Alice (Qiao) Peng

Alice started her career as a prosecutor in Guangdong Province, worked for leading Chinese law firms King & Wood (now KWM) and Junhe Law Offices, and then for global law firm Simmons & Simmons. She then was Global Compliance Director at pharma giant Astra Zeneca for over 5 years, before continuing her private practice at R&P.

Alice has unique expertise in dealing with compliance issues, advising multinationals on commercial bribery, FCPA and other compliance issues (e.g. data-privacy, fraud, sexual harassment), building internal control systems including drafting of relevant internal policies and providing compliance trainings, executing compliance investigations, and responding to investigations by government authorities.

As a prosecutor, Alice prosecuted over 100 cases involving serious crimes, giving her an expert understanding of China's judicial system. As a lawyer she has advised extensively on white-collar crime and corruption cases, advising and representing domestic and foreign companies and individuals in connection with corruption, professional embezzlement, tax evasion, fraud, smuggling, and unfair competition. Alice is also an experienced litigator, having represented dozens of multinationals in commercial litigation all over China.

Alice has an LLB from the Southwest University of Political Science and Law in Chongqing, and an LLM from the University of Iowa. She has been licensed as a lawyer in the PRC since 2003, and is fluent in English and Chinese (Mandarin and Sichuan dialect).