Ramon Ghosh

Principal

Singapore

Ramon leads Control Risks’ forensic investigations practice for Southeast Asia, which specialises in conducting fraud and corruption-focused investigations, and litigation and regulatory support work across the region.

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Ramon leads Control Risks’ forensic investigations practice for Southeast Asia, which specialises in conducting fraud and corruption-focused investigations, and litigation and regulatory support work across the region.

Based in Singapore, Ramon has over 15 years of experience advising clients and their counsel on governance matters and specializes in conducting complex investigations involving allegations of corruption and regulatory violations; integrity and FCPA-related due diligence; asset tracing; and using computer forensics and data analytics to identify fraud, conflicts of interest and bribery. Ramon also assists clients in remediating issues affecting operations and advising on, implementing and reviewing internal compliance and governance frameworks.

A former practising lawyer, Ramon has led multi-jurisdictional investigations and conducted numerous cases across Asian jurisdictions including Singapore, Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines and Malaysia across diverse sectors such as manufacturing, professional services, banking, energy and hospitality.


Examples of investigation and advisory engagements led by Ramon include:
  • Led a FCPA investigation in Malaysia on behalf of a multi-national company subject to allegations of corrupt payments to government officials to obtain operational licenses and permits.
  • Conducted an internal investigation for a listed European client in the energy sector Indonesia pursuing allegations of unethical conduct and cash kickbacks in a client’s procurement function, and facilitation payments made to local officials.
  • Anti-corruption review of a leading consumer business in Thailand including investigating financial controls and coordinating computer forensic and data recovery work with respect to company owned electronic devices to support anticipated litigation against former employees.
  • FCPA due diligence on the acquisition of a security services entity by a multi-billion dollar IT company.
  • Litigation support for a global manufacturing firm to conduct a multi-jurisdictional asset search against an adverse party in a dispute reviewing immovable assets including properties, together with tangible assets in Asia and Europe.


Ramon relocated from the UK to Asia in 2009. Prior to joining Control Risks, Ramon spent six years working in a senior role at Kroll conducting internal investigations, business intelligence and litigation support. He previously practised as a commercial litigation lawyer for an international law firm in London.

Ramon regularly authors articles and speaks at anti-corruption events. He is admitted as a Solicitor (Senior Courts of England & Wales) and holds a postgraduate degree in legal practice from the College of Law, London.

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