Big Four Shut Down Legal Operations in China Following 'Regulatory Raids'

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by Jessica Seah, International Asia Editor

The Big Four auditing giants have quietly shut down their legal affiliations in China following intense regulatory scrutiny, according to an investigation by International, in a major development for Asia’s legal industry.

PwC and Deloitte confirmed they have closed their associated Chinese law firms. KPMG and EY have also closed, according to people with knowledge of the matter, and both no longer have operational local law firm websites.

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