Annie Chan has specialized in corporate recovery and forensic accounting for over 19 years and is currently in charge of the Corporate Recovery & Forensic Division. Her specific focus and expertise are in the areas of insolvency, restructuring, corporate and fraud investigation, regulatory compliance consulting, anti-money laundering review, shareholder disputes and litigation support. Her experience includes acting as liquidator and receiver for a number of companies. She was previously Assistant Registrar at the Official Receiver’s Office and Senior Manager, Enforcement Division, at the Securities and Futures Commission.
Annie works closely with attorneys and has been engaged in many diversified assignments. She assisted the audit committee of a US company to perform a forensic investigation into alleged falsification of revenue and business misconduct violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of USA; has conducted investigations for the Board of a multinational company into the local senior management for diversion of company businesses; and has led the investigation into a local London gold financial scam, thereby assisting in the criminal prosecution of the fraudster.
In another engagement, she led a major securities fraud investigation involving misappropriation of client funds exceeding USD2 million. She has also led various regulatory compliance projects involving the Securities and Futures Ordinance and other relevant regulations. In addition, Annie has prepared expert witness reports involving analysis of suspicious financial transactions and false accounting.
She is an experienced public speaker and has made numerous presentations on corporate recovery, fraud investigation and regulatory updates for clients, solicitors and bankers. Annie speaks fluent English, Cantonese and Mandarin.