Shanghai, China – CMS, China is pleased to announce that Philipp Senff joined the firm’s Shanghai Office on 31 October 2016. He is appointed as Partner and Head of China’s new Compliance Practice Area Group.
Philipp has more than 10 years’ of China-related legal work and business experience in compliance and risk management, which includes compliance audits, risk assessments, internal investigations, corporate governance, strategies for robust supply and sales chains and the implementation of compliance management systems for the protection of the company and its management in China and abroad. Before joining CMS, he has been working with other international law firms in China.
“We are delighted to welcome Philipp to our team. Compliance is an increasingly important topic also in China. With Philipp and his extensive expertise, we can further enlarge our service offerings in this practice area.” said Ulrike Glueck, managing partner of CMS, China Shanghai Office. “Recently the general compliance requirements in PRC, especially regarding anti-bribery and anti-corruption, have further increased and it is expected that this will be even more the case in the near future. Our clients are becoming more aware of the importance of compliance and we will continue to provide sound legal advice and commercially valuable solutions to them in this area.”
Commenting on his appointment, Philipp said: “CMS has an excellent client base and international outreach. I am looking forward to joining a firm that is highly regarded for its legal expertise, industry focus and commitment to client service.”
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