26 Jun 2021

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="986" img_size="208x300"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="985" img_size="196x228"][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_separator][vc_column_text]Prologue Counterfeit manufacturers and traders operating in China have been active participants in the past two decades o...

08 Jun 2021

In April 2021 key Risk Consulting Asia was approached by Thompson Reuters to help write and produce for them a guide for use by legal counsel covering the practical aspects of developing an anti-counterfeiting enforcement programme in China. The article was co-written by Robert Youill , Executive Director of Key Risk Consulting Asia and Christina Wang , Senior Partner at Universal Law Of...

07 Jun 2021

On the 14th May 2021 Bob Youill Executive Director Key Risk Consulting Asia gave a key note presentation at the 5th Anti-Corruption and Compliance Conference in Beijing on the subject of ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery Management Systems and how to prepare corporate responses to allegations of corruption within the ISO 37001 framework. The conference was attended by nearly 100 delegates both in p...

28 Dec 2020

Executive Director of Key Risk Consulting Asia, Robert Youill was honoured to be invited to deliver a Keynote Speech on ‘Fraud and Corruption: The First 48hrs After Discovery’, alongside regional subject matter experts in fraud, corruption and compliance, to delegates of the 2 nd  Anti-Bribery & Anti-Corruption Compliance Summit 2020, conducted on 10 July 2020. Delegates fr...

17 Sep 2019

One thing often overlooked by sole-traders and some small-to-medium business enterprises, is the need to conduct adequate risk assessments. This approach is not only slipshod business practice, but is also inherently risky in itself; after all, your source of income, your family’s well-being, your reputation, public safety, your employees and other people who depend on the smooth uninte...

22 Nov 2018

Presenting investigative methods to different cultural groups in various countries always presents challenges, not just in terms of language, cultural norms and local laws, but also from the way that their working procedures limit them, or allow them, to do things in ways different to what we have been doing throughout our careers. Now, this is not necessarily a bad thing if you don’t ju...

01 Nov 2018

In the wake of Malaysia’s 14th General Elections in May this year, an important piece of legislation has come into law. The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act, 2009 has now been amended to introduce, for the first-time, corporate liability for bribery and corruption activity. This piece of important legislation was quietly moved through the legislator just days before the May 20...

03 Oct 2018

In late September we were pleased to have had the opportunity to present to partners and staff of DLA Piper UK LLP from the Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong offices, over a two day period in September 2018 by tele-conferencing link, our tailored training course in non-confrontational interview techniques. The training had two main aims; first to introduce the principles of legality, et...