Welcome to ALB Japan Corporate Compliance And Governance Forum 2019
Date:                   30 October 2019
Registration:      8.30am to 9.00am
Event:                 9.00am to 5.00pm
Venue:                Keio Plaza Hotel, 2 Chome-2-1 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku City, Tokyo 160-8330, Japan
Room:                Akebono Room, Level 47.

Today’s diverse regulations and guidance calls for a nuanced and hard-hitting approach in addressing compliance risks. These compliance risks sit at the forefront of every Japanese business leader and compliance profession whose business has a global footprint. ALB Japan Corporate Compliance And Governance Forum 2019 is specially designed to help in-house compliance professions improve their risk assessment, tighten their controls and build a more responsive compliance function. This event features In-house compliance leaders and specialist advisors who will analyze recent developments and uncover their implications. It is the ideal platform to network, share ideas on what works and learn how to introduce the best compliance practices to your organization.

This Year's Event Will Feature New Formats For Better Interaction And Experience-Sharing

  • Round-Table Discussions / Activities
  • Audience Polling
  • Power Panels With Chief Compliance Officers
  • Debates

Who Should Attend

  • Chief Compliance Officer, Compliance Director, Chief Internal Auditor, Legal Director, Compliance Director, Vice President (Legal), Vice President, (Risk Management).
  • General Counsel, Senior Counsel, Regional Counsel, Legal Counsel, Compliance Manager, Compliance Audit Manager, Legal Manager.
  • Partner/Lawyers in practice

Welcome to ALB Japan Corporate Compliance And Governance Forum 2019
Date:                   30 October 2019
Registration:      8.30am to 9.00am
Event:                 9.00am to 5.00pm
Venue:                Keio Plaza Hotel, 2 Chome-2-1 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku City, Tokyo 160-8330, Japan
Room:                Akebono Room, Level 47.

Agenda



Welcome to ALB Japan Corporate Compliance And Governance Forum 2019
Date:                   30 October 2019
Registration:      8.30am to 9.00am
Event:                 9.00am to 5.00pm
Venue:                Keio Plaza Hotel, 2 Chome-2-1 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku City, Tokyo 160-8330, Japan
Room:                Akebono Room, Level 47.

Guest-Of-Honour

Shuichi Sugahisa
Director General, Economic Affairs Bureau, Japan Fair Trade Commission
After graduating from the Faculty of Economics at the University of Tokyo in 1983, Shuichi SUGAHISA joined the Secretariat of the Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC). He has held a number of key roles, including Consul, Consulate-General of Japan, Berlin, Germany; Director of the Management and Planning Division of the Investigation Bureau at the JFTC, Director of the General Affairs Division of the Secretariat at the JFTC, Director General at the Consumer Affairs Agency; and Director General of the Trade Practices Department at the JFTC. He assumed his current position as Director General of the Economic Affairs Bureau at the JFTC in July 2017.

Speakers / Panelists

Ken Dai, Partner, Dentons
Ken Dai is one of the key partners at the Dentons Global Practice Group of Data Protection & Privacy, and Cybersecurity. He is one of the pioneering lawyers in China practicing the area of data protection. Since 2012, he has been offering professional legal services upon the application and enforcement policies of relevant laws in data and privacy protection sphere for plenty of multinational corporations and large-scale enterprises, including without limitation: (1) reviewing and revising privacy policies, (2) analyzing the feasibility of business modes from the perspective of data and privacy protection; (3) issuing compliance opinions upon cross-border transfer of data, (4) advising on the data protection & privacy issues pertain to employment, (5) advising on the data protection & privacy issues pertain to cross-border litigation, arbitration and investigation, (6) advising on the legislation and enforcement trend of data protection & privacy, and cybersecurity, (7) advising on the intersection between data and competition.

Additionally, Ken Dai is currently co-chairing the practice group of antitrust & competition at Dentons Shanghai. He is one of the first lawyers who practices antitrust law in China since 2007, advising the clients (especially the multinational corporations and large domestic enterprises on the following areas: antitrust investigations, antitrust compliance, merger filing, private antitrust litigations. 

Ken Dai was ranked as one of the “Client Choice Top 20 Lawyers” by Asian Legal Business (ALB) respectively in 2014 and 2017.


Kyle Wombolt, Partner, Global Head - Corporate Crime and Investigations, Herbert Smith Freehills GJBJ
Kyle is the global head of Herbert Smith Freehills' corporate crime and investigations practice.  Based in Hong Kong, he has more than 15 years of experience in Asia and has led investigations and compliance projects in more than 40 countries worldwide.  Regarded as one of the Asian market's leading white collar and regulatory lawyers, he has been described as "one of the cornerstones of investigations work in Asia".  

Kyle focuses on multi-jurisdictional corruption, money laundering, regulatory, fraud and accounting investigations, as well as trade and sanctions issues involving multinational and major regional corporates.  He has extensive experience in dealing with a broad group of government agencies and regulators in the key jurisdictions in Asia, Europe, Australia and the United States. He has long been ranked as a leading individual by Chambers, The Legal 500 and IFLR and is a frequent speaker on criminal and regulatory enforcement issues arising in Asian markets.

Kyle is admitted in Hong Kong, California and New York and is a registered foreign lawyer in England and Wales.  


David Gilmore, Partner, Managing Partner, Tokyo, Head of Dispute Resolution, Tokyo, Herbert Smith Freehills GJBJ
David is the Managing Partner of Herbert Smith Freehills' Tokyo office and the head of the Dispute Resolution practice in Japan. Based in Japan since 2004, David advises Japanese and international clients on a wide variety of substantial commercial cross-border disputes, with particular experience in international arbitration and litigation across Asia, Europe and the United States. David has extensive experience of advising companies on cross-border compliance issues arising from fraud and anti-corruption matters, investigations, due diligence and resulting claims. He has advised clients in relation to investigations before the UK's Serious Fraud Office, the US Department of Justice and also major regulatory breaches. 

David represents clients across a variety of industry sectors, including manufacturers, automotives, pharmaceutical, energy and natural resources, construction, heavy industries and international trade.

David has been recognised as a leading individual for Dispute Resolution in Japan by key legal directories. He is consistently listed as a Leading Lawyer by Who's Who Legal, and ranked in the top tier of practitioners by Chambers Asia-Pacific and Asia Pacific Legal 500 (since 2010 and 2013, respectively).

David is licensed to advise upon English law in Japan as a Registered Foreign Lawyer.

James Allsop, Senior Associate, Dispute Resolution, Tokyo, Herbert Smith Freehills GJBJ
Based in Tokyo, James' practice centres on corporate crime and investigations and international arbitration.  He has conducted corruption investigations on behalf of Japanese companies and advised clients on anti-bribery and corruption matters (including coordinating with authorities and regulators), corporate governance and crisis management.  James advises clients across various industries, with particular experience in the manufacturing, automotive, technology, pharmaceutical and consumer products sectors. James is also a leading member of the firm's Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Group.

James has significant experience representing major Japanese and multinational companies in complex commercial disputes, primarily through international arbitration.  He has acted as counsel and advocate in arbitrations under various institutional rules (HKIAC, ICC, JCAA, LCIA, SIAC, TOMAC, VIAC and before ad hoc tribunals) with seats across Asia and Europe.  He also has extensive cross-border litigation experience in the English High Court and Appellate Courts having practiced for several years in Herbert Smith Freehills' London office.

James is qualified as a solicitor in England & Wales and is also a qualified solicitor advocate.  He is licensed to advise in Japan as a Gaikokuho Jimu Bengoshi.


Patrick Marros Chu, Partner, Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law
Patrick Chu is a member of the Taiwan Bar Association.  He is an experienced litigation lawyer at Lee and Li, and his main practice areas include dispute resolution, corporate reorganization, bankruptcy, consumer protection, anti-trust law, media/sports law and distribution/franchise contract.  

Patrick represents many international financial institutions and international companies handling civil actions and advising on many potential disputes and compliance issues for them.  Patrick also assists international TV-content providers and media businesses with regulatory issues and contract reviews. Such extensive experience in handling disputes and litigation and insights from having advised multinational companies in various industries enable Patrick to offer his clients sophisticated legal solutions.  In addition to handling English matters, Patrick worked for Japan Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu Law Firm as a visiting lawyer and is very experienced in Japan related legal affairs and Japanese matters.

Li-Tzu Lin, Associate Partner, Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law
Li-tzu Lin graduated from National Taiwan University and has studied at Tokyo University.  She speaks fluent Japanese and is very experienced in Japanese legal matters.  Ms. Lin is active in mergers and acquisitions, corporate investments, labor law, personal data protection, consumer protection and competition law.  She has assisted international and domestic companies in diversified cross-border mergers and acquisitions and investments, represented clients in merger filing cases, handled dispute resolutions, and also been involved with company reorganizatons.

She is also experienced in international companies' compliance issues, labor issues and Japanese contract review. 

Toshiaki Tashiro, Associate, Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law
Toshiaki used to work for the Cabinet Office of the Japanese government as well as a major law firm in Japan.  At the law firm, Toshiaki was in charge of various kinds of assignments, such as government procurement, government regulations, cross-border disputes, M&As, bankruptcy and finance.  At the Cabinet Office, Toshiaki was in charge of PFIs and Public Private Partnerships, and was involved in proposing and drafting amendments of the relevant laws, regulations, and guidelines. After joining Lee & Li, Taipei, Toshiaki has been involved in various assignments relating to Japanese clients, such as misconduct by officers of companies, M&As, and various kinds of contracts.

Christopher D. Frey, Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Christopher D. Frey is a partner in the Litigation Department at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, and is based in the firm’s Tokyo office. He focuses his practice on white collar and regulatory defense, government and internal investigations, compliance counseling, and complex litigation.

Prior to joining Paul, Weiss, Chris served for over six and a half years as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. He investigated and prosecuted a wide array of complex white collar matters, including FCPA violations, insider trading, accounting fraud, market manipulation, investment advisor fraud, money laundering, intellectual property and cybercrimes, and criminal tax offenses.

From 2014 to 2015, Chris served as Associate Counsel in the Office of the White House Counsel. In that capacity, he helped develop and execute the White House’s response to various Congressional investigations, and provided legal and strategic advice to White House staff and Executive Branch officials on compliance, oversight and risk management issues.

Chris received his J.D. from Stanford Law School, and a B.A. from Syracuse University.


Wendy De Cruz, Director of Business Development, APAC, The Red Flag Group®
Wendy is the Director of Business Development Asia Pacific and is mostly based where mandates take her throughout Asia. Wendy has over twenty years of leadership and advisory experience.

Aside from her familiarity with the FCPA and UK Bribery Act, her experience with the highly regulated Financial Markets are highly valued when she works with Legal, Compliance, Risk, Audit and Finance teams regardless of verticals, geographies and organisational size.  Her experience with product development gives her deeper appreciation of the rigors around third party screening, false positive management, due diligence methodologies allows her to provide FIT FOR PURPOSE guidance to clients regardless of where they are in their compliance, ethics and integrity programmes.

Wendy spends most of her time helping Asian brands prioritise areas that need addressing based on the ever changing business, regulatory and political headwinds. This means articulating the firm’s best practices when working with them on constructing their Codes, Policies, Procedures and Controls.  As the industry continues to evolve in certain parts of Asia; she provides practical approaches to risk assessments, the use of technology, certification and outsourcing options to more established global brands who need to move away from the compliance burden into more strategic tasks.  This then allows them to remain competitive in today’s highly disruptive landscape.

Although known to be an Asian expert, based in Hong Kong for nearly 15 years, Wendy; a Singaporean has spent time studying in Australia and worked in the US and the UK.  Her work experience has also seen her spend a great deal of time in Indonesia, India and China.  Wendy is proficient in English, Mandarin, Cantonese and French.

Hiroko Miyazaki, General Counsel, Director, 3M Japan Limited
Hiroko Miyazaki is General Counsel for 3M Japan Ltd, a Japanese subsidiary of 3M, an American multinational conglomerate corporation operating in the fields of industry, worker safety, health care, and consumer goods.  She manages Legal and IP department and is responsible for ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations and for supporting all business in Japan.  She is a member of Executive Committee for the company. Previously, Hiroko had served GC for Alcon Japan for 4 years, Ltd. and as a Japan Lead Legal Counsel for Dell Japan, Inc., for 6 years where she led Japan Legal team supporting all business in Japan.  Prior to joining Dell, she practiced a law at three law firms both in Japan and the U.S for 10 years. Hiroko is admitted to practice law in Japan (Bengoshi, 1996) and New York (2005).  Hiroko was born and raised in Japan and has legal education both in Japan and the United States (University of Washington, IP LL.M. and Keio University, Bachelor of Laws).  She is also a part time lecturer of Keio University.


Satoshi Sato, Company Compliance Officer/Privacy Officer, Rakuten Inc.

Satoshi Sato has started in-house legal career in IT venture company at the time of dotcom bubble.

Through telecommunication operator and mobile phone manufacturer, now he has started new position as compliance officer of one virtual company in Rakuten, that is not only known as e-commerce giant in Japan, but innovating company that is expanding its business to finance, mobile network, sports, online advertising, and entertainment business.

He has taken the role of managing role for more than 20 years together with working experience for 25 years with expertise in IPR, Compliance, Governance, Trade,  and Privacy. His continuous challenge is to establish globalize legal governance with organizing diverse team, in true means of the words. By sharing  his struggle, he is going to contribute to in-house lawyers’ community, such as Asian Legal Business.

Kimihiko Uemura, Head Of Legal And Compliance, Samsung Electronics Japan
Kimihiko Uemura started his career at Japan PPO in 2007. He then became a lawyer and started to work at a Law Firm in Tokyo in 2011. He joined Samsung Electronics Japan in 2013 as Head of Legal and Compliance Team of Japan RHQ and has been working there for over 6 years.


Naveen Bhardwaj, Senior Counsel – Legal and Compliance, Terumo Corporation
Naveen Bhardwaj is Senior Counsel – Legal and Compliance for APAC at Terumo Corporation, a global medical technology company with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. Naveen manages the legal and compliance function for APAC and is responsible for designing, implementing and monitoring Terumo’s Global Compliance Program in the APAC region (except China and Japan) for addressing bribery, unethical behaviour, data privacy related risks while ensuring compliance with applicable laws and other legal requirements. Naveen has experience of more than 12 years in both India and Japan holding positions as In-House Counsel and Compliance Professional. Before Terumo, Naveen was Legal Counsel at Mitsui and Co., supporting corporate M&A transactions in Asia Pacific countries, and general corporate and commercial legal work. Naveen is a qualified lawyer, with law degree (LL.B) from University of Delhi (India), a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP-I), and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

Welcome to ALB Japan Corporate Compliance And Governance Forum 2019
Date:                   30 October 2019
Registration:      8.30am to 9.00am
Event:                 9.00am to 5.00pm
Venue:                Keio Plaza Hotel, 2 Chome-2-1 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku City, Tokyo 160-8330, Japan
Room:                Akebono Room, Level 47.

Pricing (USD)
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Standard Rate

Inhouse Legal / Government / Academic                                      US$399                       US$499

Law Firms and Service Providers                                                 US$699                       US$850

*Register before 31 July 2019 to enjoy the Early Bird Rate! 

Group Price: SAVE AN ADDITIONAL 20% for this event. Register five participants from your organisation and the 5th person attends for free.

Supporting Organisations: Get 10% discount for members from our supporting organisations.

Contact
Contact The Following To Book Your Seats
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or
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Welcome to ALB Japan Corporate Compliance And Governance Forum 2019
Date:                   30 October 2019
Registration:      8.30am to 9.00am
Event:                 9.00am to 5.00pm
Venue:                Keio Plaza Hotel, 2 Chome-2-1 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku City, Tokyo 160-8330, Japan
Room:                Akebono Room, Level 47.

The speaking/panel slots at this event are reserved for in-house legal/compliance professionals, while law firms/solutions providers speak on a sponsorship basis.

To Speak At This Event
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