Saqib Alam is of counsel in Morrison & Foerster’s London office specializing in regulatory compliance and investigations, and white collar crime. He has carried out compliance investigations in more than 30 countries around the world and has represented clients before prosecuting agencies in the United States, United Kingdom, Brazil, Germany, India and Singapore. Mr. Alam is admitted in New York, England and Singapore.
Mr. Alam advises companies with global operations on compliance investigations and US and UK regulatory enforcement matters. Based in London for the last decade, he has investigated alleged bribery, money laundering, antitrust violations, sanctions violations and fraud across Europe, the Asia-Pacific, Africa, the Middle East and South America. Mr. Alam regularly advises companies facing concurrent regulatory investigations in numerous countries and has experience reaching coordinated resolutions with multiple regulators in such investigations. He also advises clients how to investigate and resolve whistleblower claims.
Mr. Alam has also represented clients in complex commercial litigation matters in the English Commercial Court and New York Courts. He also advises clients on cross-border litigation strategy and helps them navigate contentious matters in unfamiliar jurisdictions. His litigation experience spans a broad range of industries and geographies, with a particular focus on South-East Asia and India.
Mr. Alam graduated from King’s College, University of London, with First Class Honours in Law in 2006. From 2007 – 2008, he served as a Justice’s Law Clerk in the Supreme Court of Singapore and later as an Assistant Registrar in the High Court of Singapore.
Mr. Alam is a regular speaker on anti-bribery compliance issues in Asia.
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