Wilson Ang heads up the regulatory compliance and investigations practice based in the dispute resolution team in Singapore. He specialises in advising corporations on business ethics and anti-corruption compliance programs, conducting anti-corruption due diligence reviews and handling internal investigations involving bribery, fraud, economic sanctions and financial services regulatory violations in the Asia Pacific region. Wilson also has considerable experience acting on international arbitrations of high value commercial disputes involving multi-jurisdictional issues. Wilson is qualified to practise in Singapore, Hong Kong, and England and Wales.
Wilson has advised major financial institutions, leading multinational corporations and Asian conglomerates on their anti-corruption frameworks, negotiated third party agreements and conducted tailored training for boards of directors and senior management; acted for global companies in internal investigations into alleged payments of bribes in various South East Asian countries and instructed forensic investigators to uncover evidence of fraud and corruption; conducted SIAC arbitration proceedings in Singapore on behalf of a global investment company in respect of the termination of a contract for the sale and purchase of assets in the Indo-China region; and acted for a leading Asian commercial bank in managing various disputes involving Lehman Brothers-related structured products on multiple fronts, including courts actions, regulatory investigations and Legislative Council inquiries in Hong Kong and Singapore.
Wilson was mentioned in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2011 as providing “niche expertise on high-end inter-jurisdictional fraud cases” and awarded the title of “2011 Anti-Corruption Lawyer of the Year in Singapore” by Corporate INTL Magazine. Chambers Asia-Pacific 2012 referred to the dispute resolution team as having “developed a significant practice in internal fraud investigation and corruption related matters” while its 2013 edition highlighted our “experience in handling financial institutions and compliance issues”. Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2013 stated that “Wilson Ang covers disputes involving financial institutions and is well known for his expertise in business ethics, and regulatory compliance and anti-corruption matters”. Wilson is a frequent speaker and author of various publications on business ethics, regulatory compliance and investigations, and anti-corruption matters.