Jeremy Lua is a dispute resolution lawyer based in Singapore. He focuses on regulatory investigations and compliance.
Jeremy is experienced in a broad range of complex regulatory investigations and compliance matters, focusing on data protection, cybersecurity and technology matters, often assisting clients in navigating crisis situations, such as responding to data breach and cybersecurity incidents. He has also represented and advised clients on investigations initiated by the Personal Data Protection Commission of Singapore (PDPC).
Jeremy's practice includes matters involving anti-bribery and corruption, anti-money laundering, sanctions, export controls and financial fraud. He has advised on matters relating to the Singapore Prevention of Corruption Act, and the Singapore Corruption, Drug Trafficking and Other Serious Crimes (Confiscation of Benefits) Act, the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the UK Bribery Act and other regional anti-bribery laws. His practice also includes ESG issues like modern slavery and business human rights due diligence, health and safety matters, environmental regulatory disclosures and corporate governance.
Jeremy has represented and advised clients on investigations before government agencies in Singapore and overseas, such as the Singapore Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB), the Singapore Police Force (SPF), the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) of the SPF, the Singapore Ministry of Manpower (MOM), the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and other multilateral organizations.
Jeremy advises clients on regulatory compliance matters, including designing and implementing compliance programs, policies and procedures, and on regulatory risk management and mitigation and follow-on disputes. He also advises corporate organizations and senior management on business ethics, corporate liability and personal liability, and related labour / employment related issues.
Prior to joining the firm, Jeremy was a Deputy Public Prosecutor at the Attorney-General's Chambers of Singapore, with a focus on technology crime. As a technology crime prosecutor, Jeremy prosecuted offences under the Singapore Computer Misuse Act. He is experienced in dealing with evidential and other issues concerning technology.