Jian Wu is an associate in the Litigation practice of Paul Hastings. Mr. Wu represents multinational corporations in internal investigations and compliance reviews. In particular, his focus primarily centers around the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), bribery, corruption, fraud, misconduct, compliance, sanctions, and other enforcement matters.
Mr. Wu also represents corporate clients in the resolution of complex cross-border disputes through arbitration and litigation, especially the coordination of strategies across multiple jurisdictions.
Prior to joining Paul Hastings, Mr. Wu practiced in New York, Hong Kong, and Beijing for more than a decade. He is currently the co-chair of the Asian Affairs Committee of New York City Bar Association and the Asia Practice Committee of Asian American Bar Association of New York.
Mr. Wu passed the New York bar and the Chinese bar, but does not currently hold a Chinese practicing certificate. He speaks Mandarin and English.
New York University School of Law, LL.M., 2017
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, LL.M., 2008
Chinese University of Political Science and Law, LL.B., 2007
"Dealing With Chinese Parties: Litigation, White Collar Crimes, and Transactional Opportunities In The Era of the Trade War" (New York City Bar Association, New York, October 2019)
"The Long Arm of the Law: What the Extra-Territorial Tools of the Department of Justice Mean for Asian Companies and Individuals" (New York City Bar Association, New York, September 2019)
"China's Belt and Road Initiative: How to Navigate New Business Opportunities" (New York City Bar Association, New York, June 2019)
"Chinese Energy and Infrastructure Projects in Emerging Markets: Examining Trends in Africa" (New York City Bar Association, New York, May 2019)
"Risks and Strategies for Foreign Companies Involved in U.S. Litigation" (Asian American Bar Association of New York, New York, March 2018)
Asian American Bar Association of New York, Asia Practice Committee, Co-chair
New York City Bar Association, Asian Affairs Committee, Co-chair
American Bar Association, Member
National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Member
Representation of various multinational corporations in internal investigations and compliance reviews in China involving FCPA and anti-corruption regulatory enforcement.
Representation of an Asia-based corporation in investigations and civil asset forfeiture proceedings brought by the U.S. Department of Justice regarding allegations of fraud, bribery, and money laundering.
Representation of a Chinese-listed real property developer and its U.S. subsidiary in internal investigations regarding allegations of fraud and misconduct by its former senior officers.
Representation of a Chinese investment enterprise and its U.S. subsidiaries in criminal investigations brought by the U.S. Department of Justice regarding allegations of bribery and corruption in Hong Kong and other countries.
Representation of an international petroleum and gas company in U.S. civil proceedings against its overseas competitors.
Representation of a Canadian telecommunication corporation and its Chinese subsidiaries in an internal investigation regarding allegations of FCPA violations and non-compliance dealings in China.