APAC Update: Lessons Learned From Recent High-Profile Bribery and Corruption Investigations

  • When: December 8, 2017
  • Time: 10:00 – 11:00 HKT
  • Level: All

A key component of an organization’s compliance strategy is the implementation of a robust anti-bribery and corruption program. Due to record-high enforcement actions and recent high-profile investigations involving APAC and global financial institutions, it is imperative that compliance programs enhance current policies and procedures including performing due diligence, knowing your customer and implementing ongoing monitoring procedures. During this webinar, panelists will review lessons learned from recent high-profile investigations and provide practical guidance to identify, address and contain instances of bribery and corruption.

Learning Objectives

  • Reviewing recent high profile APAC and global bribery and corruption investigations to discern practical AML lessons
  • Leveraging internal control policies and procedures to support anti-bribery functions including using a client’s past transaction monitoring data and alerts when updating an anti-corruption risk assessment
  • Charting bribery and corruption typologies to spots and investigate transactional red flags

Who Should Attend

  • Compliance Officers
  • Relationship Managers
  • Law Enforcement
  • Legal Advisors


  • Asia-Pacific
  • Global
  • Bank
  • Law Enforcement

Watch Here


Hue Dang
  • Hue Dang, CAMS-Audit

  • Head of Asia Pacific


Ms. Dang is the Head of Asia Pacific of ACAMS, having established its regional head office in Hong Kong in 2008. Ms. Dang has more than 25 years’ experience in banking and finance. Prior to ACAMS, she was a Bank Examiner at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Manager with Barclays Capital’s Investment Banking Division in Singapore, Director for Business Development at Citibank’s Global Consumer Banking Group in Singapore and Director of Business Development, Asia/Pacific, for Thomson Financial in Hong Kong. Ms. Dang holds educational degrees from the US, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree with honors from Amherst College and a Master in Public Policy from Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government.


David Cope
  • David Cope

  • Managing Director and Head of Financial Crime Compliance
  • Goldman Sachs Asia LLC


Mr. David Cope is head of Financial Crime Compliance for Asia. He joined Goldman Sachs in 2016 as a managing director. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Cope was head of Global Financial Crimes Compliance in Asia Pacific at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Before that, he was regional AML/CTF Compliance manager for Asia at Morgan Stanley. Mr. Cope was also a partner at KPMG China based in Hong Kong in the forensic practice. Before his career in Compliance, Mr. Cope worked for the Hong Kong police for 17 years, where he held various roles in the Commercial Crime Bureau, Organized Crime and Triad Bureau, and Narcotics Bureau.

Mr. Cope is founder and board member of the Hong Kong Chapter of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists. Mr. Cope earned a Bachelor of Laws, with honors, from the University of London and a Master of Social Sciences in Criminology from the University of Hong Kong.

William Scott Grob
  • Dr. William Scott Grob, CAMS-FCI

  • AML Director – APAC


Dr. Grob has over 25 years of financial and banking expertise. His most recent role was as Regional Head of Affiliates Management, HSBC, where he worked on mitigating financial crime and correspondent banking risks across Asia. His 12-year career at the bank also included managing risk within the Equity/FX prime brokerage business, Structured Funds business, and Hedge Fund units.

Dr. Grob earned a Bachelor’s degree from Boston University, a Master of Arts from George Mason University, a certificate from Harvard Business School’s General Management Program, and a Doctorate of Management from SMC University (USA), where his dissertation was focused on correspondent banking- “IMPACT OF CORRESPONDENT BANK ENHANCED DUE DILIGENCE PRACTICES.” Also, he has designations from the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association, and Global Association of Risk Professionals (FRM).

Rosalind Lazar
  • Rosalind Lazar, CAMS

  • Country Head of Financial Crimes Risk for Singapore
  • Standard Chartered Bank


A former Deputy Public Prosecutor with the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD), Ministry of Finance, Singapore, and Litigation Partner with Drew & Napier, Ms. Lazar joined the Financial Sector in 2005. She started with Citi Private Bank (CPB) as a member of the Global AML Team, and was responsible for the review and development of globally consistent CPB AML policies. Her role subsequently became regional to include oversight of Consumer and Corporate Banking. Her responsibilities included Regional APAC AML policy development, governance / reporting and training. In 2010, Ros joined Citi’s Internal Audit. As part of the CPB-Asia team in November 2010, she has audited various controls and processes of private banking, as well as the trust and brokerage brokerage, with special focus on AML/CTF controls. She returned to her former AML role when she joined Standard Chartered in November 2013 as Country Head of Financial Crimes Risk for Singapore. Ms. Lazar holds a Masters in Law from Columbia School of Law, New York.