Wednesday, 16 September 2020
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The ALB Virtual SE Asia Anti-Corruption Forum 2020 brings you up-to-date on critical developments and provides practical solutions for anti-corruption risks faced on a daily basis. Get a walk-through of how to assess and mitigate risks when investing in Asia and high risk profile countries. You will also learn from best practices sharing by fellow legal and compliance professionals on how to deal with difficult issues as they arise and get practical advice on training and aligning employees with corporate compliance objectives to maintain compliance. Get workable insights and proven ideas on how to enhance your organisation’s compliance.
- Interactive panel discussion providing a balanced perspective and insights from consultants, law firms and the legal/compliance function on how to deal with day-to-day corruption issues.
- Real life case sharing on compliance failures and the lessons learnt.
Who Should Attend
- Chief Compliance Officer, Compliance Director, Chief Internal Auditor, Legal Director, Compliance Director, Vice President (Legal), Vice President, (Risk Management).
- General Counsel, Senior Counsel, Regional Counsel, Legal Counsel, Compliance Manager, Compliance Audit Manager, Legal Manager.
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Stanley Park, Managing Director & Head of Legal – Asia Pacific, Scotiabank
Stanley Park is Managing Director and Head of Legal - Asia Pacific Region for Scotiabank's Global Banking and Markets Division. He is based in Singapore and is responsible for all legal matters across the region, including China, Japan, Korea, India, Australia, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Singapore. Among other responsibilities, Stanley provides (i) transactional advice and support to the Bank's businesses related to capital markets, investment banking, commodities, corporate lending/trade finance and global transaction banking; (ii) regulatory advice and support re the Bank's businesses; (iii) management of litigation and disputes; (iv) advice and support to the Bank's internal or proprietary functions (including proprietary investments, HR matters, Finance); and (v) participation in corporate governance or oversight.
Prior to joining Scotiabank, Stanley was with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton and Coudert Brothers in NYC, from 1992 - 2001; with Salomon Smith Barney and UBS Securities in Tokyo from 2001 - 2007; with DKR Oasis, as Chief Compliance Officer, in Hong Kong in 2008; with Barclays Global Investors, as General Counsel, in Tokyo from 2009 - 2010; and with Daiwa Capital Markets, as Senior Legal Counsel, in Singapore and Hong Kong from 2011 - 2014.
Stanley graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics in 1985 and received his law degree from the Harvard Law School in 1988, where he served as an editor of the Harvard Law Review. Stanley has been a member of the New York State Bar since 1994.
Speakers / Panelists
Dr. Anh Tuan Nguyen, Partner, LNT & Partners
Dr. Anh Tuan Nguyen is a partner in charge of LNT & Partners’ Corporate practice group. Leading multinational companies in the pharmaceutical, FMCG and consumer goods industries regularly seek Dr. Nguyen’s expert advice in matters concerning importation, distribution, sales and antitrust. He leads a team specialized in the healthcare sector and antitrust.
Dr. Nguyen has been singled out for his work in the healthcare practice in Vietnam by Asialaw for being “very knowledgeable of the healthcare industry as well as the local environment.” In corporate and antitrust matters, he advises client in various issues including Greenfield investment, M&A, corporate restructuring, filing for clearance and compliance trainings, along with specific experience in commercial dispute settlements. Dr. Nguyen is recognized by the legal community as one of the few qualified competition law experts in Vietnam who has an in-depth understanding of international antitrust regulations and their application under Vietnamese Competition Law.
Kherk Ying Chew, Partner, Wong & Partners
Kherk Ying heads the Dispute Resolution and Intellectual Property & Technology practice groups of Wong & Partners, with more than 30 years of practice in the area of civil litigation, intellectual property and corporate compliance. She has extensive experience in advising multinational corporations on risk-related issues, and has assisted companies in developing internal policies and procedures, as well as managing their corporate compliance programmes.
Kherk Ying speaks regularly at local and international conferences and is ranked as a Tier 1 practitioner in Malaysia by Chambers Asia Pacific and Asia Pacific Legal 500. She is recognised as a Dispute Resolution Star by Benchmark Litigation Asia Pacific and a Market-leading lawyer for Dispute Resolution & Litigation. Her reputation as a highly regarded lawyer across various disciplines has led her to be named Women Lawyer of the Year at the ALB Malaysia Law Awards and ALB SE Asia Law Awards in 2019.
Suang Wijaya, Partner, Eugene Thuraisingam LLP
Suang Wijaya graduated with First Class Honours from the National University of Singapore. Drawn to Eugene Thuraisingam LLP’s commitment to access to justice and the upholding of fundamental liberties, he joined Eugene Thuraisingam LLP as a trainee and subsequently junior lawyer. In 2018, after three years in practice, Suang became a partner of the firm.
Suang has a record of successfully arguing cases in all tiers of the Singapore courts, including the Court of Appeal. A versatile lawyer, Suang is adept in leading all manner of hearings, including commercial and criminal hearings, trials and interlocutory applications. Suang practises dispute resolution, with a focus on commercial and criminal defence litigation, including white-collar and other serious crime, financial and other tort litigation, employment disputes and professional disciplinary processes.
Ben Rusch, Vice President, Review Solutions, Consilio
Ben Rusch is a Vice President at Consilio. He is responsible for review projects in Europe and Asia as well as leading the European and Asian recruitment teams.
Ben studied law at the University of Oxford where he won the Sir Adrian Boult scholarship 6 times in a row. He is admitted as a practising Solicitor (England & Wales).
Prior to joining Consilio, he worked as an Associate for some of the world’s leading law firms. He qualified as a Solicitor with Herbert Smith (London) where he joined their Equity Capital Markets department upon qualification. He also worked as an Associate in the EU & Competition department of Ashurst in Brussels and as an Associate in the EU & Competition group of King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin in London.
Ben has extensive experience in EU merger control and advised clients in the UK, Belgium, Taiwan, Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, Russia, South Africa, Greece and Brazil on complex mergers across a wide range of industries. Cases before the European Commission include Case No COMP/M.5180 – Manitowoc/Enodis; Case No COMP/M.4966 – Cinven/Coor Management Services; Case No COMP/M.5051 – APW/GMG/EMAP; and Case No COMP/M.4961 – Cookson / Foseco.
While in private practice, Ben also dealt with multiple cartel investigations and was part of the legal team which, in the context of a worldwide, multi-authority cartel investigation, worked on one of the most high-profile leniency applications to date.
Ben helped develop competition law compliance programmes for two of the largest companies in Europe and advised non-EU law firms on EU leniency procedure. Ben also has a strong interest in risk arbitrage and advised 19 of the world’s largest hedge funds on risk arbitrage, EU merger control procedure and statistical modelling in an antitrust context.
Ben speaks English, German, French and basic Greek.
Jaroslaw M. Jankowski, Lead Counsel Asia & Regional Compliance Officer Asia, Siemens Logistics
Jaroslaw has taken on in-house position in Siemens corporation in 2013, after 7 years of private practice in NY and UK based law firms. In 2015 he moved to Singapore, where he is responsible for all legal, data privacy & compliance matters in Asia of Siemens Logistics. From 2018 he leads the business & sales activities in Malaysia as Managing Director. Sharing legal, compliance and business roles is his big passion. Jaroslaw keeps balance in his life by teaching and practicing yoga in spare time.
Lope Del Rosario Manuel, Jr. BA, LL.B., LL.M., LL.M, Vice President for Legal and Corporate Affairs, Frontiir
Atty. Lope Manuel, Jr. is the Vice President for Legal and Corporate Affairs and member of the top international leadership team of Frontiir, the biggest technology company in Myanmar and one of the fastest growing companies in Southeast Asia, with over 1.63 million users making it one of the largest data carriers in the region. Before Frontiir, Lope was the Chief Compliance Office and Vice President for Legal and Corporate Affairs of Pepsi Philippines. Lope is also a law professor and holds leadership roles on international business associations. He is a regular resource person of the World Intellectual Property Organizations. He graduated valedictorian in International Business Laws from the consortium program of Chulalongkorn University, Kyushu University, Victoria University and University of British Columbia. He also has a Law Degree from the University of Toronto and an International Fellowship Award from the International Center for Innovation Law Policy.
Christina Winn, Asia Pacific Head of Anti-Bribery and Corruption and Internal Investigations, Fidelity International
Christina has been with Fidelity International since 2014 overseeing risk and compliance functions within the office of the General Counsel, including internal investigations, crisis management, fraud prevention, anti-bribery and anti-corruption, security risk advisory and business continuity planning. Prior to joining Fidelity, Christina worked in governance, risk and compliance for a global legal information services provider as well as in various research, analysis, writing and case management roles. Christina is a U.S. qualified attorney, licensed in New York and Massachusetts. Christina was an enthusiastic participant in this year’s Hong Kong Corporate Rugby Sevens tournament and enjoys hiking, skiing, travelling, a good psychological thriller and running around with her two young children.
Thang Vu (Jacky), Director of Legal & Compliance, Liberty Insurance Limited
Thang Vu (Jacky) is the Director of Legal & Compliance of Liberty Insurance Limited (“LIL”). In his dual role, he is in charge of providing full range of corporate legal services, strategic support and guidance with regard to legal and compliance matters; developing compliance policies and procedures and also providing compliance trainings, where necessary, to ensure the integrity in doing business of all employees in the Company; and maintaining regular communications with all relevant regulatory authorities.
Also, starting from January 2020, Jacky is the Head of Legal and Compliance for the Asia Multi Country Markets (MCM) of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group. He is responsible for legal & compliance aspects of key initiatives common to the Asia MCM region and the most critical legal & compliance issues facing the Asia MCM region and four markets therein by coordinating with the other legal counsels and compliance officers.
Jacky has joined LIL since August 2015. Previously, Jacky had more than 12 years of intensive experience of working for a number of leading law firms in Vietnam, such as Baker & McKenzie (Vietnam) Ltd., Vietnam International Law Firm (VILAF – Hong Duc) and TMI Associates (one of the Big 4 Japanese law firms in Japan). His principal area of practice while working for these law firms was M&A, corporate governance, goods distribution, international trade & commerce, information technology, healthcare and medical equipment distribution.
Jacky has been a qualified lawyer in Vietnam since 2011. He earned his Bachelor of Laws Degree from Ho Chi Minh City University of Law in 2007 and subsequently his Master of Laws Degree from Deakin University (Melbourne, Australia) in 2010.
Manuel Alberto Colayco, Senior Vice President - Chief Legal and Compliance Officer, Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc.
Manuel Alberto R. Colayco is the First Vice President - Chief Legal and Compliance Officer of Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc. Mr. Colayco has practiced in the areas of corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, securities regulation, corporate and financial restructuring, and litigation. His previous work experience includes: General Counsel for AGP International Holdings Ltd. and Atlantic, Gulf & Pacific Company of Manila, Inc. from August 2013 to December 2014; Executive Director and Assistant General Counsel of J.P. Morgan Chase Bank N.A. from July 2010 to August 2013; and Vice President and Legal Counsel of DKR Oasis (Hong Kong) LLC, a private investment management firm, from August 2007 until March 2010. He was an Associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP from 2000 to 2007, and at Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles from 1996 to 2000.
Mr. Colayco earned his undergraduate and Juris Doctor degrees from the Ateneo de Manila University. He also has a Master of Laws degree from the New York University School of Law.
Jessica Chuah, Compliance Director, Clik
Jessica Chuah is a risk practitioner with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry in particular financial technology. She is skilled in internal audit, risk management, corporate financial reporting, capital market services, and designing/ implement AML/CFT framework with her audit and banking experience. She is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and ACCA.
Her regional experience covers fintech projects in Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Thailand, Cambodia, including e-wallets that allow for crossborder wired transfers, payroll and remittance, and license application for payment services licenses and digital asset exchange licenses. She works closely with regulators, uses technology to design and establish thresholds and red-flag alerts, continuously stress-testing processes and controls to pre-empt instances of ML/ FT fraud.
Sharin Kaur Veriah, Group Chief Legal and Compliance Officer, Fusionex International
As Group Chief Legal and Compliance Officer at Fusionex, Sharin leads the legal team and provides strategic legal advice to the stakeholders and management teams within the Group.
In this capacity, Sharin also aids the Group in overseeing all contractual matters and negotiations, while simultaneously identifying, managing and minimising the potential legal risks of the Group. Sharin works with her team to support the various internal departments and key stakeholders across the business.
In addition, she ensures legal compliance throughout the business and maintains the business’s integrity both internally and externally. Furthermore, Sharin's role merges with the operational aspects of the business where she works hand-in-hand with the various department heads to make certain that the business of the Group as a whole runs smoothly.
Raghunath Rath, Head - Compliance and General Counsel, Magickwoods
Raghunath Rath is a seasoned Legal & Compliance professional with 20 years of rich experience in the Pharmaceutical and Automotive industries as the in-house Legal Counsel, Ethics & Compliance Officer and Company Secretary. Mr. Rath is a Corporate Lawyer and a member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, New Delhi. Mr. Rath is also a member of the Institute of Directors, India. Mr. Rath has been serving various Multinational Companies across India and Asia region. At present Mr. Rath is heading the Legal and Compliance division of Magickwoods, for the India and global operations. His previous assignments include Pharmaceutical Multinationals like Endo Pharmaceuticals, Pfizer, Hospira Healthcare and AstraZeneca in various leadership roles. Before moving to Mumbai Mr. Rath had worked at Chennai, Bangalore and Delhi NCR. Mr. Rath is a passionate Corporate Compliance Professional and a Corporate Trainer on Integrity, Ethics & Code of Conduct and investigated many complex complaints received through Whistle Blowers Hotline. Mr. Rath is a seasoned speaker at various knowledge forums on Board of Directors, Corporate Governance and Compliance matters including Statutory Compliances, Factories & Labor Laws, Mergers & Acquisitions, Cross Border Transactions, Anti Bribery & Anti-Corruption, Ethics & Code of Conduct, Data Privacy and Prevention of Sexual Harassment Laws.
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