Day 1 - Wednesday, October 16, 2019

8:00
Registration and Networking Breakfast
9:00
Conference Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks
9:15

GOVERNMENT YEAR IN REVIEW

What Every Legal and Compliance Professional Should Know About Enforcement Trends in Singapore
10:00

GDPR CHINA LOCAL DATA PRIVACY AND CYBERSECURITY

Strategic Guidance for Incorporating Divergent Requirements Into Your Policies and Procedures
11:00
Coffee & Tea Break
11:15

RISK RE-ASSESSMENTS IN PRACTICE

How Industry is Re-Evaluating Emerging APAC, Trade and Geopolitical Risk Factors: New Approaches and Metrics for Effective Decision-Making
12:00
Networking Lunch
1:15

FCPA

The Newest FCPA Risks Facing Multinationals in Singapore and the Region: The Latest DoJ Guidance and Focus on Individual Prosecutions
1:45
Defense Counsel Perspectives on Cross-Border Government and Internal Investigations: The Top 5 Most Critical Decisions to Get Right
2:30

COMPLIANCE BRAINSTORMING EXCHANGE #1

WeChat, WhatsApp and More: How Industry Is Approaching Employee Usage and Data Retention Post-DoJ Policy Shift
3:15

MALAYSIA POST-1MDB

New Regulations, New Government Expectations and What They Mean for Corporate and Individual Exposure
4:00
Networking Break
4:15

BEHAVIOURAL COMPLANCE AND CORPORATE MESSAGING

New, Successful Strategies for Employee Awareness, Buy-In, Training and Incentives
5:00

SMALLER-GROUP NETWORKING & BENCHMARKING

Breakout Roundtable Discussions
5:45
Conference Adjourns to Day 2

Day 2 - Thursday, October 17, 2019

8:00
Networking Breakfast
9:00
Conference Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks
9:05

CHINA

Measuring New Market Supervision Bureau Enforcement and Commercial Bribery Risks under the Anti-Unfair Competition Law
10:00
DoJ and FBI Joint Keynote: Enforcement Trends and Priorities in Asia
11:00
Networking Break
11:15

SOUTH KOREA

How Recent Fair Trade Commission Enforcement Activities Have Reshaped Corporate Risk Profiles: Anti-Corruption, Anti-Monopoly and More Unexpected Challenges
12:00

“SPEAK UP” AND WHISTLEBLOWING

Encouraging Internal Reporting and Open Lines of Communication
12:45
Networking Lunch
2:00

TONE IN THE MIDDLE

Enhancing Middle Manager Commitment to Compliance: Concrete Examples of Working with Your Sales, Marketing and Other Departments
2:45

SPECIAL INTERVIEW

Long-Term, Sustainable Third Party Management: Leveraging Your Resources to Support Local Business Partners’ Compliance Efforts
3:15
Networking Break
3:30

HYPOTHETICAL SCENARIOS

How to Identify Internal and External Conflicts of Interest Before It’s Too Late: Navigating the Fine Line Between Business and Personal
4:15

INDIA INDONESIA AND VIETNAM

The Newest Hurdles to Securing Governmental Approvals: Cross-Jurisdictional Perspectives on “Controlling in Process” Implementation
5:00
Co-Chairs’ Closing Remarks & Conference Concludes

Day 1 - Wednesday, October 16, 2019

8:00
Registration and Networking Breakfast
9:00
Conference Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks

Paul Korte
Director, Group Compliance
Standard Chartered Bank (Singapore)

Mekhla Basu
Senior Compliance Counsel, South East Asia
Intel (Bangalore, India)

9:15

GOVERNMENT YEAR IN REVIEW

What Every Legal and Compliance Professional Should Know About Enforcement Trends in Singapore

Kiat Pheng Tan
Chief Prosecutor, Crime Division
Attorney-General’s Chambers (Singapore)

Vincent Lim
Director Investigations
Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB)

INTERVIEW MODERATOR:

Wilson Ang
Partner
Norton Rose Fulbright (Asia) LLP (Singapore)

The Singapore Attorney-General’s Chambers works closely with the Corrupt Practices Investigations Bureau (CPIB) for Anti-Bribery Enforcement. Recently, CPIB has been cracking down on corporate and individual violations. Ensure that you attend this session for critical updates on recent trends and priorities moving forward.

10:00

GDPR CHINA LOCAL DATA PRIVACY AND CYBERSECURITY

Strategic Guidance for Incorporating Divergent Requirements Into Your Policies and Procedures

Stanley Park
Managing Director & Head of Legal, Asia Pacific, Global Banking and Markets
Scotiabank (Singapore)

Lionel Tan

Lionel Tan
Partner
RAJAH & TANN SINGAPORE LLP (Singapore)
Former Deputy Public Prosecutor
Attorney General’s Chambers of Singapore

  • How industry is managing the real-world impact of GDPR, China Cyber Security Law and other APAC privacy laws on due diligence and internal investigations
  • Key misconceptions about data collection and retention requirements
  • Best practices for cross-border data transfers
  • How much to spend toward strengthening your programme: Resource allocation and budget
  • When legal privilege can and cannot apply
  • Special considerations for employee usage of social media and messaging apps: Emerging risks to tackle now

11:00
Coffee & Tea Break
11:15

RISK RE-ASSESSMENTS IN PRACTICE

How Industry is Re-Evaluating Emerging APAC, Trade and Geopolitical Risk Factors: New Approaches and Metrics for Effective Decision-Making

Maija Burtmanis
Senior Legal / Compliance Life Sciences Executive
AbbVie JAPAC

Bethany Hipp
Head of Compliance Asia
BHP (Singapore)

John Frangos
Partner
Tilleke & Gibbins (Thailand)

  • How multinationals in Asia are making key decisions affecting their programmes in response to fast evolving regulations in China, India, Vietnam, and Thailand
  • Key metrics to consider in re-evaluating existing risk factors, and how to assess emerging, new ones
  • Dovetailing data security, anti-bribery, antitrust and other core requirements
  • How trade tension is affecting business and compliance priorities
  • What leading companies are doing to leverage internal, crossdepartmental resources
  • How to know if your programme is fully updated in light of legislative and regulatory developments
  • Contingency planning: Steps to take in anticipation of more new laws and regulations
  • Risk Detection: Perspectives on effective risk detection and analysis

12:00
Networking Lunch
1:15

FCPA

The Newest FCPA Risks Facing Multinationals in Singapore and the Region: The Latest DoJ Guidance and Focus on Individual Prosecutions

Tarek J. Helou
Partner
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (Washington, DC)
Former Assistant Chief
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Unit
Criminal Division's Fraud Section
U.S. Department of Justice

  • What recent FCPA enforcement actions in Asia reveal about the scope of prosecution and penalty risks
  • Individual enforcement risks: What has triggered liability of employees and executives
  • When disclosures and cooperation can benefit your case
  • What is expected to satisfy the DOJ Guidance on the Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programmes

1:45
Defense Counsel Perspectives on Cross-Border Government and Internal Investigations: The Top 5 Most Critical Decisions to Get Right

Daniel Levison
Partner
Morrison & Foerster (Singapore)

Kate Yin
Partner
Fangda Partners (China)

At this highly anticipated session, expert practitioners will discuss what multi-jurisdictional enforcement looks like on the ground and how best to manage increasing, overlapping and uncertain risk factors.  

  • The risk of “follow-on” cases: When a resolved or settled case in one jurisdiction could trigger new bribery investigations in other countries
  • Best practices for communicating with foreign authorities
  • Managing the uncertain risks posed by the enforcement of a new or amended anti-bribery law
  • How a settlement in one jurisdiction could affect a company’s business operations in other key markets
  • Local laws affecting your internal investigation and ability to cooperate with authorities: Data privacy, State Secret Law, privilege, evidence-gathering procedures and more
  • When multi-jurisdictional bribery enforcement could spark investigations of other potential crimes, including fraud, money laundering and privacy violations-and vice versa
  • Impact of multi-jurisdictional enforcement risks on your decision to disclose or cooperate

2:30

COMPLIANCE BRAINSTORMING EXCHANGE #1

WeChat, WhatsApp and More: How Industry Is Approaching Employee Usage and Data Retention Post-DoJ Policy Shift

Natalie Arnold
Regional Compliance Counsel–APAC
Google (Singapore)

Harry Liu
Partner
King & Wood Mallesons (China)

Samantha Wong
Global Business Conduct Director
Eastman (Singapore)

  • What the DoJ’s revised stance means for your compliance policies and procedures
  • Remaining logistical hurdles to implementing the revised DOJ policy
  • Managing employee usage of WhatsApp and WeChat
  • Concrete examples of how industry is interpreting and applying the revised policy
  • Mitigating newfound cyber risks posed by the new messaging policy
  • Archiving in the cloud: How long data needs to be stored and other considerations
  • Building your own app: Concrete examples of successful initiatives
  • How the increasing use of social media and messaging apps has affected the course of internal investigations
  • What happens if you are unable to produce records requested by the DOJ

3:15

MALAYSIA POST-1MDB

New Regulations, New Government Expectations and What They Mean for Corporate and Individual Exposure

Halimatun Sa’adiah Abd. Halim
Chief Compliance Officer, Group Legal
Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) (Malaysia)

Yean Ping Chuah
Head - Corporate Compliance and Governance
Sime Darby Berhad (Malaysia)

P. Kalivann Palanivelu
Chief Integrity Development Officer
Integrity Department, TENAGA NASIONAL BERHAD (Malaysia)

Eddie Chuah
Partner
Wong & Partners (Malaysia)

Part 1 The Anti-Corruption Regulation on Corporate Liability and Adequate Process  

  • New Corporate and Executive Liability registrations
  • Key differences between Malaysian and UK Bribery Act requirements
  • Appropriate compliance programmes accepted by the local government
  • New initiatives and trends affecting your program
  Part 2 What It Takes to Prepare for the Latest Malaysian Anti-Bribery and AML Regulations  
  • The biggest, newest areas of risk exposure in Malaysia
  • Mitigating individual and corporate liability risks
  • How to adjust your compliance programme to meet new government expectations
  • What kind of AML programme you should have post-1MDB?

4:00
Networking Break
4:15

BEHAVIOURAL COMPLANCE AND CORPORATE MESSAGING

New, Successful Strategies for Employee Awareness, Buy-In, Training and Incentives

Ritankar Sahu
General Counsel & Head of Compliance
Maxpower (Singapore)

Geraldine Lim
Regional Legal Director
Heineken Asia Pacific (Singapore)

Sunny J. Park
Assistant General Counsel, APAC
Microsoft

  • The newest approaches to behavioural compliance
  • What kind of training, rewards, recognitions and campaigns are most effective
  • What is the KPI to monitor employee compliance with multijurisidictional laws and regulations
  • Fostering and sustaining a strong ethical culture
  • Engaging millennial and Generation X employees
  • How to re-evaluate the effectiveness of your outreach

5:00

SMALLER-GROUP NETWORKING & BENCHMARKING

Breakout Roundtable Discussions

Select a table and benefit from smaller-group discussion on a hot button topic:  

  1. Data Privacy and Cyber Dilemmas: The Unwritten Lessons for Legal and Compliance
  2. APAC Compliance in the Big Picture: Managing the Interplay of AML, Anti-Bribery, Sanctions and Fraud Risk Factors
  3. Crisis Prevention & Management: Concrete Examples of How to Tackle Reputational Risks through an Effective Legal & PR Strategy
  4. Block Chain: How Companies Are Using Block Chain and Other New Tools for Innovative Compliance Initiatives

5:45
Conference Adjourns to Day 2

Day 2 - Thursday, October 17, 2019

8:00
Networking Breakfast
9:00
Conference Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks
9:05

CHINA

Measuring New Market Supervision Bureau Enforcement and Commercial Bribery Risks under the Anti-Unfair Competition Law

Valentine (Naeree) Kang
Chief Compliance Officer – Asia
Veolia (Hong Kong)

Bingna Guo
Partner
White & Case LLP (China)

  • Evolving Chinese Government enforcement trends and priorities
  • Which industries have been under the microscope
  • Penalty trends and key takeaways from local commercial bribery cases
  • Clarifying the Anti-Bribery Committee structure
  • New, emerging risks to watch now: Perspectives on how to prepare for the next wave of enforcement
  • What newfound risk factors mean for your sales and marketing efforts

10:00
DoJ and FBI Joint Keynote: Enforcement Trends and Priorities in Asia
Woo S. Lee

Woo S. Lee
Deputy Chief, International Unit
Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section
Criminal Division

U.S. Department of Justice (Washington, DC)

SA Justin McNair
Special Agent
International Corruption Unit
FBI (New York, USA)

Benefit from a unique opportunity to hear in-person updates from DoJ and FBI decision-makers involved in significant, high profile investigations across the Asia Pacific region.  Gain updates and ask your questions about enforcement trends, cross-border coordination, and anti-corruption and AML compliance expectations.

11:00
Networking Break
11:15

SOUTH KOREA

How Recent Fair Trade Commission Enforcement Activities Have Reshaped Corporate Risk Profiles: Anti-Corruption, Anti-Monopoly and More Unexpected Challenges

Hwa Kyung Lee
Global Compliance Officer (KR, TW, TH, IND, VN)
Line Corporation (South Korea)

Hemi Lee
Senior Attorney
Kim & Chang (South Korea)

  • Recent high profile cases and what they reveal about the government crackdown
  • How to dovetail anti-corruption and antitrust compliance requirements
  • What multinationals now consider for their compliance strategies and programmes

12:00

“SPEAK UP” AND WHISTLEBLOWING

Encouraging Internal Reporting and Open Lines of Communication

Minoo Tayebi
Ethics and Compliance Manager
BP Singapore Pte Limited (Singapore)

Sonali Narasimhan
Regional Head of Compliance, Asia Pacific
Johnson Controls (Singapore)

Siong Koon Sim
Senior Vice President, General Counsel Asia Pacific
Electrolux S.E.A. Pte Ltd. (Singapore)

Cori A. Lable
Registered Foreign Lawyer
KIRKLAND & ELLIS (Hong Kong)

  • Winning trust from employees to create a speak-up culture
  • Successful techniques for fostering a culture of internal reporting
  • Opening multiple channels for internal reporting
  • Training management to recognize and deal with whistleblowers’ concerns
  • How industry is updating policies and procedures
  • Assessing your workplace culture, and revisiting corporate messaging
  • When a simple complaint can be an instance of whistleblowing
  • What to do first: Which steps to take immediately once a claim has been made
  • Mitigating the risk of whistleblower retaliation claims
  • The impact of DOJ settlements on the SEC’s calculation of whistleblower awards

12:45
Networking Lunch
2:00

TONE IN THE MIDDLE

Enhancing Middle Manager Commitment to Compliance: Concrete Examples of Working with Your Sales, Marketing and Other Departments

Paul Korte
Director, Group Compliance
Standard Chartered Bank (Singapore)

Mona Dange
Vice President – Ethics & Compliance
Nokia (Singapore)

Daniel Chia
Partner
Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC (Singapore)

  • Successful examples of how mid-level management can help carry out compliance and training initiatives
  • How to leverage metrics and KPI to resonate with middle management across different business units
  • Training mid-level management to train their teams
  • How to keep them engaged throughout the implementation of compliance policies and procedures

2:45

SPECIAL INTERVIEW

Long-Term, Sustainable Third Party Management: Leveraging Your Resources to Support Local Business Partners’ Compliance Efforts

Mekhla Basu
Senior Compliance Counsel, South East Asia
Intel (Bangalore, India)

Pamela Kiesselbach
Senior Registered Foreign Lawyer
Herbert Smith Freehills (Hong Kong)

3:15
Networking Break
3:30

HYPOTHETICAL SCENARIOS

How to Identify Internal and External Conflicts of Interest Before It’s Too Late: Navigating the Fine Line Between Business and Personal

Campbell Clark
Vice President, Legal & Compliance APAC
Medtronic (Singapore)

Lucy McCabe
Senior Vice President, Corporate Integrity
BW Offshore (Singapore)

Ali Burney
Counsel
Clifford Chance (Singapore)

  • Reconciling the relationship-driven culture with conflict of interest risks
  • How to establish appropriate business relationships with current and former government officials
  • Controlling kickback risks
  • Tips for working through grey areas
  • How to handle a personal relationship between individuals in the reporting line
  • Resolving complex scenarios involving different stakeholders

4:15

INDIA INDONESIA AND VIETNAM

The Newest Hurdles to Securing Governmental Approvals: Cross-Jurisdictional Perspectives on “Controlling in Process” Implementation

Anand Dayal
Partner
Koura & Co (India)

Ursula Szotyory-Grove
Counsel
Mayer Brown (Vietnam)

Togi Pangaribuan
Partner
Luhut Marihot Parulian Pangaribuan Advocates (Indonesia)

  • Working with local officials when obtaining regulatory approvals
  • Recent cases regarding facilitation payments and their practical impact
  • Obtaining invoices and supporting documentation from licensing agencies
  • When solicitation amounts to extortion, and when the defense of duress can work
  • Practical tips on how to respond to requests for bribes and facilitation payments in India and Indonesia
  • Weathering delays in securing approvals and licenses
  • What role, if any, should third party agents or “influencers” pay in obtaining approvals
  • Monitoring third parties who deal with approval processes for permits and/or licenses

5:00
Co-Chairs’ Closing Remarks & Conference Concludes