U.S. Regulation and Investigations Expert Moves to Singapore

Paul Sumilas, Norton Rose Fulbright

Paul Sumilas, Norton Rose Fulbright

With a surge in anti-corruption, money laundering, insider trading and compliance regulations, global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has announced the addition of a regulatory specialist to join the Asian team.  

Paul Sumilas, a senior lawyer in the firms Washington D.C. office, is relocating to join the Regulation and Investigations team in Singapore from August 1, 2016. He has extensive experience advising clients in relation to internal and government investigations, disputes and compliance.

He has significant experience of advising clients on the conduct of internal investigations, designing and implementing compliance programs, advising clients on third party and M&A due diligence and has handled Asia-related matters in jurisdictions including Singapore, China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Thailand and Indonesia.

White Collar Crime

He has also worked with the U.K. Serious Fraud Office, the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority, and the Hong Kong Independent Commission Against Corruption. His relocation to the Singapore office will enhance the Regulation and Investigations practice in the Asia-Pacific region and serve all clients with local and US law issues in the region.

«Regulation and Investigations are amongst the most critical concerns for businesses globally, and in Asia in particular. Paul’s relocation will strengthen our capabilities in Singapore and broaden the scope of services that we can offer to clients in Asia,» said Wilson Ang, partner at Norton Rose Fulbright.

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