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George Qi is the Co-Managing Shareholder in the firm's Shanghai office and Co-Chair of the firm's China Practice. He practices primarily in China-related cross- border mergers and acquisitions, foreign direct investment and general corporate matters. He also has wide- ranging experience advising both U.S. and non-U.S. companies relating to internal investigations of FCPA or other regulatory violations.

On June 10, 2021, the final version of Data Security Law (DSL) of the People’s Republic of China was published, and the DSL will take effect Sept. 1, 2021. Prior to the issuance of the final version, two drafts of the DSL were released to the public seeking comments, in July 2020 and