For more than 20 years, Elizabeth Cole has worked in Asia-Pacific representing multinationals and Fortune 500 companies, specifically those located in China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, and Singapore. Her practice encompasses M&A, compliance, data protection, investigations, and employment. She has represented multinationals investing and divesting in Asia from greenfield operations to joint ventures and complex cross-border multijurisdictional acquisitions as well as in a broad range of commercial matters. She also has assisted clients in reviewing and implementing employment contracts, hiring and firing practices, and workplace and data privacy policies to ensure that they comply with local laws and regulations.
Elizabeth has written and spoken extensively on legal policies and regulations in China, including writing the "China Employment Law" chapter in Corporate Counsel Guide to Doing Business in China (Thomson Reuters, multiple editions, 2009-2016).