Tatman Savio and Vena Cheng Highlighted in GIR Article on Hong Kong Bar
Global Investigations Review has featured Akin Gump international trade partner Tatman Savio and litigation senior consultant Vena Cheng in the article “Hong Kong Bar Survey,” a look at some of the top lawyers in the Hong Kong region who work in the areas of complex fraud, corruption and money laundering cases.
The article notes that, while Akin Gump’s Hong Kong office has traditionally been used for advising Western companies and individuals on matters across Asia, Cheng also has experience working with companies on Hong Kong-specific issues. With her knowledge of how to navigate complex China-facing investigations, she regularly travels there to represent companies ensnared in probes by the People’s Republic of China. Cheng, the article reports, recently helped a U.S. technology company conduct an internal investigation into potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in its China and Hong Kong offices. She has also defended U.S. and Asian companies on enforcement actions brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and U.S. Department of Justice tied to conduct in Asia.
Savio is noted in the article for her work advising clients on U.S. export control laws, sanctions programs, customs, anti-corruption laws and anti-money laundering laws. She also provides counsel on U.S. law and policy affecting international trade, export control laws, corruption and sanctions matters.