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[Shanghai] Investing in China: Don’t be a Victim of Fraud

BritCham / CBBC
Event type Seminar
Date Monday, September 25th, 2017
Time 12:30 - 14:00
Open for All welcome
Contacts jam.wang@cbbc.org.cn, 021-3100 7900 ext.124
Venue The British Centre Shanghai
Organiser BritCham / CBBC
Address 17th Garden Square, 968 Beijing West Road
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Recently, we have seen a continuation of the trend of strong interest from international companies to invest and build businesses in China. While there are many advantages to this, there still remain various issues relating to market entry that can create potential barriers for international business. One of the most significant of these issues relates to fraud that still exists in some businesses practices.

While we are seeing China-based companies increasingly invest to mitigate transactional risks, there is a continued rise of fraud incidents in China. Join Sarah Zheng, Associate Managing Director, Kroll for a session to discuss:
- Typical transactional risks in China
- Fraud trends in China: schemes and sector trends
- Common traits and examples of fraudulent activity in China which will be damaging to your brand
- How to effectively mitigate and combat fraud risks
- How to develop your investigative due diligence strategy (Case Studies)

12:00-12:30pm: Registration
12:30-12:35pm: Opening introduction
12:35-13:35pm: Presentation by Sarah Zheng, Associate Managing Director, Kroll Asia
13:35-14:00pm:  Q&A and networking

Speaker Introduction:
Sarah Zheng, Associate Managing Director, Kroll Asia
Sarah Zheng is an Associate Managing Director with Kroll’s Investigations and Disputes practice, based in the Shanghai office. With over 15 years’ experience with high-profile multinational companies (MNCs), financial services, management consulting, and investment firms, she has an extensive business network and knowledge in a wide spectrum of industries. She has successfully advised clients on numerous investigative projects in Greater China.

Sarah specializes in due diligence, business intelligence, and fraud investigation cases. She has worked with leading financial institutions, professional firms, and corporates to help clients best manage investment risks, employee risks, intellectual property (IP) protections, and corporate security. Sarah has provided litigation support to multiple law firms and MNCs involved in disputes. She has also facilitated several crisis management cases in local markets. Her experience covers various industries, including among others, energy, industrials, financials, healthcare, real estate, transportation, technology, media, and telecommunications. She is particularly experienced in energy, environment service, and transportation.


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