Global Investigations Review (GIR) has named Sidley partner Yuet Ming Tham to its 2021 “Top 100 Women in Investigations” list. The survey highlights 100 exceptional women from around the world in the white-collar investigations space, from future leaders to established stars. Women in Investigations 2021 lists individuals from 21 countries and is GIR’s most geographically diverse survey to date.
Yuet is the global co-leader of Sidley’s White Collar: Government Litigation and Investigations practice and focuses on corporate compliance and investigations. She is qualified in the UK, New York, Hong Kong, and Singapore and is fluent in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Bahasa Malaysia. She counsels her multinational clients on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), money-laundering regulations, data-privacy, and employment. She has led cases across Europe, the Middle East, and all of Asia Pacific and has counselled clients on matters before the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission, and other enforcement agencies in Asia.