Sharon is a Senior Associate at the Regulatory and Criminal Enforcement practice. Sharon’s practice focuses on helping multinational corporations and financial institutions mitigate their regulatory compliance risks and respond to corporate incidents and crises.
Sharon has vast experience in dealing with local and multi-jurisdictional corporate incidents and crises, including providing strategic advice in multi-stakeholder settings. Sharon provides assistance with handling and coordinating multi-jurisdictional internal investigations in various areas of regulatory and financial crime, including anti-bribery and corruption, competition, trade control and economic sanctions, anti-money laundering, data protection and cyber security. Additionally, Sharon comprehensively advises corporations on various aspects of implementing and enhancing corporate compliance programmes and establishing tailored internal systems to address compliance risks globally. Sharon also helps organisations conduct global compliance risk assessments, compliance reviews, effectiveness assessments and compliance due diligence in relation to mergers and acquisitions, key business partners and joint ventures.
Sharon is a professor of Corporate Compliance and Enforcement at the Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics, Rotterdam School of Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam and was formerly a research fellow at the Center for Law, Business and the Economy, University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of Corporate Compliance: new approaches to regulatory enforcement and publishes in leading professional and academic journals, including Yale Law and Policy Review, Berkeley Business Law Journal and the International Review of Law and Economics. Sharon is a frequent speaker at compliance and enforcement forums and is a steering committee member of the Cambridge Forums: The Global Compliance Officers’ Forum and a member of the Compliance Chamber, Institute for Financial Crime (IFFC).