Contrasting Local Differences on Privilege, Evidence Gathering, Cooperation with Authorities and Cultural Norms

March 9, 2021 10:15am

Dan Shea
Regional Director of Compliance & Litigation, Asia
Microsoft (Singapore)

Hwa Kyung Lee
Global Compliance Officer (South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam)
Line Corporation (South Korea)

Brent E. Jones
Senior Director of Investigations, Asia Pacific and Japan
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (Singapore)

Kelly S. Austin
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP (Hong Kong)

  • Beyond the “legal”: Cultural nuances across countries and the impact on conducting internal investigations
  • The scope of privilege across APAC relating to interviews during an internal investigation, notes and memoranda
  • The risk of “follow-on” cases: When a resolved or settled case in one jurisdiction could trigger new bribery investigations in other countries
  • Local laws affecting your internal investigation and ability to cooperate with authorities: Data privacy, State Secret Law, privilege, evidence-gathering procedures and more
  • How the increasing use of social media and messaging apps has affected the course of internal investigations
  • 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