David Gargaro is an associate in the Investigations, White Collar & Fraud practice in Singapore. He acts for multi-national corporations and financial institutions on anti-corruption, money laundering, fraud and regulatory investigations and compliance reviews across the region, including in Singapore, China, Indonesia, India, Vietnam and the Philippines. 

Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, David worked for an international forensic accounting firm in Singapore and China.

Education and admissions


Monash University, Bachelor of Laws (Honours) & Bachelor of Commerce

Bar admissions and qualifications


Court admissions


Representative experience

Advising a major telecoms client in relation to a U.S. FCPA cross-border corruption investigation in Hong Kong, Singapore, Vietnam, Philippines, U.S. and Australia.

Assisting two Singapore listed multinationals with anti-bribery and corruption risk assessment exercises.

Assisting a US multinational with an internal investigation relating to employee fraud at their Singapore branch.

Acting for a Japanese conglomerate on an anti-bribery and corruption (ABC) due diligence review of a leading Vietnamese agriculture company.

Advising a global, Fortune 500 water and energy multinational in relation to an investigation of fraud committed by current and former employees in Indonesia.

Advising the wealth management arm of a global bank on customer due diligence and KYC requirements in Thailand.

Acting for a leading investment bank in a dispute with one of Thailand's largest property developers concerning a high profile property development project in Thailand.

Advising a global bank in relation to an internal bribery and corruption investigation into a proposed US$120m investment into an Indian micro-loans company.

Assisting a multinational Singapore listed engineering company with a review of their corporate compliance framework for anti-bribery and corruption.

Assisting a multinational engineering company with a forensic investigation relating to their exposure to Operation Car Wash and Petrobas.*

Assisting a US listed medical company in relation to an anti-bribery and corruption investigation in China*.

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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