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Gerald Lam

Gerald Lam is a senior associate in Baker McKenzie's Hong Kong Dispute Resolution Practice Group, and specialises in international risk and investigations. He has particular experience in advising multinational clients on global anti-corruption and compliance matters in relation to cross-border investments and operations, including on anti-bribery and corruption, international economic sanctions, AML and financial fraud, with a special focus on the financial services, private equity, life sciences and TMT sectors. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, he previously worked for a top global law firm based in Hong Kong.

The Guide to Compliance, published by Global Investigations Review (GIR), brings together compliance guidance and criminal enforcement trends relating to financial crimes and misconduct. Baker McKenzie partners have contributed two chapters in GIR’s guide.

The chapter on Asia Pacific Compliance Enforcement covers key areas of enforcement priorities, including anti-bribery and anti-corruption, anti-money laundering and other key criminal offenses affecting multinational corporations, and provides an overview of emerging compliance issues and enforcement trends relevant to cross-border business.

The chapter on Compliance Issues in Corporate Transactions covers key compliance areas in due diligence, how to go about an effective assessment of compliance policies and procedures or issues in third-party dealings, and the process of remediating any compliance issues identified during due diligence.

* An extract from the first edition of GIR’s The Guide to Compliance. The whole publication is available at the GIR website.