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This session will cover the current compliance landscape that has been evolving over the last few years and touch on some of the key challenges foreign multinational companies and large SMEs are facing in China. These challenges include strengthened regulations, increased local enforcement activities and slower than expected economic growth. In addition, the speakers will share some of the key fraud and bribery trends for China in 2016 and the management of such compliance risks.

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Prices:
  • Members: RMB250
  • Non-Members: RMB350

Agenda

1:30 PM - 2 PM
Registration
2 PM - 2:45 PM
Presentation 1
An overview of the current compliance landscape and key fraud and bribery trends for China in 2016. Presented by Emmanuel Vignal, EY Partner.
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM
Presentation 2
Introduction to the “recovery-led” approach to internal investigations in China. Referencing to real life examples, the speakers will explain why the traditional approach to internal investi...
Introduction to the “recovery-led” approach to internal investigations in China. Referencing to real life examples, the speakers will explain why the traditional approach to internal investigations will not just work, but also bring additional problems in many instances. Presented by Kent Kedl and Howard Wang, Control Risks.
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3:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Coffee Break
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Presentation 3
The speaker will share his views on compliance, i.e. benefits from strong compliance framework, key to success of compliance. He would also introduce some efforts made in the last 2-3 years ...
The speaker will share his views on compliance, i.e. benefits from strong compliance framework, key to success of compliance. He would also introduce some efforts made in the last 2-3 years at Nestlé China, and many improvements on the business operation. Presented by Noah Ai, Nestlé.
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4:30 PM - 5 PM
Panel Discussion
Moderated by Gianna Abegg, Attorney-at-Law, Eiger.

Speakers

  • Emmanuel Vignal (Greater China Leader, Fraud Investigation & Disputes Services at Ernst and Young)

    Emmanuel Vignal

    Greater China Leader, Fraud Investigation & Disputes Services at Ernst and Young

    Emmanuel is the Greater China Leader of EY’s Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services (FIDS) and has over 20 years of experience in fraud investigations, anti-bribery/anti-corruption reviews, transactions forensics and litigation support, including over 16 years in Hong Kong and Shanghai. With a forensic accounting background, he has led numerous investigations in China in response to allegations of corrupt payments disguised as legitimate business expenses, payments through travel agents or consultants

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  • Howard Wang (Managing Director of Control Risks)

    Howard Wang

    Managing Director of Control Risks

    Howard Wang is a Managing Director of Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence in Control Risks’ Shanghai office. As a qualified forensic accountant, Howard has participated in more than 100 financial statement fraud investigations, FCPA due diligence and assessments, contract and procurement fraud investigations, litigation support and tax fraud investigations in China and Australasia. Howard lived and worked in New Zealand for nine years, including three years as an investigator with the Inland Revenue Department, where he led a number of tax evasion and avoidance investigations for clients ranging from high-net-worth individuals to large corporations. He also worked for a listed logistics company’s finance team.

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  • Noah Ai (Compliance Officer at Nestlé Greater China Region)

    Noah Ai

    Compliance Officer at Nestlé Greater China Region

    Noah Ai, sitting at corporate compliance function, is responsible for leading the Compliance Program in Nestlé Greater China Region. In this role, he is responsible for the design, delivery and implementation of a robust and dynamic compliance framework and enabling the company to achieve its strategic objectives with integrity and high ethical standards.

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