Shearman And Sterling

Event June 14 - 15, 2017


  • Shanghai

Partner Brian Burke (New York/Shanghai-Litigation) spoke at the 10th Advanced China Summit on Anti-Corruption on June 14-15 in Shanghai, China hosted by the American Conference Institute.

Burke co-hosted the exclusive Life Sciences Industry Special Interest Group Meeting together with speakers from Roche Diagnostic and Bruker Corporation. The discussion featuring practical and real-life case studies provided useful tools and heightened compliance consciousness.

In addition, Burke moderated a panel discussion on “How to Eliminate Anti-Corruption Risks for Tier 2 and Tier 3 and Mobile Offices.” He was joined by speakers from Texas Instruments and MSD. The panel focused on:

  • How to spot corruption risks that are unique to Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities in China
  • How to ensure your compliance program is suitable to mitigate risks presented by mobile offices and employees working remotely
  • Differences between managing investigations in Tier 1 cities versus Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities
  • Whom to go to if employees on the ground need compliance assistance
  • Establishing effective approval procedures for remote employees


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