Join AmCham Shanghai's Legal Committee Event on Tuesday, July 13 from 8:30 to 10:00 AM at the AmCham Shanghai Xintiandi Office

Please join our legal Committee Event next week where experts will introduce the newly published PRC Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law and provide an update on the latest developments of US Export Controls. The session's focus will include a discussion of trade compliance with an open Q&A portion at the end of the session.

About the speakers:

  • Danielle Peng, of Counsel, Holman Fenwick Willan
  • Mike Margolis, Asia Practice Chair, BLANKROME
  • Matt Thomas, Partner, International Trade, BLANKROME
  • Brinton Scott, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan


08:30 Registration

08:45 Presentation & Open Discussion

10:00 Session Ends


  • Mike Margolis (Asia Practice Chair at BLANKROME)

    Mike Margolis

    Asia Practice Chair at BLANKROME

    Mike Margolis has been a trial lawyer and appellate lawyer for over 30 years. Chambers Global reported in 2015 that Mike “draws acclaim for his broad litigation expertise.”
    Mike also “heads the Blank Rome LLP group dedicated to representing Chinese companies and individuals working in the USA.” Mike’s opinions about cross-border issues have been featured on National Public Radio and in the Wall Street Journal, London Financial Times’ FDI Magazine, the Los Angeles Times, China Daily, and the South China Morning Post (Hong Kong).
    In 2018, Mike was appointed as an Arbitrator for the Shanghai International Economic and Trade Commission. In 2020, he was appointed as a Distinguished Professor at the Lawyers Institute of the East China University of Political Science and Law in Shanghai, one of China's top ten law schools.

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  • Matt Thomas (Partner, International Trade at BLANKROME)

    Matt Thomas

    Partner, International Trade at BLANKROME

    Matthew J. Thomas has more than 25 years of experience in international trade, transport and maritime regulation, and government affairs, representing leading energy and commodities companies, shipowners, governments, insurers, investors, ports, shipyards, and marine terminal operators.
    Matt works extensively in the areas of international trade sanctions, export controls, and related anti-money laundering measures. He has represented several global companies targeted for U.S. sanctions, reaching successful resolutions with the Departments of State and Treasury ("OFAC"). He has aided numerous clients around the world on sanctions and export control compliance planning, investigations, and transactional due diligence, with particular focus on the energy, commodities, maritime, transport, and services sectors.
    Matt’s broad and diverse Washington career has given him unique skills in legal and regulatory strategy and project management, including the design and execution of hybrid legal and government relations efforts to shape policy and achieve client objectives.

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  • Danielle Peng (Of Counsel at Holman Fenwick Willan LLP Shanghai Rep Office)

    Danielle Peng

    Of Counsel at Holman Fenwick Willan LLP Shanghai Rep Office

    Danielle has been a corporate attorney in Shanghai for more than 19-years. Prior to joining HFW in 2021, Danielle served as Senior Legal Director APAC for Cooper Standard Automotive where she ran legal for all operations in China, India, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, and Thailand. In addition to M&A, Danielle also established and ran the company's compliance program for Asia and was responsible for coordinating all such work with US headquarters in Michigan.
    Danielle began her legal career as an attorney in a large Chinese law firm and during her time in private practice obtained a license to practice law in the United States. She has worked for a broad range of clients in multiple sectors and from all over the world.

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  • Brinton Scott (Moderator) (Partner at HFW)

    Brinton Scott (Moderator)

    Partner at HFW


A prepayment is required when choosing 'Members only price' or 'Standard Price'.

Member Ticket
Member Price Free
Member Company Employee Ticket
Standard Price RMB 200
Door Price RMB 300
Non-Member Ticket
Standard Price RMB 500
Door Price RMB 600


AmCham Shanghai Conference Center (Xintiandi)

27F, Infinitus Tower

No.168 Hubin Road, Huangpu District

Shanghai, China

If you have any questions please contact Jessica Wu

Contact Organizer

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