25 Sep Riskwest hosted global fraud risk expert visit to Perth
Gerallt Owen, a partner in Withers’ Worldwide Singapore office, joined Riskwest at Frazers in Kings Park to speak on fraud risk and corporate crime late in 2013. Gerallt has advised on high profile investigations and proceedings brought by the Serious Fraud Office, HM Revenue & Customs, the Crown Prosecution Service, Lloyd’s of London, and the Financial Services Authority (FSA). Gerallt also advises corporations and financial institutions in respect of regulatory compliance issues. He has been an intervention agent for the Solicitors Regulation Authority and is a member of the Disciplinary Panel of The Academy of Experts.
Gerallt has been listed in ‘The Lawyer HOT 100‘ and is recommended by ‘Chambers & Partners Guide to the UK Legal Profession 2013’ as a leading individual in the areas of corporate crime and investigation. The 2012 edition of Legal 500 recommends Gerallt again for fraud work, specifically; white collar crime, corporate and civil and regulatory. The 2011 edition of Legal 500 says, ‘Gerallt Owen is well known and highly recommended. He has [worked on] a number of firsts, including the FSA’s first prosecution for insider dealing and the UK’s first General Election fraud prosecution.‘ Gerallt is included in ‘Legal Experts 2012’ for both white collar crime and tax – VAT and Customs & Excise. Gerallt is also recommended for Fraud work in ‘Best Lawyers’ 2012 and is one of only three lawyers included for Singapore in the ‘International Who’s Who of Business Crime Defence Lawyers 2013’. Gerallt was previously inaugural Chairman of the Young Fraud Lawyers Association.