Hank Jong

Hank is a senior associate in the Sydney office of Baker McKenzie. He has over four years experience in dispute resolution, investigations and compliance work in Hong Kong and Australia, acting for clients in a range of industries including financial services, manufacturing, technology and real estate. Hank practises in dispute resolution, with a particular focus on regulatory disputes, investigations, compliance and commercial litigations. This includes civil actions and investigations by regulatory bodies where he represents both companies and individuals. Hank has advised in relation to matters involving regulators for financial services, anti-bribery and corruption and actions taken by the stock exchange.

New legislation passed which will put onus on companies – when did your company last undertake a risk assessment on corruption? In brief The Australian government has, after many years of deliberation, passed the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Combatting Foreign Bribery) Bill 2023 (“Bill”) which introduces a new indictable corporate offence of failing to prevent foreign bribery. This offence will apply where an associate of a company has committed bribery in relation to a foreign public official for…