations and crisis management.

Jay Yan, Shanghai office managing partner, commented: "We are excited that Dora is joining our team as a key partner in the firm's Global Regulatory Enforcement practice in China. She is an excellent addition to our firm and will build on our extensive regulatory capabilities in China and across the region. With particular pressure currently on Chinese and US trade relations, multinational clients require comprehensive and strategic advice on market access, disputes, regulatory compliance matters, investigations and enforcement actions."

Charles Hewetson, co-chair of the Global Regulatory Enforcement practice, said: "Businesses around the world are facing an ever-increasing weight of regulation.  Dora has considerable experience of representing clients in government and internal investigations in the greater China region, Europe, and the US. Asia is a key market for our firm, and we're delighted to grow our existing practice with a well-regarded practitioner like Dora."

Asia-Pacific Managing Partner, Denise Jong remarked: "The addition of Dora Wang to our Global Regulatory Enforcement practice represents Reed Smith's strong commitment in bolstering our Asia practice, including China. Dora who has experience in both the US and Asia, and has led many complex investigation and regulatory matters, is well-positioned to serve as a trusted advisor for multinational companies facing regulatory and compliance challenges in China and other jurisdictions." 

"Reed Smith's strong reputation and operations in China, its extensive global platform and its 'one firm' operating paradigm, in addition to a dedicated Global Regulatory Enforcement practice, provides an excellent platform for me to grow my practice. I look forward to continuing to assist foreign companies operating in China as well as Chinese companies operating in the rest of the world by being at the frontline with them in navigating the increasingly complex regulatory environments in which they operate," said Dora Wang.

Reed Smith's Global Regulatory Enforcement practice defends clients against enforcement proceedings across the globe, providing assistance with antitrust and competition, international trade, government contracts, government relations, securities and fraud and anti–corruption / FCPA / related investigations. Reed Smith is included in the Global Investigations Review GIR 100 listing of the world's top 100 corporate investigations law firms. Reed Smith has 29 offices based around the globe, however the firm has a particular focus on Asia with over 150 lawyers located across the Asia region and offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, Kazakhstan, Shanghai and Singapore. 

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