David Leung

Anti-bribery & corruption manager ASP, financial crime compliance Asia Pacific


Ritankar Sahu

General counsel & head of compliance

MAXpower Corporation

Ritankar Sahu is the General Counsel & Head of Compliance at MAXpower Corporation, Asia's leading gas to power specialist and a key developer, owner and operator of small to medium gas-fired power plants. In addition to providing strategic business governance counsel to the Board, Ritankar focuses his practice on energy projects development, turnaround management, FCPA enforcement and special situations M&A. Prior to joining MAXpower, Ritankar was the Regional Corporate Counsel for Jacobs Engineering Group’s Asia operations, based in Singapore and Mumbai. He has also worked for Norton Rose (now Norton Rose Fulbright), at the firm’s London and Abu Dhabi offices with a practice focus on projects and project finance.

Ryu Nakasaki

Representative partner, attorney-at-Law

Nakasaki Sato Law Firm

Areas of expertise:

  • Internet Business
  • Financial Regulations including AML
  • Cross border Transactions Involving Japan 

Graduate of Tokyo University.  Engaged in finance related cases at Nagashima, Ohno and Tsunematsu Law Office.  Seconded to the government (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) for nearly three years, and engaged in (i) the supervision of credit card and finance lease industry, (ii) amendment of the Credit Card Act (formally the “Installment Sales Act”) and Act on Specified Transaction Act (which regulates internet sales transaction and door to door sales and such) and (iii) dealt with FATF investigation into Japan for the credit card and financial lease area.  Then, seconded and worked at Yahoo Japan Corporation and engaged in finance and advertisement/data business related area.  Thereafter, established Nakasaki Lawfirm, which was later renamed Nakasaki & Sato Law Firm.


  • “Money Laundering Prevention Act and Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act” (Chuo-Keizai Sha Holding Inc.,2019 [4th edition])
  • “International Comparative Legal Guide -Anti Money Laundering 2019”(Global Legal Group, 2019), Co-Author [wrote the Japanese Law part, Also wrote the 2018 edition]
  • “Data Strategies and Laws” (Nikkei Business Publications, Inc., 2018 editon, co-authored )
  • Detailed Explanation of the Revised Installment Sales Act (Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs, Inc., 2010)
Priyank Rastogi

Director - Business Consulting


Priyank is a Director in EY’s Business Consulting Practice, specializing in Financial Services Risk Management. He has 15 years advisory experience working with global banks with a focus on Financial Crimes Compliance and regulatory change agendas  He has an MBA from Institute of Management and Technology, India, and certified in AML & Sanctions from (International compliance association).

Utpal Patel

Director - Business Consulting


Utpal is a financial crime technology professional within EY Hong Kong’s Consultancy parctice.  He has over 16 years’ experience of working in in the financial crime industry, which has spanned a diverse range of projects and geographies in leading initiative around implementing, optimizing and assessing controls.  Prior to working in Hong Kong, he worked for the EY UK practice, and prior to EY he worked for a leading compliance software vendor in the UK.   He has a Diploma in Anti Money Laundering from the International Compliance Association, and a BSc degree in Computing and Economics.