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The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai, together with FTI Consulting,is pleased to invite you to attend a presentation on “Beyond Due Diligence: Executing Third-Party Audits”.

With more stringent regulatory requirements over business transactions and operations all over the world, continuing cost pressures, active investors and a vigilant public, businesses today must identify the third-party risks that are inherent in external business relationships, including service providers, suppliers and delivery partners, etc. In this presentation, Eddie Lam and Andrés Gentry will speak on the evolution of due diligence and third-party audits, guidance published by regulatory bodies such as the United States Department of Justice, and case studies that feature FTI Consulting’s experience with challenges and opportunities seen in this area.

This is a unique opportunity to come together with industry experts and peers to discuss how to manage third party risks and learn from real case studies. Those with exposure to high risk areas and are reliant on third parties may find this session particularly useful.

The presentation will be in English. Please register in advance, be reminded that ID is required for building access and check in at the 22/F reception desk.

Eddie Lam 和Andrés Gentry 将在讲座中讨论有关尽职调查 (due diligence)和第三方审计(third-party audits)的演变,美国司法部监管机构发布的相关指导意见等议题,并且分享FTI咨询公司在此领域中的经验,机遇与挑战,以此进行案例研究。演讲将用英语进行。地点: 静安嘉里中心 22 楼,前台注册。请记得带有效证件。

Agenda

3 PM - 3:30 PM
Registration
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Presentation
4:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Q&A
4:45 PM - 5 PM
One-on-one Q&A

Speakers

  • Andrés Gentry (Managing Director of FTI Consulting)

    Andrés Gentry

    Managing Director of FTI Consulting

    Andrés Gentry is a Managing Director in the Global Risk & Investigations practice at FTI Consulting and he is based in Shanghai.

    Andrés’ experience includes investigative projects in the light manufacturing, software, education, financial services, and energy industries. In addition to his focus on China, Andrés has been involved in a broad range of investigative assignments across Russia and Southeast Asia.

    Andrés has managed complex investigations dealing with conflicts of interest, related party transactions, and improper payments. He has managed large teams of forensic accountants, field investigators, and forensic technology professionals that were tasked with obtaining evidence of wrongdoing in challenging and sensitive circumstances.

    Andrés has managed background and due diligence investigations, as well as conducted IP investigations dealing with counterfeit industrial products, product liability issues, and provided investigative support for litigation against IP infringers. He has also coordinated a large-scale 3rd party compliance program involving the investigation of 100s of sales agents and distributors across China.

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  • Eddie Lam (Managing Director of FTI Consulting)

    Eddie Lam

    Managing Director of FTI Consulting

    Eddie Lam is a Managing Director based in Shanghai, China where he leads the Forensic Accounting & Advisory Services China practice at FTI Consulting.

    Eddie has provided accounting, investigative and compliance related expertise in litigation, crisis and audit situations for more than 18 years. He has led engagements in over 20 countries spanning Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas, assisting clients with regulatory inquiries and other allegations of wrongdoing including financial reporting fraud, corruption/bribery, misappropriation of assets and employee misconduct.

    Additionally, Eddie has significant experience in advising on and implementing various proactive compliance and risk mitigation initiatives that help companies protect their interests, both commercially and legally.

    Internationally recognised as a leading forensic accountant by Who’s Who Legal in their ‘Investigations 2017’ edition, Eddie is noted by clients as being “very responsive to client needs” and “very knowledgeable about the field.”

    Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Eddie was a Director for the German engineering firm Siemens, based in Beijing, China. At Siemens, Eddie was responsible for overseeing all compliance related audits and forensic accounting matters in the Asia Pacific region. Before that, Eddie was a Director in PwC’s Forensic Services practice out of New York where he led and assisted on several large scale forensic accounting and anti-corruption investigations.

    Eddie holds a B.A. in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania as well as an M.B.A. in Accounting and Finance from the Stern School of Business at New York University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of New York.

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Tickets

Member
Member Price RMB 150
Member Price (Pay at the door) RMB 170
Non-Member
Standard Price RMB 250
Door Price RMB 280