Fred Chan

Fred Chan
Firm:
Office:
China Everbright Centre
108 Gloucester Road
Suites 2901-2904
29th Floor
City:
Hong Kong
Country:
Hong Kong
Tel:
+852 2233 2528

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Consulting Experts: Experts - Digital & Data - Data and E-Discovery Experts

Fred is a director in the disputes, forensics and legal technology practice of Navigant. Based in Hong Kong, he has over 18 years of experience in high-tech investigations, e-discovery support, regulatory compliance and corporate investigations, having worked on engagements for a considerable number of Fortune 500 companies in the Asia region. A chartered accountant by profession, Fred has held senior positions in both corporate compliance function and international risk consulting practice specialising in areas of financial forensic investigations and forensic technology deployment throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

Fred has extensive experience in conducting complex forensic investigation in matters related to regulatory compliance breaches, FCPA compliance due diligence, shareholders’ dispute advisory, internal investigations, audit committee inquiries, investigation pertaining to theft of proprietary design, intellectual property, financial reporting frauds, employee ethical issues and whistle-blower allegations.

Fred’s forensic analysis experience includes analysis of computer systems, network servers, financial reporting systems and digital evidences in response to data breach incidents, electronic discovery response and fraud investigations.

Fred also provided expert testimony in the courts of Hong Kong and the Grand Jury in the United States.

Fred has worked in many locations around the world and in Asia countries including mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Dubai, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kuwait, Pakistan, Philippine, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and Vietnam. Fred is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin (Putonghua) and English.

Fred’s professional experience covers digital forensics, e-discovery and cyber breach, including e-discovery support to compliance investigations; data breach; theft of proprietary technology; theft of product design; and Anton Piller order support.

Before becoming the director of global legal technology solutions at Navigant in 2016, Fred was the director of forensic technology discovery services for the fraud investigation disputes service at Ernst and Young (Hong Kong) (2015–2016); director of global investigations and compliance at Navigant (2006–2015); director at Risk3 Consulting Limited (2003–2006); and director of dispute, investigation and intelligence at Kroll (1996–2003).

Fred is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CPA; non-practising); the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ACA); the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE); and the Asia-Pacific chapter of the High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) (2004–). He has also served as a member of HTCIA’s executive committee (2005–2011).  He has an MBA from the University of Surrey (1999). Additional training and accreditations include: SANA GIAC certified forensic analyst (GCFA) (2010–2014); graduate diploma in computer forensics (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), 2000); professional diploma in computer forensics (HKUST, 2001).

WWL says: Fred Chan is a dedicated practitioner who really “excels at managing and collecting data from across multiple jurisdictions”, according to impressed peers.

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Fred is a managing director specialising in data consulting, analytics and cybersecurity at Ankura. Based in Hong Kong, he has over 18 years of experience in high-tech investigations, e-discovery support, regulatory compliance and corporate investigations, having worked on engagements for a considerable number of Fortune 500 companies in the Asia region. A chartered accountant by profession, Fred has held senior positions in both corporate compliance function and international risk consulting practice specialising in areas of financial forensic investigations and forensic technology deployment throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

Fred has extensive experience in conducting complex forensic investigation in matters related to regulatory compliance breaches, FCPA compliance due diligence, shareholders’ dispute advisory, internal investigations, audit committee inquiries, investigation pertaining to theft of proprietary design, intellectual property, financial reporting frauds, employee ethical issues and whistle-blower allegations.

Fred’s forensic analysis experience includes analysis of computer systems, network servers, financial reporting systems and digital evidences in response to data breach incidents, electronic discovery response and fraud investigations.

Fred also provided expert testimony in the courts of Hong Kong and the Grand Jury in the United States.

Fred has worked in many locations around the world and in Asia countries including mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Dubai, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kuwait, Pakistan, Philippine, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and Vietnam. Fred is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin (Putonghua) and English.

Fred’s professional experience covers digital forensics, e-discovery and cyber breach, including e-discovery support to compliance investigations; data breach; theft of proprietary technology; theft of product design; and Anton Piller order support.

Before becoming the director of global legal technology solutions at Navigant in 2016, Fred was the director of forensic technology discovery services for the fraud investigation disputes service at Ernst and Young (Hong Kong) (2015–2016); director of global investigations and compliance at Navigant (2006–2015); director at Risk3 Consulting Limited (2003–2006); and director of dispute, investigation and intelligence at Kroll (1996–2003).

Fred is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CPA; non-practising); the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ACA); the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE); and the Asia-Pacific chapter of the High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) (2004–). He has also served as a member of HTCIA’s executive committee (2005–2011).  He has an MBA from the University of Surrey (1999). Additional training and accreditations include: SANA GIAC certified forensic analyst (GCFA) (2010–2014); graduate diploma in computer forensics (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), 2000); professional diploma in computer forensics (HKUST, 2001).

WWL says: Fred Chan excels thanks to his "database and analytics expertise". He is highly skilled in data review, information analysis and investigations-related matters.

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