Erry Riyana Hardjapamekas

Former Commissioner | Indonesian Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) | View Bio

Erry Riyana Hardjapamekas currently serves as the President Commissioner at PT MRT Jakarta, and PT Pasifik Satelit Nusantara. He is also an Independent Commissioner at PT Hero Supermarket Tbk, PT Tirta Investama Tbk, PT Weda Bay Nickel, PT Trakindo Utama, and PT Maxpower Indonesia. In addition, he is the Chair of Board of Trustees of University of Indonesia. He has held a number of senior management positions at both public and private sectors, including the Vice Chairman/Commissioner of the Indonesian Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) (2003 – 2007), President Commissioner of PT Bank BNI Tbk (2008-2009), Commissioner and President Commissioner of the Jakarta Stock Exchange (now the Indonesia Stock Exchange) (1996-2001), Chair of the Independent Team of National Bureaucracy Reforms (2011 -2014), Chair of the Oversight Committee for the Kalibaru Mega Project 92013-2016), Independent Commissioner at PT ABM Investama (2011-2015), and  Non-Executive Director of Maybank (Kuala Lumpur) (2012-2015), Head of the National Implementing Team of Military Businesses Transfer (2007-2009), Commissioner of PT Semen Cibinong/Holcim Tbk (2002-2003), Commissioner of PT Pembangunan Jaya Ancol (2001-2003), Head of Accounting Division of Perum Perumnas (National Housing Agency), Head of Accounting Division of PT Tambang Batubara Bukit Asam (1987-1991), Finance Director and President Director of PT Timah Tbk (1991-2002). He holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from Universitas Padjadjaran, Bandung and attended Corporate Financial Management Course at Harvard Business School.

Owen Hawkes

Partner | KPMG | View Bio

Owen is a partner in KPMG’s Forensic practice with more than twelve years of regulatory investigation and risk management experience. He has a legal background, having practiced as a barrister from 1999 until joining KPMG in 2007, six years of which was spent as an investigating lawyer for the British Government’s Serious Fraud Office – the United Kingdom’s lead agency on financial crime and international corruption. At KPMG, Owen has undertaken a variety of fraud and regulatory risk management engagements assisting clients with assessing and upgrading their organizational readiness and fraud and regulatory risk controls.

At KPMG, he has been involved in numerous fraud and corruption investigation engagements, in particular in the financial and services sectors. At the Serious Fraud Office, Owen worked on cases covering over 20,000 victims and over GBP100m of fraud, market abuse or corruption and appeared in court both on behalf of the Crown as an advocate and as a witness.

Owen has extensive professional training experience having worked with the Singapore Police Force’s School of Criminal Investigation to develop and deliver a tailored curriculum focused on forensic accounting, aimed to equip its white collar crime investigation officers from the Commercial Affairs Department and Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau in dealing with increasingly sophisticated and complex financial crime. He has also worked closely with the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and corporations in Singapore and the UK.

Samuel Sharpe

Director & Head of Corporate Crime and Investigations Practice Group | Duane Morris & Selvam LLP | View Bio

Mr Sharpe is a Director and head of the Corporate Crime and Investigations Practice Group of Duane Morris & Selvam LLP in Asia and is also a member of the firm’s dispute resolution department. Mr Sharpe advises clients on corporate crime investigation and compliance and commercial dispute resolution. Mr Sharpe is also an experienced arbitration practitioner in Singapore and has advised on a number of high profile international arbitrations for clients in the construction, energy, insurance and hospitality sectors among others. Mr Sharpe is an advocate and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore and a solicitor in England and Wales.

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate Criminal Defence (anti-bribery investigation and compliance)
  • International Arbitration
  • Litigation in Singapore and England and Wales
  • General commercial dispute resolution

Lia Alizia

Partner, Corporate, Commercial and Litigation Department | Makarim & Taira S. | View Bio

Lia Alizia is a Partner in the Makarim & Taira S. Corporate, Commercial and Litigation department, with particular expertise in anti bribery matters together with employment and Intellectual Property (IP) rights in Indonesia. She has a successful track record of effectively advising a variety of firms from digital startups to multinational firms on their concerns and issues.

Keeping abreast of developments in the fast-evolving field of IP law, she draws on her significant experience to interpret and advise clients on application, protection and enforcement. She is also able to provide counsel on sensitive employment and litigations issues, including mass terminations of employees, anti-bribery investigations and resolution of commercial disputes. She was often requested to speak in in-house trainings, local and international workshops on employment, anti-bribery and other compliance related issues. Lia has authored or co-authored a number of significant publications.

Lia is a recommended lawyer for Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution and Real Estate in Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2015. She is also recommended for Employment by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2014 and 2015, and is a named by Employment Law Experts from the UK in 2014 as an Employment Expert from Indonesia. She has been identified as an IP Star by Managing Intellectual Property, Legal Media Group for 2014 and recently she is being nominated for the Disputes Star of the Year in Indonesia for the Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards 2016 by Asialaw Profiles.

She is an Intellectual Property Rights Consultant and serves the central committee of the Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI) as well as the Intellectual Property Rights Association (AKHKI).