Responding to a dawn raid
Case study: responding to a dawn raid
Over the last years, the risk of regulatory enforcement has increased for many companies in Asia. The aim of a regulator in a dawn raid is to catch you by surprise. They are often designed to generate fear to ensure that you comply as quickly as possible. How you respond in those first minutes, hours and days is critical to ensure the right outcome and a quick path to recovery.
The top three things companies should do to prepare for a dawn raid are:
- know your regulators
- treat whistle blowers, disgruntled employees and third parties very seriously
- have a plan