Calvin Ding has deep experience in international anti-corruption advisory and investigation, cross-border litigation and electronic discovery, as well as compliance with Chinese anti-trust, anti-bribery, and privacy laws.
In the anti-corruption space, Calvin frequently advises companies on comprehensive compliance programs, risk assessments, pre-transaction compliance diligence, government policies, and trainings. As a secondee, Calvin formerly worked to establish the Greater China anti-corruption compliance function of a Fortune 500 company with over 150 properties situated in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau. In addition, Calvin has served as a member of the compliance monitor expert team in evaluating an international medical device manufacturer’s anti-corruption compliance programs and submitting recommendations to the company and an international financial institution regarding the adequacy of those programs.
Calvin has a deep understanding of the cultural and legal issues that Chinese companies face when undertaking litigation and dispute resolution proceedings in the United States and leverages this understanding to assist clients in matters involving intellectual property, trade secret misappropriation, antitrust, business tort, and contract claims. Calvin maintains considerable relationships with Chinese counsel and is able to effectively coordinate litigation and arbitration proceedings in China.
Calvin is a native Mandarin speaker. Prior to attending law school, Calvin worked as a research analyst at a leading Washington, D.C.-based think tank and interned for U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchinson.