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Managing Potential Misconduct and Enforcement Investigations - the Internal Counsel’s Perspective

  • 14 Mar 2014
  • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
  • KEE Private Members Club Hong Kong, 6/F, 32 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong
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Lunch Presentation

The HKCCA’s Executive Committee invites you to the following presentation, hosted by Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.

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

TOPIC:   Managing Potential Misconduct and Enforcement Investigations - the Internal Counsel’s Perspective

The presentation will include a brief review of recent developments in the global enforcement landscape, including anti -corruption enforcement in an increasing number of jurisdictions, US trade and economic sanctions, and the World Bank sanctions program. The focus of the presentation will be on the key issues that inside counsel face in dealing with any of these regulatory issues: when to escalate the problem to senior management, the board; when to retain outside counsel; when and if to make voluntary disclosure; how to deal with employees and executives that may be implicated in wrongdoing; how to deal with the outside auditors. These are some of the critical questions inside counsel face whenever a potential legal or regulatory problem surfaces. One of the speakers, William Rosoff, was the Senior Vice President and General Counsel of two Fortune 100 companies, RJR Nabisco and Marsh and McLennan, and supervised a number of high profile internal investigations dealing with a range of legal and regulatory issues. He brings a perspective and experience not shared by many other outside counsels in this field.

SPEAKERS: Gregory D. Puff – Akin Gump, William L. Rosoff – Akin Gump

William L. Rosoff is the managing partner of Akin Gump’s Beijing office. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and compliance, general corporate and China related matters. He regularly advises clients on cross-border mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures, as well as on regulatory compliance and corporate governance matters. Mr. Rosoff also has extensive experience in the handling and supervision of internal corporate investigations.

Gregory D. Puff is the head of the firm’s Hong Kong office and Asia practice. His practice focuses on public and private mergers and hostile transactions, stock and asset purchases, and joint ventures. Mr. Puff regularly represents multinational corporations and global investment and commercial banking firms in their M&A transactions around the world. He has recently been involved in numerous China-related going-private transactions, representing special committees, private equity sponsors, and financial advisors.

VENUE: KEE Private Members Club Hong Kong

6/F, 32 Wellington Street, Central,

Hong Kong

DATE: 14th March 2014

TIME:  12.30 for lunch, 13.00 - 14.00 for presentation

RSVP: Please register your attendance no later than 7th March 2014. 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 successfully to 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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