Paul is a regulation and investigations lawyer based in Singapore. Paul focuses his practice on white collar criminal defense, compliance, and internal and government investigations for both corporations and individuals, with an emphasis on anti-corruption, including the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), money laundering, sanctions, securities fraud, and insider trading. Before moving to the Singapore office in 2016, Paul spent five years in Norton Rose Fulbright’s Washington, DC office.
Paul has extensive experience advising clients in relation to compliance and internal and government investigations, including FCPA and general anti-corruption compliance. His experience includes conducting internal and government investigations, representing clients before government agencies, designing and implementing compliance programs, advising clients with respect to third party and M&A due diligence, conducting compliance training for employees and third parties, and managing risk assessments. He has worked for multinational clients across a variety of industries (energy, oil and gas, construction, aerospace, life sciences, telecommunications, financial services, retail, maritime) and around the world. In Asia, he has advised clients on issues in Singapore, China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, and Papua New Guinea. He also has extensive experience working with clients in India, Europe, Latin America, Africa, and Australia.
Paul works closely with clients to develop strategies to manage and mitigate compliance risk and has assisted corporate and individual clients appearing before the US Department of Justice, the US Securities and Exchange Commission, the US Federal Reserve, the US Food and Drug Administration, the UK Serious Fraud Office, the UK Financial Conduct Authority, and the Hong Kong Independent Commission Against Corruption.