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Intelligent Due Diligence: Utilising Human Sources to Answer Critical Questions

  • 14 Sep 2016
  • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Mercedes me Store Hong Kong, Shop C and D, Entertainment Building, 30 Queen’s Road Central
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The HKCCA’s Executive Committee invites you to the following presentation by the Mintz Group in the cool atmosphere of the trendy Mercedes me Store in Central.

Food and drinks will be provided. 1 Law Society of Hong Kong CPD point has been approved.  New York and California Approved Jurisdiction policy may apply.

TOPIC:  Intelligent Due Diligence: Utilising Human Sources to Answer Critical Questions

Michael Harrington, a director at the Mintz Group, a global investigations firm, draws on his decade of experience conducting reputational due diligence investigations all over the world to help in-house counsel understand risks and make decisions before engaging agents, joining joint venture partners or making investments.  Michael demystifies the process corporate investigators undertake to gather intelligence from human sources all over Asia.

SPEAKER: Michael Harrington, the Mintz Group, Director

Michael Harrington is a Director in the Mintz Group’s Hong Kong office.  Prior to joining the firm’s team in Asia, Michael worked for several years in the Mintz Group’s international due diligence and investigations group in the Washington and New York offices.  Michael has managed hundreds of cases ranging from FCPA/anti-corruption due diligence to cross-border investigations throughout Asia and worldwide. 

Michael’s regional focus is in South and Southeast Asia, and he specialises in intelligence and fact-gathering for sensitive investigations.  He regularly manages casework in India and has visited the country several times.  Michael has also conducted fieldwork in the Maldives, Myanmar, Thailand, Singapore and the Philippines.  He investigated allegations of fraud at a multinational’s operations in Malaysia, Brunei and India, conducted cross-border arbitration support covering jurisdictions such as Hong Kong, Singapore and Indonesia, and oversaw scores of due-diligence matters in countries throughout the region. 

In addition to working in Asia, Michael has conducted due diligence of third-party agents across several sectors throughout Turkey, the Middle East and Africa, and researched the backgrounds and relationships of international aid recipients.

Prior to joining the Mintz Group, Michael worked for multiple non-governmental organisations and educational institutions in Turkey, Argentina and Washington, D.C.  He earned his Bachelor’s degree in International Affairs from The George Washington University.

VENUE: Mercedes me Store Hong Kong, Shop C and D, Entertainment Building, 30 Queen’s Road Central
DATE: Wednesday 14th September
TIME: 12.30 for lunch, 13.00 - 14.00 for presentation
RSVP: Please register your attendance online no later than Friday 8 September.

If you register but are then unable to attend, please email events@hkcca.net and tell us so that other members on any waitlist may attend. If you have any suggestions for topics or speakers for future HKCCA events, please let us know at events@hkcca.net.

Please note this event is exclusively for HKCCA members. If you are not an HKCCA member but you want to attend this presentation, you need to successfully apply for membership at www.hkcca.net and pay the membership fee before registering for the event. If you have any membership queries, please contact HKCCA Secretariat on events@hkcca.net or (852) 2516 7007.            

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