Hui Xu

Phone: (86) 21 6101 6006
China (PRC)
Experience / Expertise:
Compliance / Regulatory
Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Hui Xu is a partner in the Shanghai office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Litigation & Trial Department.

Mr. Xu’s practice focuses on advising clients in multi-jurisdictional white collar investigations and litigations, in the areas of data privacy and network security, FCPA and Chinese bribery laws, export controls and financial sanctions, anti-money laundering, and antitrust. Mr. Xu also assists clients in presenting findings to and negotiating settlements with the regulators in the U.S. and China as well as international public organizations like World Bank etc.

Mr. Xu has over a decade of experience in conducting sensitive internal investigations for multinational companies, performing compliance diligence for complex transactions, undertaking risk assessments for companies operating in high risk regions, and designing global compliance programs. Mr. Xu is regularly invited by clients to present bilingual compliance training for senior executives and to legal compliance functions, and provide advice on compliance with the data privacy, network security, FCPA, Chinese bribery laws, and OFAC/sanctions. His expertise spans a number of sectors including telecommunication, pharmaceutical, life sciences, high-tech, financial institutions, media/entertainment, manufacturing, retail, and trade associations.

Before joining Latham, Mr. Xu worked in the Washington D.C.-headquartered offices of premier US law firms for many years. Prior to private practice, Mr. Xu was a member of the in-house Legal Department at the China Chamber of Commerce under the Ministry of Commerce of China, where he handled trade remedy, intellectual property, and World Trade Organization matters.

Mr. Xu graduated with LLM from Georgetown University Law Center, LLM from New York University School of Law and LL.B. from Renmin University of China. He is qualified in District of Columbia.