Alexis Lu represents individual and corporate clients in cross-border and Asia-related internal investigations, U.S. regulatory enforcement actions and compliance matters arising under the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and other U.S. laws.
She has extensive experience handling corporate investigations of multinational companies’ business operations, parallel investigations by federal regulators including the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), FCPA/compliance due diligence in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and advising on clients’ compliance programs.
Ms. Lu also defends U.S.-listed companies based in Asia in putative class actions brought under U.S. federal securities laws in U.S. federal courts, and has successfully secured the dismissal of such actions on dispositive motions.
Ms. Lu’s recent representations include:
iDreamSky Technology Limited in a federal SLUSA securities class action alleging claims in connection with its August 2014 initial public offering;
Jumei International Holding Limited, a Chinese online retailer, in securing the dismissal of a putative federal securities class action alleging that it made false and misleading statements regarding its financial performance;
multiple internal investigations of an international pharmaceutical company in connection with alleged FCPA violations in Asia;
an internal investigation of a global health care conglomerate in response to inquiries by the DOJ and the SEC relating to the company’s potential FCPA violations and other compliance issues; and
multiple FCPA and other compliance due diligence on behalf of multinational companies across various industries in connection with their acquisitions in Asia.
Ms. Lu joined Skadden in 2015, having previously worked in the Los Angeles office of a leading U.S. professional liability defense law firm.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom is licensed in Singapore as a registered foreign law firm to advise clients on certain aspects of their international transactions and operations. We are not authorized to practice Singapore law. All matters relating to advice as to Singapore law will be dealt with by a separate local Singapore law firm.