Cambridge Forum on

Investigations & Enforcement in Asia-Pacific

December 4 - 6, 2024 Bugis Junction, Singapore
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Overview

The Forum‘s Steering Committee welcomes a personally selected group of up to 40 preeminent private practice lawyers, in-house counsel, and a select few forensic investigators, who deal with investigations and enforcement matters in the APAC region.

Using candid, seminar-style discussion, the group identifies trends and developments in enforcement and investigations throughout APAC for meaningful dialogue on the most interesting and provocative issues of the day.

2024 Steering Committee

This elite group, comprised of experts in the field, personally nominates all invitees and develops the Agenda, which forms the basis of our discussions.

Committee Members

  • Michelle Ya-Ling Gon Han Kun Law Offices Shanghai, China

    Michelle Gon

    Han Kun Law Offices

     

    Contact Information

    +86 21 6080 0559

    +86 138 1889 9299

    [email protected]

     

     

    Professional Experience

    • Michelle Gon is a senior attorney with more than three decades of experience in the Greater China markets. She helps multinational clients deal with knotty and challenging legal issues, having developed a highly-regarded practice focused on cross-border compliance and regulatory matters.
    • Michelle focuses her practice on representing clients in complicated and challenging compliance and regulatory matters, including anti-corruption, unfair competition, anti-monopoly, anti-fraud, export control and trade sanction areas. Well respected for her ability to provide clients with her personal devotion and offering practical advice on solving complex legal issues.
    • Most of Michelle’s clients are leading MNCs doing business in China, or large, China-based MNCs doing business globally, across a wide range of sectors, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, life sciences, healthcare, agriculture, food-related products, wine and spirits, hospitality, cruise lines, manufacturing, IT and high tech. Before joining Han Kun, Michelle held senior roles at other leading international law firms. She also formerly served as the Chief Legal Officer/Vice President of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (“SMIC”), and an International Attorney for McDonald’s Corporation, headquartered in Illinois.

     

    Education

    • Case Western Reserve University, J.D., 1985;
    • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, MCL, 1982;
    • National Taiwan University, LL.B., 1976.

     

    Honors and Awards

    • Ranked as a leading lawyer for Corporate Investigation/Anti-Bribery in Greater China Region by Chambers in 2022-2023
    • Ranked as a recommended lawyer for Data Protection in China by Legal 500 in 2022
    • Ranked as a leading lawyer for Regulatory in China by Asialaw Profiles in 2021
    • Featured in the Spotlight Table of “Corporate Investigation/Anti-Corruption” Foreign Legal Consultants by Chambers Asia-Pacific in 2018, 2019 and 2020
    • Inducted to the Society of Benchers in 2019 by her alma mater, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
    • Ranked as a leading lawyer for “Corporate Investigation/Anti-bribery” in China by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017
    • Ranked as a leading lawyer in the life sciences industry in China by Chambers Asia-Pacific in 2012 to 2015
    • Named as one of the Top 30 Attorneys in China and one of the Top 100 Attorneys in the Asia-Pacific region, by Asian Legal Business in 2004
    • Member of the American Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association

     

    Social Responsibilities

    • Lecturer at the renowned Tsinghua University for its international EMBA programs of “Doing Business in China” and “Business and Commercial Laws” for several years.

     

    Practice Areas

    • Mergers and acquisitions
    • General corporate
    • Antitrust/competition
    • Corporate compliance
    • Life sciences and healthcare
    • Real estate and infrastructure

     

    Qualifications

    • Member of the Illinois State Bar

     

    Working Languages

    • Chinese
    • English

     

  • Michael Lamson Linklaters Hong Kong, China
  • Daniel P. Levison Morrison & Foerster LLP Singapore
  • K. Lesli Ligorner Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP Beijing, China & Tokyo, Japan
  • Dennis Miralis Nyman Gibson Miralis Sydney, Australia
  • Gagan Puri Alvarez & Marsal New Delhi, India
  • Soo-Mi Rhee Arnold & Porter Washington, United States
  • Robert Wyld Johnson Winter Slattery Sydney, Australia

Forum Director

  • Shóna Fox Vice President, Enforcement Cambridge Forums Vancouver, Canada [email protected] M: +1 437 223 4354

    Shóna holds a Bachelor’s Degree in English and Spanish Literature from University College Dublin. Relocating to Canada from Ireland in 2018, Shóna joined Cambridge Forums, where she sparked a passion for event planning and management. Leveraging her extensive experience in client relations from previous roles in insurance and finance, Shóna thrives in orchestrating high-profile events and delivering memorable experiences for her clients. When not travelling around the world hosting Cambridge events, Shóna is based in Vancouver where she enjoys getting out in nature as much as possible – hiking the local trails, running along the seawall, or taking her paddle board out on the water.

CONNECT. ENGAGE. EXCEL. This is a different event, unlike any you've attended

Built on meaningful interactions and genuine connections, the Forum is the premiere gathering for preeminent leaders who deal with enforcement matters in Asia-Pacific.

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Email

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