Senior Associate, Baker McKenzie
Gerald Lam is a senior associate in Baker McKenzie’s investigations, compliance and ethics group, specialising in international risk and investigations. He is experienced in advising multinational clients on global compliance matters in relation to cross-border investments and operations, anti-bribery and anti-corruption, international economic sanctions, anti-money laundering and financial fraud, with a focus on the financial services, private equity, life sciences and technology, media and telecommunications, and fintech sectors. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, he worked for another top global law firm based in Hong Kong.
He has conducted numerous internal investigations, compliance risk assessments, investment due diligence efforts and post-acquisition integrations spanning multiple jurisdictions, including the United States, Hong Kong, China, Australia, New Zealand, India, Japan, Korea, South East Asia and the Middle East. In addition, Gerald has defended clients in disputes with regulators and other parties, and has extensive experience in complex multi-jurisdictional litigation and arbitration disputes. He previously acted as regional legal and compliance counsel (on secondment) for a New York-listed multinational pharmaceutical company for two years, and oversaw its operations in China, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia and Singapore.