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Lillian He's practice focuses on dispute resolution and internal investigations, including U.S. litigations, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigations, SEC enforcement matters, U.S. trade controls, and PRC anti-bribery law compliance.

Lillian has recently assisted several U.S. public companies in responding to government inquiries into FCPA violations in China and assisted in global compliance reviews for multinationals with significant operations in China and Asia. She also represented Chinese clients in U.S. litigations, arbitrations, and investigations and provided advice to Chinese clients on economic sanctions programs administered by the U.S. Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).

In addition, Lillian has experience advising multinational companies on data security, environmental protection, foreign direct investment, and general corporate matters. She has represented clients in various sectors in China, such as retail, health care, automotive manufacturing, chemical, information, and technology.


  • Life sciences company resolves FCPA issues with DOJ and SECJones Day represented a publicly traded life sciences company in an internal investigation and resulting self-disclosure to the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") involving alleged Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") violations arising out of the company's China operations.
  • Chinese financial institution responds to subpoena for records in major U.S. investigationJones Day represented a Chinese financial institution in a matter relating to a significant U.S. government investigation.
  • Global services company investigates allegations of corruption in its China operationsJones Day assisted a global services company investigate allegations of corrupt payments in its China sales operations.
  • Shenglong Technologies reaches settlement against former broker in U.S. district courtJones Day represented Ningbo Superim Shenglong Technologies Co., Ltd. and its parent company, Yinyi Group Co., Ltd. in U.S. district court against Shenglong's former broker in a factory acquisition.
  • HNA settles trademark infringement action relating to musical workJones Day represented Hainan Airlines Holding Co., Ltd. ("HNA") in a trademark infringement action relating to the use of a musical work.
  • Public company discloses FCPA issues to DOJ and SECJones Day coordinated the internal investigation and resulting self-disclosure to the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") for a public company involved in industrial and manufacturing work regarding Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") issues arising out of the company’s China office.
  • Pharmaceutical company successfully defends charge of commercial briberyA pharmaceutical company represented by Jones Day (in conjunction with local counsel) successfully challenged a charge of commercial bribery by a local branch of the Shanghai Administration of Industry and Commerce (AIC).
  • Sherwin-Williams acquires Valspar for $11.3 billionJones Day advised The Sherwin-Williams Company in its $11.3 billion acquisition of The Valspar Corporation.
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