James specialises in regulatory and criminal enforcement matters, especially FCPA and Chinese anti-bribery law compliance and enforcement. James has extensive experience in representing European and US companies and their Chinese affiliates in handling internal and government investigations, developing and conducting compliance training programs, advising on compliance issues, adapting internal policies for use in China, and conducting compliance due diligence for M&A transactions. Before joining De Brauw, James was an associate with a US law firm in Shanghai where he was involved in compliance, corporate and M&A and arbitration matters.


  • Profession

    Senior Associate. PRC qualification in 2009

  • Languages

    English, Chinese

  • Education

    Ghent University

    East China University of Political Science and Law


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Anja Mutsaers

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