Vasu Muthyala is a U.S.-trained Lawyer based in Hong Kong and focuses on international government investigations and regulatory matters, with an emphasis on anti-corruption/FCPA, U.S. Sanctions, and securities fraud. Vasu’s work and international experience with matters relating to cross-border government investigations have garnered awards from the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association and the Global Investigations Review, and he has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, the Economist, and other print media.
Before working with clients in Asia, Vasu spent over a decade with the U.S. Government at the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission. As a Senior Prosecutor in the Fraud and Public Corruption Section of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, Vasu was also a Member of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Working Group of President Obama’s Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force, focusing on financial crimes relating to the financial crises and economic recovery efforts. As an Enforcement Attorney at the SEC, Vasu investigated and litigated cases arising under U.S. securities laws. While at the SEC, Vasu provided training in Mumbai to Members of the Securities and Exchange Board of India, National Stock Exchange of India, and the Mumbai Stock Exchange through a U.S. sponsored Capital Markets Training Program.