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Yuet Ming Tham

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Yuet Ming Tham is the global co-leader of Sidley's White Collar: Government Litigation & Investigations practice and leader of the Asia Pacific Compliance and Investigations practice. Yuet is also Asia Pacific Chair of the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee. She speaks fluent English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Malay and is admitted in New York, England & Wales, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Yuet focuses on FCPA, compliance, investigations, regulatory counselling such as money-laundering regulations, data-privacy and employment. She has led investigations and compliance projects across Europe, the Middle East and all of Asia Pacific, and has counselled clients on matters involving the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. SEC, FINRA and the HK SFC, as well as investigations by enforcement agencies in Asia. Most recently, Yuet led investigations in Israel, South Africa, China, Australia, Japan and Vietnam.

Prior to joining Sidley, Yuet held roles as a Deputy Public Prosecutor in Singapore and was the Asia Pacific Regional Compliance Director for Pfizer.

Yuet is frequently invited to speak at major conferences around the world.

Professional Memberships

Advisory Board member, Seton-Hall University Healthcare Compliance Program for Asia


Queen Mary, University of London, LL.B., 1993