On June 15, 2023, the ALB Shanghai In-House Legal Summit 2023 took place at the Jing'an Shangri-La Hotel in Shanghai. The event brought together corporate legal counsel, compliance officers, senior executives, and professional lawyers from various industries to discuss the latest trends, opportunities, and challenges in legal practice. Long Fei and Charles Zhao were invited to attend the summit and delivered insightful keynote speeches.

During the conference, Mr. Long centered his presentation on the topic of "Judgment, Response, and Relief in Administrative Penalty Procedures." He provided a comprehensive analysis of 13 common issues related to preliminary investigation, penalty procedures, and relief measures. Mr. Long addressed questions concerning the origin of clues in administrative penalty cases, the possibility of law enforcement agencies imposing penalties without investigating the parties involved, and the selection of relief channels. His discussion enabled the audience to gain a clear understanding of preliminary investigations, hearings, and orders for correction.

Charles shared his expertise in a presentation titled "The Swiss Army Knife in Cross-Border Disputes: A Case Study on How Third-Party Funding Can Help Companies Reduce Costs, Integrate Resources, and Innovate Models." He explained the role of third-party funding organizations in providing financial support for enterprises or individuals engaged in litigation or arbitration, aiming to collect success fees. Through case analysis, Charles illuminated the feasibility, advantages and disadvantages, and selection criteria for third-party funding. Additionally, he explored the potential future developments of this dispute resolution tool.

The informative presentations by Long Fei and Charles Zhao not only demonstrated their professional expertise but also fostered a positive and optimistic atmosphere at the summit. As the legal landscape continues to evolve, it is crucial for legal practitioners to stay informed about the latest trends, opportunities, and challenges. The ALB Shanghai In-House Legal Summit 2023 served as an outstanding platform for professionals like Long Fei and Charles Zhao to share their knowledge, address pressing issues, and collaborate on innovative solutions.