The Future of Investigations: Transformation in Asia


Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Time: 11:00 a.m. ET |8 a.m. PT

Cost: Complimentary

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Recent developments from Hong Kong’s new national security law to the U.S. government’s Hong Kong Autonomy Act, pose new requirements and travel restrictions for legal teams conducting litigation and investigations within the region. The new economic sanctions and institutions could impact the way you do business.

This webcast will share advice from local investigative experts and outline the processes and best practices for future cross-border matters. Attendees will learn:

  • New national security law developments from both the U.S. and Hong Kong.
  • Travel restrictions and their impact on conducting litigation and investigations.

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This is the third webcast in a four-part series. The link to the series page will be included in your confirmation email.


Rick Liu | Senior Investigations Counsel | Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Senior Investigations Counsel for Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) responsible for overseeing internal investigations in Asia- Pacific and Japan (APJ) related to matters of anti-corruption, corporate and financial fraud and other areas involving potential criminal liability. Provide counsel on the company’s Standards of Business Conduct, and remediation efforts based on investigative findings. Significant experience managing outside counsel, third-parties, and team of internal auditors and security investigators.

Mark Hughes Partner | Eversheds Sutherland

Mark is the Head of Litigation and Dispute Management, Asia. He joined the firm in 2020, after 14 years with a Magic Circle firm. He relocated from London to Hong Kong in 2010. He advises clients on a wide range of contentious matters including litigation in the Hong Kong courts, arbitration, investigations by regulators and other authorities in Hong Kong and overseas and internal investigations and enquiries arising out of alleged misconduct. Many of the matters on which he has advised have involved multi-jurisdictional issues. His clients have included financial institutions, private equity firms, brokers, asset management firms, listed companies, large state and privately held group companies, partnerships and individuals.

Mark is admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong and in England and Wales.

Beth Junell | Senior Managing Director, Forensic & Litigation Consulting | FTI Consulting

Beth Junell is the Asia Leader of the Risk Advisory & Investigations practice within the Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment of FTI Consulting. As the practice leader, Beth works with our team in the region to provide pragmatic, commercial solutions to our clients when faced with investigations or a need to enhance their compliance programs related to mitigating fraud, compliance and regulatory risks.

Greg Hallahan | Senior Managing Director | FTI Consulting

Prior to moving to Hong Kong at the start of 2013, Greg spent over a decade working in mainland China. In addition to developing a portfolio of clients across the region, Greg is experienced in:

  • Leading a wide variety of business intelligence, due diligence, KYS and corporate investigations throughout Asia Pacific. These engagements have stretched across a variety of industry sectors, in particular financial services, real estate and life sciences;
  • Conducting corporate investigations in relation to fraud, conflicts of interest, collusion, theft of intellectual property, mass defections of staff, email scams etc.;
  • Managing complex assets tracing investigations across Greater China and jurisdictions around the globe more broadly, often in support of litigation; and
  • Preparing both corporate governance and compliance strategies to assist clients respond to UK Bribery Act, FCPA and PRC regulations.

Greg is an expert on several large, high-profile Chinese multinational conglomerates. In addition, he is a regular speaker throughout the region on business intelligence, asset tracing and investigation issues and has authored several articles on the same.

Greg started his career as an auditor with a global accountancy firm in the United Kingdom and has worked in Italy and the Czech Republic. He holds a M.A. in Psychology from Edinburgh University, Scotland. As well as his native English, he is conversant in Mandarin.

Sandeep Jadav | Senior Managing Director, Technology | FTI Consulting

Sandeep Jadav is a Senior Managing Director and the Regional Lead for Technology in Asia at FTI Consulting. He is based in Hong Kong.

Mr. Jadav has over 17 years of experience working in forensic technology alongside top global law firms, corporates, financial service institutions and investigatory agencies.

Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Jadav worked as a director at a Big Four firm in London, overseeing a period of unprecedented growth in the Forensic Technology and Discovery Services team, while winning and delivering large e-discovery, digital forensics and cyber projects. Prior to that, he was Head of Computer Forensics at CRA International.