Liang Pu is a senior associate of Mayer Brown JSM. Liang advises clients on anti-corruption and anti-bribery laws including the Hong Kong Prevention of Bribery Ordinance, the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the U.K. Bribery Act, from both compliance and transactional perspectives.
Liang works on multi-jurisdictional anti-bribery and corruption matters in Asia and has previously worked in our Shanghai office for six months. She had also worked in the Mayer Brown U.S. offices in Chicago and Washington D.C. specialising on FCPA and compliance related work, including due diligence for commercial transactions, internal or government investigations, settlement with the U.S. government agencies and the establishment or enhancement of internal compliance systems and procedures. Liang is experienced in interacting with local parties and authorities and possesses the legal knowledge of the FCPA and Chinese anti-corruption laws.
Aside from her anti-corruption experience, Liang also advises on corporate restructuring and general commercial transactions including cross-border acquisitions and agency agreements for export trading companies. Liang has advised creditors, including banks and other financial institutions in debt restructuring and distressed acquisition activities in relation to Hong Kong publicly listed companies and their subsidiaries, involving assets in the PRC. She has also advised Provisional Liquidators and Liquidators in realisation of company assets.
Liang also has experience in finance and acting for banks in preparation of cross-border loan facility documentation as well as advising export trading companies on agency agreements.
Liang speaks English, Cantonese, Mandarin and Shanghainese.