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FRAUD CONFERENCE ASIA-PACIFIC

17-19 September | Hong Kong

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Pearl of the Orient

Hong Kong

Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour is long famous for its panoramic views that can be enjoyed by boat, from the top of Peak Tower or on the promenade of Tsim Sha Tsui.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour is long famous for its panoramic views that can be enjoyed by boat, from the top of Peak Tower or on the promenade of Tsim Sha Tsui.

Hong Kong

From spiritual sanctuaries to modern skyscrapers, Hong Kong offers a diverse cultural experience to explore.

Hong Kong

From spiritual sanctuaries to modern skyscrapers, Hong Kong offers a diverse cultural experience to explore.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong comes alive after dark with something to do at every time of the day in this city that never sleeps.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong comes alive after dark with something to do at every time of the day in this city that never sleeps.

Speakers

Keshav Dhakad

Assistant General Counsel & Regional Director
Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit

Keshav Dhakad serves as the Assistant General Counsel & Regional Director of Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit (DCU), Asia region, as part of Corporate, External & Legal Affairs (CELA), based out of Singapore. In his role, Dhakad supervises initiatives related to malicious cybercrime, tech-support scams and cloud crime, cybersecurity awareness, outreach and policies, cybercrime disruption through public-private partnership, cyberthreat intelligence collaboration, trusted public cloud advocacy, intellectual property law, policy and enforcement, big data analytics and intelligence, digital security risk program, law enforcement relations and related areas.

He joined Microsoft in India in 2007, where he was a director and senior attorney for its intellectual property and license compliance department, based out of New Delhi. Prior to Microsoft, he was a partner at the premier intellectual property law firm of Anand & Anand Advocates, New Delhi, handling the firm’s IT and e-commerce related litigation and advisory matters.

Besides India, Dhakad is also a licensed attorney for the State of New York in the U.S. and has extensive speaking experience on the topics of IT governance, cybercrime, cybersecurity, trusted cloud, IP crimes and related subject matters across the Asia region.

Lawrence Wong

Chief Superintendent
Hong Kong Police

Lawrence Wong joined the Hong Kong Police Force in 1987. He has been in charge of the Commercial Crime Bureau since 2014. He oversees the overall operation and devises strategies for combatting fraud and the counterfeiting of monetary instruments in the territory. He is an advisor on all policy matters and legislation amendments relating to financial crime and ensures that effective measures are in place against the challenges. His other key duty is to foster close working relationships between the Hong Kong Police Force and other law enforcement agencies, government and regulatory bodies, both within and outside Hong Kong.

Wong was seconded to the INTERPOL General Secretariat in Lyon, France in 2008. In 2010, he was in charge of the Drugs and Criminal Organizations Sub-directorate responsible for projects like Asian Organized Crime, Investigation Capacity Building in Africa and Maritime Piracy.

Wong is the key driver in promoting intelligence exchange and crime prevention in the force. He has established the Fraud and Money Laundering Intelligence Taskforce (FMLIT) in Hong Kong, which embraces public-private partnership to enhance intelligence exchange between the financial sector and the police. He has also set up the Anti-Deception Coordination Centre (ADCC), which provides instant advisory services for the general public with a view to stepping up actions against deception and enhancing public awareness of various kinds of scams.

K. F. Lam

Executive Director, Head of Compliance
United Overseas Bank Limited, Hong Kong Branch

K. F. Lam leads the compliance function for United Overseas Bank, Limited Hong Kong Branch. He has more than 15 years of anti-money laundering/combating the financing of terrorism and regulatory compliance experience in multiple Asian and Hong Kong-based banking groups. Prior to his career in compliance, Lam was an audit manager at one of the leading local banks in Hong Kong.

Lam is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, a Certified Internal Auditor, a Certified Information Systems Auditor, CPA (HK) and FCCA. He holds master’s degrees in computing and business and bachelor’s degrees in laws and accountancy. K. F. is a trainer for the Enhanced Competency Framework on Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing training programme in Hong Kong.

Daily Agenda

What Attendees Are Saying

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“I have come back to work and am already using some of the tools and techniques that I learned from the conference.” — Bernard Taligatus
Air Niugini Ltd

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“The event was well organised and catered for. I enjoyed the keynote speaker presentations and the networking opportunities within the Asia region.” — Trevor Fairall
Macquarie Group

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“I found the ACFE Fraud Conference Asia-Pacific relevant in terms of fraud prevention, detection and response content and an excellent opportunity to form networks with other anti-fraud/corruption professionals.” — Paul Humphries
Woodside Energy Ltd.

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2017 ACFE Fraud Conference Asia-Pacfiic