Suang spoke at Anti-Corruption and Corporate Compliance Forum 2020

ALB SE Asia Anti-Corruption and Corporate Compliance Forum 2020

1. The Forum

The ALB SE Asia Anti-Corruption and Corporate Compliance Forum 2020 was held virtually on 16 September 2020 providing practical solutions for anti-corruption risks faced by companies during these trying times and discuss compliance enforcement updates within the Southeast Asia region.

2. The Programme

The half-day webinar featured more than 10 global speakers across various companies including a multinational bank (Scotiabank), law firms from Vietnam (LNT & Partners), Malaysia (Wong & Partners) and Singapore (Eugene Thuraisingam LLP), Frontiir, Mercedes-Benz Services Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Financial Services), Liberty Insurance Limited, Fusionex International, Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc., Consilio, Fidelity International, Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc., and Magickwoods, as follows:

S/No. Name Designation Firm/ Company


Stanley Park

Managing Director Head of Legal – Asia Pacific


2. Dr Anh Tuan Nguyen Partner LNT & Partners
3. Kherk Ying Chew Partner Wong & Partners
4. Suang Wijaya Partner Eugene Thuraisingam LLP
5. Lope Del Rosario Manuel, Jr. Vice President for Legal and Corporate Affairs Frontiir
6. Susheel Kaur General Counsel & Compliance Responsible

Mercedes-Benz Services Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Financial Services)

7. Thang Vu

Vietnam Legal & Compliance Director, Asia MCM Legal & Compliance Leader,

Liberty Insurance Limited
8. Jaroslaw Jankowski

Managing Director Malaysia & Lead Counsel Asia & Regional Compliance Officer Asia

Siemens Logistics
9. Sharin Kaur Veriah Group Chief Legal and Compliance Officer

Fusionex International

10. Ben Rusch Vice President, Review Solutions Consilio
11. Christina Winn

Asia Pacific Head of Anti-Bribery and Corruption and Internal Investigations

Fidelity International
12. Manuel Alberto R. Colayco SVP – Chief Legal and Compliance Officer

Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc.

13. Jessica Chuah Compliance Director Clik
14. Raghunath Rath Head of Compliance and General Counsel Magickwoods

The four main sessions of the webinar consisted of:

a. Corporate Compliance and Corporate Criminal Liability Across Southeast Asia

In this regional spotlight panel session moderated by Mr Stanley Park, the panel of distinguished speakers Dr Anh Tuan Nguyen, Ms Kherk Ying Chew, and our Mr Suang Wijaya shared the recent and key developments in corporate compliance and corporate liability across Vietnam, Malaysia, and Singapore.

b. Compliance In Time Of A Pandemic

In the Compliance Roundtable session moderated by Mr Lope Del Rosario Manuel, the esteemed panel of speakers Ms Susheel Kaur, Mr Thang Vu, Mr Jaroslaw Jankowski, and Ms Sharin Kaur Veriah provided first-hand insights on how compliance personnel can weather the “New Normal” and maintain compliance during these trying times.

c. The Adventures of Multilingual Investigations

In this presentation, Mr Ben Rusch delivered selected stories from behind the scenes of the e-Discovery world.

d. Beefing Up Your Compliance Program In The Face Of Increased Cross-Border Enforcement

In this panel session moderated by Ms Christina Winn, the eminent panel of speakers Mr Manuel Alberto R. Colayco, Ms Jessica Chuah, and Mr Raghunath Rath shared on some of the strategies on:

  • How bribery schemes are evolving and how to detect them
  • What leading companies are doing to implement effective cross-border compliance
  • How to identify and mitigate high risk transactions
  • How much due diligence is enough? What is the right balance for your business?
  • When a cross-border investigation becomes a crisis: What should you do?

3. Conclusion

We hope that the webinar was insightful and had shed some light on critical developments and practical solutions for anti-corruption risks faced on a daily basis across Southeast Asia.