Personal Security - Corporate Duty of Care

  • When:
    Wednesday, 28 August 2019, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Where:
    Montreal Meeting Room, ATLAS Workplace, 3F, Shanghai Agile International Plaza, 寰图办公空间,蒙特利尔会议室 ,雅居乐国际广场三楼
    525 Xizang Middle Road
  • Price:
    RMB 50. Members only.

With geopolitics and trade wars in the headlines, and regulatory enforcement tightening, more and more foreign companies are looking for risk management advice for their China business. Some concerns have been raised, for example increased regulatory scrutiny, including potential delays in customs clearances and other routine regulatory action, as well as the safety and security of foreign employees in this new environment.

To advise on the above concerns, the British Chamber Shanghai invites Sean Molloy, Partner at Control Risks, to update business leaders on the trends and offer perspective on how foreign companies can better understand and manage their duty of care in this changing environment. Sean's presentation will cover the following:

  • Enforcement aimed at illicit substances and “social ills”
  • Regulatory enforcement and inspection trends
  • Detentions, travel bans and other restrictions
  • Best practices for expats in China

Running Order

  • 4.00pm - 4.25pm: Registration & Networking
  • 4.25pm - 4.30pm: Opening Introduction
  • 4.30pm - 5.30pm: Presentation and Q&A
  • 5.30pm: Event Ends

This event is held under the Chatham House Rule.

No-show Policy: Please note you must cancel your reservation in writing to the event contact staff 24 hours in advance. No-shows without prior notification will be charged a no-show fee of RMB100. 

Walk-in Policy: Please note that members who attend the event without prior reservation will be charged an extra walk-in fee of RMB50 if spaces are still available.

Speaker Introduction

Sean Molloy

Partner, Control Risks

Sean Molloy is a Partner and sits in the Crisis and Security Consulting practice for the Greater China region, Control Risks. Having lived and worked in China for more than 20 years, he has extensive experience working with clients to develop strategic new business initiatives and key account networks in several industries.

Sean helps clients plan, execute and manage strategic initiatives in complex and challenging environments, using the entire range of the Control Risks’ services portfolio, with a strong focus on risk assessment, crisis management and security response.

Prior to joining Control Risks, Sean was managing director of a China-focused consulting firm providing market entry and government relations strategies in the energy and security service sectors. He also has executive and project management experience with LoJack Corporation, the Brookings Institution, the National Committee on US-China Relations and Sodexo.

Sean holds master’s degrees in Chinese studies and Asia Pacific business studies from the University of Montana and the Fletcher School at Tufts University, respectively; he graduated from Whitman College with a degree in political science and a minor in Spanish. Sean serves as a board adviser to a number of firms in Asia and is a board member of the Mansfield Center for Pacific Affairs at the University of Montana.

He speaks Mandarin Chinese, Spanish and limited French.

Event contact

Hilary Wu