Leonie Tear

Senior Associate, King & Wood Mallesons (Hong Kong)

Leonie Tear is a senior associate in Hong Kong, specialising in multi-jurisdictional financial crime investigations and compliance advisory. Tear has led a number of internal investigations on behalf of corporates, financial institutions and individuals being investigated by a range of prosecuting authorities. She has led financial crime compliance reviews for multi-national companies, stress testing AML, sanctions compliance and anti-bribery systems and controls against global best practice. Tear is qualified to practice in Hong Kong and England & Wales.

Hong Kong continues to keep up the pace on anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CTF) reforms in 2018. The Companies Registry (CR) has become the latest Hong Kong Government...
10 October 2018
Bank Culture Reform The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (the “HKMA”) released a circular entitled “Bank Culture Reform” on 2 March 2017. The circular sets out a framework for establishing a sound...
7 July 2017
Sapin II places significant obligations on large companies to implement anti-corruption compliance controls. Failure to have an effective compliance programme in place, regardless of whether...
5 April 2017
Bribery and corruption have never been more topical issues. The fight against corruption is top of the agenda in jurisdictions as diverse as the US, Brazil, Guatemala, Malaysia, the PRC, Nigeria,...
13 July 2016
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