Maria is a dispute resolution, compliance and investigations lawyer based in London. She is a member of both the Global Business Ethics and Anti-Corruption and Global Business and Human Rights teams.
Maria advises clients on a broad range of compliance matters, including the design and implementation of compliance programmes, anti-corruption and human rights due diligence, and training. She is currently part of a team advising a global financial institution in relation to a multi-jurisdictional compliance monitorship.
Maria has worked on a major cross-border regulatory investigation involving the US Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission. Maria has also worked on internal investigations in South-East Asia and on enforcement actions brought by the UK Financial Conduct Authority.
Just as many businesses are turning their attention to their next slavery and human trafficking statement, the government has published updated guidance on the reporting obligations set out in section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015..
November 07, 2017
This landmark judgment from the Court of Appeal means that 1,826 Zambian villagers can bring a claim in the English courts against UK-based Vedanta and its Zambian subsidiary KCM..
November 06, 2017